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Nesâtî Biography

The biography of Nesâtî. This page has biographical information on Nesâtî, one of the best poets of all time. This PoetrySoup page also provides access to the poet's poems, best poetry, quotes, and video biographies...if available.

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Nesai (–1674) was the pen name (Ottoman Turkish : mala s ) of an Ottoman poet. He was a Sufi, or Islamic mystic, of the Mevlevî order, and his poetry is often considered exemplary of the "Indian style" ( sebk-i hindî ) of Ottoman poetry, a movement which flourished beginning in the 17th century.

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