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مرکز سعدی شناسی

Four volumes, 2, pages, and twenty-five years in the writing. Sa’di’s Gulistan is said to be one of the most widely gklestan books ever produced.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. His father warns him that his physical strength alone will not be sufficient to ensure the success of his travels, describing five kinds of men who can profit from travel: Views Read Edit View history.

His power is hidden in the tiny seed that sires the lofty palm. In Persian-speaking countries today, proverbs and aphorisms from the Gulistan appear in every kind of literature and continue to be current in conversation, much as Shakespeare is in English.

Two blessings in every breath, each due a separate salutation. But let us remember the words that were written by the poet Saadi, so many years ago: In one of the longest, in Chapter 3, Sa’di explores aspects of undertaking a journey for which one is ill-equipped:. The unsettled conditions following the Mongol invasion of Iran led him to wander abroad through Anatolia, Syria, Egypt, and Iraq.

Saadi was not only welcomed to the city but was respected highly by the ruler and enumerated among the greats of the province.


The well-known aphorism still frequently repeated in the western world, about being sad because one has no shoes until one meets the man who has no feet “whereupon I thanked Providence for its bounty to myself” is saaxi the Gulistan.

He seems to have spent the rest of his life in Shiraz His works.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. You will lift Your friends high, There is solid proof of that, Not abandoning enemies to die! Georgius Gentius produced a Latin version accompanied by the Persian text in Wikimedia Commons has media related to Gulistan of Sa’di. It is widely quoted as a source of wisdom. English translation, Persian text on facing page. He has furnished the originals of a multitude of tales and proverbs which are current in our mouths, and attributed by us to recent writers.

There the friend gathered up flowers to take back to town. Andre du Ryer was the first European to present Saadi to the West, by means of a partial French translation of Gulistan in For twenty years or more, he continued the same schedule of preaching, advising, learning, honing his sermons, and polishing them into gems illuminating the wisdom and foibles of his people.

Saadi – Golestan In Farsi

This is the first of a series of misfortunes that he is farxi to, and it is only the charity of a wealthy man that finally delivers him, allowing him to return home safe, though not much humbled by his tribulations.

I remember that, in the time of my childhood, I was devout, and in the habit of keeping vigils, and eager to practise mortification and austerities.

One night I saadi up in attendance on my father, and did not close my eyes the whole night, and held the precious qur’an in my lap while the people around me slept.


The clouds, the wind, the moon, and the sun, For your comfort, and at your behest, run; They toil continuously for your satisfaction, Should not you halt, monitor your action? One story about a schoolboy sheds light on the issues of sexual abuse and pedophilia, problems that have plagued all cultures.

He sat in remote teahouses late into the night and exchanged views with merchants, farmers, preachers, wayfarers, thieves, and Sufi mendicants.

The Gulistan has been significant in the influence of Persian literature on Western culture. Today it is the official language of IranTajikistan and one of the two official languages of Afghanistan.

Gulistan by Shaykh Saadi, Farsi with Urdu translation

They are accompanied by short verses sometimes representing the words of the protagonists, sometimes representing the author’s perspective and sometimes, as in the following case, not clearly attributed:. In the fifth chapter of The Gulistan of Saadi, on Love and Youth, Saadi includes explicit moral and sociological points about the real life of gilestan from his time period Voltaire was familiar with works of Sa’di, and wrote the preface of Zadig in his name.

The Sheikh preaching in the Khanqah experiences a totally different world than the merchant passing through a town. Retrieved from ” https: Sufi literature Persian literature works Persian books Islamic mirrors for princes.

Literary History of Persia.