Q: Why was Hazrat Mansoor Hallaaj – may Allah be pleased with Him – beheaded?
A: Upon committing the crime of uttering “Anal Haqq” (I am Haqq).
Q: When was the last hearing of Hazrat Mansoor Hallaaj’s case?
A: On 8 Dhil Qa’dah 309 A.H.
Q: How many years did He spend in prison?
A: 8 years.
Q: Where is His grave?
A: In the city of Baghdad.
Q: Whose friend was the mother of Hazrat Imam Khwaja Hasan Basri – may Allah be pleased with Him?
A: The mother of the believers Hazrat Umme Salmah – may Allah be pleased with Her.
Q: Which Waliu drank the milk of Ummul Mu’mineen Hazrat Umme Salmah – may Allah be pleased with Her?
A: Hazrat Khwaja Hasan Basri – may Allah be pleased with Him.
Q: From whom did He acquire the knowledge and spiritual blessings?
A: From Hazrat Ali – may Allah be pleased with Him.
(Islami Ma’loomaat Ka Encyclopaedia p. 365-366)