Sufi Symbolism II

My sole preoccupation is anguish over you;

Night and day I'm constantly preoccupied with you.

-- Attar


Sufi Symbolism II cover

Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh

Translated by Terry Graham, with
the collaberation of Neil and Sima
Johnston and Ali-Reza Nurbakhsh

ISBN 0-933546-31-9





Contents

ButtonSufi Symbolism of Love, Lover, Beloved

ButtonAllusions and Metaphors

We are happy to record the appearance of the 2nd volume of the Nurbakhsh Encyclopedia, which is devoted to Love, and all its corollaries, that is, it covers the most important aspect of Persian mystical poetry. As in the first volume, every concept is explained not only by verses from the classical Persian poetry, but also by prose treatises, and even a scholar who has worked in this field for a long time will appreciate the subtle nuances of apparently synonymous words.

Anne-Marie Schimmel, Harvard University


Available in: | English | Farsi


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