Authored By: S. L. Peeran
Year of Publication: 2019
|Pages: 400||Binding: Paperback(PB)|
Category: Poetry, Fiction and Short Stories
|Price in Rs. 560.00||Price in (USA) $. 44.8|
S.L. Peeran hails from an illustrious family of erstwhile Mysore State. His great grandfather was a renowned Arabic, Persian and Urdu scholar and poet and was bestowed with a title of Siraj-ul Ulma (Sun among Scholars). His grandfather received the title of Moin-ul-vizarath (Pillar of Ministry) from late Maharaja of Mysore for his services to the State. His father was an Engineer and also Sajjada-Nishin of Darga of Saint Hz-Qader awaliya Srirangapatna.
Peeran has been deeply interested in Sufism, in study of human growth and development, Urdu and English Poetry. He published his first book The Essence of Islam and Sufism and Its Impact on India from New Delhi in 1998. Peeran started penning his experiences initially in Urdu poems in 1997 and from Dec. 1997, he started writing poems in English as well. He has completed Sixteen volumes of poems in English: In Golden Times, In Golden Moments, A Search From Within, In Silent Moments, A Ray of Light, A Call From The Unknown, New Frontiers, Fountains of Hope, In Rare Moments, In Sacred Moments, Glittering Love, Garden of bliss Eternal Quest, Ever Green Pastures (Authorspress, 2016), Perfumed Garden of Love (Authorspress, 2017), Scattered Gems (Authorspress, 2018), Haiku, Tanka, Quatrains and Short Poems (Authorspress, 2019). He has written short stories: Glasshouse and Other Short Stories (Bizz-Buzz, Bengaluru). He edits the journal Sufi World from Bengaluru.
Peerans works have been favorably reviewed by Dr. A.K. Tak, Dr. Srinivasa Rangaswamy, Dr. Anna Lata Devi, Jasvinder Singh, Dr. Barnard Jackson (United Kingdom), Gordon Hindley (U.K), Dr. I.H. Rizvi, C.L. Katri, Dr. Manas Bakshi, Dr. Shujaat Hussain, Dr. Md. Fakruddin, Dr. Kalpana Rajput, Dr. R.K. Singh, Patricia Prime (New Zealand), Dr. D.C. Chambial, Dr. Radhamani, Dr. Masood ul Hasan, Dr, S.C. Pande and many others.
Peeran has brought out books on Sufism and Islam: Essence on Islam and Sufism and its Impact on India (1998, New Delhi); A Journey of a Sufi-Sufism and Poetry (Authorspress, New Delhi, 2015); Sufi Wisdom and Spiritual Consiousness (Authorspress, New Delhi, 2016). Fundamentals of Islam and Sufism (Authorspress, New Delhi, 2017).He has written two prose works - Indian English Poetry: Searching New Grounds (Yking, Jaipur, 2013)and Contemporary Indian English Poetry (Authorspress, New Delhi 2013)
Peeran is trustee of International Sufi Centre, Editor of Sufi World a journal on Sufi Culture, Philosophy and Literature (Islamic Spiritualism Tasawwuf). He is author of the book Islam and Sufism; Fundamental of Sufism and A Journey of a Sufi.
Poets International Bangalore has also nominated him as “Best Poet for 2003”. International Poetry Academy, Chennai has also awarded him with “Best Poet” award for 2009. He has won Literary Prize 2017 of Naji Naaman of Lebanon. Peeran is inspired to write poetry in search of truth and to discover his own self. He is inspired by the theory and practice of Sufism.