به یاد باد صبا ˷ be yade bade saba


पछुवा हवा ˷ a persian ballad ˷ by alaleh a


“ I wish I could show you when you are lonely or in darkness the astonishing light of your own being.” - Hafez

claimer/disclaimer :
i started this blog in the summer of 2009 ...
so many people before us expressed love in myriad forms - so many are looking now for the place they belong to - that inner place - and many more will come after us
the 'authors' of images and other material included here, are mentioned as far as i have knowledge of them - please suggest rectifications when needed
also please do not copy-paste any of my personal commentaries unless you name the source, thx - AA






Qanat surface

and

Qanat hoop structure

in the iranian way of water

Water and air are of the essence; we can consider ourselves fortunate for as long as they remain pure.”

"It is hard to stand at a qanat’s mouth and not be struck by the fact that it is older than most civilizations."

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