By Nizami,'Iraqi,Khayyam,Paul Smith
Translation & creation by way of Paul Smith
Here is a different Daybook of 366 poems by means of 3 of Persia’s maximum mystical & philosophical poets. Nizami was once a real grasp Poet who's most famed for his six books in masnavi shape: The Treasury of the Mysteries, Khrosrau and Shirin, Layla and Majnun, The Seven pix (another Sufi vintage) and his books on Alexander. He additionally composed a Divan of roughly 20,ooo couplets in ghazals and ruba’is and different kinds… tragically purely two hundred couplets continue to exist. His impression on ‘Attar, Rumi, Sadi, Hafiz and Jami and all others that can't be overvalued. Omar Khayyam was once extra well-known in Iran as an astronomer, thinker and mathematician… the nihilistic and hedonistic and infrequently Sufi philosophy in his ruba’is intended that his poems have been by no means relatively well known in his place of origin, yet in fact after the paintings of FitzGerald the west fell in love with him. He said, “The purely team that may succeed in God with purification of soul and renunciation of sensual preoccupations, with craving and ecstasy, are the Sufis.” ‘Iraqi was once the writer of a Divan of religious ghazals and ruba’is and different poems and of the recognized paintings in prose and poetry Lama’at, ‘Divine Flashes’… a piece that superbly describes the mysteries of Divine Union that turned a vintage of Sufi Mysticism. the right kind rhyme constitution has been stored. 380 pages.
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 significance. i'm astonished.” 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 through heart.
Paul Smith is a poet, writer and translator of over eighty 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 and others, and his personal poetry, fiction, performs, biographies, children’s books and a dozen screenplays.
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