Amir Khusrau wrote:
اَگر فِردؤس بر رُو-ائے زمین اَست،
ہمین اَست-او ہمین اَست-او ہمین اَست۔
Agar firdaus bar rooe zameen ast,
Hameen ast o hameen ast o hameen ast.
If there is paradise on earth; it is here, it is here, it is here.
I haven't been home in almost a year. I think home sickness might be setting in. The couplet seems particularly poignant these days.
I don't know Persian. But the script is so beautiful, I had to put it up here. It's one those things I have to do one day - learn Persian.
Also, all the photos have been taken by me. Just clarifying. Lest certain people (you know who you are) insinuate I am scanning postcards. Back handed compliments much.