'Attar & Khaqani: Sufi Poetry, A Daybook by Paul Smith

By Paul Smith

‘ATTAR & KHAQANI: SUFI POETRY

~A Daybook~

Translation & creation Paul Smith

Here is an enlightened Daybook of 366 inspirational and lovely poems through of the best Sufi poets and religious Masters of all occasions within the right poetical shape and that means. Farid ad-din ‘Attar is noticeable with Sana’i and Rumi (who he met and prompted) as one of many 3 most vital Sufi Poet–Masters of the thirteenth century. He composed over 40 books as a rule within the epic masnavi type of rhyming couplets. He additionally composed many robust 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 very good poet and a grasp of the qasida and one of many first of the ghazal. He left a awesome, huge background of poems in Persian that encouraged many later Sufi poets. advent lifestyles, occasions & Poetry of those nice poets. 388 pages.

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 type 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 by way of heart.
“Smith has most likely prepare the best choice of literary evidence and heritage pertaining to 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, Lalla Ded, Baba Farid, Bulleh Shah, Jami and others, and his personal poetry, fiction, performs, biographies, children’s books and a dozen screenplays.

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