Author: Paul Ballanfat
Translated by: Angela Culme-Seymour
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: New
Description from the publisher: The Nightingale in the Garden of Love is a translation of the spiritual poems of one of the greatest Ottoman Sufi Masters, Mehmed Muhyiddin Uftade. Uftade was born and lived in the town of Bursa, a hugely important spiritual centre at the height of the Ottoman Empire. He was founder of on ot its main dervish orders, the Jelvetiyye, through the training of his famous disciple, Aziz Mahmud Hudayi. In addition, he composed a collection of poems, which express his spiritual quest in simple, direct and wonderfully human language, and these are presented here for the first time in English.