The Pearl

Gulshan-i Raz, the “rose-bower of mystery”, is a collection of poetical dialogues between a Sufi Sheikh, Sheikh Mahmoud Shabestari, and a student, Rukh al-Din Amir Harawi. Sheikh Shabestari was himself a student of ibn ‘Attar, author of the famous Conference of the Birds, and ibn ‘Arabi, a Spanish Sufi and prolific writer. The Gulshan-i Raz … Continue reading The Pearl