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    E

    MATHNAWI A Commentary of the MATHNAWI

    Of

    Hazrat Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi (Rahmatullah Alaihe)

    By:

    Shaikh-ul-Arab Wal Ajam Arifbillah Hazrat-e-Aqdas Maulana Shah

    Hakeem Muhammad Akhtar Saheb (Damat Barakaatuhum)

    Publisher Kutub Khana Mazhari Gulshan Iqbal, Block 2

    Karachi, Pakistan www.khanqah.org

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    Table of Contents

    ABOUT THE AUTHOR ............................................................... 8

    FOREWORD ............................................................................. 10

    INTRODUCTION ...................................................................... 12

    SHORT BIOGRAPHY OF MAULANA RUMI................................. 15

    SECOND PHASE OF MAULANA RUMI’S LIFE ................................. 16

    MAULANA’S WRITINGS .......................................................................... 18

    SPECIALTIES OF THE MATHNAWI .................................................... 18

    WRITING STYLE ......................................................................................... 19

    SUMMARY OF THE LIFE OF MAULANA RUMI ................................20

    THE MEETING OF MAULANA RUMI AND SHAMS TABREZI....24

    THE STORY OF HAZRAT JAAFAR AL-TAYYAR ....................... 29

    THE STORY OF SULTAN MAHMOOD GHAZNAWI ................... 32

    THE STORY OF THE VEILED KING ......................................... 40

    THE STORY OF HAZRAT SULTAN IBRAHIM BIN ADHAM

    (RAHMATULLAH ALAIHE)....................................................... 47

    THE STORY OF HAZRAT PIR CHANGI .......................................67

    THE STORY OF A HERDSMAN AND NABI MOOSA (ALAIHIS

    SALAAM) ............................................................................... 73

    THE STORY OF HAZRAT LUQMAAN ....................................... 76

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    THE STORY OF THE SAINT IN THE MOUNTAIN ........................85

    THE STORY OF HAZRAT BILAL (RADHIALLAHO ANHO) ........ 87

    THE STORY OF SULTAN MAHMOOD AND AYAAZ .................. 93

    THE STORY OF HAZRAT ZUN NOON MISRY ......................... 97

    THE STORY ABOUT A CURE FOR SENSUAL LOVE................. 100

    A WORD OF WARNING REGARDING SENSUAL LOVE ........... 103

    THE STORY OF HAZRAT ABUL HASAN KHARQANI .................. 108

    THE STORY OF HAZRAT JALALUDDIN RUMI ........................ 114

    THE STORY OF HAZRAT UMAR AND THE ROMAN ENVOY ... 127

    THE STORY OF HOW A PERSON’S MOUTH BECAME CROOKED

    BY HAVING MENTIONED THE PROPHET'S NAME IN JEST .. 129

    THE STORY OF THE 'NIGHT RUBY LAMP' AND THE WATER

    COW..................................................................................... 130

    THE STORY OF THE PATIENCE AND TOLERANCE OF NABI

    MOOSA .............................................................................. 133

    THE STORY OF HAZRAT SAFOORA ...................................... 135

    THE STORY OF THE FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN A FROG AND A

    MOUSE ................................................................................ 137

    THE STORY OF THE PARROT AND THE SHOPKEEPER ........... 146

    THE STORY OF THE UNGRATEFULNESS OF NAMROOD ....... 149

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    THE WISDOM OF HAZRAT LUQMAAN ................................. 152

    THE STORY OF THE ACCEPTANCE OF "AAH" ....................... 153

    THE STORY ABOUT THE DIFFERENT OPINIONS ON AN

    ELEPHANT ............................................................................ 155

    THE VAIN IMAGINATION OF A FLY.................................... 156

    THE STORY ABOUT THE TREATMENT FOR A TANNER ......... 158

    THE STORY OF THE BEWITCHED PRINCE ............................ 159

    THE STORY OF THE SINCERITY OF HAZRAT ALI ............... 162

    THE STORY OF THE TRADER AND THE CAPTIVE PARROT .... 166

    THE ROMANS AND THE CHINESE IN DECORATING ............ 168

    THE STORY OF THE REPENTANCE OF HAZRAT NASOOH .... 170

    THE STORY OF THE DEBATE OF HAZRAT ALI WITH A

    REJECTER............................................................................. 173

    THE STORY OF THE CONVERSATION BETWEEN HAZRAT

    MU'AWIYA AND IBLEES ...................................................... 175

    THE STORY OF THE GRAMMARIAN AND THE SAILOR ......... 176

    THE REJECTION BY A PHILOSOPHER................................... 177

    THE STORY OF HAKEEM JALINOOS .................................... 179

    THE STORY OF RASULULLAH’S (SALLELLAHO ALAIHE

    WASALLAM) VISIT TO THE SICK ......................................... 181

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    THE STORY OF THE ROYAL FALCON .................................... 183

