Saadi Shirazi, “Human Beings are Members of a Whole”

Saadi Shirazi narrates that “an emperor intended to kill a prisoner. The prisoner insulted the emperor for his destiny. “What did he say?” The emperor asked one of his ministers. “He prayed for your Excellency.” The minister answered. That was how the emperor forgave the prisoner.  Another minister, who was the adversary of the lying […]

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Delgosha Garden

Gardening has been an integral part of Persian identity for over 6,000 years. In a meeting with the Spartan commander known as Lysander, Cyrus II, the third Achaemenid king, and ruler of one of the most prestigious and expansive empires of the time, said that when he was not campaigning in new territories, he would [...]
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