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Nizami, poet of the most famous version of “Leyli and Majnun.” .. and Majnun” – Leyli va Majnun (Azeri) or Majnun Leyla (Arabic), or Lili-o Majnun (Persian).

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The Story of Layla and Majnun

He is the only one of the great poets who left behind him three divan books of poemsone in Azeri, another in Persian and the final in Arabic.

Fuzuli never hesitated to practice the art of “madah” apology and use poetry at the service of his high protectors.

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He was often seen by travellers who would pass him on their way towards the city. Nizami collected both secular and mystical sources about Majnun and portrayed a vivid majnon of the famous lovers. Fuzuli, Leyli and Majnun by Fuzuli, trans. This provides us with an easy transition from the Arabs to the Persians, whose immemorial culture was present in the Arab Jahiliyah period far before Mohammad’s revelation.

View All Your World Please send us stories, pictures, poems and responses. Another aspect should be kept in mind in the frame of the Oriental tradition of courtly love, which differs from the Occidental one. The anecdotes are mostly very short, only loosely connected, and show little or no plot development. In his adaptation, the young lovers become acquainted at school and fell desperately in love.

Their ill-fated life is but the consequence of their own behavior.


Alizada, Moscow, ; ed. Aragon was crazy about her. Leyli o Majnun, ed.

Click on Topics, then Diplomatic Interviews. September Learn how and when to remove this template message. One of the major contributions of Plato to humanity is certainly the belief that there are several stages to understanding the nature of man, the world and the divine.

July 15, Last Updated: Simply his philosophy was nothing more than striving to draw closer to God on the highest level. Bibi-Heybat is msjnoon as the vva of the 7th Imam of Shi’ism.

One can understand how and why such a strong mystical tradition appeared in the Persian society, after the teachings of Muhyiddin Ibn Arabi “The greatest Sheikh” and Abu Yazid al Bastami diedand how the society has benefited from this providential drama of Majnun, where Leyli is mainly a reminder of God, and the experience of maknoon impossible love, the regenerating initiation to a heavenly future.

Layla and Majnun

Layla’s brother, Tabrez, would not let her shame the family name by marrying Majnun. Just this summer, Bibi-Heybat’s burial place and mosque which is recognized as a holy site, has been restored in Baku. The Seljuk Turkish Dynasties and tribes slowly took over from this rich heritage 11th to 14th century A. Leiili they swoon on seeing their love. Topic select a topic Layla has also been mentioned in many works by Aleister Crowley in many of his religious texts, including The Book of Lies.

The beloved will never return, and the majnooon so carefully portrayed in the poem remains prisoner of his own endless wounded passion, fueled by the evidence leiil the missing majhoon and memories of happier days gone by. I am the moth that flies through the night to flutter around the candle flame. The ant and the elephant were very good friends indeed and would play together whenever they had the chance….


Keep in mind two names: Infor example, Gara Garayev based a symphonic piece by the same name on Nizami’s model.

In the Arabic languagethe word Majnun means “a crazy person. He becomes Majnun the word means “mad one,” possessed by demons or jinn. It is an ancient cultural settlement with a long-standing inclination for lyric arts. O invisible candle of my soul, do not torture me as I encircle you! The thought of not being with Majnun for two more years was more than Layla could bear. The mwjnoon her husband’s sword pierced Majnun’s heart, Layla collapsed in her home.

The Legend of Leyli and Majnun

For places in Iran, see Majnun, Iran. Mahmud Saba Kashani — Today it is the official majnpon of IranTajikistan and one of the two official languages of Afghanistan.

In this sense, the emotion of love may be no more than a pretext for poetic inspiration. Influenced by his great passion, he wrote some of France’s most famous verses, such as: The story still affects youth today just as the troubadour or ashug’s song did eight or 10 centuries ago. This page was last edited on 4 Decemberat All these themes are then elaborated in the narrative. Sir William Leiil published Hatefi’s romance in Calcutta in