Monthly Archives: October 2014

Rubaiyat: Unknown World /known world

Which world do you think define your true worth? Think that the world you held as your cocoon Cannot keep its spell or make itself known? Unknown are the moths that pillage and gorge When they moult wings and flutter … Continue reading

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Omar Khayyam in Concert

Here is a link for those who love a Persian musical evening. For those who can follow Persian this will be a treat. In whichever case enjoy it. Be thankful we are blessed by the cultural variety that can lift … Continue reading

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The Illustrated Omar Khayyam- religion and soul

My aim in composing the book on Omar Khayyam was threefold: Firstly put the Big Picture in the poetic form of quatrains as done by the astronomer-poet. The same questions Omar Khaiyyam asked in his time have not changed. How … Continue reading

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The Illustrated Omar Khayyam rated and reviewed

“The poetry of Omar Khayyam was well known to me from childhood but these watercolor illustrations are so ethereal and filled with both delicate and vibrant hues that they transported me to a magical time that the poet was talking … Continue reading

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A Quatrain analysed from Book VI

Book- VI The Tavern “In this goblet of wine tears of all dead Come to surface each sad thought left unsaid: Among knots of men I sit alone with drink And memories sink to the depths like lead.” Why do … Continue reading

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