By Paul Smith
THE FIRST ideal grasp AND POET
In a chain of 9 nightly conversations among a grasp and a few shut devotees it is a long-overdue exploration and discovery and appreciation of the true religious prestige of Adam, the 1st God-realized individual and the 1st poet. utilizing poetry and texts of the best Sufi and different mystical poets this primary excellent Master’s existence and position is printed and praised. The poets and religious Masters contain 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 saved in addition to the wonder 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 the entire ghazals of Hafiz is a smart feat and of paramount value. i'm astonished. If he involves Iran i'm going to kiss the fingertips that wrote one of these 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 via heart.
“Smith has most likely prepare the best choice of literary evidence and historical past bearing on Hafiz.” Daniel Ladinsky (Penguin Books author).
“I was once very inspired with the great thing about those books.” Dr. R.K. Barz. school of Asian reports, 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 forth, and his personal poetry, fiction, performs, biographies, children’s books and 12 screenplays.
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