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Bohlool and Serious Advice

June 30th, 2017, posted in MESSAGEs, POEPLes, STORiES, Sufism
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It is said that Bohlool mostly spent his time sitting in a graveyard. One day, as usual, he went there. Abbasid Caliph Haroon Al-Rashid passed by, desiring to hunt. When he arrived near Bohlool he asked, “Bohlool, what are you doing?

I have come to visit such people who don’t backbite, don’t expect anything from me and don’t cause me pain in any way.

Will you tell me something about Qiyamah (The day of Resurrection), Sirat (Bridge), and the questions and answers about this world?

Tell your slaves to kindle a fire and place a flat iron pan over it till it becomes red-hot.”
Abbasid Caliph Haroon Al-Rashid ordered it and it was done.

O Abbasid Caliph Haroon Al-Rashid !! I will stand barefoot on this pan and introduce myself. I will describe whatever I have eaten and worn. After that, you also stand barefoot like I did, introduce yourself, and describe whatever you have eaten and worn.

Abbasid Caliph Haroon Al-Rashid agreed.

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Then Bohlool stood on the hot pan and quickly said, “Bohlool, a bundle (of tattered clothes), barley bread and vinegar.” He said this and immediately came off; his feet were not burned at all. When Abbasid Caliph Haroon Al-Rashid‘s turn came, he couldn’t introduce himself the way he wanted to, his feet got burned, and he fell off.

O Abbasid Caliph Harun Al-Rashid !! Qiyamat’s questions and answers are like this. Those who worship Allah (SWT), are content, and stay away from greediness of the world’s rank and dignity will easily pass Sirat (Bridge), but those who are attached to worldly majesty and splendor will be arrested with troubles.

 

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Bahlool And Graveyards

June 23rd, 2017, posted in ChARACtERs, MESSAGEs, POEPLes, STORiES, Sufism
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Bahlool liked to visit the graveyards. “People here are good friends“, he used to say, “They do not backbite.

Once, he sat in a corner of a graveyard and with a long heavy stick started probing some of the old skulls which lay scattered about. Abbasid Caliph Haroon Al-Rashid passed by, and saw him said: O Bahlool, what are you doing?

Oh nothing very important, said Bahlool. I am just trying to find out whether the skulls belong to Caliphs or paupers. They are all the same.
And what is the stick for, Abbasid Caliph Haroon Al-Rashid asked.

Well, I am measuring the earth, Bahlool replied.

Measuring the earth? What are your findings? Abbasid Caliph Haroon Al-Rashid joked !!

It is equal and the same, O Caliph !! Bahlool retorted. Three arm lengths for me, in spite of my poverty and three arm lengths for you, in spite your pomp and wealth.

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Bohlool Sits On Abbasid Caliph Haroon Al-Rashids Throne

June 2nd, 2017, posted in ChARACtERs, MESSAGEs, POEPLes, STORiES, Sufism
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One day Bohlool arrived at Abbasid Caliph Haroon Al-Rashid‘s palace and saw that the throne was empty. There was no one to stop him, so he unhesitatingly and fearlessly went and sat in Abbasid Caliph Haroon Al-Rashid‘s place. When the court slaves saw this, they immediately started whipping him and took him off the throne. Bohlool started crying.

Abbasid Caliph Harun Al-Rashid came and saw this; he asked those nearby why Bohlool was crying. A slave told him the whole story. Abbasid Caliph Haroon Al-Rashid scolded them and tried to cheer Bohlool up.

Bohlool said he was not crying at his condition, but at Haroon Al-Rashid’s condition. “I sat on the seat of Caliphate wrongfully for a few seconds and received such a beating and endured such misfortune; but you have been sitting on this throne all your life !! What troubles you must receive, yet you still don’t fear the consequence.

 

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Allah Tak Kese Pohnchay – Hazrat Behlol Ka Eik Waqia

May 26th, 2017, posted in ChARACtERs, MESSAGEs, POEPLes, STORiES, Sufism
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Bohlool And the Khalifa’s Food

May 12th, 2017, posted in ChARACtERs, MESSAGEs, POEPLes, STORiES, Sufism
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It is said that Abbasid Caliph Harun Al-Rashid sent some food to Bohlool, in the hope of drawing him towards himself with this benevolent act.

His servant brought the food to Bohlool, put it in front of him, and said, “This is the Khalifa’s special food, he has sent it to you to eat.Behlol Dana, book, Imam Jafar Sadiq, Imam Musa Kadhim, islam, judge, judge and scholar, muslim, muslims, scholar, Sufi, video, Wahab bin Amr

Bohlool placed the food in front of the dog that was sitting in the ruins of the place. The servant screamed, “Why did you give the Khalifa’s food to the dog !!

Bohlool said, “Be quiet !! If the dog hears that the Khalifa sent this food, it won’t eat it either.

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