Faridudin Attar- Ilahi Nama

Faridudin Attar (فریدالدین عطار)  Ilahi Nama

All poetry of Attar below is ancient and in Public Domain

The Ilahi-Nama (Persian: الهی نامه‎) is another famous poetic work of Attar consisting of 6500 verses. In terms of form and content, it has some similarities with Bird Parliament.

The story is about a king who is confronted with the materialistic and worldly demands of his six sons. The King tries to show the temporary and senseless desires of his six son by retelling them a large number of spiritual stories. The first son asks for the daughter of the king of fairies (Pariyaan).

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