Drunk on the Wine of the Beloved: Poems of Hafiz

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The Persian Sufi poet Hafiz (1326-1390) is a towering figure in Islamic literature--and in spiritual attainment as well. Known for his profound mystical wisdom combined with a sublime sensuousness, Hafiz was the supreme master of a poetic form known as the ghazal (pronounced -guzzle-), an ode or song consisting of rhymed couplets celebrating divine love. In this selection of his poems, wine and the intoxication it brings are the image that expresses this love in all its joyful abandon, painful longing, bewilderment, and ...

Drunk on the Wine of the Beloved: Poems of Hafiz 2001, Shambhala, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9781570628535

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