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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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But it is clear for mystics as well as those who are more inclined majnion secular concerns that there is a gradation between the love of creatures and the love of God himself, the Creator. Publishing such an article as Guinhut’s in Azerbaijan International is rather unusual leil us as it is longer than our usual articles and tends to be more academic in style.

In the process of preparing this article, the Ambassador supplemented his own reference works with materials he discovered in Baku’s Institute of Manuscripts. Overcome with regret and loss, Majnun retreated inside of himself entirely and vowed to leli in the desert until his own death. These are modern versions of “Leyli and Majnun. Infor example, Gara Garayev based a symphonic piece by the same name on Nizami’s model.

The Story of Layla and Majnun

Khairallah, Love, Madness and Poetry: The story of Leyli and Majnun is of the same tradition. Sir William Jones published Hatefi’s romance in Calcutta in It is an ancient cultural settlement with a long-standing inclination for lyric arts.

Manuscripts, editions and translations. Always in the past, love had been a matter of privacy. Certainly, Majnun is not a revolutionary character. There are other works inspired by Leyli and Majnun’s legend. Many imitations have been contrived of Nizami’s work, several of which are original literary works in their own right, including Amir Khusrow Dehlavi ‘s Majnun o Leyli completed inand Jami ‘s version, completed inamounts to 3, couplets.


Upon his final meeting with his beloved, he no longer wishes to live and cannot prevent his death and so he dies, contented. Who can say that today’s key will not be tomorrow’s lock, or today’s lock not tomorrow’s key?

The Legend of Leyli and Majnun

For the mystic, God is loving but He is also jealous and takes revenge at will. This is the living reality that connects the north Moroccan city of Fez to Kashgar, an oasis city in the Uighur region of western China.

For the last 30 years, he has both studied as well as worked in diplomacy in Egypt, Qatar, Iran, Libya and now Azerbaijan. Majnun is left at the crossroads between death and madness. Leyli dies out of grief and is buried in her bridal dress. Simply his philosophy was nothing more than striving to draw closer to God on the highest level. Idem, Layli and Majnun: Oriental Translation fund, ; second editionIndian reprint In the Persian world, the mystic tradition of Majnun gave birth to innumerable works, mainly in the form of “gazals,” love poems on the archetype form of the poet Hafiz or “akhbar” recollections on illustrious persons of the past.

They would leave food for him at the bottom of the garden in the hopes that one day he would come back to them out of the desert. His extensive experience and knowledge give him a broad scope that few contemporaries enjoy or can equal. The Graves of Layla and Majnun. But sadly this was not to be. In Arabic poetic tradition, the first verses of poems are devoted to love stories – a tradition which has not changed even up through our modern period.


Retrieved from ” https: Aragon’s Leyla in real life was Elsa Triolet born Kagana pretty Russian immigrant with an unpredictable, hot temper. And the music – traditional Indian raga – was celestial.

Enjoy this story in: In this respect the Islamic scriptures include those very human and modern words: The enduring popularity of the legend has influenced Middle Eastern literature, especially Sufi writers, in whose literature the name Layla refers to their concept of the Beloved. The Arab context of the drama was not considered unusual its nomadic and aristocratic environment being consolidated by the Seljuk experience and the mystical interpretation was familiar, due to Shi’ite Islam.

This explains why there are so many names of God that can be lei,i as epithets of passionate love. He could sometimes be seen reciting poetry to himself or writing in the sand with a stick.

His family eventually gave up hope for his return and left food for majnpon in the wilderness. Contemplating the image of Leyli increases his love so that he cannot eat or sleep.

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The travellers said that Majnun spent his days reciting poetry to himself and writing in the sand with a long stick; they said that he truly was driven to madness by a broken heart.