عنوان مقاله [English]
By investigating into the Persian poetry, we find out that the poets have used natural elements for various purposes, such as describing, praising, criticizing, etc.
The purpose of this research is to investigate the role of nature and its elements, and to find to what extent the imagery based on natural elements is used in Shams Tabrizi's divan.
The appearance of nature in Ghazalīyāt-i Shams is numerous. This presence is noticeable both in the number of verses and variety of the natural elements used. The Mowlana's high attention to nature which is the result of his poetic taste and abundant reading demonstrates Mowlana’s awareness of the verbal facilities and the impact of nature. His view of the nature is based on Islamic culture and the Qur'an. He has observed natural elements from a different perspective and used them to express his educational and spiritual purposes.