Sarmad was very sensitive. Strength of his sentiments had made him a poet and depth of his feelings a mystic. That is what brought him closer to Prince Dara Shakoh.

After eliminating his brother Dara Shikoh, Mughal King Auragnzeb Alamgir turned towards his associates. Auragnzeb instructed Sarmad to do away with his viewpoints that to him were not right. Sarmad was very casual about his dress and was advised to take care of his attire. Sarmad did not bother.
Later, Auragnzeb sentenced Sarmad to death after acquiring a verdict from the Mullahs. When the Royal Police came to apprehend Sarmad for execution he ran in to the mosque.

“Stop there,” he ordered the soldiers who were following.
“Why,” asked the leading constable.
“Because I am out of the Mughal kingdom, go tell him,” he commanded.

But he was arrested and put to death.

This is very traumatic for people. There is nothing safer than the mosque for any one, provide the Owner of the house also wishes so.

This should be enough for human satisfaction.

9 Responses to Jurisdiction

  1. Sarmad osmany October 7, 2016 at 7:02 pm #

    My name is sarmad it means the ever living and like my namesake I am intoxicated n divine love

  2. Syed Abrar June 6, 2015 at 7:00 pm #

    Aurangazeb didn’t kill anyone, but killed all those who would threatened his own ambition to become a king

  3. Danish August 13, 2010 at 6:27 pm #

    @Kashif: is this not evidence enough that aurangzeb killed his own brothers, fathers, and everyone who was opposed to his idea of islam enough for you. and if history is not enough the evidence for u then God help u. problem yeah hai kay aap ki fact twisted text books mein ruthless murderers and dakoon ko hero bana kar pesh kia jata hai since zia’s times.

  4. Kashif Aziz February 8, 2007 at 12:35 pm #

    @Saad: You can post your evidence here or give web links, if you have any.

  5. Saad February 7, 2007 at 1:35 pm #

    Yes i’ve evidences mail,me if you want.

  6. Kashif Aziz February 7, 2007 at 12:45 pm #

    @Saad: Have you checked the above links? and do you have any authentic evidence that “Aurangzeb was the preacher of extremism,cruelity and tease”?

  7. Saad February 7, 2007 at 12:13 pm #

    Sarmad is one of the most important sons of India.He was neither Jew nor Hindu or Muslim.He was just a sufi and humanist.Aurangzeb,the one of the most ruthless kings of India, executed him just because Sarmad was the preacher of love,humanity and peace while Aurangzeb was the preacher of extremism,cruelity and tease.

  8. Kashif Aziz January 31, 2007 at 5:02 pm #

    Sarmad was a Persian or Armenian Jew who came to Delhi in early 18th century as a trader. Sarmad was responsible for a translation of the Torah into Persian, and wrote the chapter on Judaism for a book of comparative religion, the Dabistan, commissioned by Dara Shikoh. (A reference on Sarmad: Walter Fishel’s “Jews and Judaism at the Court of the Mugal Emperors in Medieval India,” Islamic Culture, 25:105-31.) [Source]

    For further enlightenment check Wikipedia entry about Sarmad.


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