The Book of Lalla Ded (Lalleshwari)

The Book of Lalla Ded Lalleshwari THE BOOK OF LALLA DED LALLESHWARI Translation Introduction Paul Smith Lalla Ded or Lalleshwari is the famous female poet saint from Kashmir who lived at exactly the same time as Hafiz of Shiraz

  • Title: The Book of Lalla Ded (Lalleshwari)
  • Author: Lalla Paul Smith
  • ISBN: 9781508458944
  • Page: 442
  • Format: Paperback
  • THE BOOK OF LALLA DED LALLESHWARI Translation Introduction Paul Smith Lalla Ded or Lalleshwari is the famous female poet saint from Kashmir who lived at exactly the same time as Hafiz of Shiraz 1320 1392 Her vakhs poems sayings are sung even today in Kashmir She was married at a young age but the marriage was a failure and she walked out at the age of twenty THE BOOK OF LALLA DED LALLESHWARI Translation Introduction Paul Smith Lalla Ded or Lalleshwari is the famous female poet saint from Kashmir who lived at exactly the same time as Hafiz of Shiraz 1320 1392 Her vakhs poems sayings are sung even today in Kashmir She was married at a young age but the marriage was a failure and she walked out at the age of twenty four She became a disciple of Siddha Srikanth It must have taken a lot of courage on her part to walk out of a marriage and to walk around unclothed as she did She was treated with contempt by some and much reverence by others, seeing her as a saint and eventually as God realized Her two hundred vakhs are some of the oldest examples of Kashmiri written She was a bridge between Hindu mysticism and Sufism Her poems are influential today than ever, not only in Kashmir but around the world Here are 134 inspired poems with correct form and meaning Introduction on her Life, Times Poetry and on Sufis Dervishes Their Art Use of Poetry, Selected Bibliography Large Format Paperback 7 x 10 Illustrated 160 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 I am astonished Dr Mir Mohammad Taghavi Dr of Literature Tehran Superb translations 99% Hafiz 1% Paul Smith Ali Akbar Shapurzman, translator 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 of poems inspired by Hafiz Paul Smith is a poet, author and translator of many books of Sufi poets of the Persian, Arabic, Urdu, Turkish, Pashtu and other languages, including Hafiz, Sadi, Nizami, Rumi, Attar, Sana i, Jahan, Obeyd Zakani, Nesimi, Kabir, Anvari, Ansari, Jami, Khayyam, Rudaki, Yunus Emre, Shah Latif, Mahsati, Bulleh Shah, Khushal Khan Khattak and many others, as well as poetry, fiction, plays, biographies, children s books and 12 screenplays newhumanitybooks

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