Jalal al-Din Muhammad Rumi

Jalal al-Din Muhammad Rumi, commonly 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, especially the Mathnawi, which is considered one of the greatest poems of the Persian language. Rumi's poetry often explores themes of love, spirituality, and humanity's search for truth and inner peace.


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  1. 1. Masnavi

    Masnavi is a collection of poems that offer deep and profound reflections on the various aspects of life. The author, a 13th-century Persian poet, philosopher, and theologian, uses lyricism and allegorical tales to explore themes such as love, divine mysticism, and the human condition. The work is highly regarded for its spiritual insight and wisdom, often drawing on Quranic verses and Hadiths for inspiration. It is considered one of the greatest works of Persian literature and a pinnacle of Sufi mystic tradition.

    The 1560th Greatest Book of All Time
  2. 2. Poems of Rumi

    This book is a collection of spiritual and insightful poems by a renowned Persian poet. It includes a wide range of topics from love, passion, and mysticism to the exploration of the human condition and the quest for divine knowledge. The poet's unique style and profound wisdom have made these poems timeless classics, appreciated by readers from all walks of life. The poems also reflect the poet's Sufi beliefs, providing readers with a deeper understanding of this mystical Islamic tradition.

    The 6169th Greatest Book of All Time