Friday, October 06, 2006

How ignorant!

In the ancient wayward inn,
How ignorant have human beings remained.
Though they spend a life in wealth and affluence,
They do not appreciate it
until they come to grief.


Mir Ali al-Husayni (d. 1556), was one of the most celebrated Persian masters of the nasta`liq script.

Image: The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and the Freer Gallery of Art.


Deb S. said...

I love the image and the message.

krystyna said...

Smart and wonderful!

Have a great day!

Shirazi said...

What a reminder Rama!