Authored By: S. L. Peeran
Year of Publication: 2016
|Pages: 456||Binding: Hardback(HB)|
Category: Poetry, Fiction and Short Stories
|Price in Rs. 696.50||Price in (USA) $. 55.72|
S.L. Peeran hails from an illustrious family of erstwhile Mysore State. His great grandfather was a renowned Arabic, Persian & Urdu scholar & 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 Hazreth Qader awaliya Srirangapatna.
Peeran has been deeply interested in Sufism, in study of human growth & development, Urdu & English Poetry. He published his first book The Essence of Islam & Sufism & 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 thirteen 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, and Eternal Quest. He has written book of short stories titled Glass House and Other Short Stories.
Peeran’s 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 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.
Peeran has also written a work of Prose Indian English Poetry-Searching New Grounds. Peeran has also penned his Memoirs The Journey of a Sufi-Sufism and Poetry and a book on Sufism Sufi Wisdom and Spiritual Consciousness.
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.
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.