Sheikh Abul-Hasan Kharaqaani (Donkey Dealer) the illiterate Brave & Spartan erudite of Sufism lived in the city of Bastam which is now called Damqan (Iran) around the 4th century of Islam (HQ) or 1000 (CE).
The Light of Sciences 
Quotes from Tadh-kertol Auliā by Attār 
Chapter 1: Question & Answer      

Chapter 5: Soliloquies        

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