By Mansur Hallaj,Baba Tahir,Abu Sa'id,Sana'i,Paul Smith
Mansur Hallaj, Baba Tahir, Abu Sa’id, Ansari & Sana’i
Translation & creation through Paul Smith
The early Sufi ideal grasp Poets (859-1131) have been straight forward and encouraging within the poetic different types of the ghazal, ruba’i, qit’a, qasida and the masnavi in expressing their love for the Divine liked and their contempt for this global and its illusions. listed below are hundreds and hundreds of lovely poems by means of them within the right shape and that means and biographies approximately them. The well-known & notorious Mansur Hallaj (859-922) tortured and performed for asserting ‘I am the reality’ and extra in his God-realized poems; Baba Tahir, the most respected of the early Persian Sufi poets who composed simply ruba’is; Abu Sa’id (967–1049) the recognized Persian Sufi/Dervish excellent grasp (Qutub) and poet who contributed generally to the evolution of Sufi culture and poetry; Ansari (born 1005) a well-known Persian Sufi ruba’i poet who lived in Herat (then Khorasan, now Afghanistan) and Hakim Sana’i (1050-1131) recognized for his vintage mystical poem in masnavi (rhyming couplets) shape: ‘The Enclosed backyard of the Truth’. he's one of many most interesting poets within the Sufi (Islamic mysticism) culture. creation on ‘Sufis & Dervishes: Their artwork & Use of Poetry’ & ‘The major kinds in Sufi & Dervish Poetry’. Pages 617
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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, Yunus Emre, Shah Latif, Bulleh Shah, Lalla Ded and others, and his personal poetry, fiction, performs, biographies, children’s books and screenplays.
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Five Great Early Sufi Master Poets: Selected Poems by Mansur Hallaj,Baba Tahir,Abu Sa'id,Sana'i,Paul Smith