Farid ud-Din Attar

Farid ud-Din Attar Poems

Intoxicated By The Wine Of Love

From each a mystic silence Love demands.
What do all seek so earnestly? ‘Tis Love.

In The Dead Of Night

In the dead of night, a Sufi began to weep.
He said, "This world is like a closed coffin, in which

The Triumph Of The Soul

Joy! Joy! I triumph! Now no more I know
Myself as simply me. I burn with love

All Pervading Consciousness

And as His Essence all the world pervades
Naught in Creation is, save this alone.

Looking For Your Own Face

Your face is neither infinite nor ephemeral.
You can never see your own face,

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Rowan Hammond 22 July 2014

Going to link him to my blog!

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Abū Ḥamīd bin Abū Bakr Ibrāhīm (c. 1145 – c. 1221; Persian: ابو حامد بن ابوبکر ابراهیم‎), better known by his pen-names Farīd ud-Dīn (فرید الدین) and ʿAṭṭār (عطار, "the perfumer"), was a Persian Muslim poet, theoretician of Sufism, and hagiographer from Nishapur who had an immense and lasting influence on Persian poetry and Sufism.
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