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Fadavi T. The concept of Voluntary Death from the view of Sanaei and Attar. عرفانیات در ادب فارسی 2014; 5 (17) :85-102
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, T.fadavi@uok.ac.ir
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Death is among the subject which has always occupied the human’s mind. In mysticism, in addition to the compulsory death which is a rule of nature, another specific type of death has been considered that is called voluntary Death or “rebirth”. Voluntary death means to wipe out the evil and inhuman manners and characteristics from the soul and to decorate the soul with divine and moral ones. As a result, voluntary death is a kind of rebuilding of one’s soul.

In the present article, first compulsory death as an important aspect of the world has been discussed and then the research has elaborated on” voluntary death “and finally, the concept of voluntary death in poems by Sanaei and Attar has been investigated. It should be mentioned that” voluntary death “has been called “Death before Death” by both Sanaee and Attar.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/06/27 | Accepted: 2016/06/27 | Published: 2016/06/27

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