By Paul Smith
OF girls MYSTICAL POETS
OF THE MIDDLE-EAST & INDIA
Translation & creation Paul Smith
This is the most important anthology of girls mystical poets of the center East & India within the right kind of the poetry and the that means ever released. It covers the years from the eighth to the twentieth century. listed below are poems packed with longing, loving, religion and melancholy, discomfort and bliss, consciousness and melancholy… continually sincere, constantly actual and from time to time… inspiring and beneficial at the non secular direction. listed below are Sufis, dervishes, princesses, a unadorned fakir, prisoners, students, fanatics, devotees… yet, constantly, enthusiasts of the one that unites us all. those poems have been composed in Arabic, Persian, Turkish, and many of the Indian languages. THE POETS: Andal, Rabi’a of Basra, Rabi’a Balkhi, Mahsati, Janabai, Jahan Khatun, Lalla Ded, Mihri, Zeynab, Mira Bai, Bahina Bai, Makhfi, Fitnet, Leyla Khanim, Tahirah, Hayati, Parvin. Biographies and ‘Further interpreting’ commence every one choice. advent at the major varieties within the Poetry of those ladies Poets. Pages 497.
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 value. 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 selection of literary proof and heritage touching 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, Mu’in, Amir Khusrau, Nesimi, Kabir, Anvari, Ansari, Jami, Khayyam, Rudaki, Yunus Emre, Shah Latif, Bulleh Shah, Lalla Ded, Iqbal, Ghalib and so on, and his personal poetry, fiction, performs, biographies, children’s books and screenplays.
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