MYSTICAL POEMS: “Beauty Radiated in Eternity” by Hafiz

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Beauty Radiated in Eternity

 

Beauty radiated in eternity
With its light;
Love was born
And set the worlds alight.

It revealed itself to angels
Who knew not how to love;
It turned shyly towards man
And set fire to his heart.

Reason ventured to light
Its own flame and wear the crown,
But Your radiance
Turned the world
Of reason upside down.

Others got pleasure
As was their fate.
My heart was
Towards sadness inclined;
For me, sorrow was destined.

Beauty yearned to see itself;
It turned to man to sing its praise.

Hafiz wrote this song
Drunk with Love,
From a heart
Carrying a happy secret.

by Hafiz

English version by Mahmood Jamal
Original Language Persian/Farsi

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3 Comments Add yours

  1. He was surely drunk in the madness of love for God and he only could write this poem. He is radiating his love so well

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    1. So true dear Kamal, another enlightened poet!!! ❤

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      1. Yes absolutely true and agree totally with your words, Amira. They are realized souls

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