54 " he does not like It, let him remain away from it." Miyan Rdshen Bayezid answered: " I will propose 4t a simile: if in a house which should have but one " door, a great number of persons had fallen asleep, " and in that house fire had broken out; if by acci- " dent one person should be awake, ought he to ef awake the others, or not?" His adversaries said : " 0 Bayezid, since God Almighty has charged thee cc with his orders, declare, ' Jabriyil descended to 4C * me, and I am the Mahdi;' but call not the people cc infidels and detestable." Miyan Roshen Bayazid did not think it right to eat of the flesh of an animal killed by a person whom he did not know, and who did not adhere to the rule of the unity of God. Bayezid knew that: " A. worldly wise man, before man, is living, but before God, dead; *' his form is like the form of a man, but his qualities like the qualities " of beasts; whilst a man,knowing God, is living before God; his form is *' like the form of a man, and his qualities are like the qualities of the " merciful God." Bayezid said to his father Abd ullah : " The Ara- " bian prophet has declared: " Sheriat, t the law,' is like night; Jan'ftaf, * religious rule,' is " like the stars; Hakiket, * the truth,' is like the moon; and Mdrifet, " * the true knowledge,' like the sun; and nothing is superior to the sun." Miyan Bayezid Roshen said: " The matter of the " law rests upon the five fundamental principles of " the Musela^ns.l 1 These are: i. the profession of the faith; 2. the stated prayers; 3.