By Paul Smith

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FIVE nice vintage SUFI grasp POETS

Ibn al-Farid, Ibn ‘Arabi, Baba Farid, Baba Afzal, Rumi.

SELECTED POEMS

Translation & advent Paul Smith

The nice Sufi ideal grasp Poets of the vintage Age (12th-13th century) have been common and encouraging within the poetic kinds of the ghazal, ruba’i, qasida and the masnavi in expressing their love for the Divine cherished and their contempt for this international and its illusions. listed below are thousands of gorgeous poems by way of them within the right shape and which means and biographies approximately them. Ibn al-Farid (1181-1235). His poetry is imbibed with Sufism and he's one of many maximum mystic poet of the Arabs. His The Mystic’s growth… a profound exploration of non secular adventure alongside the Sufi course is the following thoroughly translated. Ibn ‘Arabi (1165-1240) A prolific author, Ibn ‘Arabi is mostly referred to as the best exponent of the assumption later referred to as the ‘Unity of Being’. Baba Farid (1173-1266) the Sufi grasp from Punjab is known for his clever, religious couplets (slokas). Baba Afzal (1186-1256) was once a Sufi grasp, writer of 500 mystical and now and then debatable ruba’is. he's one of many maximum poets one of the philosophers of Islam. Rumi (1207-1273), the good grasp is this day the most well-liked poet on the earth. His poems are strong, down-to-earth, complete bliss and knowing. advent: Sufis & Dervishes: Their artwork & Use of Poetry & a variety of poetic kinds they used. Pages 626.

COMMENTS ON PAUL SMITH’S TRANSLATION OF HAFIZ’S ‘DIVAN’.

“It isn't really a joke... the English model of all of the 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 choice of literary evidence and background 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, and so forth, in addition to poetry, fiction, performs, biographies, children’s books, screenplays.

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