Abu Al-Ḥasan Al-Shushtarī: Songs of Love and Devotion
Sensuous,spiritual, and ethereal, this selection of works by the prominent Andalusian Sufi mystic and poet Abû al-Hasan al-Shushtarî (1212-1269) will delight everyone, whether or not they are devotees of Islamic literature.
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Abu Nuwas al-Andalus Almohads Almoravids Andalusian Arabic poetry Baghdad Treatise beloved Chapter Christian classical Arabic Classics of Western colloquial commentary composed critics cultural Denudatio/Stripping dhikr diction diwdn drink ecstatic Emil Homerin essence everything explore go of Zayd hadra heart resides Hidden in plain Ibn al-cArabI Ibn al-Farid Ibn Luyun Ibn Quzman Ibn SabcIn interpretation intoxication Introduction Islamic mysticism Islamic Spain jurist kharja Language of Everyday Layla Let go listen Little shaykh love has served lover lover's visit loving the beautiful lyrical manuscripts master meaning Meknes monorhyme Muslim muwashshah Niffari Nizami Nuniyya poet's popular poverty praise prose Qays Qur'anic reader religious rhyme Risdla Sanhaja secret secular Shushtari's Shushtari's poem singing songs speak strophes strophic Sufi practice Sufism sura sweet sweetest moments Tell the faqih theme theological tion tradition translation understand union vernacular verses Western Spirituality wine jugs writing zajal Zayd and Mayya