- Hüsn ü Aşk
"Hüsn ü Aşk" (literally: "Beauty and Love") is the
magnum opusof Turkish poet Şeyh Galip. Hüsn ü Aşk consists of 2101 verses and has a very strong Sufitheme.
"Hüsn ü Aşk" tells the tale of two lovers, Hüsn (lit. "Beauty") and Aşk ("Love"). According to the story Hüsn and Aşk were born on the same night to the same clan. Eventually they fall for each other but when Aşk intends to ask for her hand in marriage from elders of the clan, he is ridiculed by the elders and asked to bring "kimyâ" from the land of Kalb ("Heart") if he intends to be with Hüsn. As a result of this request, Aşk sets for a journey to the land of Kalb along with his servant Gayret. Aşk and Gayret encounter many obstacles during their journey and face numerous dangers.
In the end, all the trials Aşk had to go through were due to his belief that Hüsn was a different person than himself…when actually Aşk and Hüsn are one and the same.
All names used in the story, including names of all characters and places, are indeed
Sufiterms. Story is full of symbols and is meant to be taken, not for its literal meaning but rather, for its symbolic meaning; one's journey towards Godto see at the end that he himself is actually a mere reflection of God hence is same with God and there is no being other than God. As a result of this book is a well known piece of Turkish Sufi literature.
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
HÜSN Ü AŞK — Güzellik ve muhabbet: * şeyh Galib in manzum hikâyesi … Yeni Lügat Türkçe Sözlük
Turkish literature — Introduction the body of written works in the Turkish language. The earliest Turkish literature was produced in Mongol controlled Anatolia during the later 13th century. Among the numerous Turkic dynasties of Central Asia, South Asia … Universalium
Gâlib Dede — ▪ Turkish author also called Şeyh Gâlib , pseudonyms of Mehmed Esʿ Ad born 1757, Constantinople died Jan. 5, 1799, Constantinople Turkish poet, one of the last great classical poets of Ottoman literature. Gâlib Dede was born into… … Universalium
Turkish literature — A page from the Dîvân ı Fuzûlî, the collected poems of the 16th century Ottoman poet Fuzûlî … Wikipedia
Islamic arts — Visual, literary, and performing arts of the populations that adopted Islam from the 7th century. Islamic visual arts are decorative, colourful, and, in religious art, nonrepresentational; the characteristic Islamic decoration is the arabesque.… … Universalium
TURQUE (LITTÉRATURE) — Après la fixation des Turcs Seldjoukides en Anatolie (1071), un double champ de culture se dessina: d’une part, celui des paysans et des nomades qui, malgré leur islamisation, restèrent fermement attachés à la langue populaire, à une littérature… … Encyclopédie Universelle
Diwan (poetry) — Diwan (Arabic: ديوان, Diwan) (Persian: ديوان, Divan) is a collection of poems. Contents 1 Etymology 2 Mode 3 Urdu variation of Diwan … Wikipedia
Şeyh Galip — Şeyh Galip, auch Scheich Gâlib, eigentlich Mehmed Es ad (* 1757 in Istanbul; † 3. Januar 1799), war ein osmanischer Dichter und Mevlevi Scheich. 1783 stellte er sein Hauptwerk Hüsn ü Aşk (Schönheit und Liebe), ein allegorisches Mesnevi aus 2101… … Deutsch Wikipedia
koyun kaval dinler gibi dinlemek — hiçbir şey anlamadan dinlemek Kafa göz yara yara Hüsn ü Aşk ı okuyor, hayranları da koyun kaval dinler gibi dinliyorlardı. A. H. Çelebi … Çağatay Osmanlı Sözlük
Shayari — In Urdu, Punjabi, Hindi, Shaayaree, or poetry, essentially comprises couplet, or Sher. The plural for Sher is Ashaar . The form ghazal is a collection of mulitiple ashaar each of which should convey a complete thought without any reference to… … Wikipedia