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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The sun of proximity burnt them, that is to say, farifuddin former existence was consumed by the sun of the Divine Essence which they had approached, and a ray of this light produced a life which animated them all. They undergo many trials as they try to free themselves of what is precious to them and change their state.

Once past the veil you understand the Way From which the crowd’s glib courtiers blindly stray.

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How can I give it away, even to God? But in every shape I am impregnated with the bitter savour of mortality. He appears to have relied almost entirely, if not exclusively, on written sources. When this lovely idol had become one of the Faithful, they shed tears of joy, but she was sad; “O Sheikh!

Knowledge and heart quality must be developed together. Therefore, according to Attar, the faculty of devotion or quality of heart is the Second Valley, the Valley of Love. He hastened to return to the proximity of the Throne and heard again the same answer given to the same prayers. Only from the universal soul does he get the salutary advice that he can find the deliverance he seeks nowhere except in himself. Anyway he was fortunate in not depending on his muse for his livelihood.


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

Whoever scanned the veil would lose his head; Whoever spoke his name was left for dead, The tongue ripped from his mouth; whoever thrilled With passion for this king was quickly killed.

Behold the mystery of God’s love and wisdom. Masani, The Conference of the Birds: During long years they travelled over hill and dale, and spent a great part of their lives in pilgrimage. In other words, we take away the home which has always belonged to someone else and fill it with delusion and call it our own. The journey costs the lives of many of them. What he had seen had left a profound impression on his mind, and yet he could not trace it out accurately.

This may be partly due to its lack of a frame-story. Mystical experiences in the privacy of vigil probably form the background of the whole work Ritter, ibid. Understanding can be arrived at variously—some have found the Mihrabothers the idol. Do not, therefore, despise thine own self, for nothing is higher than it. The only effect of his vision was a trouble of mind and uncertainty.

Dost thou not preserve any regard for Islam? Paintings by Habiballah of Sava active ca.

Led by the hoopoethe birds of the world set forth in search of their king, Simurgh. There thou must cast away all thy possessions and imperil all thy riches.

In the meantime the young Christian saw the Prophet appearing to her in a dream, and saying, “Follow the Sheikh! There are different faridudidn of crossing this Valley, and all birds do not fly alike. Mausoleum of AttarNishapurIran. As sources on the hagiology and phenomenology of Sufism, however, his works have immense value. All that they had done or omitted to do during their earthly existence passed entirely out of mind.


In reality his coat is poor, not he.

This page was last edited on 27 Decemberat Some were drowned in the ocean, others were annihilated and disappeared. It forms that limitation which is the tragedy of every soul. There is no doubt that what prevents man from gaining the knowledge that his soul is really searching for is himself. As soon as he has closed his eyes, as soon as he has relaxed his body, stilled his mind and lost the limitations of his consciousness, he begins to float in the unlimited spheres.

Attar has roamed through the seven cities of love while we have barely turned down the first street. The second one touched the flame lightly with his wings fairduddin said: In terms of form and content, it has some similarities with Bird Parliament. Fariduddin Attar AD farjduddin He thinks, ‘How can I give my home to someone else, faridhddin if it is God? The part and whole are lost in thy essence.

So this saint and great Sheikh consented to keep swine for a year. If he really reaches the depths of knowledge, if faridudxin goes far enough, then whatever he was searching for, he will arrive at the same goal.

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