Layla and Majnun is a classic story of love most notably expressed by the great poets Nizami Ganjavi and Muhammad Fuzuli. It has been presented in many. Directed by B. Narayan Rao. With Nordin Ahmad, Umi Khaltum, Ahmad Nisfu, Latifah Omar. I liked this sweet little thing. Not well known in the West, Layla and Majnun were the “Romeo and Juliet” of Iran. The portrait of Majnun (who went mad over his.

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However, they could not see each other due to a family feud, and Layla’s family arranged for her to marry another man. View All Your World Please send us stories, pictures, poems and responses.

Old Namara inscription Maunun Arabic inscriptions. There were once two boys who were very good friends.

Layla and Majnun

Many other minor incidents happened between his madness and his death. It premiered in Baku on 25 January Neshat Esfahani Abbas Foroughi Bastami — However, upon some sort of magic, whenever Majnun was beaten, Layla would bleed for his wounds.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Layla and Laioa. A History of Persian Literature. Tradition demanded that Layla remain in her home alone to grieve for her dead husband for two whole years without seeing another soul.

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Two well known Persian poets, Rudaki and Baba Taherboth mention the lovers. Tabrez and Majnun quarreled and, stricken with madness over Layla, Majnun murdered Tabrez. Views Read Edit View history.

The Story — Layla and Majnun

Vahshi Bafqi — ‘Orfi Shirazi. The families learnt of this strange magic and began to feud, preventing Layla and Majnun from seeing each other. Word reached the village and Majnun was arrested.

A Realist’s Guide To Romance. The Graves of Layla and Majnun. Please reorganize this content to explain the subject’s impact on popular culture, using references to reliable sourcesrather than simply listing appearances.

In Indiait is believed that Layla and Majnun found laia in a village in Rajasthan before they died. The story had previously been brought to the stage in the late 19th century, when Ahmed Shawqi wrote a poetic play about the tragedy, now considered one of the best in modern Arab poetry. The number and variety of anecdotes about the lovers also increased considerably from the twelfth century onwards.

The anecdotes are mostly very short, only loosely connected, and show little or no plot development.

Gold and silver coins dedicated to memory of Mahammad Kajnun. Part of a series on. He immediately travelled to the place where Layla had been buried and there he wept and wept until he too surrendered to the impossible grief and died at the graveside of his one true love. The story of Layla and Majnun was known in Persia as early as the 9th century.


This page was last edited on 4 Decemberat Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The travellers said that Majnun spent his days reciting poetry to himself and writing in the sand with a long stick; they said that he truly was driven to madness by a broken heart.

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The Story of Layla and Majnun

Layla died of a broken heart, alone in her home without ever seeing Majnun again. Eventually she found an old man who claimed to have seen Majnun in the desert. Layla and Majnun were buried next to each other as her husband and their fathers prayed to their afterlife.

The thought of not being with Majnun for two more years was more than Layla could bear. No More Silly Love Songs: Soon after, Layla was married to another noble and rich merchant belonging to the Thaqif tribe in Ta’if. Afghanistan A story about a clever rabbit who protected other animals in the jungle.