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Eqbali A. The concept of self in hallaj’s I am the Truth’. مطالعات عرفانی. 2006; 0 (4) :17-34
URL: http://s-erfani.kashanu.ac.ir/article-1-262-en.html

Assistant professor university of kahan.
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There are some expressions and terms in the speeches of mystics which represent their world-view and recognition i.e. a kind of recognition which is a personal experience of every mystic. Because of asceticism and purification of his carnal soul, he is inspired and favored by God, and receives a spiritual state that cannot be put into words. Inevitably, he uses a symbolic language in order to conceal his real spiritual state and experience form others. For this reason, mystics, speeches are full of mystical terms and symbols. Hallaj’s I am the truth’ is considered as a symbolic expression that is mentioned in mystical texts in different form. This expression represents the mystics’ statements and regarding Hallaj’s poems, we find out that he inclines to the theory of unity of existence. And since he considers the world and himself as a manifestation of God, he speaks of the unity of manifestation
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Received: 2013/11/2

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