Mansoor Hallaj’s spiritual training began in his youth. He met various Sufi sages and received spiritual education from them. Mansoor Hallaj mastered esoteric teachings and attained a high position. Mansoor Hallaj became famous because of his esoteric teachings. He narrated his inner experiences to the common people. Mansoor Hallaj’s esoteric teachings inspired many people.
Mansoor Hallaj was martyred in 309 Hijri. He was arrested on charges of atheism and then martyred. The martyrdom of Mansoor Hallaj caused a great uproar in the Islamic world. Ashraf Ali Thanvi has presented a comprehensive and informative overview of Mansoor Hallaj’s life and teachings in his book. The esoteric teachings of Mansoor Hallaj are mentioned in detail in the book.
سیرت منصور حلاج تحریر: اشرف علی تھانوی
The central issues of the book are as per the following:
Birth and Childhood Circumstances of Mansoor Hallaj
The spiritual training of Mansoor Hallaj
Fame and Esoteric Teachings of Mansoor Hallaj
Martyrdom of Mansoor Hallaj
The book is an important source for learning about the life and teachings of Mansoor Hallaj.
Mansoor Hallaj was a person who dedicated his life to the search for truth. He narrated his inner experiences to the common people. His martyrdom caused a great uproar in the Islamic world. The esoteric teachings of Mansoor Hallaj are very high and profound. His teachings contain the message of the oneness of God Almighty, the spiritual development of man, and true freedom. Mansoor Hallaj was a person who thought ahead of his time. His teachings can still help us improve our lives today.
Ashraf Ali Thanvi’s book “Sirat Mansoor Hallaj” is a book that presents the life and teachings of Mansoor Hallaj in a comprehensive and informative manner. The book details the birth, education, spiritual journey, and martyrdom of Mansoor Hallaj. The book is an important source for learning about the life and teachings of Mansoor Hallaj. You may read Bahishti Gohar and Nashar Ur Rehmat by Mulana Ashraf Ali Thanvi. and also read Tazkara Halaj Hussian Bin Mansoor by Dr. Shahid Mukhtar.