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The Mystical Poetry of Hafiz

Friday, July 20, 2018
6:30pm to 8:00pm

Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.


Join Peter Booth for a discussion and reading of the poetry of the 14th century mystical poet & spiritual master, Hafiz Shirazi.

Peter Booth received his B.A. in English Literature from Bard College and studied Persian Language and Literature at the graduate school of Harvard University. In 1977-8, on a scholarship from the Shah of Iran, he studied Persian Literature at Ferdowsi University in Mashhad. He was a resident for 32 years in Avatar Meher Baba’s Home, “Meherabad” in rural India. He is co-author of Hafiz/Dante: Readings on the Sigh, the Gaze, and Beauty.