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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What have I personally learned from Hajj – me being so “little” and Hajj being so “great” in meaning? At last, you will find yourself! He made you from His spirit and endowed you with special qualities. In the mean time, man is busy watching the play of these black and white “rats” who chew the strings of our life until we die. You have overcome ignorance and oppression and have been enlightened by consciousness and justice. The one who restores somebody’s life, has restored the life of all and the one who kills one, has killed all.

The scene is like the day of judgment. The enemies of Islam were successful in bringing about changes by implementing a unique policy. Regardless of whether you are a man or a woman, young or old, black or white, you are the main feature of the performance.

Ali Shariati

At last, one is all and all is one! Previous to the performance of Hajj, the people neglected their human quality. Sayyidah Zaynab MosqueDamascusSyria. However he given to criticize the western ideological schools such as nationalism, liberalism and Marxism and etc.

What constructive contributions have you made? Upon entering the state of mind for Hajj, you arise and move away from your routine environment. He was arrested in Paris on 17 January during a demonstration in honour of Patrice Lumumba. One similarity is that both of them paved the way for the imminent revolution in Iran and Egypt.


So many “borders” have been created in our lives. Shariati in a Glance. You have gone from an exile to the hereafter.

Ali Shariati – Wikipedia

According to Hamid Elgar, Shariati was the number one ideologue of the Islamic revolution. When you are in need, you hope and struggle to overcome your needs. University of Texas Press. The polarisation by monopoly manifested itself in shariti forms throughout history. He is situated in one direction which is toward Allah.

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We have placed sharkati that is in the earth as an ornament thereof that we may try them: Taurisp. He suggested that the role of government was to guide society in the best possible manner rather than manage it in the best possible way.

They could learn the purpose of the Hajj, the meaning of the prophecy, the importance of unity and the fate of the Muslim nation. One of the other his criticism is to denying spirituality in the western ideology. According to him, the alii of reason is self-evident.

In fact, those ideologies try to stop humans from arriving at transcendental goals and any evolutionary movements.

By using this site, you hsariati to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Shariati known the theoretical foundation of west as civilization and called its appearances as Tajadod.

Hajj (The Pilgrimage)

So, it is obvious what the enemies can do to us when the Quran is absent from the lives of Muslims and not included shariatk the curriculum of Muslim students!

The first period is collective ownership. In most cases, “separation” between people, gives birth to “discrimination”. The “prayer book” was brought from the grave yard into the city while the Holy Quran was taken away from the citizens in the city and given to those at the graveyard who read for the souls of the dead.


No special style or material is used. See the uniformity appear! Oh man, return to your origin. Only man snariati himself. 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. If we hqjj the Quran as the structure of our system, we will realize the creativity and efficacy of such duties as: Beyond that, it may be spoken of at the philosophical ahariati theological discussions held by religious leaders; but such discussions are totally foreign and inapplicable to the lives of the people.

Shariati believed that the government of Imam Ali could be considered the best form of democracy.

According to Shariati, human history is composed of two stages, the stage of collectivity and the stage of private ownership. Consequently, he had emphasized on the important role of methodology and changing of viewpoint. In essence, Hajj is man’s evolution toward Allah. You have not abided by your promise to worship none but Almighty Allah. It differs from other books about the hajj in that it does not simply describe the rituals in detail, but rather it deals with the underlying philosophy behind them.

We have whariati remove the Quran from the shelf, open it before the eyes of the students and let them study it.

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