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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For explaining better the commitment democracy, he at first divides between two concepts. He was released after a few weeks, at which point he began teaching at the University of Mashhad.


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No discrimination on the basis of race, sex, or social status is made. Preface By The Author As a person who is “knowledgeable about religion” and whose field of study is “the history of religions”, I reached the following conclusions as a result of my study and research of the historical evolution of each faith whereby I compared what the faiths were in the past and what they are now as well as a comparison in the differences between the “truth” and the “reality” of the faiths.

My conclusion is not based on personal religious feelings nor prejudices:.


God became your “homemate”, with you at all times and watching all of your shariatl. My conclusion is not based on personal religious feelings nor prejudices: Therefore, join the eternal human migration to Hajj.

However he given to criticize the western ideological schools such as nationalism, liberalism and Marxism and etc.

Retrieved 25 May Towhid, Jihad, and Hajj Unfortunately, the teaching of the concept of Tawheed is limited only to elementary schools. Retrieved 11 December How far and what could I see from this experience? Enayat believes that Shariati can be considered the founder of Islamic socialism. On the other hand, everyone beside Allah is too far api be reached!

And Allah is the “absolute” – being, perfect, and eternal! What resulted were the following relationships:.

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Human existence is frivolous unless one’s aim is to approach the spirit of Allah. Views Read Edit View history. Life as shzriati live it is like a theater. He experiences death at Miqat and resurrection after which he must continue his mission in the desert between Miqat and Miad.

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Divorce yourself from this gradual death. Yet once you achieve this, you view your past efforts humorously. Unfortunately, the teaching of the concept of Tawheed is limited only to elementary schools.

You have been exposed to the absolute facts.

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They considered Islamism a third way between those of America and the Soviet Union. As a result, all his life a Hajj could remain a guide in the darkness of his society – like a glittering beam m the darkness!


He added that Imam has to guide alk not according to his desire like dictator but to Islamic ideology and authentic values.

Everyone is wearing the same outfit Ihram. By the time you leave Mina you should have integrated into the Umma. When he was writing the three letters to Fanon, unlike him, Shariati believed that it is not true that we have to put away religion to fight imperialism.

As a result, you, individually, are the hero of the “show”. In other words, only the existence and oneness of God are considered – not Tawheed in it’s real sense! Therefore, he suggested to thought of reason as the axiom for understanding the other sources namely holy book or Qurantradition, syrah and consensus.

The second stage began with the emergence of private ownership.

Aali Imam Ali, the son of Kaaba says:. Once you remove your clothes and all the signs which distinguish “you” as An individual, you may enter into the heart of the crowd.