By Paul Smith
Translation & advent Paul Smith
CONTENTS: the most varieties in Arabic, Persian, Turkish, Urdu, Punjabi, Sindhi, Pushtu Sufi & Dervish Poetry… 7 THE POETS: Hazrat Ali 23, Ali Ibn Husain 26, Dhu’l-Nun 28, Bayazid Bistami forty three, Al Nuri forty seven, Junaid fifty seven, Sumnun sixty two, Ibn ‘Ata sixty eight, Shibli seventy four, Gilani eighty four, Baba Kuhi 89, Hamadani ninety three, Athir 102, Abu Maydan 1o5, Suhrawardi 112, Ruzbihan one hundred twenty, Hamavi 128, Baghdadi one hundred forty, Al-Shushtari 149, Imami 154, Sultan Valad 159, Humam one hundred seventy, Hasan Dihlavi 182, Simnani 201, Auhadi 214, Khaju 223, Emad 232, Ruh Attar 248, Haydar 257, Junaid Shirazi 270, Ahmedi 276, Kadi Burhan-ud-din 280, Kamal 292, Maghribi 298, Suleyman Chelebi 322, Sheykhi 332, Kasim Anwar 336, Shah Da’i 346, Pir Sultan 358, Khayali 365, Fuzuli 371, Ghazali 387, Huda’i 395, Urfi 399, Rahim 406, Qutub Shah 413, Tausani 419, Mirza 421, Nef’i 442, Mulla Shah 447, Sa’ib 458, Sultan Bahu 461, Khwaja Mohammad 476, Hamid 491, Niyazi 513, Wali 520, Mushtaq 529, Ali Haider 542, Sauda 551, Dard 561, Ahmad Shah 572, Shaida 580, Hatif 590, Mir 605, Sachal Sarmast 628, Galib 640, Nur ‘Ali Shah 653, Bibi Hayati 659, Rida ‘Ali Shah 673, Muzaffar ‘Ali Shah 678, Esrar Dede 681, Aatish 687, Zauq 699, Dabir 706, Anees 713, Farid 718, Shad 725, Khusrawi 733. the proper shape & which means has been saved within the translation of all strong, insightful, frequently attractive poems of those nice, many unknown, Sufi poets. Pages 736.
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“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. If he involves Iran i'll kiss the fingertips that wrote this kind of masterpiece encouraged by way of the writer of all.” Dr. Mir Mohammad Taghavi (Dr. of Literature) Tehran.
“Superb translations. ninety nine% Hafiz 1% Paul Smith.” Ali Akbar Shapurzman, translator into Persian and knower of Hafiz’s Divan off by way of heart.
Paul Smith is a poet, writer and translator of over a hundred and fifty books of Sufi poets of Persian, Arabic, Urdu, Turkish, Pashtu and different languages, together with Hafiz, Sadi, Nizami, Rumi, ‘Attar, Sana’i, Jahan, Obeyd Zakani, Nesimi, Kabir, Anvari, Ansari, Jami, Khayyam, Rudaki, Yunus Emre, Lalla Ded, Iqbal, Ghalib and so forth, in addition to poetry, fiction, performs, biographies and 12 screenplays.
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