The Book of Huma
Poems of Meher Baba
Translation & Introduction by Paul Smith
Paperback 362 pp.
Merwan S. Irani (1894-1969), known world-wide as Meher Baba, took Huma (Phoenix) as his pen-name when he composed enlightened ghazals in a mixture of Persian, Urdu, Hindi & Gujarati. He wrote these poems in his twenties as a realized disciple of the Perfect Master Upasni Maharaj, and also later on. He knew the ghazals of Hafiz by heart as did his father the dervish