The term hilya (Arabic حلية (plural: ḥilan, ḥulan), Turkish: hilye (plural: hilyeler) denotes both a The second most important hilye, after Hakani’s, is considered to be Cevri İbrahim Çelebi’s hilye, Hilye-i Çihar-Yar-ı Güzin (), about the. –) to write his famous poem Hilye-i Şerif (The Noble Description), also known as Hilye-i Hakani The principal goal of Hakani’s poem consists in. – Buy Hilye-I Hakani book online at best prices in India on Read Hilye-I Hakani book reviews & author details and more at

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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through hilye-l support? Retrieved August 22, Hakaji your thoughts with other customers. Later hilye writers such as CevriNesati and Nafihi have praised Hakani hakqni stated that they were following in his footsteps. Other hilye writers express, usually at the end of the hilyetheir desire to be commended to the esteem of Muhammad, the other prophets, or the four caliphs.

His poem has been copied on paper as well as on wooden panels by many calligraphers and has been read with the accompaniment of music in Mawlid ceremonies. Museum With No Borders. Rethinking Islam hakanii the Contemporary World. That is, they provide no merit to those who hang them or carry them on their hilyei- and those who do not possess them have no deficit. Circling around the name of Muhammad, is a five-fold repetition of the phrase, ” Inna Allah ala kull shay qadir ,” meaning “For God hath power over all things.

Charbagh Mughal Ottoman Paradise Persian. Since Osman’s time, every Turkish calligrapher has been expected to produce at least one hilyeusing the three muhaqqaqthuluth and naskh scripts. Retrieved from ” https: This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.


The term of hilye was used for the art form for presenting these texts.

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At night, he sees Muhammad in his dream. An Encyclopedia of the Prophet of God 2 vols. The “verse” and “corners” normally use a larger thuluth script, while the “head” section with the bismallah is written in muhaqqaq. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Hilyes.

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Hilyeboth as the literary genre and as the graphic art form, originates from shama’ilthe study of Muhammad’s appearance and character. Although the hilye tradition started with descriptions of Muhammad, later hilyes were written about the first four Caliphsthe companions of MuhammadMuhammad’s grandchildren Hasan and Hussein and Islamic saints walis such as Mevlana.

The type of calligraphy: Although many hilyes exist in Turkish literature, Persian literature does not have many examples of the shama’il and hilye genre. Hakanj miniatures, Muhammad’s face was either veiled or blanked.

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Muslim people’s love for Muhammad is considered to be one of the reasons for the display of hilye panels at a prominent place in their homes see Graphic art form section below. A small number of instances of hilye panels were made in Iran, [25] and they reflect a Shiite adaptation of the form: For him who sees my hilye after my death, it is as if he had seen me myself, and he who sees it, longing for me, for him God will make Hell prohibited, and he will not be resurrected naked on the Day of Judgement.

Audible Download Audio Books. This hadith has been repeated by most other hilye writers.

Hakani states another hadith, also attributed to Ali. This hadith of unknown origin is said to have been in circulation since the 9th century [33] but is not found in the reliable hadith collections. The pocket hilyes were written on a piece of paper, small enough to fit in a breast pocket after being folded in three.


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This page was last edited on 22 Septemberat The art of hilye flourishes in Turkey. It has become customary for other hilye authors that hilye-j Hakani to mention in the introduction of their hilye called havas-i haakani the hadith that seeing Muhammad in one’s dream is the same as seeing him.

In Ottoman-era folk Islamthere was a belief that reading and possessing Muhammad’s description protects the person from trouble in this world and the next, it became customary to carry such descriptions, rendered in fine calligraphy and illuminatedas amulets. Its text was written in very small naskh script and has dimensions of 22×14 cm. Contemporary artists continue to create hilyes in the classical form as well as to hakano.

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Get to Know Us. In Turkey, giving a hilye panel as a marriage gift for the happiness of the union and safety of the home has been a tradition that is disappearing.

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Later hilyes were also written for the first four Caliphsthe companions of MuhammadMuhammad’s grandchildren Hasan and Hussein and Islamic saints walis. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Read more Read less. Ottoman Turks have commissioned scribes to write hilyes in fine calligraphy and had them decorated with illuminators. Part of a series on. As they contained hadiths hilyr-i Muhammad’s spirit and bilye-i, shama-il have been the source of hilye.

The Harun Al-Rashid story has also been mentioned frequently by other authors as well. There are contemporary exponents of the art outside this region, such as the Pakistani hilyd-i Rasheed Butt and the American calligrapher Mohamed Zakariya. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.