Amina Najafi (Farahani)

Amina-yi Farahani (fl. 17th century), a poet of the Safavid times renowned for his peity. He departed his hometown for Iraq and settled in Najaf. The following quatrain was composed by him:

Hasten toward Najaf, O heart! Hasten!

Soon perceive such blessing! Perceive!

Since sleeping at Najaf means worshipping God,

Travel to Najaf and lie flat on your back.

Asar-afarinan (3, 304).