The Teaching of Hazrat Inayat Khan

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  • The horse was conspicuous in Greek art, as also in the art of the ancient Persians.
  • In the courts of the ancient kings in the East there used to be Chamar, fans made of horse hair.
  • And the horse's head was used as a decorative emblem in the palaces, and before every entertainment something was spoken about the horse first.
  • The comedians of India have that custom, still existing: The first item of their program is an imitation of a horse. A story of a horse is always interesting.
  • A sportsman and thinker, who differ so much in their likes, unite in admiration of the horse.
  • The Prophet Mohammed admired the horse as one of the objects worth attaining in life.
  • The most interesting part of the Ramayana is where Lava, the son of Rama, goes in pursuit of Kalanki, the ideal horse.
  • In the sacred book of the Hindus, Mahabharata, it is Krishna who is the charioteer of Arjuna.
  • Hassan and Hussein, the great martyrs of Islam, whose day has been celebrated year after year for ages, are represented with their beautiful horses called Duldul.