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 easy and encouraging within the poetic varieties of the ghazal, ruba’i, qasida and masnavi in expressing their love for the Divine cherished and their contempt for this global and its illusions and explaining the non secular direction. listed here are 1000's of lovely 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 means. He was once a impression on Hafiz. Ibn Yamin (1286-1367). He was once a grasp of the shape of the qit’a and used it to specific 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 likely one of the maximum mystical poets of the past due 14th and early fifteenth centuries and some of the most renowned early masters in Turkish/Azerbaijani literary heritage. creation: Sufis & Dervishes: Their paintings & Use of Poetry & numerous poetic varieties 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 significance. i'm astonished.” Dr. Mir Mohammad Taghavi (Dr. of Literature) Tehran.
“Smith has most likely prepare the best number of literary evidence and background touching 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, and so on, in addition to poetry, fiction, performs, biographies, children’s books, screenplays.
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