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The Big Book of Sufi Poetry: An Anthology

Paul Smith

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ISBN 10: 150573309X / ISBN 13: 9781505733099
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Title: The Big Book of Sufi Poetry: An Anthology

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Publication Date: 2014

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THE BIG BOOK OF SUFI POETRY: An Anthology Translations & Introductions Paul Smith CONTENTS: Sufis & Dervishes: Their Art and Use of Poetry, The Main Forms in Arabic, Persian, Turkish, Kashmiri, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Sindhi & Pushtu Sufi & Dervish Poetry... Glossary. THE POETS...Hazrat Ali 31, Ali Ibn Husain 31, Rabi’a of Basra 32, Dhu’l-Nun 35, Bayazid Bistami 39, Al Nuri 40, Junaid 43, Sumnun 44, Mansur al-Hallaj 45, Ibn ‘Ata 51, Rudaki 53, Shibli 57, Baba Tahir 58, Abu Said 62, Ibn Sina 68, Baba Kuhi 71, Ansari 73, Al-Ghazzali 74, Hamadani 77, Sana’i 79, Gilani 89, Mahsati 91, Abu Maydan 95, Khaqani 98, Mu’in 106, Suhrawadi 118, Nizami 122, Ruzbihan 140, Baghdadi 141, ‘Attar 143, Auhad-ud-din Kermani 160, Kamal ud-din 164, Ibn al-Farid 168, Ibn ‘Arabi 177, Baba Farid 185, Hamavi 190, Baba Afzal 192, Rumi 195, Imami 238, Sadi 239, ‘Iraqi 279, Sultan Valad 289, Humam 292, Yunus Emre 296, Shabistari 306, Amir Khusrau 313, Hasan Dihlavi 322, Simnani 331, Auhadi 334, Ibn Yamin 338, Khaju 342, Obeyd Zakani 347, Emad 356, Lalla Ded 364, Hafiz 366, Jahan Khatun 408, Ruh Attar 434, Haydar 440, Junaid Shirazi 449, Ahmedi 451, Kadi Burhan-ud-din 454, Kamal 458, Maghribi 461, Nesimi 468, ‘Arifi 476, Suleyman Chelebi 480, Sheykhi 485, Kasim Anwar 487, Shah Ni’matu’llah 492, Shah Da’i 1497, Kabir 1403, Jami 516, ‘Aishah al-Ba’uniyah 529, Baba Fighani 538, Pir Sultan 541, Khayali 545, Fuzuli 549, Huda’i 556, Urfi 558, Qutub Shah 561, Mirza 563, Nef’i 576, Sa’ib 579, Dara Shikoh 581, Sarmad 587, Khushal 595, Sultan Bahu 602, Ashraf Khan 605, Nasir Ali 609, Makhfi 610, Bedil 628, AbdulKhadir 634, Rahman Baba 639, Khwaja Mohammad 649, Hamid 654, Niyaz 664, Wali 667, Bulleh Shah 671, Shah Latif 676, Mushtaq 683, Ali Haider 685, Sauda 687, Dard 690, Ahmad Shah 694, Shaida 700, Nazir 705, Hatef 715, Mir 721, Sachal Sarmast 731, Galib 735, Nur ‘Ali Shah 741, Bibi Hayati 743, Rida ‘Ali Shah 749, Muzaffar ‘Ali Shah 404, Esrar Dede 406, Aatish 408, Zauq 413, Dabir 416, Anees 762, Tahirah 764, Hali 771, Farid 772, Shad 775, Khusrawi 778, Iqbal 780, Inayat Khan789, Ashgar 798. Correct form and meaning has been kept in all these poems. Biography & bibliography with each poet. Large Format Edition 7” x 10”... 799 pages. COMMENTS ON PAUL SMITH’S TRANSLATION OF HAFIZ’S ‘DIVAN’. “It is not a joke... the English version of ALL the ghazals of Hafiz is a great feat and of paramount importance.” Dr. Mir Mohammad Taghavi (Dr. of Literature) Tehran. “Superb translations. 99% Hafiz 1% Paul Smith.” Ali Akbar Shapurzman, translator of many mystical works in English into Persian and knower of Hafiz’s Divan off by heart. “Smith has probably put together the greatest collection of literary facts and history concerning Hafiz.” Daniel Ladinsky (Penguin Books author). Paul Smith is a poet, author and translator of many books of Sufi poets from the Persian, Arabic, Urdu, Turkish, Pashtu and other languages including Hafiz, Sadi, Nizami, Rumi, ‘Attar, Sana’i, Jahan Khatun, Obeyd Zakani, Nesimi, Kabir, Anvari, Ansari, Jami, Khayyam, Iqbal, Rudaki, Yunus Emre, Ghalib and many others, as well as his own poetry, fiction, plays, biographies and a dozen screenplays.

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