By Paul Smith
THE FIRST ideal grasp AND POET
In a sequence of 9 nightly conversations among a grasp and a few shut devotees it is a long-overdue exploration and discovery and appreciation of the genuine non secular prestige of Adam, the 1st God-realized man or woman and the 1st poet. utilizing poetry and texts of the best Sufi and different mystical poets this primary excellent Master’s lifestyles and function is printed and praised. The poets and non secular Masters comprise Adam Himself, Hafiz, Ibn ‘Arabi, Shahin of Shiraz, ‘Iraqi, Jili, Mansur Hallaj, Khushal Khan Khattak, Rumi, Ansari, Nizami, Shabistari, Suhrawardi, Mu’in ud-din Chishti, Sadi, Ibn al-Farid and Paul. the proper rhyme-structure has been stored in addition to the sweetness and that means of those poems. 222 pages within the paperback.
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 brilliant feat and of paramount significance. i'm astonished. If he involves Iran i'll kiss the fingertips that wrote this sort of masterpiece.” Dr. Mir Mohammad Taghavi (Dr. of Literature) Tehran.
“Superb translations. ninety nine% Hafiz 1% Paul Smith.” Ali Akbar Shapurzman, translator of works into Persian and knower of Hafiz’s Divan off by way of heart.
“Smith has most likely prepare the best number of literary proof and heritage referring to Hafiz.” Daniel Ladinsky (Penguin Books author).
“I was once very inspired with the wonderful thing about those books.” Dr. R.K. Barz. college of Asian reviews, Australian nationwide University.
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, Omar Khayyam, Rudaki, Yunus Emre, Shah Latif, Bulleh Shah and so on, and his personal poetry, fiction, performs, biographies, children’s books and 12 screenplays.
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