Rumi's 13th century classic of Sufi spiritualityJalaluddin Rumi, b. The mathnawi, "song of the reed" is often referred to as the Koran in Persian, and ranks among the classics of world spiritual literature. He was known among followers as "Mevlana" or "Our Master". The quality of the writing is best described as ecstatic prose verse.
Mathnawi of Jalalu'ddin Rumi 3 Volume Set #ad - 1273 was founder of the Mevlevi order of Sufi Dervishes. They are rich with detail about the cultural life of the period. Rumi dictated the 3 volume series to a scribe, guide and spiritual companion, after the loss of his closest friend, Shams of Tabriz.
The Masnavi I Manavi of Rumi Complete 6 BooksOrangeSky Project #ad - It reasonably presents the various dimensions of Sufi spiritual life and advices disciples on their spiritual paths. This work by rumi is referred to as a “sober” Sufi text. Stories are told to illustrate a point and each moral is discussed in detail. Considering there are no epilogues, one must read the proceeding volumes to fully benefit from the wisdom presented by Rumi.
It is a spiritual writing that teaches Sufis how to reach their goal of being in true love with God. The title masnavi-i ma'navi means "Rhyming Couplets of Profound Spiritual Meaning. Rumi himself referred to the Masnavi as "the roots of the roots of the roots of the Islamic Religion. ". These two themes are personified by Rumi in the Biblical and Quranic figure of the Prophet Moses.
The Masnavi I Manavi of Rumi Complete 6 Books #ad - Books 5 and 6: these last two books are joined by the universal ideal that man must deny his physical earthly existence to understand God’s existence. About the publisherorange sky project is a publisher of historical writings, Science, Classics, Religion, such as: Philosophy, Esoteric and Mythology in Kindle format.
All books are priced at lowest prices. It is one of the best known and most influential works of both Sufism and Persian literature. More generally, it is aimed at anyone who has time to sit down and ponder the meaning of life and existence.
The Conference of the Birds Illustrated#ad - The conference of the birds illustrated- more than 20 unique and beautiful color illustrations relevant to the book- designed for your reading enjoyment- active Table of ContentsThe Conference of the Birds is a book of poems in Persian by Farid ud-Din Attar of approximately 4500 lines. The poem's plot is as follows: the birds of the world gather to decide who is to be their king, as they have none.
The hoopoe, the wisest of them all, suggests that they should find the legendary Simorgh, a mythical Persian bird roughly equivalent to the western phoenix. These represent the stations that a Sufi or any individual must pass through to realize the true nature of God. The hoopoe leads the birds, each of whom represent a human fault which prevents man from attaining enlightenment.
The Conference of the Birds Illustrated #ad - One by one, istighnah detachment, eshq love, tawheed unity of god, each offering an excuse and unable to endure the journeyThe birds must cross seven valleys in order to find the Simorgh: Talab Yearning, Marifat Gnosis, Hayrat Bewilderment and, finally, they drop out of the journey, Fuqur and Fana Selflessness and Oblivion in God.
Hafiz, The Voice of God, A Hundred OdesCreateSpace #ad - This compilation stresses form and verse as it weaves a nearly magical intensity that will have new readers falling in love with an ancient master of poetry and aficionados of Persian mystic period appreciating timeless odes in a creative and inspiring voice. In what might be one of the most definitive english translations of Persian mystic and poet, Hafiz, the English and Urdu translator Khalid Hameed Shaida has produced this stunning and lyrical collection which could prove to be as timeless as it is inspired.
Hafiz, The Voice of God, A Hundred Odes #ad - This is a powerful, at times playful, that brings to fruition love, collection of the Sufi master's first one hundred lyrical poems, mysticism, or ghazals, and other Sufi themes. With a keen sense of timing and verse, the translator is able to capture the lyrical quality as well as Hafiz's profound message that possesses elements of modern surrealism.
The Book of Rumi: 105 Stories and Fables that Illumine, Delight, and InformHampton Roads Publishing #ad - Philip pullman, and companionship, shelter, has remarked that "after nourishment, author of 'His Dark Materials' trilogy, stories are the thing we need most in the world. This new collection of Rumi stories fills that need. This fresh prose translation of 105 short teaching stories by Rumi, which form the core of the six-volume Masnavi, explores the hidden spiritual aspects of everyday experience.
Mafi's translations delicately reflect the nuances of Rumi's poetry while retaining the positive tone of all of Rumi's writings, as well as the sense of suspense and drama that mark the essence of the Masnavi. These prose gems open the mystical portal to the world of the ancient mystic. These stories include well-known and popular tales such as "angel of death, " "chickpeas, " "the mud Eater, " "Moses and the Shepherd, " and "The Greek and Chinese Painters" as well as the less commonly quoted parables: "The Basket Weaver, " "The Sufi and His Cheating Wife, " and "A Sackful of Pebbles.
The Book of Rumi: 105 Stories and Fables that Illumine, Delight, and Inform #ad - Rumi's voice alternates between playful and authoritative, whether he is telling stories of ordinary lives or inviting the discerning reader to higher levels of introspection and attainment of transcendent values. Rumi transforms the seemingly mundane events of daily life into profound Sufi teaching moments.
