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By Amir Khusrau,Paul Smith

ISBN-10: 1479297208

ISBN-13: 9781479297207

AMIR KHUSRAU: chosen POEMS

Translation & advent by means of Paul Smith

Amir Khusrau (1253-1324), the ‘Parrot of India’ was once born at Patigali close to the Ganges in India. on the age of thirty-six he used to be poet-laureate, serving many sultans. He used to be not just fluent in Persian, during which he composed nearly all of his ninety two books, but additionally in Arabic, Hindi and Sanskrit. He composed ten lengthy masnavis, 5 Divans of ghazals and different poems and lots of prose works. He was once a grasp musician and invented the sitar. the proper grasp Nizam ud-din took him as his disciple and at last he grew to become God-realized. He rebelled opposed to slim spirituality and helped redefine the genuine Sufi means. He was once a profound impact on Hafiz and is noticeable because the hyperlink among Sadi and Hafiz in updating the shape and content material of the ghazal and eroticising it. this is often the biggest number of his poems in English. creation is on his existence & occasions & Poetry and the varieties within which he wrote and on Sufism & Poetry. the proper rhyme-structure has been saved and the that means of those attractive, enlightened poems. 201 pages

COMMENTS ON PAUL SMITH’S TRANSLATION OF HAFIZ’S ‘DIVAN’.

“It isn't 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 this sort of 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 by way of heart.
“Smith has most likely prepare the best choice of literary proof and heritage referring to Hafiz.” Daniel Ladinsky (Penguin Books author).
“I used to be very inspired with the wonderful 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 and so forth, and his personal poetry, fiction, performs, biographies, children’s books, screenplays.

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