Jami

Full name: 
Nur ad-Dīn Abd ar-Rahmān Jāmī
Arabic name: 
نورالدین عبدالرحمن جامی
Date of birth: 
14 Aug, 1414
Date of death: 
19 Nov, 1492

Nur ad-Dīn Abd ar-Rahmān Jāmī is known for his achievements as a scholar, mystic, writer, composer of numerous lyrics and idylls, historian, and the greatest Persian and Tajik Sufi poets of the 15th century. Jami was primarily an outstanding poet-theologian of the school of Ibn Arabi and a prominent Khwājagānī Sũfī. He was recognized for his eloquent tongue and ready at repartee who analyzed the idea of the metaphysics of mercy. Among his famous poetical works are: Haft Awrang, Tuhfat al-Ahrar, Layla wa -Majnun, Fatihat al-Shabab, Lawa'ih, Al-Durrah al-Fakhirah.