عنوان مقاله [English]
In the Islamic tradition, Bohlool is the symbol of "wisdom mad". He was a well known judge and scholar, and companion of the Imām Musa al-Kadhimin. According to the Imam's order he acted insanely inorder to save his own life. Nevertheless, people acknowledged his superior wisdom and excellence. In Persian Literature, many of his stories are narrated and have been inspiring for Persian poets.
Mowlānā Jalāl-al Din Balkhi, in his Masnavi Manavi, has referred to this character and narrated some stories about "wisdom mads". In this article, with regard to the Book II of Masnavi Manavi and the story of Zu'l Nun, a mystic that acted mad, the personality of this character is studied.