The Poem ―Farhad and Shirin‖ by Alishir Navai: Sufistic Interpretation

1Abdulhamid Kurbonov, Ibrohim Darvishov and Umidjon Kuziev

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Abstract:

This article is dedicated to the sufistic interpretation of the poem ―Farhad and Shirin‖ by Alishir Navai. The followings are investigated in the article: the sufistic sense of such images as the mirror of Iskandar, dragon, giant and tilsim (magic castle) that the main character of the poem Farhad meets en rout to the country of Yunon (Greece); the treasure of Afridun, the ring of Solomon, and the cup of Jamshid, which Farhad obtains after killing the dragon and the giant and how he breaks tilsim of Iskander; and also such concepts as sorrow, wine, singularity, plurality.

Keywords:

Navai, ―Farhad and Shirin‖, Dragon, Giant, Tilsim, Mirror of Iskander, Treasure of Afridun, Ring of Solomon, Cup of Jamshid, Sorrow, Wine, Singularity, Plurality, Treasure, Soul.

Paper Details
Month4
Year2020
Volume24
IssueIssue 4
Pages7360-7369