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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Lastly, the player of the roles in this “show” is only one; and that is YOU! Everyone “melts” himself and assumes a new form as a “mankind”. One similarity is that both of them paved the way for the imminent revolution in Iran and Egypt.

It appears that Shariati did not accept the western definition of democracy although he had no problem with democracy. The theme portrayed is the actions of the people involved.

As far as I know, from the practical and conceptual point of hxjj, the most important pillars of the Islamic doctrine which motivate the Muslim nation and makes it’s citizens conscious, free, alii and socially responsible are:.

Hajj (The Pilgrimage)

Commitment democracy appeared out of his lecture in Hoseyniyeh Ershad; a famous lecture with the name of Ummah and Imamate. Some scholars known him among the current of religious neo-thinkers.

This book is a summary of my personal experience and understanding after performing the Hajj three times and touring Mecca once. Enayat considers him to be one of the most beloved and popular individuals in Islamic radicalism and socialism. But we have to pay attention hajm the point that the image of Shariati is not such that some revolutionary groups, in early days of Islamic republic of Iran, attributed to him.


But, a Muslim strives to approach Almighty God. Before going to Hajj you reside in your home calm and reposed. Depart from your home.

In order to liberate ourselves and regain our honor, it is best to employ the same tactics that our enemy used. Despite passing away at the young age of 43, he was the gy author of “more than a hundred books” [31] [32]and the number of his publications goes up to some if we include “articles, seminar papers, and lecture series”, [33] some of the most notable being:.

Now let us look at one of these duties – Hajj – and search for its significance from a monotheistic point of view.

On this occasion, he tried to interpret the behavior of Imam Ali in contrast with his enemy. 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.

In fact Syasat is a progressive and dynamic thing.

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This life has caused you to acquire animalistic traits. Accept his invitation; leave your home in order to “see” Him. Magic Tricks for Children Urdu. At Miqat, regardless of your race or tribe, you must doff all the covers you wore in your daily life as: 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.

Oh man, rise out of this decadent situation! In fact, Shariati has an unknown figure and personality. According to him, Imam is one who want to guide humans not only in political, social and economic dimensions but also in all existential dimensions. He maintains that the western democracy based on gold, cruelty and tricking Zar, Zour va Tazvir is an anti-revolutionary regime which is different with ideological Guidance.


Islam and it’s role in man’s social progress, self-consciousness, movement, responsibility, human ambition and struggle for justice; Islam’s realism and naturalness, creativity, adaptability with scientific and financial progress and orientation toward civilization and the community.

Leave the palaces of power, the shsriati of wealth and the misleading temples. He witnesses his own dead body and visits his own grave. If we return to the Quran and make it part of our lives, we will realize the essence of Tawheed. The last moments of farewell and the future of man are symbolized.

Ali Shariati

Completely contrary to Hegel and his philosophy of history, Shariati believed that it is not true that the civilized human is less consciousness than modern people [ clarification needed ] but rather there is a difference between them. In the first place Shariati criticised western liberal democracy.

Khamenei believes that it is unfair that we consider Shariati as someone who firmly disagreed with the Mullahs. What exists is a dead spirit in a living body. You will be seeing Allah. My purpose is not to inform the reader what must be done during Hajj.