Pillars: Abū 'l-Muġīth Al-Ḥusayn bin Manṣūr al-Ḥallāj (c. 858 – 26 March 922)


I am the One whom I love

by Mansur al- Hallaj


English version by Bernard Lewis

Original Language Arabic


I am the One whom I love, and the One whom I love is myself. We are two souls incarnated in one body; if you see me, you see Him, if you see Him, you see us.