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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Quoted in James Fadiman and Robert Frager, eds. Historical evidence for his life is sparse. Al-Risala al-qushayriyya bastsmi ‘ilm al-tasawwuf. When Bayazid died, he was over seventy years old.

Your have accepted me. There is some debate over his exact resting place, but this disagreement demonstrates that the love of humans is limited by envy, unlike the love of the Almighty.

Not much is known of Bayazid’s childhood, but he spent most of his time isolated in his house, and the mosque. Tholuck, Ssufismus sive theosophia persarum pantheisticaBerlin, It was then that I received a message saying, “Because of such politeness I will raise your name so you will be remembered as Sultan of the Sufis, Bayazid.

Al-Qushayri’s Epistle on Sufism: Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.

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Bayazid died in CE and is likely buried in Bistam. On the other hand, L. I got rid of my veils only four years ago.

Also, one local legend says that Bastami did visit Chattagong, which might explain the belief of the locals in Chittagong. Meier, Wiesbaden,pp. I confess that I am shameful, I have nothing, You are the One who has given me all this fortune. Bayazid used to repeat: For seventy years, I was veiled. Offer Me what I do not have. I offer You my need, my longing and my broken heart.

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bayazif The moon was shining and the world was at peace. December 15, Last Updated: Until one day when I thought I was the greatest among great learned. December 15, This article is available in print. Shatta Sufis are those bzstami are enraptured by the Divine love and are annihilated in the Truth. Views Read Edit View history. From the side where your promise is kept. The name Bastami means “from the city of Bastam.

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I put my nafs and ego in the stove of discipline, and prepare it with the fire of striving, mold it basstami the platform of remorse, hammer it with regret until my nafs became my mirror. Privacy Policy Add Comment. His father was a Zoroastrian and had high position in Bastam north eastern Persia.


Very little basstami known about the life of Bastami, whose importance lies in his biographical tradition, since he left no written works. Bayazid’s grandfather was a Zoroastrian who converted to Islam.

Bayazid Bastami

Retrieved from ” https: Oh, Allah, this is how I see myself. Bayazid, keep and protect your heart; then he left. The world is enraptured by Bayazid, and Bayazid sees nothing except the Divine.

It is said he was repeating the zikr of Allah when he died. In other projects Wikipedia. There is no written book left from Bayazid and we can read about him and his words in Tazkerat-al Olia by Sheikh Fariddedin Athar. Although this may be unlikely, given the fact that Bastami was never known to have visited Bangladesh.

While meditating he would sometimes stand on tiptoe pp. Idem, Das Meer der SeeleLeiden, Wikiquote has quotations related to: He studied Hanafite law and made at least one pilgrimage to Mecca. When he arrived Mecca, again he performed many prayers. Massignon, Essai sur les origines du lexique technique de la mystique musulmaneParis,pp.