Materials of the conference on Phenomenon of Nasimi in the System of Spiritual Values have been published
Materials of the conference on Phenomenon of Nasimi in the System of Spiritual Values held jointly by Azerbaijan Institute of Theology (AIT) and Fund for Propagation of Spiritual Values (FPSV), have been published.
Opening the event, AIT rector Jeyhun Mammadov said that the declaration of 2019 as the Year of Nasimi by President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mr. Ilham Aliyev’s Decree on the celebration of the 650th anniversary of the famous poet Imadaddin Nasimi and First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva’s initiative to plant 650,000 trees a day on this occasion, indicate that the great poet’s memory is held in high regard.
J.Mammadov noted that the Institute attaches great importance to the promotion of our national-moral values, development of the patriotic spirit in students, love and commitment to the motherland, the study of the life and creativity of the prominent Azerbaijani thinkers.
AIT rector expressed his hope about the significance of publication of conference materials for researchers of Nasimi’s works.
Mehman Ismayilov, FPSV Executive Director, the declaration of 2019 as the Year of Nasimi Ilham Aliyev is of particular importance in terms of the immortalization of the promotion of literary and cultural heritage of Azerbaijan.
M.Ismayilov also noted that President Ilham Aliyev successfully continues Heydar Aliyev’s policy in the direction of developing national and cultural heritage of Azerbaijan.
M.Ismayilov informed the participants about the activities carried out by the Fund in the frame of the Nasimi Year. He stressed that marking 650th anniversary of the thinker in a state level is of great importance in terms of the study of Azerbaijani culture, its national and spiritual values.
PhD Saadat Shikhiyeva, Researcher at Institute for Oriental Studies named after Academician Ziya Bunyadov, said that being one of the most powerful representatives of Islamic Irfan literature, is one of the founders of philosophical thought in poetry. She noted that the essence of Sufism is more significant in Nasimi’s works and emphasized the great thinker’s influence on the development of Azerbaijani poetic language.
PhD Mahira Guliyeva, Head of Early New Age Azerbaijani Literature Department at Institute of Literature named after Nizami Ganjavi ANAS, noted that Nasimi played an important role in improving the peculiarities of the Azerbaijani poem. Emphasizing that the poet has written poems in various forms of Aruz, M. Guliyeva mentioned Nasimi’s efforts to adapt the elements of Aruz to the peculiarities of the Azerbaijani language.
Professor Shafaq Alibeyli, Head of the Department of Comparative Studies and Literary Translation of ANAS named after N. Ganjavi, spoke about Imadaddin Nasimi’s high artistic aesthetic level rich in philosophical ideals.
Ataemi Mirzayev, Researcher of the Institute of Literature named after Nizami Ganjavi of ANAS, mentioned the work to be implemented for teaching, publication and promotion of classical heritage. He noted that the development of new forms and methods are necessary to promote classics to the new generation.
Vusal Hatamov, Researcher in Oriental Stuides, spoke about Nasimi’s philosophy, poetry and historical period he lived. He mentioned the concept of the perfect human being reflected in Nasimi’s philosophy.
The event continued with the discussions around the topic.