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By Abu Sa'id,Sarmad,Paul Smith

ISBN-10: 1482356503

ISBN-13: 9781482356502

~ABU SA’ID & SARMAD~
A Sufi Daybook
Translation & creation by way of Paul Smith

Abu Sa’id (968-1049) used to be an ideal grasp and a poet who lived in Nishapur and composed in simple terms ruba’is, over four hundred of them. He was once a founding father of Sufi poetry and a big impression at the ruba’i and so much poets that undefined, specifically Sana’i, Nizami, ‘Attar, Rumi and Hafiz. Sarmad (d. 1659) was once a recognized and notorious Persian dervish poet of Jewish and Armenian beginning. As a service provider he accrued his wares and travelled to India to promote them. In India he renounced Judaism and followed Islam: he later renounced it in favour of Hinduism which he ultimately renounced for Sufism. He was once identified for exposing and ridiculing the foremost religions and hypocrisy of his day, yet he additionally wrote appealing mystical poetry within the type of rubai’s. He was once beheaded in 1659 by means of Emperor Aurangzeb for his perceived heretical poetry. This Sufi Daybook involves 366 in their insightful, attractive & religious ruba’is, 188 each one. advent & Bibliography. 390 pages.

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 significance. 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 through heart.
“Smith has most likely prepare the best selection of literary proof and heritage pertaining to Hafiz.” Daniel Ladinsky (Penguin Books author).

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, Khayyam, Rudaki Lalla Ded, Baba Farid, Bulleh Shah and others, and his personal poetry, fiction, performs, biographies, children’s books and a dozen screenplays.

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