The conference of the birds: the selected Sufi poetry of Farid ud-Din Attar

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Interlink Books, Mar 1, 2003 - Poetry - 93 pages
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A twelfth-century Sufi allegorical poem. The Conference of the Birds tells the story of the quest for a king undertaken by the birds of the world, as it also describes the Sufi (or mystical Islamic) path to enlightenment. Richly illustrated with illuminations from Persian manuscripts in the British Library.

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A poet and a writer, has written programs for British_tv and radio, including a series on the life of Muhammad.

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