‘ATTAR & KHAQANI: SUFI POETRY
Translation & creation Paul Smith
Here is an enlightened Daybook of 366 inspirational and gorgeous poems through of the best Sufi poets and non secular Masters of all instances within the right poetical shape and which means. Farid ad-din ‘Attar is obvious with Sana’i and Rumi (who he met and inspired) as one of many 3 most vital Sufi Poet–Masters of the thirteenth century. He composed over 40 books in general within the epic masnavi type of rhyming couplets. He additionally composed many strong mystical poems within the ghazal shape and within the ruba’i shape. Khaqani used to be Born in Shirwan in 1122 he died in Tabriz in 1199. He used to be a good poet and a grasp of the qasida and one of many first of the ghazal. He left a amazing, huge background of poems in Persian that prompted many later Sufi poets. advent lifestyles, instances & Poetry of those nice poets. 388 pages.
COMMENTS ON PAUL SMITH’S TRANSLATION OF HAFIZ’S ‘DIVAN’.
“It isn't a joke... the English model of the entire ghazals of Hafiz is a brilliant feat and of paramount significance. i'm astonished. If he involves Iran i'll kiss the fingertips that wrote the sort of masterpiece encouraged via the writer of all.” 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 via heart.
“Smith has most likely prepare the best number of literary proof and background bearing 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, Mu’in, Amir Khusrau, Nesimi, Kabir, Anvari, Ansari, Jami, Khayyam, Rudaki, Lalla Ded, Baba Farid, Bulleh Shah, Jami and others, and his personal poetry, fiction, performs, biographies, children’s books and a dozen screenplays.