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A Hymn to Love (Sáqí, bi-dih ábí)

AuthorJulio Savi
Title of item
A Hymn to Love (Sáqí, bi-dih ábí)
Parent publication   Lights of Irfan
Publisher of this ed.
Wilmette: Haj Mehdi Armand Colloquium
Date of this edition 2015
Permission editor and publisher
Posted 2015-10-21 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Provisional translations and Published Articles
Abstract A ghazal, a mystical song of love about The Beloved, meaning God or a Manifestation. One of eight Persian poems Bahá'u'lláh signed "Dervish" and revealed in Kurdistan, circa 1854-1856.
Notes Presented at the Irfan Colloquia Session #125, Acuto, Italy (2014). Mirrored with permission from

See also the author's translation of the quasidih "At Dawn the Friend came to my bed”: An early fruit of the Supreme Pen.

Tags Bahaullah, Poetry of; Bahaullah, Writings of; Lover and the Beloved; Mysticism; Poetry; Sufism
Locations Sulaymaniyyih; Kurdistan; Baghdad; Iraq
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Phelps inventoryPartial Inventory catalog ID no: BH02867, see
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