    THE STORY OF THE FALCON AND THE OWLS ..................... 184

    THE STORY OF A PEACOCK AND THE HAKEEM .................... 185

    THE STORY OF HAZRAT ANAS BIN MAALIK ...................... 186

    THE STORY OF A THIEF DURING THE TIME OF HAZRAT UMAR

    (RADHIALLAHO ANHO) ........................................................ 187

    THE STORY OF HAZRAT MOOSA VISITING THE SICK ........ 189

    THE STORY OF THE TREE OF LIFE...................................... 190

    THE STORY OF HAZRAT IZRAEEL STARING AT PERSON ..... 192

    THE STORY OF THE PLAN OF THE THIRSTY ONE ............... 193

    THE STORY OF PROMISING TO DO SOMETHING TOMORROW

    ............................................................................................ 195

    THE STORY OF A MOUSE LEADING A CAMEL...................... 197

    THE STORY OF THE KILLING OF THE ELEPHANT CUB ......... 200

    THE VIRTUE OF REQUESTING DUA’A FROM OTHERS .......... 202

    THE STORY THAT OUR SAYING 'YA ALLAH' IS HIS REPLY 204

    THE STORY OF MAJNOON LOVING THE DOGS OF LAYLA’S

    STREET .............................................................................. 205

    THE STORY OF LAYLA AND THE CALIPH OF BAGHDAD ....... 207

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    THE STORY OF MAJNOON WRITING LAYLA'S NAME ON THE

    SAND ................................................................................... 209

    THE STORY OF HAZRAT MOOSA AND TAUHEED ................. 214

    THE STORY OF NABI SULAIMAN AND HIS INVITATION TO

    BILQEES .............................................................................. 217

    THE STORY OF NABI MOOSA INVITING FIR’AUN TO ISLAM

    ............................................................................................ 220

    THE STORY OF FIR’AUN CONSULTING WITH HIS WIFE

    AASIYA OVER EMBRACING ISLAM ....................................... 222

    THE STORY OF MAJNOON AND HIS CAMEL ....................... 226

    THE STORY OF THE PERSON WALKING WITH A LAMP IN THE

    DAY...................................................................................... 228

    THE STORY OF THE SLAVE WHO DID NOT COME OUT OF THE

    MOSQUE .............................................................................. 230

    THE STORY OF NABI ESA FLEEING FROM AN INSANE PERSON

    ............................................................................................ 231

    THE STORY OF A TWO-MONTH OLD BABY CONVERSING WITH

    RASULULLAH ........................................................................ 234

    THE STORY OF AN EAGLE TAKING RASULULLAH (SALLELLAHO

    ALAIHE WASALLAM)'S SOCKS ............................................ 235

    THE STORY OF A KING AND HIS BELOVED ......................... 237

    THE TREATMENT FOR EVIL AND FIGURATIVE LOVE ........... 240

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    THE STORY OF A WOMAN CRYING BEFORE ALLAH TA’ALA

    OVER THE LOSS OF HER CHILDREN .................................... 242

    THE STORY OF A CHILD BEING THROWN INTO THE FIRE IN

    THE PRESENCE OF HIS MOTHER ......................................... 243

    THE STORY OF THE WIND'S DESTRUCTION OF THE PEOPLE

    OF NABI HOOD (ALAIHIS SALAAM) ................................... 245

    THE STORY OF A MOSQUITO COMPLAINING TO NABI

    SULAIMAN (ALAIHIS SALAAM)........................................... 246

    THE STORY OF THE MOURNING TREE ................................ 248

    THE STORY OF THE MIRACLE OF THE PEBBLES .................. 249

    THE STORY OF THE PERSON CRYING OVER HIS DOG ......... 250

    THE STORY OF AYAAZ AND THOSE WHO WERE JEALOUS OF

    HIM ..................................................................................... 251

    THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN UJUB AND TAKABBUR ............. 255

    THE STORY OF ONE WHO CONSIDERED HIMSELF FORCED 257

    THE STORY OF A MAN WITH A LION TATTOO ON HIS ARM

    ............................................................................................ 258

    THE STORY OF THE SNAKE IN THE CITY OF BAGHDAD ..... 260

    TOWARDS FOLLOWING A SAINTLY SPIRITUAL GUIDE ....... 262

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    About the Author

    Shaikh-ul-Arab Wal

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