By Abu Sa'id,Sarmad,Paul Smith
A Sufi Daybook
Translation & advent by means of Paul Smith
Abu Sa’id (968-1049) was once an ideal grasp and a poet who lived in Nishapur and composed in basic terms ruba’is, over four hundred of them. He was once a founding father of Sufi poetry and a tremendous effect at the ruba’i and so much poets that undefined, in particular Sana’i, Nizami, ‘Attar, Rumi and Hafiz. Sarmad (d. 1659) was once a well-known and notorious Persian dervish poet of Jewish and Armenian foundation. As a service provider he accrued his wares and travelled to India to promote them. In India he renounced Judaism and followed Islam: he later renounced it in favour of Hinduism which he eventually renounced for Sufism. He was once identified for exposing and ridiculing the most important religions and hypocrisy of his day, yet he additionally wrote appealing mystical poetry within the type of rubai’s. He was once beheaded in 1659 by way of Emperor Aurangzeb for his perceived heretical poetry. This Sufi Daybook involves 366 in their insightful, appealing & non secular ruba’is, 188 every one. advent & Bibliography. 390 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 by means of heart.
“Smith has most likely prepare the best number of literary evidence and background pertaining to Hafiz.” Daniel Ladinsky (Penguin Books author).
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 Lalla Ded, Baba Farid, Bulleh Shah and others, and his personal poetry, fiction, performs, biographies, children’s books and a dozen screenplays.
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