By Paul Smith
FOUR nice vintage SUFI grasp POETS
Amir Khusrau, Ibn Yamin, Hafiz & Nesimi
Translation & creation Paul Smith
The nice Sufi ideal grasp Poets of the vintage Age (13th-15th century) have been hassle-free and encouraging within the poetic varieties of the ghazal, ruba’i, qasida and masnavi in expressing their love for the Divine loved and their contempt for this global and its illusions and explaining the religious direction. listed here are hundreds of thousands of gorgeous poems through them within the right shape and that means and biographies approximately them. Amir Khusrau (1253-1324), the ‘Parrot of India’ used to be a grasp musician who invented the sitar. He turned God-realized. He rebelled opposed to slim spirituality and helped redefine the Sufi manner. He used to be a impression on Hafiz. Ibn Yamin (1286-1367). He was once a grasp of the shape of the qit’a and used it to precise religious knowledge. Persia’s maximum exponent of the ghazal Hafiz (1320-139o) turned an ideal grasp (Qutub). His Divan exhibits he composed in approximately all types. Nesimi (1369-1417) is among the maximum mystical poets of the overdue 14th and early fifteenth centuries and essentially the most admired early masters in Turkish/Azerbaijani literary historical past. creation: Sufis & Dervishes: Their artwork & Use of Poetry & numerous poetic kinds they used. Pages 636.
COMMENTS ON PAUL SMITH’S TRANSLATION OF HAFIZ’S ‘DIVAN’.
“It isn't really a joke... the English model of the entire ghazals of Hafiz is a smart feat and of paramount value. i'm astonished.” Dr. Mir Mohammad Taghavi (Dr. of Literature) Tehran.
“Smith has most likely prepare the best selection of literary proof 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, Nesimi, Kabir, Anvari, Ansari, Jami, Khayyam, etc, in addition to poetry, fiction, performs, biographies, children’s books, screenplays.
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