Online Hafiz texts:
The Teachings of
Hafiz by Gertrude Bell, 1897.
Sourcebook - Excerpts from Sacred Books and Early Literature of the
East, vol 8.
Odes From The Divan Of
Hafiz, freely rendered from literal translations by Richard Le Gallienne, The Page Company, Boston. 1903.
Hafiz on Love - A very nice
site with many useful links. Includes the entire divan in
Persian with English translations.
A free collection of Persian ghazals in PDF
Influences on Hafiz:
The entire Masnavi
of Rumi in English.
The Bulstan of Sa'adi in English -- PDF
The Gulistan of Sa'adi in English -- PDF
The Shah Namah
by Ferdowsi (The Epic of Kings) - Translated by Helen Zimmern
(1883). Many of Hafiz's mythological references, such as 'Jamshed's
Cup,' are found here.
The Qur'an, Translated by E.H. Palmer, (Sacred Books of the East, volumes 6 and
- A collection of sayings attributed to the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).
James version of the combined Hebrew and Christian scriptures.
-- Introductory information about Islam.
The Sufi Order links
Sufi OrdersSufi Orders
Poets and Poetry -- A
Farsi poetry site.