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Simurgh: A Journey in Search of the Truth

Book by Azar Aryanpour


All the birds of the world gather before the wise Hoopoe to seek their divine king.  Hoopoe informs them that they could unite with the King on a distant mountain, but the journey to His Court would be extremely hazardous.  Only through love, faith, and self-denial they could achieve their goal.


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Thousands of passionate birds give up their familiar world to search for Simurgh with Hoopoe.  After traveling seven treacherous continents and encountering numerous disasters, only thirty birds reach the Court of Simurgh and realize that the ultimate ruler is not what they expected.  In fact, He is none other than each and every one of them!


  • As a symbolic bird, Simurgh holds the key to the unknown
  • Simurgh is an allegory of the soul’s quest for unity with the divine
  • An easy-reading philosophical adventure story of faith, valor, and survival for young readers and beyond
  •  A modern adaptation of a timeless classic that seems to take you out across forests, seas, and mountains, but in fact is a journey within the realm of your soul
  • A magical saga with realistic undertones for all age groups
  • The heroic encounter of thirty birds with demons from within and without in pursuit of the truth
  • Witty, enchanting, and enlightening, Simurgh is a perfect mix of thirty birds representing natural and supernatural marvels
  • Reading level: Ages 9-12
  • Paperback: 124 pages
  • Publisher: Authorhouse (March 8, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 1414023669

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