By Haleh Pourafzal
An exploration of the Persian poet’s religious philosophy, with unique translations of his poetry
• beneficial properties large perception into the meanings and contexts of the poetry and philosophies of this religious teacher
• contains over 30 entire poems via Haféz, together with “The Wild Deer,” usually considered as his masterpiece
For six hundred years the Persian poet Haféz has been learn, recited, quoted, and enjoyed through hundreds of thousands of individuals in his place of birth and during the global. Like his predecessor Rumi, he's a religious consultant in our look for life’s essence. Haféz is either a mystic thinker and a heartfelt poet of wants and fears.
Haféz: Teachings of the thinker of Love is the right advent to the guy often called the thinker of affection, whose message of religious transcendence via rapture and repair to others is principally very important to our stricken international. His knowledge speaks on to the innovative of philosophy, psychology, social concept, and schooling and will function a bridge of figuring out among the West and the center East, cultures in determined want of mutual empathy.
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Shaaban The month previous Ramadan. sha’er A precise poet: an inventive artist whose shape and content material unify to undertaking a different imaginative and prescient. shahed The witness. while looking a divinatory message from the Divan, a moment poem (immediately following the 1st) is learn to extend the which means of the 1st. This moment poem is expounded to be the witness, corroborating the suggestions. Shakh-e-Nabat “Branch of Sugarcane. ” In legend, the lady whose photo encouraged Haféz on a forty-night imaginative and prescient quest. shayyadan The Shiraz local the place Haféz is related to were born. actually, charlatans, imposters. Sheherazad Arabic identify of the heroine of the tale “One Thousand and One Nights” within the vintage stories of the Arabian Nights. sheikh Arabic for non secular grasp. Shiraz The domestic urban of Haféz, positioned now in southern Iran. Simorgh The mystical poultry that possesses the top religious knowledge in Attar’s “Conference of the Birds” and different Persian literature. tabalvor-e mozaaf Biluminosity. A time period describing Haféz’s certain and inventive means of embodying simultaneous enlightenment from either divine and worldly resources in his poetry. Tehran Capital urban of Iran. vahdat Unity. yeganeh Unity, wholeness. zahed In ordinary utilization, a religious individual. within the terminology of Haféz, a pious, zealous, self-righteous, self-serving fundamentalist—the contrary of rend. Zarathustra Founder of the traditional faith referred to now by way of the Greek time period Zoroastrianism. Notes creation 1. Boylan, Hafez: Dance of existence, three. 2. Boylan, Hafez: Dance of existence, translation of quote via Michael C. Hillman, ninety five. unique resource: Javdaneh Forugh Farrokhzad (Immortal Forugh Farrokhzad), released in Iran. three. Goethe, West-Östlicher Divan: West-Eastern Divan, 31. four. Emerson, “Journals of 1847,” the whole Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1903, Vol. eight, 31. five. Bell, the lessons of Hafiz, 88. 6. Khan, The Hand of Poetry, 136. 7. Ibid. , a hundred and forty four. eight. Smith, Hafiz: Tongue of the Hidden, 14. half 1 Jamshid’s Biluminous Cup nine. Nietzsche, Der Wille Zùr Macht (The Will To Power), translated byAli-Gholi Mahmoudi Bakhtiari in Rahi be Maktab-e Haféz (A route to the college of Haféz), 30. 10. Sumer: towns of Eden, 1993, 148. eleven. Mehr, The Zoroastrian culture, 38. half 2 a decision of Mythology 12. Shaw, guy and Superman, 32. half three the massive photo thirteen. solution via United international locations academic, clinical and Cultural association (UNESCO), November, 1987, commemorating the 600th anniversary of the loss of life of the Iranian poet Haféz. 14. Hillmann (Boylan, Hafez: Dance of lifestyles, ninety five) writes: “In this view, she [Forugh Farrokhzad] echoes the phrases of NimaYushij (1895–1960), the ‘father’ of contemporary Persian poetry, who recognizes Hafez’s deserved preeminence and laments the truth that Iran has consistently had so few sha’ers (true poets) and such a lot of nazems (versifiers). ” 15. Payne, The Poems of Shemseddin Mohammad Hafiz of Shiraz, vol. 1. Sustainability sixteen. Whitemore, the easiest of buddies, 60. half four The Elder Takes His go away 17. Islami Nadoushan, Majaraye Pyar Napazire Haféz(The never-ending experience of Haféz), 304–305.