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Saadi Shirazi

1210 - 1291 | Shiraz, Iran

Prominent Persian poet from Iran, famous for his prose in Gulistan and verse in Bustan.

Prominent Persian poet from Iran, famous for his prose in Gulistan and verse in Bustan.

Saadi Shirazi

Persian Kalam 17

Persian Sufi Poetry 4

 

Sufi Story 244

Sufi Quotes 53

Deep in the sea, there are riches beyond your imagination. But if you seek safety, that is at the shore.

Deep in the sea, there are riches beyond your imagination. But if you seek safety, that is at the shore.

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Green wood can be bent. But once it becomes dry, it can only be straightened by fire.

Green wood can be bent. But once it becomes dry, it can only be straightened by fire.

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If a gem falls into the mud, it will still remain valuable. And if the dust descends to heaven, it will still be of no value.

If a gem falls into the mud, it will still remain valuable. And if the dust descends to heaven, it will still be of no value.

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Ten dervishes can sleep beneath one blanket. Two kings cannot rein in one kingdom.

Ten dervishes can sleep beneath one blanket. Two kings cannot rein in one kingdom.

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The Alchemist dies in frustration and sorrow. And the fool finds a treasure in a ruin.

The Alchemist dies in frustration and sorrow. And the fool finds a treasure in a ruin.

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BOOKS 28

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Recitation

Jashn-e-Rekhta | 8-9-10 December 2023 - Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, Near India Gate - New Delhi

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