Coupon
The Conference of Birds : The Sufi's Journey to God
by Farid Ud-Din Attar


Overview - Written in 1177, 'The Conference of Birds' is a Muslim mystical allegory dealing with the struggles and ordeals a soul must face to achieve enlightenment. One thousand birds assemble to hear the Hoopoe bird (a spiritual master) who describes how they must seek the Simurgh, their true King.  Read more...

 
Paperback
  • $10.00
  • Members Save 10% Club Price
    $ 9.00

Add to Cart + Add to Wishlist

In Stock.

This item is Non-Returnable.
Free Shipping is not available for this item.
 
> Check In-Store Availability

In-Store pricing may vary

 
 
New & Used Marketplace 4 copies from $10.50
 
 
 

More About The Conference of Birds by Farid Ud-Din Attar
 
 
 
Overview
Written in 1177, 'The Conference of Birds' is a Muslim mystical allegory dealing with the struggles and ordeals a soul must face to achieve enlightenment. One thousand birds assemble to hear the Hoopoe bird (a spiritual master) who describes how they must seek the Simurgh, their true King. Many give excuses: they are happy with love or treasure, or fame, or any number of other worldly delights, and do not see the need for an arduous adventure in search of a semi-mythical sovereign. But the journey begins, leading the avian pilgrims through seven valleys where the travelers confront their own individual limitations and fears. Only 30 birds complete the journey, and discover that they themselves are the Simurgh they have sought. As with all truly mystical literature, 'The Conference of Birds' teaches that the aim of the quest is the discovery of the Divine within.


This item is Non-Returnable.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781908388070
  • ISBN-10: 1908388072
  • Publisher: Aziloth Books
  • Publish Date: May 2011
  • Page Count: 108


Related Categories

Books > Poetry > Subjects & Themes - Inspirational & Religious
Books > Poetry > Middle Eastern
Books > Religion > Islam - Sufi

 
BAM Customer Reviews