Ibn Sina Foundation

A visit to the Padishah

Based on Saadi’s “Bostan”, retold by Sepideh Khalili

2022 Jun 28


This book is a collection of stories from the "Bostan" poem written by the greatest classic of Persian literature, Saadi Shirazi.

Saadi Shirazi was a renowned poet, thinker, Sufi, author of numerous poems. His most famous works are "Gulistan" and "Bustan", where he delicately and elegantly expressed the truths of the worldly wisdom and quoted some personal anecdotes. The book contains contemporary rendering of several stories from the Bostan poem that would be of great interest both for young readers and their parents.

The book is intended for a wide range of readers.


A visit to the Padishah (Based on Saadi’s “Bostan”, retold by Sepideh Khalili) / translated from Persian by S. Tarasova, edited by N.I. Prigarina. - Moscow: OOO Sadra, 2022. - 320 p.: ill. - (Persian fairy tales).