ISBN 9780140444346,The Conference of the Birds

The Conference of the Birds

Rs450

Publisher

Penguin Books

Publication Year 1984
ISBN-13

ISBN 9780140444346

ISBN-10 0140444343
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 304 Pages
Subject

Non-Western philosophy

\"Mantiq al-tayr\" (the conference of the birds) is an elaborate allegory with many digressions. It describes how all the birds (human souls) set out in search of the Simurgh (the godhead). All but 30 die and the survivors realize that they themselves are the Simurgh.
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