An Introduction to Persian Poetry I. Rubaiyyat of Baba Taher “Oryan” By: M. S. Tajar, Ph. D. Ed. D. Former Lecturer, University of the Philippines “The aesthetic. From The Quatrains of Baba Tahir Oryan of Hamadan (Persian Mystic). I am that ocean now in foam and tide; I am that sun, but now in rays abide. I move and. Baba Tahir Oryan. Baba Tahir Oryan’s mysticism, philosophy, and sentiments are reflected in his Rubaiyyat. Oryan, born in Hamadan, Iran, in the early eleventh.

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Baba Taher poems are recited to the present day all over Iran accompanied with Sih-tar three stringed viol or lute.

Fazli Bokharayi 17th Century A. It is said that he lived for seventy five years. Mohammad Bokharayi 17th Century A. In Persian language, the two main ingredients of an excellent poetry, i.

If this is accurate, it would make Baba Tahir a contemporary of Ferdowsi and Avicenna and an immediate precursor of Omar Khayyam. And that is exactly the difference between a poet and a non-poet!

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Sadrud Din Ayni the national poet of Tajikistan 8. Baba Taher poems are recited to the present day all over Iran accompanied with Sih-tar three stringed viol or lute. Miss Lee See Yun — A. Just to realize how much influence the Persian arts, language and particularly its poetry have had in the Indian subcontinent, especially on the Urdu and Hindi Poetry it’s enough to note that within the 1, years of the presence of the Persian Poetry in India, more than 10, ten thousand Indian Pakistanis and Bangladeshis, included poets and writers, have composed their poems, and they have created great Divans or other forms of literature in Persian rather than in Indian or together with their works in their own native tongues.

By the way, this great Indian scholar was of Persian origin, too. Goethe and many other scholars of the world.

He spent his time in the jungles and mountains. Baba Taher songs originally read in Fahlavi, Luri, Kurdish and Hamadani dialects, taking their present form in the course of time.


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BĀBĀ ṬĀHER ʿORYĀN – Encyclopaedia Iranica

He said, and I quote: Hali, both great Indian poets, had their own masterpieces composed in Persian language. Consider, for example, the following great Persian poets: Then, I knew what a blessing those pestering traffic jams could be!

Vahshi Bafqi — ‘Orfi Shirazi.

Iqbal wa more at home with the Persian poetry, than with the Urdu, actually ; the Bangladeshis have declared Qazi Nazarul Islam as the National Poet of Bangladesh He also used to compose some of his poems in Persian ; and the Germans have chosen W.

Bahaud Din Ouchi 17th Century A.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Bausani, Storia della letteratura persianaMilan,pp. Ghaleb and his outstanding student Mr. TAGS baba taher oryan baba tahir dervish do-baytis dobaytis medieval uryan.

Another interesting phenomenon about the Persian Literature and especially its poetry, is the fact that not only the Moghul Emperors of India, the Pashtun kings of Afghanistan, the rulers of oryqn Central Asian kingdoms and the Ottoman Emperors in Turkey and the Balkans, adopted the Persian poetry as their own highest form of artistic expressions, and thus they composed many quality poems in that language, which was “foreign” to them, but also several top oryab poets from foreign lands, in fact the national poets of those countries, too, have composed lots of Persian poems “as a Baptismal of fire” so to speak, in order to prove their metals in the world of poetry, plus their love for the Persian art of poetry.

Bayazid Ansari 17th Century A. You could turn them into poetry!

For example, the Shahnamah of Firdausi — A. Medieval artists and poets in Persia were greatly respected and valued and had the right to express their thoughts freely. It’s also very interesting to note that, two of the greatest “Persian Prophets” i.

As was another Persian scholar, who first translated the Bhuddist scriptures from Sanskrit into Chinese, and thus he introduced Bhuddhism in China for the first time, in A. Partner in my life, with no plans to depart! As far as the Indian Subcontinent is concerned, there are virtually thousands both Muslims and Hindus who have also composed their poems in the Persian language, rather than in their own native Hindi or Urdu, or together with their own native tongues.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Such a confession, coming from a Roman our rivals for thousands of years who is so used to the “La Dolce Vita” and all those great Italian poetry, songs and literature, says a lot about the Persian language, and especially about its poetry. Mahmoud Pasha the Ottoman Prime Ministeretc.

In the same manner that the Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the world was a Persian creation designed by the Master Architect, Ustad Eisa Shirazi and just as the Queen Mumtaz Mahal, the Persian Beauty, who conquered the Indian Hearts, and now she is resting in peace in the Taj Mahal, the Persian poetry and art also have influenced the art and culture and even the language of the Indian subcontinent, immensely, and they will live forever, in the Indian subcontinent including Pakistan, Bangladesh and also Afghanistan, the countries of the Central Asia up to China on the one hand, and Turkey, Armenia up to Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia of the former Yugoslavia in the Balkans, on the other as a rich cultural heritage.

Iqbal used to say: That’s why, Sir Seyyed Ahmad Khan, a towering figure and a reformist scholar and educator, during the British Colonial Rule in India, very clearly stated, that: Short dialect verses of the kind attributed to him have been composed by a number of well-known poets and many lesser ones. Skip to main content. For example, the late Dr.