Fariduddin Attar. likes. Farīd ud-Dīn ‘Attār was a Persian Muslim poet, theoretician of Sufism, and hagiographer from Nīshāpūr who had an abiding. Results 1 – 12 of 15 Mar 2, by Farid-Uddin Attar Aus Fariduddin ‘Attars “Heiligenbiographie”. by Fariduddin Attar and Annemarie Schimmel. Fariduddin Attar was one of the earliest Sufi poets of Persia, and there is no doubt that the work of Attar was the inspiration of Rumi and of many other spiritual.

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All that they had done or omitted to do during their earthly existence passed entirely out of mind. The king commanded mirrors to be placed About the palace walls, and when he faced Their polished surfaces his image shone With mitigated splendour to the throne.

He concerns himself with few things, but wonders at all.

AṬṬĀR, FARĪD-AL-DĪN – Encyclopaedia Iranica

Contemporary Persian and Classical Persian are the same language, but writers since are classified as contemporary. Scientists and engineers, people who are absorbed in research into material things and hardly ever think of spiritual matters, even they, after much fariuddin, arrive very close to the same knowledge that is the ultimate knowledge. Thou who wert the cause of his apostasy, be pure as he is.

Anyway he was fortunate in not depending on his muse for variduddin livelihood. He then begins to amuse himself with the people of this world, as one might play with children, and yet not be concerned with what they do, for he expects no better.

His works were the inspiration of Rumi and many other mystic poets. They were all submerged in an ocean of stupefaction, with all faculties of thought suspended.

Attar of Nishapur Quotes (Author of The Conference of the Birds)

One day while he was seated attaar his shop surrounded by servants busily attending to his orders, a wandering dervish paused at the door and regarded him fariudddin, while his eyes slowly filled with tears. I know how love’s fire can burn. The heart must be open too. Very few have understood the idea of the ‘Blue Bird’, or the ‘Bird of the Sky. His heart was full of love for the princess, but his tongue remained mute. Their leader, the hodhod hoopoe, mentioned in Koran Bidding a decisive adieu to the world, he betook himself to a Sufi convent, presided over by Sheikh Ruknuddin.


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This teaching points out that every soul has a faridddin, which may be called the ‘sky,’ and that this capacity can accommodate earth or heaven, whichever it partakes of and holds within itself. The person who has never in his life been wholly grateful cannot know what it is.

December 15, Last Updated: No doubt a person of fine qualities is often ridiculed if he happens to be in a place where these qualities are not understood, where they are like a foreign language. The work thus lacks a definite conceptual structure.

If after dying a thousand deaths we still live, then there is nothing in the world to be afraid of. There was no longer a guide; there were no longer pilgrims; aattar road itself had ceased to be.

When they were entirely purified from all earthly elements, they all received a new life. By the odour of Love every atom in the world is intoxicated. Farewell, Sheikh Sanaan, farewell!

If he really reaches the depths of knowledge, if he goes far enough, then whatever he was searching for, he will arrive at the same goal. It is life’s strength, the wings by which we fly Beyond the further reaches of the sky. So many errors throng the world – then why Should we not risk this quest?

What we call destruction or annihilation is nothing but change. As to the others, in spite of their dismay, they consented to commence the journey. Fariduddin Attar AD – We have denied ourselves all rest to follow the road that leads to Him. They know it is a stage of the child’s life and that they cannot expect any better from them. I know about love. Information about Attar’s life is rare and scarce.


Therefore, it would be safe to say that there is no one in this world who is a worse enemy of man than man himself. It was built by Ali-Shir Nava’i in the 16th century and later on underwent a total renovation during Reza Shah the great in And as man is born with this tendency, he cannot be satisfied until by searching he has obtained the knowledge he wishes to have. The Diwan of Attar Persian: Love has its time at every stage of life.

The story is about a king who is confronted with the materialistic and worldly demands of his six sons. Their steadfastness did not remain unrewarded.

Attar of Nishapur

When the fire of repentance burns, it consumes everything. He then said to her, “O charming maiden, what remains to be done?

His talent for perception of deeper meanings behind outward appearances enables him to turn details of everyday life into atyar of his thoughts. The secrets of divine wisdom, the Koran, the prophecies, all that he had blotted out of his mind, came back to his memory, and at the same time he was delivered from his folly and his misery. According to Edward G. When love has pitched his tent in someone’s breast, That man despairs of life and knows no rest.