Provisional Translation

  • This is the spot in which the gem
  • of the mine of virtue has been put to rest.
  • He was like unto a mountain
  • of good character and a shining star.
  • He left this mortal world of suffering
  • and entered the horizon of eternal delight.
  • He was like unto a shining moon
  • on the horizon of knowledge.
  • He was an enlightened and skillful poet.
  • With his death great loss has been experienced
  • and a void has been left behind.
  • He was the son of the learned
  • and wise father Mullah Muhammad Bagher
  • ...his name is Sheik Hussein.
  • May the blessings and forgiveness of God accompany Him.


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