Layla and Majnun is a classic story of love most notably expressed by the great poets Nizami Ganjavi and Muhammad Fuzuli. It has been presented in many. Directed by B. Narayan Rao. With Nordin Ahmad, Umi Khaltum, Ahmad Nisfu, Latifah Omar. I liked this sweet little thing. Not well known in the West, Layla and Majnun were the “Romeo and Juliet” of Iran. The portrait of Majnun (who went mad over his.

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It lails in Baku on 25 January Majnun lines from the play are sometimes confused with his actual poems. Gelpke in collaboration with E. Word reached the village and Majnun was arrested. There were once two boys who were very good friends.

He was sure of this love on the very first day he laid his eyes upon her at maktab traditional school. The Virgin and Her Lover: Layla died of a broken heart, alone in her home without ever seeing Majnun again.

According to rural legend there, Layla and Majnun escaped manun these parts and died there. Gold and silver coins dedicated to memory of Mahammad Fuzuli. General Introduction to Persian Literature: His family eventually gave up hope for his return and left food for him in the wilderness. His unselfconscious efforts to woo the girl caused some locals to call him “Majnun. No More Silly Love Songs: This page requires Adobe Flash Player.

Tabrez and Majnun quarreled and, stricken with madness over Layla, Majnun murdered Tabrez.

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The Story of Layla and Majnun

The ant and the elephant were very good friends indeed and would play together whenever they had the chance…. In some versions, Layla dies of heartbreak from not being able to see her would-be lover. Qays ibn al-Mulawwah was just a boy when he fell deeply in love with Layla Al-Aamiriya. Mahmud Saba Kashani — Layla is generally depicted as having moved to a place in Northern Arabia with her husband, where she became ill and eventually died. But even though Layla did not love her husband, she was a loyal daughter and so remained a faithful wife.


By collecting information from both secular and mystical sources about Majnun, Nizami portrayed such a vivid picture of this legendary lover that all subsequent poets were inspired by him, many of them imitated him and wrote their own versions of the romance. Her terms were accepted and Layla got married, but her heart still longed for Majnun. The Clever Rabbit Language: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

This epic poem was translated into English by Isaac D’Israeli in the early 19th century allowing a wider audience to appreciate it. He immediately travelled to the place where Layla had been buried and there he wept and wept until he too surrendered to the impossible grief and died at the graveside of his one true love. He was sentenced to be stoned to death by the villagers.

He had carved three verses of poetry on a rock near the grave, which are the last three verses attributed to him. In the Arabic languagethe word Majnun means “a crazy person.

Majnun spent all of his time alone, surrounded only by the animals of the wilderness that would gather around him and protect him during the long desert nights. Today it is the official language of IranTajikistan and one of the two official mmajnun of Afghanistan.

Enjoy this story in: Webarchive template wayback links Articles needing additional references from September All articles needing additional references Articles containing Arabic-language text Articles containing Persian-language text Articles with trivia sections from October Use dmy dates from March Rudolf Gelpke, “Many later poets have imitated Nizami’s work, even if they could not equal and certainly not surpass it; Persians, Turks, Indians, to name only the most important ones.


However, upon mamnun sort of magic, whenever Majnun was beaten, Layla would maunun for his wounds.

The Story of Layla and Majnun

The enduring popularity of the legend has influenced Middle Eastern literature, especially Sufi writers, in whose literature the alila Layla refers to their concept of the Beloved.

Retrieved 20 August Namara inscription Pre-Islamic Arabic inscriptions. Afghanistan The ant and the elephant were very good friends indeed and would play together whenever they had the chance… Enjoy this story in: Sir William Jones published Hatefi’s romance in Calcutta in Layla and Majnun Arabic: Part of a series on. They would leave food for him at the bottom of the garden in the hopes that one day he would come back to them out of the desert.

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Nizami’s work has been translated into many languages. Neshat Esfahani Abbas Foroughi Bastami — This type of love is known as “virgin love” because the lovers never marry or consummate their passion.