Poems by Hafiz the Great Sufi Master
Daniel Ladinsky, translator
More than any other Persian poet, it is perhaps Hafiz who accesses the mystical, healing dimensions of poetry. Because his poems were often ecsatic love songs from God to his beloved world, many have called Hafiz the “Tongue of the Invisible.”
This book contains 250 of Hafiz’s most lovely poems. Daniel Ladinsky has succeeded in his translation of brilliantly capturing the essence of one of Islam’s greatest poetic and religious voices.
Coleman Barks writes about this book:
There are universes inside Hafiz, a lineage of masters. Daniel Ladinsky follows the playfulness; the rascal moves well.