Tag: Farid ud-Din Attar

Translation is magic

Coincidentally, I just finished reading two books — G. Willow Wilson’s The Bird King (4/5) & Rabeah Ghaffari’s To Keep The Sun Alive (3/5) — that heavily referenced the poem of poet and mystic Farid ud-Din Attar’s, The Conference of The Birds (Persian: منطق الطیر‎, Mantiq al-Tayr). The masterpiece follows the journey undertaken by a […]