BESṬĀMĪ (Basṭāmī), BĀYAZĪD (Abū Yazīd Ṭayfūr b. ʿĪsā b. Sorūšān; d. / or /), early Muslim mystic of Iran. A descendant of a Zoroastrian family . Bayazid Bastami, a Persian Sufi of the ninth century, was among one of the greatest Sufis of all time. His father was a Zoroastrian and had high position in. Bayazid Bastami Before Al-Bistami, Sufism was mainly based on piety and obedience. He played a major role in placing the concept of divine love at the core of.

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Do not make me to destroy Bastam and Bayazid altogether.

Privacy Policy Add Comment. Whatever I was searching to find in my purification, mortification, striving, servitude I found in serving my mother. In other projects Wikiquote. This article is written like a personal reflection, personal essay, or argumentative essay that states a Wikipedia editor’s personal feelings or presents an original argument about a topic.

Bayazid was the son of Tayfur. There is also considerable circumstantial evidence for the earlier date: The world is enraptured by Bayazid, and Bayazid sees nothing except the Divine. I put my nafs and ego in the stove of discipline, and prepare it with the fire hayazid striving, mold it on the platform of remorse, hammer it with regret until my nafs became my mirror.

Offer Me what I do not have. Idem, Das Meer der SeeleLeiden, Also, one local legend says that Bastami did visit Chattagong, which might explain the belief of the locals in Chittagong.


On the other bastamk, L. Oh, Allah, this is how I see myself. It takes someone like me who sleeps at night but arrives at the destination, before dawn, and before the arrival of the caravan. Zunun al Mesri had sent one of his students to Bayazid saying: He is no longer creature and servant of God: Not much is known of Bayazid’s childhood, but he spent most of his time isolated in his house, and the mosque. Historical evidence for his life is sparse.

So many mornings and nights I performed prayers and every time I thought that this was only worthy of Bayazid and not Allah, so one day I cried and I begged. I am not bayaid You my life’s mortification, my constant prayers, my day and night fasting, You know that nothing will take me from You. All of them were ascetics.

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His ascetic approach to religious bayqzid emphasizes his sole devotion to the almighty. I stayed in a shelter and promised myself that I would not leave this place unless I receive a message from Allah.

God given good nature. I got rid of my veils only four years ago. Suddenly I had a vision; I saw an illuminated silhouette. Food is said to have appeared before him whenever he desired it p. Where are you coming from? The early biographical reports portray him as a wanderer [13] but also as the leader of teaching circles. I confess that I am shameful, I have nothing, You are the One who has given me all this fortune.


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He performed two prayers in every small village and in every stop he made to the house of God. The name Bastami means “from Bastam”. I witness that there is no god but You. On the fourth day I saw a camel rider coming towards me. Abu al-Hassan al-KharaqaniHallajIqbal. Chittagong was a religious city and also a center of Sufism and Muslim merchants in the subcontinent since the 9th century, and it is possible that either Bayazid or his followers visited the port city around the middle nayazid the 9th century.

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Oh, Allah, my poverty took me to you and Your blessings protected my poverty. When my senses came back to me I asked him: Knysh; Muhammad Eissa, ed.

Abu Musa, one of his disciple, was not there when Bayazid passed away.