Farid ud-Din Attar

Farid ud-Din Attar Poems

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Intoxicated By The Wine Of Love

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

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

And as His Essence all the world pervades
Naught in Creation is, save this alone.
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5.
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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