The Seven Valleys of Love
An adaptation of Attar's “Conference of the Birds” Masterpiece
“Seven Valleys of Love” is a 12-day journey on an exclusive Raja train passing through the cities of Shiraz, Isfahan, Yazd, Kashan, Tehran, Nishapur and Mashhad while visiting the fascinating UNESCO registered world heritage sites, we will get acquainted with Iranian rich literature, great poets, folkloric music styles, ethnicities and Iranian crafts. This mystical journey, based on Attar's masterpiece, the “Conference of the Birds” gives us the opportunity to search inside and meet with ourselves as we go through the seven stages of mysticism.
Mohammad-Reza Shafiei Kadkani
Other than Rumi’s Mathnawi, there is no equivalent work to Attar's the “Conference of the Birds” in the mystical literature.
Attar’s masterpiece, “The Conference of the Birds”, has survived centuries because of its captivating poetic style and its symbolic exploration on the true nature of God.
An extended allegorical form which is itself continually interesting and amusing, with great psychological insight, humor and narrative suspense. In other words, he has transformed belief into poetry.