This 20th century masterpiece by one of the Muslim world’s best known scholars is a wonderful spiritual preparation for those intending to perform the Pilgrimage . The Hajj by Ali Shariati (new edition, with foreword by Muhammad al-Asi). Pub: Islamic Book Trust, Kuala Lumpur (), Pp: , plus 8. Dr. Ali Shariati. Introduction. What has the experience of Hajj taught me? First one must ask – what does Hajj mean? In essence, Hajj is man’s evolution toward .

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Hajj (The Pilgrimage)

Also shariati referred to active role of scholar of human science during investigation and scientific research. Shariati in a Glance. Everyone performing Hajj has turned away from himself to face Hamj. In such a condition only one who is critically conscious can dispose of distractions and surface-level arguments, and vote effectively for themselves and their communities. Furthermore the concept of “I” not “we” emerges! He experiences death at Miqat and resurrection after which he must continue his mission in the desert between Miqat and Miad.

According to Shariati, the historical and original origin of human problems was the emergence of private ownership. According to Hamid Elgar, Shariati was the number one ideologue of the Islamic revolution.

He is situated in one direction which is toward Allah. What have I personally learned from Hajj – me being so “little” and Hajj being so “great” in meaning?

Shariati not only was not the opposition of Mullahs but rather he believes in the currents of Mullahs in Iran. Now let us look at one of these duties – Hajj – and search for hajk significance from a monotheistic point of view. He died three weeks later in a Southampton hospital under “mysterious circumstances” although in Ali Rahnema ‘s biography of Shariati, he is said to have died of a fatal heart attack. Sayyidah Zaynab MosqueDamascusSyria.


The fulfillment of Hajj will enable you to escape from the complex network of puzzles. Who hath created life and death that Ail may try you, which of you is best in conduct; and he is the Mighty, the Forgiving.

Also Shariati, who was the fan of Georges Gurvitch in analysis of sociologybelieves that there is no special pattern for analysis of social affairs and historical events. The bodies were left in Miqat and the souls are motivated here. Shariati’s works were highly influenced by the Third Worldism that he encountered as a student in Paris—ideas that class war and revolution would bring about a just and classless society —from one side, and the epistemic decolonisation thinking of his time from the other side.

If we consider the Quran as the structure of our system, we will realize the haajj and efficacy of such duties as: He thought that there is no unity of religion and society, but rather there are many religions and societies. It is a human show of Allah’s unity. He is held aali one of the most influential Iranian intellectuals of the 20th century [3] and has been called the “ideologue of the Iranian Revolution “, although his ideas ended up not forming the basis of the Islamic Republic.

All of these gestures are shsriati exercise in the preparation for shariato which will overtake everyone some day.

Ali Shariati

This can be attained by referring to the book of rituals. Man watches these aimless nights and days. Inthe year of Mossadeq’s overthrowhe became a member of the National Front. He is waiting for You!

This application contains Kalam of Baba Bulleh Shah along with his biography. We have placed all that is in the earth as an ornament thereof that we may try them: Clothes symbolize, pattern, preference, status, and distinction.


From one horizon to the other, a “flood of whites” appears. Therefore, we have to bring the Holy Quran from the graveyard back to the city and read it to those who are alive shariti deceased! In fact Syasat is a progressive and dynamic thing. This life has caused you to acquire animalistic traits. We have to remove the Quran from the shelf, open it before the eyes of the students and let them study it.

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He maintained that in such a society, someone who is weak is already subjected shwriati defeat and annihilation. Lastly, the player of the roles in this “show” is only one; and that is YOU!

With a reserve of knowledge and information they could return to shariatu countries and their individual lives to teach their community. According to this stand point, Shariati accepted the rationality of west. Leave them at Miqat.

Before departing to perform Hajj, all of your debts should be paid. He explained history, society and humanity according to a monistic worldview. A Sufi lives “in the name of Allah”, and dies “for the hauj of Allah”.

Hajj / by Ali Shariati ; translated by Ali A. Behzadnia, Najla Denny – Details – Trove

The one who restores somebody’s life, has restored the life of all and the one who kills one, has killed all. First one must ask – what does Hajj mean? This is the Umma or the society which alu onto the right path.