Friday, October 06, 2006
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.