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Mystical Poems by Jelaluddin Rumi
Book DescriptionRumi, who wrote and preached in Persia during the thirteenth century, was inspired by a wandering mystic, or dervish, named Shams al-Din. Rumi's vast body of poetry includes a lengthy poem of religious mysticism, the "Mathnavi," and more than three thousand lyrics and odes. A.J. Arberry, who selected four hundred of the lyrics for translation, calls Rumi "one of the world's greatest poets. In profundity of thought, inventiveness of image, and triumphant mastery of language, he stands out as the supreme genius of Islamic mysticism." "An excellent introduction to Rumi, the greatest mystical poet of Islam. . . . Rumi's scope, like that of all great poets, is universal reaching from sensuous luxuriance to the driest irony." Sherman Goldman, "East-West Journal""
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780226731513
(220mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 1-Mar-1974
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jelaluddin Rumi
Pocket Rumi, Paperback (December 2008)
A pocket-sized collection of Rumi's inspiring poetry. It also contains translations of Rumi's short lyric poems.
Spiritual Verses, Paperback (September 2006)
Teaches how to progress to the ultimate goal of the Sufi path - union with God. These verses draw readers into the complexities of human love and separation and explain the path to divine love through the elimination of self-regard and worldly desires.
Forbidden Rumi, Paperback (February 2006)
The first collection of poems translated into English from the forbidden volume of the Divan of Rumi.
Rumi Collection, Hardback (April 2005)» View all books by Jelaluddin Rumi
This comprehensive anthology of the great mystic poet, Rumi, features leading literary translations of his work. This Shambhala Library edition contains translations by nine leading poets and scholars such as Robert Bly, Coleman Barks, and Andrew Harvey, and provides a balanced overview of the poet's work.
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Author Biography - Jelaluddin Rumi
A. J. Arberry (1905 69)was professor of Arabic at the University of Cambridge. Ehsan Yarshater is the Hagop Kevorkian Professor Emeritus of Iranian Studies and director of the Center for Iranian Studies at Columbia University."
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