A Sufi master of Nishapur
and Shafi'i traditionalist and historian, Abu 'Abd al-Rahman al-Sulami (d.
Just few centuries ago, when the West was still gasping for enlightenment, many metropoles in the East like Istanbul, Samarkand, Bukhara, Nishapur
and scores of others, were frontiers of knowledge and civilization.
By the time the Mongols appeared on the scene in early 13th century, the great centres of Muslim learning and civilization - Samarkand, Bokhara, Rey, Nishapur
, Merv, Baghdad - were already in decline.
V Samanid conical pottery bowl, from Nishapur
, Iran, 10th century AD.
Khayyam was born in Nishapur
on 18 March 1048 and began his education in his hometown.
Born in Nishapur
in northeastern Iran, Khayyam spent most of his life near the court of the Karakhanid and Seljuq rulers in the period which witnessed the First Crusade.
Regardless of his literary choices, Tarar is on record having voiced his fascination with Attar, the 12th century Nishapur
mystic who was bitten by the bug of pantheism, though certainly not at the same level as, say, Mansur Hallaj who remains the epitome of that thought stream.
In the period under consideration, this problem surfaced in Nishapur
, where the outbreak of an unidentified disease among "sheep and goats" resulted in a number of deaths in the winter of 1889-90.
The poetess spent the most important periods of her life in the cities of Balkh, Marv, Nishapur
, Herat and Marva.
On the other hand, the ages gave birth to the spirit of Islam, and the spiritual people like Ghazali, Bahauddin (Rumi's father), the famous sufi poet Farid-ud-din Attar in Nishapur
(Rumi's contemporary) and Rumi too.
The workshop, organized in collaboration with Khana-e-Farhang Jamhuri Islami Iran, Hyderabad, was conducted by a celebrated stone sculptor from Nishapur
, Iran, Ali Reza Qadamyari.The speakers said that Iran and Pakistan nurtured a decades old friendship.
The Conference of the Birds, 2017), first composed by Syrian poet Attar of Nishapur
in the twelfth century.