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Document Week 2: Hajji Bayram and the early Ottoman tradition

The early Ottoman tradition of Sufism constituted a remarkable flowering. In order to understand the poetic tradition of the Ottomans, especially...

Sufi poetry, Sufi orders, Sufism, Hajji Bayram, Ottoman Empire view
Document A Ghazal by ʿAttar

This love-poem (ghazal) by ʿAttar combines several metaphors for the burning power of annihilation (fana') that are common in his work: the moth...

Islamic mysticism, Sufi poetry view
Document The Diwan of Ibn 'Arabi

This is a brief introduction by Stephen Hirtenstein to the huge collection of poetry which Ibn 'Arabi wrote - not only the printed (Bulaq) edition...

Islamic mysticism, Sufi poetry, Ibn 'Arabi view
Document Yunus Emre: selected poems

A selection of seven poems by Yunus Emre in translation.

Islamic mysticism, Sufi poetry view
Document Baba Farid: poems

There are several poems attributed to Baba Farid, in Persian and Punjabi. This is a selection from various sources and translators.

Farid, Chishti, Sufi poetry view
Document Hafiz poems 1

This selection of two poems by Hafiz contrasts the different translation styles that have been used by recent translators to render his poems into...

Hafez, Hafiz, Islamic Mystical Poetry, Sufism, Sufi poetry view
Document Nizami extracts

Three extracts from Nizami's works, in Englsh translation, for study and discussion.

Islamic mysticism, Sufi poetry view
Document Awhad al-Din Kirmani

A talk by Jane Clark, inroducing the poet Kirmani's life and times and the form of the queatrain for which he was famous.

Kirmani, Sufi poetry, Islamic mysticism view
Document A poem on Love by Ibn 'Arabi

A poem with commentary by In 'Arabi from his Diwan, translated by Stephen Hirtenstein.

Islamic mysticism, Sufi poetry, Ibn 'Arabi view
Document 'Iraqi: Sufi views of Love

A selection of important discussion about love, focusing on the Konya school that studied and carried on Ibn 'Arabi's teachings: extracts from...

Islamic mysticism, Sufi poetry view
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