The Love Poems of Rumi

The Love Poems of Rumi

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Born Jalal ad-Din Mohammad Balkhi in Persia early in the thirteenth century, the poet known as Rumi (named after the city where he lived) composed works of mysticism and desire that inspired countless people in his own time and throughout the centuries. His poems expressed the deepest longings of the human heart for its beloved, for that transcendent intimacy which is the source of the divine.

This slender, beautiful volume consists of new translations by Farsi scholar Fereydoun Kia, edited by Deepak Chopra to evoke the rich mood and music of Rumi's love poems. Exalted yearning, ravishing ecstasy, and consuming desire emerge from these poems as powerfully today as they did on their creation more than 700 years ago.
Publisher: New York : Harmony Books, c1998
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780609602430
0609602438
Branch Call Number: 891.5511 JAL 1998
Characteristics: 62, [1] p. ; 19 cm
Additional Contributors: Chopra, Deepak

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