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Love's Alchemy: Poems from the Sufi Tradition

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A book by David Fideler

“I have appreciated the highly original, solid, and beautiful work of David Fideler for many years. Love’s Alchemy could come only from his wide knowledge and sense of aesthetics. In its musical words, the Sufi poets paint a delicate word-bridge … see full wiki

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Author: David Fideler
Publisher: New World Library
1 review about Love's Alchemy: Poems from the Sufi Tradition

Love's Alchemy

  • Apr 12, 2010
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While works by Rumi, Hafiz, and other such masters have been around for a good long time, many of us in the West are just now learning about this art. Extremely unique with a depth that touches the soul. These works really are timeless.

Love's Alchemy is a beautiful introduction to Sufi poetry. All of the works are translated from Persian. Then, for the benefit of westerners, the book includes some notes on the style of this tradition and a glossary. A nice collection whether you are new to Sufi poetry or are an avid collector.

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