By Patricia Young
By Nizami,'Iraqi,Khayyam,Paul Smith
Translation & creation via Paul Smith
Here is a distinct Daybook of 366 poems by way of 3 of Persia’s maximum mystical & philosophical poets. Nizami was once a real grasp Poet who's most famed for his six books in masnavi shape: The Treasury of the Mysteries, Khrosrau and Shirin, Layla and Majnun, The Seven photos (another Sufi vintage) and his books on Alexander. He additionally composed a Divan of roughly 20,ooo couplets in ghazals and ruba’is and different kinds… tragically basically 2 hundred couplets live to tell the tale. His impression on ‘Attar, Rumi, Sadi, Hafiz and Jami and all others that can't be over priced. Omar Khayyam was once extra recognized in Iran as an astronomer, thinker and mathematician… the nihilistic and hedonistic and sometimes Sufi philosophy in his ruba’is intended that his poems have been by no means rather well known in his native land, yet in fact after the paintings of FitzGerald the west fell in love with him. He said, “The in simple terms crew which can succeed in God with purification of soul and renunciation of sensual preoccupations, with craving and ecstasy, are the Sufis.” ‘Iraqi used to be the writer of a Divan of non secular ghazals and ruba’is and different poems and of the well-known paintings in prose and poetry Lama’at, ‘Divine Flashes’… a piece that fantastically describes the mysteries of Divine Union that turned a vintage of Sufi Mysticism. the proper rhyme constitution has been saved. 380 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 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 by means of heart.
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 and others, and his personal poetry, fiction, performs, biographies, children’s books and a dozen screenplays.
By Fawn Nicol
If one wishes a spot to simply be while by myself and lacking somebody or so in love they believe nobody might be able to comprehend, the affection part is idealistic.
This can also be a great spot to discover phrases one wish to exhibit to that particular individual while what they suppose is difficult to say.
In the lifestyles part, the reader will locate poems written with keen anticipation that a few matters be analyzed from a distinct viewpoint, in addition to, a few motivating serenity."
By Miriam Pollard
This publication provides a chain of specific poems written by way of a Cistercian nun on various religious themes. Sister Pollard, writer of different non secular works, makes use of issues hooked up with Scripture, the Liturgy, the lifetime of Christ, prayer, nature and extra. those appealing and relocating poems will deepen our information of God's presence in our lives and support us to reply greater to the decision of Christ.
By Loretta L. Hardrick
By Bill Jones
Celebrated Artist and author invoice Jones supplies back with "Making experience"
With roots in Washington DC, Palm seashore, and the nice Smoky Mountains, He reaches out along with his rebellious loose wheeling, jovial Spirit...with hopes for a greater international via larger figuring out of the way our brain, ego, mind, and Soul all functionality, inter-linked and in unison.... both facing and/or developing our truth and/or situations that take place it.
He writes from, and to proportion, his standpoint of his limitless Dreamer style Philosophy of Peace, Love and Self-Mastery...gained from his reviews in Psychology, Philosophy, Nature, desires, the Sub-Conscious, Alpha mind waves, Christianity, Brotherhood, the Tao, Zen, common sense, Human Behaviorism, better brain and Intelligence, Meditation, Theoretical Physics, multiplied understanding, Theosophy, to say a few studies...and nonetheless studying.
A certain and Visually appealing paintings, lengthy awaited through Jones enthusiasts, "Making feel" is a suite of enlightening Poems and Essays on current second knowledge, Emotion Mastery, and Brotherhood...each respectively being the precursor of, and the facilitator for, the following.
AND...the greatest a part of the publication is dedicated to *Love and Romance...since it's of This... that makes all of it worthy while...so...read on...for..."it is of affection that I converse"
"To learn my work...is to grasp my Soul"...Bill Jones
By Eric Foster Rhodes
By Kelilah Yasharahla
By Dominique A. Evans