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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Mohammad Iqbal, who has composed more poems in Persian, than in his own mother tongue i.

Some 10, years old! Baba Taher poems are recited to the present day all over Iran accompanied with Sih-tar three stringed viol or lute. They say Pehleviat to these kinds of poems and they are very ancient.

And that’s what a good poem is all about. And that is exactly the difference between a poet and a non-poet!

The date of his birth and death are unknown, but one source indicates that he died in CE. Today it is the official language of IranTajikistan and one of the two official languages of Afghanistan. The great Persian poet, Nasser Khosro Qabadiani has a beautiful observation about non- Persian speaking poets composing good poems in Persian language. Send to a friend. And there are virtually thousand of masterpieces of poetry in Persian language, called “Divans,” a big number of which are composed by the Persian speaking poets, outside the boundaries of Iran, like in Tajikistan, Oryzn, Afghanistan, etc.


That’s why, the good Indian professor Otyan.

BĀBĀ ṬĀHER ʿORYĀN – Encyclopaedia Iranica

Persian Poets “in Exile” or the Diaspora Another fascinating aspect of the Persian poetry is the presence of many Persian poets in some foreign lands. One can easily say that the Indian Subcontinent which includes Pakistan, Kashmir and Bangladesh has been the greatest “home” of Persian poetry, outside Persia. The quatrains of Baba Tahir have a more amorous and mystical connotation rather than philosophical.

Elwell-Sutton he probably wrote in the local dialect, adding: The date of his birth and death are unknown, but one source indicates that he died in CE. Log In Sign Up. And many other great poets who should be studied by the future researchers.

Sadrud Din Ayni the national poet of Tajikistan 8. Another source reports that he lived between andwhich is unlikely.

I found it quite interesting! And none of them has a single line of poetry in Turkish or Arabic; although Rumi has a few lines in Arabic, interwoven with Persian, too. It seems that poetry runs in the Persian blood. Series from — 2.

Baba Taher Oryan Hamadani

Most of his poetry works were in Arabic the lingua franca of the time therefore, many people mistook him as an “Arab” and even changed his name to “Ali Zarib” to sound more Arabic see “The History Channel’s” Amani Zain report, August 14, In fact, as we have seen before, the greatest poet of the 20th century India, who later on after the partition of India and Pakistan in was declared as the national poet of Pakistan, and “the Poet of the East” is Dr.


Saraji Khorassani 17th Century A. His tomb is in Hamadan. Hamadan or Hagmataneh or Ekbatan, was one of the four capitals of the Persian Empire; the other three were the Persepolis, Susa and Baghdad in Iraq today. Partner in my life, with no plans to depart! His themes and his language are universal, and they transcend any nationality, culture or creed.

What is being said 2. It is said that he was a woodcutter. The structure consists of twelve external pillars surrounding a central tower. I really wonder whether to categorize them as a poem or a prose or none of them bsba all.

I, just prefer the whims of my lover, Whatever it is – – sunshine or the rain!