Jalal al-Din Rumi

Jalal al-Din Rumi, also known as Rumi, was a 13th-century Persian poet, Islamic scholar, theologian, and Sufi mystic. His influence transcends national borders and ethnic divisions, and his poems have been widely translated into many of the world's languages. He is best known for his works in Persian literature, particularly the Mathnawi and Divan-e Shams-e Tabrizi, which are considered to be among the greatest poems in the Persian language and Sufi literature. Rumi's teachings also promote peace and tolerance.


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  1. 1. The Essential Rumi

    This book is a comprehensive collection of poems by a 13th-century Persian poet and Sufi mystic, offering readers a deep dive into the spiritual and philosophical world of one of the most beloved poets in history. The compilation explores themes of love, the divine, and the nature of the human soul, drawing on the poet's rich imagery and profound insights to captivate and enlighten its audience. Through these translated verses, the reader is invited to experience the timeless wisdom that transcends cultural and religious boundaries, providing a glimpse into the ecstatic and mystical journey towards spiritual transcendence.

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