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The Gift: Poems by the Great Sufi Master Setting & Symbolism

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Circle of Fastingappears in Introduction

The circle in which Hafiz gave himself to fasting and prayer, first for the girl he admired, then for spiritual enlightenment and the end of his study under Attar.

Shirazappears in Introduction

Hafiz's home town in Persia, a garden city.

Hafiz's Divanappears in Introduction

Hafiz's first published collection of poems, now owned in numbers greater than the Koran in his home town of Shiraz, Persia.

Attar's Graveappears in Chapter Thirteen

The place where Hafiz and Muhammad Attar planted a tree together, under which Hafiz sat to remember his old master.

Hafiz's Graveappears in Introduction

At the foot of a cypress tree he had planted in a rose garden in Shiraz, kept sacred for five hundred years, and then, in 1925, reinforced with a structure and its gardens restored.

Natureappears in Throughout

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