Iran's Book News Agency (IBNA) 22 Oct 2019 - 16:14 http://www.ibna.ir/en/naghli/282464/attar-s-elahi-nameh-published-in-japanese -------------------------------------------------- Title : Attar’s ‘Elahi-Nameh’ published in Japanese -------------------------------------------------- IBNA- One of the key books of eminent Iranian mystic and poet, Attar Neushaburi, ‘Elahi-Nameh’ (The Book of Divine) has been translated into Japanese and released. Text : According to IBNA correspondent quoting from the news website of Iran s Cultural Attach to Japan, the book is a part of a valuable collection provided by Ayano Sasaki Japanese Iranologist and director of the Persian department of Tokyo Oriental Library . The book has been published through the support of Iran s Cultural Attach to Japan by Hibunsha Publishing in 552 pages and 2000 copies. Elahi-Nameh is a frame-story tells of a caliph who has six sons and asks each about his heart s desire. The ruler discusses each son s desire with him, trying to explain to him not only that it is absurd if viewed in a universal perspective, but that it may also, if interpreted esoterically, have a deeper meaning and be capable of fulfillment within himself.