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Unwiderstehliche Schönheit

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Persian (Farsi)

Durch deine schönen Locken werden
Die Heiden und die Glaubensstarken
In gleicher Weise sinnverwirrt.

Die schwachen Seelen stürzen taumelnd
In deiner Wangen holde Grübchen,
Die starken Seelen stürzen nach.

Dein Aug, das von der schwarzen Kunst 
Geschaffen ward, lenkt aus den Wolken
Des Adlers Flug zu sich zurück.

Die zarte Nachtigall, die nicht
Aufsteigen kann in Wolkenfernen,
Ist ganz und gar in deinem Bann.

Hafis vergaß um deinetwillen
Die Morgen- und die Nachtgebete,
Klar ist sein Seelenuntergang!

Translation(s): ENG HEB

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Die Lieder und Gesänge des Hafis, YinYang Media Verlag. ISBN 3-935727-03-8

Submitted by Regina Berlinghof


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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • HEB Hebrew (עברית) (Ehud Shapiro) , title 1: "יופי כובש", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Laura Prichard) , title 1: "Irresistible beauty", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2003-12-06.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:01
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