Abdur-Rahman Bin Nezamed-din Admad Bin Mohammad Jaami is of the
legendary poets of Persian literature. He is being called the Khatam
Al-Shoara which means the seal or the best of all poets. He was born
around 1390 in Khorasan where his father escaped to from the fear of
He looked down upon poetry
though was acknowledged as one of the top poets of his time. However he
was not creative and brought forth no new concepts in poetic
expression, he is the master poet of all Sufis when it comes to
explications in both Farsi and Arabic the concepts of Islam and Sufism.
(Especially the concept of One-ness or Tawhid)
He wasted his life yearning to
be a bookworm scholar amongst the libraries and Sufi houses. And all he
desired was to attend poetry slams or philosophical debates and win!
Wining arguments was his trade. To be number one was his affliction.
Being poetic was not an innate
need driven by pain or anxiety, which fed the poems. He just wanted to
be the number one most eloquent poet. And no one to be better than him
in the art of language! It is because of this, that most of his work is
nothing except imitating the past masters. For example, his Rubaiyat is
nothing more than the re-works of Khosrow, Hafiz and Salmaan…
His poetry is like a clear and
well-written explanation of concepts of Sufism especially about Twahid
(One-ness of God). He is more poetic and graceful than that of Shah
Nematol-lah Wali and his work much more concise and clear that that of
For this reason I have chose
the Le MANS car racing artwork for the decoration of the pages.
Fish in Agony
Endowment of Beauty
The Vapid Eyes