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Also notable are his Elahi-nameh, an allegory of a king and his six sons, and his profound Mosibat-nameh (“Book of Affliction”), which closes with its hero’s being immersed in the ocean of his soul after wandering through the 40 stages of his search for God. The thoughts you create in your mind and the images you form in your daily life will help you in making what you are or what you want to become. As populations expanded, some villages swelled into the world’s first cities.

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