The Conference of the Birds

Retells the most famous work by the 12th-century Persian poet, Farid al-Din Attar, about a pilgrimage taken by birds to meet "King Simorgh the Wise."

The Conference of the Birds

Retells the most famous work by the 12th-century Persian poet, Farid al-Din Attar, about a pilgrimage taken by birds to meet "King Simorgh the Wise."

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The Conference of the Birds
Language: en
Pages: 44
Authors: Alexis York Lumbard
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: World Wisdom, Inc

Retells the most famous work by the 12th-century Persian poet, Farid al-Din Attar, about a pilgrimage taken by birds to meet "King Simorgh the Wise."
The Conference of the Birds
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Peter Sis
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-29 - Publisher: Penguin

An award-winning author and illustrator offers a beautiful and uplifting adaptation of the beloved Sufi poem Celebrated children’s book creator Peter Sis presents his first book for adults with The Conference of the Birds—a lyrical and richly illustrated story of love, faith, and the beauty of the human journey. Sis’s
The Conference of the Birds
Language: en
Pages: 93
Authors: Farid Ud-Din Attar, Raficq Abdulla
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-01 - Publisher: Interlink Books

A RICHLY-ILLUSTRATED MYSTICAL CLASSIC . NEW IN PAPERBACK. The Conference of the Birdsis a twelfth-century Sufi allegorical poem. The story of the quest for a king undertaken by the birds of the world, it also describes the Sufi (or mystical Islamic) path to enlightenment. Though hugely popular and influential in
The Conference of the Birds
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Farid Attar
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-03-31 - Publisher: Penguin UK

Composed in the twelfth century in north-eastern Iran, Attar's great mystical poem is among the most significant of all works of Persian literature. A marvellous, allegorical rendering of the Islamic doctrine of Sufism - an esoteric system concerned with the search for truth through God - it describes the consequences
The Conference of the Birds
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Attar
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-07 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

“These lofty words are an antidote for anyone sickened by extremism's poison.” Considered by Rumi to be “the master” of Sufi mystic poetry, Attar is best known for this epic poem, a magnificent allegorical tale about the soul’s search for meaning. He recounts the perilous journey of the world’s birds