By Paul Smith
FOUR nice vintage SUFI grasp POETS
Amir Khusrau, Ibn Yamin, Hafiz & Nesimi
Translation & advent Paul Smith
The nice Sufi excellent grasp Poets of the vintage Age (13th-15th century) have been uncomplicated and encouraging within the poetic types of the ghazal, ruba’i, qasida and masnavi in expressing their love for the Divine loved and their contempt for this international and its illusions and explaining the religious course. listed below are hundreds of thousands of lovely poems by means of them within the right shape and that means and biographies approximately them. Amir Khusrau (1253-1324), the ‘Parrot of India’ was once a grasp musician who invented the sitar. He grew to become God-realized. He rebelled opposed to slim spirituality and helped redefine the Sufi approach. 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) grew to become an ideal grasp (Qutub). His Divan exhibits he composed in approximately all types. Nesimi (1369-1417) is among the maximum mystical poets of the past due 14th and early fifteenth centuries and some of the most well-liked early masters in Turkish/Azerbaijani literary heritage. advent: 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 brilliant feat and of paramount value. i'm astonished.” Dr. Mir Mohammad Taghavi (Dr. of Literature) Tehran.
“Smith has most likely prepare the best choice of literary evidence and heritage touching on Hafiz.” Daniel Ladinsky (Penguin Books author).
Paul Smith is a poet, writer and translator of over a 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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