Bird Parliament Fariduddin Attar Translated By Edward FitzGerald

Bird Parliament Fariduddin Attar Translated By Edward FitzGerald Once on a time from all the Circles seven Between the stedfast Earth and rolling Heaven THE…

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هم رحمت عالمی ز ما ارسلناک شیخ فرید الدین عطار

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آن حسن که در پردهٔ غیبست نهان شیخ فرید الدین عطار

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زان پیش که نُه خیمهٔ افلاک زدند شیخ فرید الدین عطار

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صدری که ز هر دو کون، در بیشی بود شیخ فرید الدین عطار

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صدری که ز هرچه بود برتر او بود شیخ فرید الدین عطار

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صاحب نظری که هیچ افکنده نبود شیخ فرید الدین عطار

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فرماندهِ ملکِ انبیا کیست تویی شیخ فرید الدین عطار

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Biography Of Farid Ud-Din Attar

Biography Of Farid ud-Din Attar Farid ud-Din Attar was born in Nishapur, in what is today north-east Iran. There is disagreement over the exact dates…

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What Kind Of Pain Is This By Sheikh Fariduddin Attar

What kind of pain is this that there is no cure for it And what kind of way is this that there is no end…

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وصفت نه به اندازهٔ عقلِ کَهُن است شیخ فرید الدین عطار

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هم چار گهر،‌ چاکر دربان تواند شیخ فرید الدین عطار

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میپنداری که بیخبر بتوان زیست شیخ فرید الدین عطار

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هان ای دل خسته کاروان میگذرد شیخ فریدالدین عطار

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شمع آمد وگفت جان من میببرند شیخ فرید الدین عطار

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عمری که گذشت زود انگار نبود شیخ فریدالدین عطار

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شمع آمد و گفت سخت کوشم امشب شیخ فرید الدین عطار

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دل رفت و ز آتش طرب دود ندید شیخ فرید الدین عطار

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در وصفِ تو، عقل، طبعِ دیوانه گرفت شیخ فرید الدین عطار

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جان محو شد و به هیچ رویت نشناخت شیخ فرید الدین عطار

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تن پست شد از درد اگر پست نبود شیخ فریدالدین عطار

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بنیاد جهان غرور و سوداست همه شیخ فرید الدین عطار

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بر وصف تو دستِ عقل دانا نرسد شیخ فریدالدین عطار

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با این دلِ چون قیر چه خواهی کردن شیخ فرید الدین عطار

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ای هشت بهشت، یک نثارِ درِ تو شیخ فریدالدین عطار

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ای پاکی تو منزّه از هر پاکی شیخ فرید الدین عطار

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افسوس که ناچار بمی باید مرد شیخ فرید الدین عطار

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آن مرغ که بود از می معنی مست شیخ فریدالدین عطار

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Mysticism

Mysticism The sun can only be seen by the light of the sun. The more a man or woman knows, the greater the bewilderment, the…

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The angels have bowed down to you and drowned

The angels have bowed down to you and drowned The angels have bowed down to you and drowned Your soul in Being, past all plummet’s…

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The Birds Find Their King

The Birds Find Their King Once more they ventured from the Dust to raise Their Eyes — up to the Throne — into the Blaze,…

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The Eternal Mirror

The Eternal Mirror Not You but I, have seen and been and wrought Who in your Fraction of Myself behold Myself within the Mirror Myself…

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The Angels Have Bowed Down To You And Drowned By Shikh Fariduddin Attar

The angels have bowed down to you and drowned The angels have bowed down to you and drowned Your soul in Being, past all plummet’s…

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Your Heart By Shikh Fariduddin Attar

YOUR HEART Plunge into the ocean of your heart, For there you’ll find the universe.

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I Shall Grasp The Soul’s Skirt With My Hand By Shikh Fariduddin Attar

I shall grasp the soul’s skirt with my hand English version by Bernard Lewis I shall grasp the soul’s skirt with my hand and stamp…

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A Shoreless Sea By Shikh Fariduddin Attar

A SHORELESS SEA The home we seek is in eternity; The Truth we seek is like a shoreless sea, Of which your paradise is but…

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The Peacock’s Excuse By Shikh Fariduddin Attar

The peacock’s excuse Next came the peacock, splendidly arrayed In many-coloured pomp; this he displayed As if he were some proud, self-conscious bride Turning with…

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The Secret Of Your Existence By Shikh Fariduddin Attar

THE SECRET OF YOUR EXISTENCE Strive to discover the mystery before life is taken from you. If while living you fail to find yourself, to…

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Slander In The Heart By Shikh Fariduddin Attar

SLANDER IN THE HEART A man rose up where Junaid (Junaid al-Baghdadi) was preaching and began to beg. “This man is perfectly healthy,” thought Junaid….

