The Wine Song of Ibn Farid Shaykh Umar Ibn al-Farid was an Egyptian scholar of Islamic law, and a teacher of Hadith. His poetry is considered by many to be the the very height of Arabic Sufi literature.
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The Tawasin of Mansur al-Hallaj
The Mystic Rose Garden The Gulshan i Raz is a collection of poems written in 1317 A.D. (717 A.H.) by Shaykh Sa’ad Al-Din Mahmud Shabistari in the mathnawi form. It is considered to be one of the greatest Persian works of Sufism. The poem is in response to a series of fifteen questions on Sufism asked of Shabistari by […]
The Garden of Fragrance The Bustan is a book of poetry by the the great Persian poet Sa’adi Shirazi. Written in the mathnawi style it was completed in 1257.
Translated by R. A. Nicholson Vol. I-II Vol. III-IV Vol. V-VI
Layla A poem by Shaykh Ahmad al-‘Alawi
The Sufistic Quatrains of Omar Khayyam Translated by Edward Fitzgerald, E. H. Whinfield, and J. B. Nicolas
Jami By F. Hadland Davis
Salman and Absal by Abd Ar-Rahman Jami
The Divan of Hafiz – English-Persian, Translated by Gertrude Lowthian Bell
Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence By Mohammad Hashim Kamali