Iranian Mystic Poet
Mohammad ibn Ibrahim Attar Neishabouri" was born in about 1119 AD
in Kadkan, a village near Neishabour and from his early youth he began
While he was busy in his shop, selling medicine, he began to compile
his two works, "Elahi-nameh" and "Mosibat-nameh".
The collection of 1885 tales in his works indicates his high talent
and ability. "Tazkeratol-olia", "Manteqol-teir",
"Asrar-nameh" and "Khosro-nameh" are also of his
works; his quatrains are famous all over the world.
other Gnostics, Attar, physician, traveled widely in East, from Mecca to
He was killed, during Mongol invasion to Iran, in about 1230 AD.
Its first construction was built by the supreme judge Yahya ebn
one of the nobles of Neishabour.
It fell in ruin in Timurid period. Later on, a handsome mausoleum was
installed on it by Amir Alishir Navai, the sage minister of Sultan
It was restored and completed thanks to the efforts of National
Monuments Society in 1962.
Its tombstone is made of black headstone, on which verses in Thulth
script are carved.