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A Year with Hafiz: Daily Contemplations (Paperback)

A Year with Hafiz: Daily Contemplations By Hafiz, Daniel Ladinsky, Daniel Ladinsky (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Hafiz, Daniel Ladinsky, Daniel Ladinsky (Introduction by)
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Daniel Ladinsky’s stunning interpretations of 365 soul-nurturing poems—one for each day of the year—by treasured Persian lyric poet Hafiz

The poems of Hafiz are masterpieces of sacred poetry that nurture the heart, soul, and mind. With learned insight and a delicate hand, Daniel Ladinsky explores the many emotions addressed in these verses. His renderings, presented here in 365 poignant poemsincluding a section based on the interpretations of Hafiz by Ralph Waldo Emerson—capture the compelling wisdom of one of the most revered Sufi poets. Intimate and often spiritual, these poems are beautifully sensuous, playful, wacky, and profound, and provide guidance for everyday life, as well as deep wisdom to savor through a lifetime.

About the Author

Daniel Ladinsky is an acclaimed poet and renderer of mystical poetry. His books include The Gift, The Subject Tonight Is Love, I Heard God Laughing, A Year with Hafiz, Love Poems from God, The Purity of Desire, and Darling, I Love You. For six years, he made his home in a spiritual community in western India, where he worked and lived with the intimate disciples and family of Avatar Meher Baba. He lives in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Praise For…

Praise for Daniel Ladinsky’s work with Hafiz

“A fine and stirring new presentation of one of the world’s great poets.” —Patricia Monaghan, Booklist
Product Details
ISBN: 9780143117544
ISBN-10: 0143117548
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Date: November 2nd, 2011
Pages: 448
Language: English