Mahmud Shabestari

(d. 1288)

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(d. 1288)

Also known as Shaykh Sad al-Din. Persian mystic poet, born in the town of Shabestar, near the northeast shore of Lake Urumia in Azerbaijan. Prominent religious scholar in Tabriz, Iran. Famous for the mystical poem “Golshan-i raz” (The rose garden of the secret).

Subjects: Islam.

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