Hafez Shirazi

  • Ritual of "Wealth of Quran" in Shiraz


    Ritual of "Wealth of Quran" in Shiraz

    The religious ritual of the "Wealth of Quran" is held during the last ten days of the holy month of Ramadan at the mausoleum of Hafez in Shiraz, Fars province. Only a handful of people take part in night gatherings during the period in order to recite Quranic poems of the renowned Iranian poet due to the COVID-19 restrictions. The gatherings are being broadcast next noon. May 4, 2021. Shiraz. IRNA/ Reza Ghaderi

  • Iranian poet Hafez Shirazi

    Iranian poet Hafez Shirazi

    Khaje Shams-ud-Din Muhammad Hafez Shirazi (1315-1390), known by his pen name Hafez (literally meaning 'memorizer' or 'keeper'), was a Persian poet whose works are regarded as a pinnacle of Persian literature. The collection of his sonnets, known as Divan-e Hafez is very popular in the Persian-speaking world. October 11 has been designated as Day of Hafez in Iran's calendar year and ceremonies are held every year to commemorate the great Iranian poet. Oct 10, 2020. IRNA/ Reza Ghaderi