This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

The Secret Garden by Mahmud Shabistari

The Secret Garden

by Mahmud Shabistari

Other authors: See the other authors section.

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingConversations
722242,689 (3.75)None



Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

English (1)  Swedish (1)  All languages (2)
Sa'd ud Din Mahmud Shabistari was born in Persia, in Shabistar, near Tabriz, about 1250 CE. His best known work, The Secret Rose Garden was written as a reply to questions by a Sufi doctor of Herat. This set of verses uses the rich Sufi allegorical language to explore the path to God. --J.B. Hare
1 vote | anpeirseach | Jul 12, 2011 |
no reviews | add a review

» Add other authors (16 possible)

Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Mahmud Shabistariprimary authorall editionscalculated
Abdul Hayy Darr, RobertTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Darr, RobertTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Hermelin, EricTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Johnson, Edward ArmstrongTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Whinfield, E. H.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Yate, AsadullahTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
First words
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Publisher series
Original language
Canonical DDC/MDS

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English (2)

Book description
Haiku summary

Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0900860383, Hardcover)

This book, by an almost unknown Persian sage of the 13th century, rapidly became, and has ever since remained, one of the greatest classics of spirituality in the East. Five hundred years after it was written, two travelers introduced it to the West. This version was translated by Johnson Pasha in the 19th century from a text prepared for the Aga Khan.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:25:41 -0400)

(see all 2 descriptions)

During the summer before ninth grade, intrepid Gilda Joyce invites herself to the San Francisco mansion of distant cousin Lester Splinter and his thirteen-year-old daughter, where she uses her purported psychic abilities and detective skills to solve the mystery of the mansion's boarded-up tower.… (more)

Quick Links

Popular covers


Average: (3.75)
3 2
4 1
5 1

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.


About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 132,544,954 books! | Top bar: Always visible