By Amir Khusrau,Paul Smith
Translation & advent via Paul Smith
Amir Khusrau (1253-1324), the ‘Parrot of India’ used to be born at Patigali close to the Ganges in India. on the age of thirty-six he was once poet-laureate, serving many sultans. He used to be not just fluent in Persian, during which he composed the vast majority of his ninety two books, but in addition in Arabic, Hindi and Sanskrit. He composed ten lengthy masnavis, 5 Divans of ghazals and different poems and lots of prose works. He used to be a grasp musician and invented the sitar. the appropriate grasp Nizam ud-din took him as his disciple and at last he grew to become God-realized. He rebelled opposed to slender spirituality and helped redefine the genuine Sufi means. He was once a profound impact on Hafiz and is obvious because the hyperlink among Sadi and Hafiz in updating the shape and content material of the ghazal and eroticising it. this is often the most important collection of his poems in English. advent is on his existence & occasions & Poetry and the varieties during which he wrote and on Sufism & Poetry. the proper rhyme-structure has been saved and the which means of those attractive, enlightened poems. 201 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 smart feat and of paramount value. i'm astonished. If he involves Iran i'm going to kiss the fingertips that wrote any such 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 proof and heritage touching on Hafiz.” Daniel Ladinsky (Penguin Books author).
“I used to be very inspired with the great thing about those books.” Dr. R.K. Barz. college of Asian stories, 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 etc, and his personal poetry, fiction, performs, biographies, children’s books, screenplays.
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