|Title:||Bustan or Fragrance Garden|
|Publisher:||Eric Serejski (Ed.)|
|Number of pages:||322|
The Bustan of Saadi is perhaps the best-known poem of its general kind in Persian literature and stand unique in many ways. It is a moralistic and anecdotal verse work divided into ten sections covering ten themes of code of behavior. These themes combine realistic and pragmatic with the mystical and high-minded. It is in essence part of the Sufi esoteric tradition. Their respective contents cover; 1. Justice and good judgement; 2. Beneficence; 3. Love, 4. Humility; 5. Acceptance; 6. Contentment; 7. World of edification; 8. Gratitude; 9. Repentance; and 10. Close communion (with a higher spirit).