Journal of the stylistic of Persian poem and prose
Journal of the stylistic of Persian poem and prose شماره 90

volume Number : 16
number In Volume : 8
issue Number : 90

Journal of the stylistic of Persian poem and prose
volume Number 16، number In Volume 8، ، issue Number 90

Representing the connection of self-awareness and happiness in Shams's sonnets

Farideh Davoudy Moghaddam (Author in Charge)


BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Happiness is one of the emotions that have received a lot of attention in positive psychology today, and sages and mystics have made great efforts in understanding and how to present and apply it in their words and works. For this reason, analyzing and properly presenting these views through examining the texts and introducing their precise characteristics to the audience can clarify the paths for positive thinking and happy living and through reflection, concentration, indoctrination and thinking in the teachings obtained from the texts. Literary and mystic, first clear the way of knowledge in the mind and finally by repeating the beliefs of these teachings, it can lead to a suitable solution to achieve happiness. With the same aim, this research examines the view of happiness and its connection with self-awareness in Rumi"s thoughts in his sonnets.

METHODOLOGY: The method of research is to analyze the qualitative content of the theme and the statistical community of all the sonnets of Rumi known as sonnets of Shams

FINDINGS: Molavi"s sonnets show the connection between happiness and self-awareness in various axes. Among them: knowing one"s original scheme, which leads to understanding human defections and abilities. Realizing one"s relationship with God and this world, the experience of love, according to Molavi, love for God and other people is the cause of happiness. Staying away from hostility and enmity and understanding the tenderness of love at a high level makes a person happy. Understanding and communication with nature, which sometimes leads to growth and freshness with self-awareness. Molavi sees the root of many joys within the human being. The self that must go through the superficial stages of cognition and reach self-awareness and belief.

CONCLUSION: Jalaluddin Mohammad Molavi is one of the mystics who have been able to invite his audience to live happily and get rid of the sad dependencies of existence by representing the visible and hidden cognitive images of happiness through his sonnets. This has emerged by drawing paths of self-awareness and knowledge of man in the world in a skillful texture and full of aesthetic symbols and sublime musical dimensions of speech in Rumi"s lyrics.

Happiness , Self-awareness , Sonnets Shams , Molavi , Life skills

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