By Paul Smith
Translation & creation Paul Smith
Here is an enlightened Daybook of 366 inspirational and lovely poems through of the best Sufi poets and non secular Masters of all occasions within the right poetical shape and which means. Farid ad-din ‘Attar is obvious with Sana’i and Rumi (who he met and prompted) as one of many 3 most vital Sufi Poet–Masters of the thirteenth century. He composed over 40 books in most cases within the epic masnavi type of rhyming couplets. He additionally composed many strong mystical poems within the ghazal shape and within the ruba’i shape. Khaqani was once Born in Shirwan in 1122 he died in Tabriz in 1199. He used to be a very good poet and a grasp of the qasida and one of many first of the ghazal. He left a striking, huge historical past of poems in Persian that motivated many later Sufi poets. advent lifestyles, occasions & Poetry of those nice poets. 388 pages.
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“It isn't a joke... the English model of the entire ghazals of Hafiz is a brilliant feat and of paramount value. i'm astonished. If he involves Iran i'll kiss the fingertips that wrote this sort of masterpiece encouraged by means of the writer of all.” Dr. Mir Mohammad Taghavi (Dr. of Literature) Tehran.
“Superb translations. ninety nine% Hafiz 1% Paul Smith.” Ali Akbar Shapurzman, translator and knower of Hafiz’s Divan off via heart.
“Smith has most likely prepare the best selection of literary evidence and heritage bearing on Hafiz.” Daniel Ladinsky (Penguin Books author).
Paul Smith is a poet, writer and translator of over one hundred thirty books of Sufi poets of the Persian, Arabic, Urdu, Turkish, Pashtu and different languages together with Hafiz, Sadi, Nizami, Rumi, ‘Attar, Sana’i, Jahan Khatun, Obeyd Zakani, Mu’in, Amir Khusrau, Nesimi, Kabir, Anvari, Ansari, Jami, Khayyam, Rudaki, Lalla Ded, Baba Farid, Bulleh Shah, Jami and others, and his personal poetry, fiction, performs, biographies, children’s books and a dozen screenplays.
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