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When One Is Being Ignorant By Shikh Fariduddin Attar

WHEN ONE IS BEING IGNORANT A certain young man was always speaking against Sufis. One day, Dhu Nun took the ring from his finger and…

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Be Whole By Shikh Fariduddin Attar

BE WHOLE Be whole in desire and journey to the Whole.

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Separation From Beloved By Shikh Fariduddin Attar

SEPARATION FROM BELOVED Those who have not been separated from their Beloved will not understand my night without my love. Without my Beloved I was…

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A Dervish In Ecstasy By Shikh Fariduddin Attar

A dervish in ecstasy A frenzied dervish, mad with love for God, Sought out bare hills where none had ever trod. Wild leopards kept this…

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The Birds Find Their King By Shikh Fariduddin Attar

The Birds Find Their King Once more they ventured from the Dust to raise Their Eyes — up to the Throne — into the Blaze,…

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How Long Then Will You Seek For Beauty Here By Shikh Fariduddin Attar

How long then will you seek for beauty here Seek the unseen, and beauty will appear. When the last veil is lifted neither men Nor…

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The Pilgrim Sees No Form But His And Knows By Shikh Fariduddin Attar

The pilgrim sees no form but His and knows The pilgrim sees no form but His and knows That He subsists beneath all passing shows…

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Look — I Do Nothing; He Performs All Deeds By Shikh Fariduddin Attar

Look — I do nothing; He performs all deeds Look — I do nothing; He performs all deeds And He endures the pain when my…

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For All Is God By Shikh Fariduddin Attar

FOR ALL IS GOD And as His Essence all the world pervades Naught in Creation is, save this alone. Upon the waters has He fixed…

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Pain And Medicine By Shikh Fariduddin Attar

PAIN AND MEDICINE The pain of love became the medicine for every heart, The difficulty could never be solved without love.

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Invocation By Shikh Fariduddin Attar

Invocation We are busy with the luxury of things. Their number and multiple faces bring To us confusion we call knowledge. Say: God created the…

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Was The Door Ever Closed By Shikh Fariduddin Attar

WAS THE DOOR EVER CLOSED Your own heart is the living place of the Universe’s essence. Salih rahimahu Llah always told his students, If you…

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God Speaks To David By Shikh Fariduddin Attar

God Speaks to David David was an open vessel, the light Poured into him. God’s words took flight In him and through him God said:…

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We Will Not Be Free If By Shikh Fariduddin Attar

WE WILL NOT BE FREE IF So long as we do not die to ourselves, and so long as we identify with someone or something,…

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The Dullard Sage By Shikh Fariduddin Attar

The Dullard Sage Lost in myself I reappeared I know not where a drop that rose from the sea and fell and dissolved again; a…

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The Hawk By Shikh Fariduddin Attar

The Hawk He was a soldier with a soldier’s pride, This hawk, whose home was by a king’s side. He was haughty as his master,…

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God Speaks To Moses By Shikh Fariduddin Attar

God Speaks to Moses One day God spoke to Moses and said: ‘Visit Satan, question him, use your head.’ So Moses descended to Hell’s burning…

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Nothing By Shikh Fariduddin Attar

NOTHING I know nothing, I understand nothing, I am unaware of myself. I am in love, but with whom I do not know. My heart…

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The Moths And The Flame By Shikh Fariduddin Attar

The moths and the flame Moths gathered in a fluttering throng one night To learn the truth about the candle light, And they decided one…

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The Vain Bird By Shikh Fariduddin Attar

The Vain Bird ‘You see I am vanity personified, Iblis watches over me night and day Thus I’m prescribed by him without a guide. I…

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Mysticism By Shikh Fariduddin Attar

Mysticism English version by Coleman Barks The sun can only be seen by the light of the sun. The more a man or woman knows,…

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