The Unity of Being - Ibn 'Arabi & his follower/poets - Auhad ud-din, 'Iraqi, Shabistari, Maghribi, Jili, Shah Da'i & Jami: Selected Poems (Paperback)

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The Unity of Being - Ibn 'Arabi & his follower/poets - Auhad ud-din, 'Iraqi, Shabistari, Maghribi, Jili, Shah Da'i & Jami: Selected Poems By Auhad Ud-Din, 'Iraqi, Shabistari Cover Image
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THE UNITY OF BEING Ibn 'Arabi & his follower/poets: Auhad ud-din, 'Iraqi, Shabistari, Maghribi, Jili, Shah Da'i & Jami SELECTED POEMS Translation & Introduction Paul Smith In the West Ibn 'Arabi (1165-1240) is also known as the Doctor Maximus and in the Islamic world as the Reviver of Religion and the Great Master. Ibn 'Arabi is known as the prime exponent of the idea later known as the 'Unity of Being'. The poets in this anthology following him believed in and expanded this mystical philosophy. His emphasis was on the true potential of the human being and the path to realising that potential and becoming the Perfect or complete human being. Many of the great Sufi Master poets who came after him expanded and explained in their wonderful poetry in all forms on 'The Unity of Being'. CONTENTS: Sufis: Their Art and Use of Poetry 7, Forms of Poetry of these Poets 17, The Life & Times & Works of Ibn 'Arabi 33, The Life & Times & Poetry of Auhad ud-din 113, The Life & Times & Poetry of 'Iraqi 167, The Life & Times & Poetry of Shabistari 289, The Life & Times & Poetry of Maghribi 411, The Life & Times & Poetry of Jili 447, The Life & Times & Poetry of Shah Da'i 467, The Life & Times & Poetry of Jami 489. Selected Bibliographies. The correct rhyme-structures have been kept in the translations of these beautiful, powerful, spiritual poems. Large Format Paperback 7" x 10" 664 pages.Paul Smith (b. 1945) is an Australian poet and translator of many books of Sufi poets of the Persian, Arabic, Urdu, Turkish, Pashtu, Kashmiri and other languages including Hafiz, Sadi, Nizami, Dard, Nazir, Rumi, 'Attar, Sana'i, 'Iraqi, Jahan Khatun, Obeyd Zakani, Nesimi, Kabir, Anvari, Ansari and many others, as well as his own poetry, fiction, plays, biographies, children's books and a dozen screenplays. amazon.com/author/smithpa Published by New Humanity Books.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781973923886
ISBN-10: 1973923882
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: November 20th, 2017
Pages: 666
Language: English