The Masnavi, Book One Oxford World's ClassicsOUP Oxford #ad - In order to convey his message of divine love and unity he threaded together entertaining stories and penetrating homilies. Drawing from folk tales as well as sacred history, Rumi's poem is oftenfunny as well as spiritually profound. Jawid mojaddedi's sparkling new verse translation of Book One is consistent with the aims of the original work in presenting Rumi's most mature mystical teachings in simple and attractive rhyming couplets.
The Masnavi, Book One Oxford World's Classics #ad - About the series: for over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. The thirteenth-century muslim mystic Rumi composed his work for the benefit of his disciples in the Sufi order named after him, better known as the whirling dervishes. Each affordable volume reflects oxford's commitment to scholarship, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, helpful notes to clarify the text, including expert introductions by leading authorities, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, and much more.
The pen would smoothly write the things it knewBut when it came to love it split in two, A donkey stuck in mud is logic's fate -Love's nature only love can demonstrate. Rumi's masnavi is widely recognized as the greatest Sufi poem ever written, and has been called 'the Koran in Persian'.
Songs of KabirStart Publishing LLC #ad - As they argued together, kabór appeared before them, and told them to lift the shroud and look at that which lay beneath. They did so, and found in the place of the corpse a heap of flowers; half of which were buried by the Mohammedans at Maghar, and half carried by the Hindus to the holy city of Benares to be burned.
. A beautiful legend tells us that after his death his Mohammedan and Hindu disciples disputed the possession of his body; which the Mohammedans wished to bury, the Hindus to burn. The poet kabór is one of the most interesting personalities in the history of Indian mysticism. A great religious reformer, the founder of a sect to which nearly a million northern Hindus still belong, it is yet supremely as a mystical poet that Kabór lives for us.
The Complete Works of Kahlil Gibran: All poems and short stories Global ClassicsGENERAL PRESS #ad - Gibran is the third best-selling poet of all time, behind Shakespeare and Lao-Tzu. Since it was first published in 1923, it has never been out of print, and has been translated into more than forty languages. General press is proud to bring together, for the first time in ebook form, all of Gibran’s works into a single collection.
This collection features the following works:a tear and a smilethe broken wingsthe earth godsthe forerunnerthe garden of the propheti believe in youjesus the son of manlazarus and His BelovedThe Madman—His Parables and PoemsMy CountrymenThe New FrontierThe ProphetSand and FoamSatanSpirits RebelliousThe Wanderer—His Parables and His SayingsYou Have Your Lebanon and I Have My LebanonYour Thought and MineKAHLIL GIBRAN:Kahlil Gibran was a Lebanese-American artist, and writer, poet, born in 1883 in Lebanon and died in New York in 1931.
The Complete Works of Kahlil Gibran: All poems and short stories Global Classics #ad - In the arab world, Gibran is regarded as a literary and political rebel. In 1908, gibran went to study art with Auguste Rodin in Paris for two years. The book sold well despite a cool critical reception, gaining popularity in the 1930s and again especially in the 1960s counterculture. Kahlil gibran is one of the most popular poets of all time.
A publisher used some of gibran's drawings for book covers in 1898, and Gibran held his first art exhibition in 1904 in Boston. In lebanon, he is still celebrated as a literary hero. In his early teens, photographer, and publisher fred Holland Day, the artistry of Gibran's drawings caught the eye of his teachers and he was introduced to the avant-garde Boston artist, who encouraged and supported Gibran in his creative endeavors.
The Conference of the BirdsW. W. Norton & Company #ad - These lofty words are an antidotefor anyone sickened by extremism's poison. Considered by rumi to be “the master” of Sufi mystic poetry, Attar is best known for this epic poem, a magnificent allegorical tale about the soul’s search for meaning. He recounts the perilous journey of the world’s birds to the faraway peaks of Mount Qaf in search of the mysterious Simorgh, their king.
The Conference of the Birds #ad - . Attar’s beguiling anecdotes and humor intermingle the sublime with the mundane, the spiritual with the worldly, while his poem models the soul’s escape from the mind’s rational embrace. Sholeh wolpé re-creates for modern readers the beauty and timeless wisdom of the original Persian, in contemporary English verse and poetic prose.
The Study Quran: A New Translation and CommentaryHarperOne #ad - An accessible and accurate translation of the quran that offers a rigorous analysis of its theological, metaphysical, historical, and includes extensive study notes, special introductions by experts in the field, and geographical teachings and backgrounds, and is edited by a top modern Islamic scholar, respected in both the West and the Islamic world.
Drawn from a wide range of traditional islamic commentaries, and mystical texts, and from legal, including Sunni and Shia sources, theological, The Study Quran conveys the enduring spiritual power of the Quran and offers a thorough scholarly understanding of this holy text. Beautifully packaged with a rich, attractive two-color layout, this magnificent volume includes essays by 15 contributors, maps, a timeline of historical events, useful notes and annotations in an easy-to-read two-column format, and helpful indices.
The Study Quran: A New Translation and Commentary #ad - With the study quran, both scholars and lay readers can explore the deeper spiritual meaning of the Quran, sacred history, theology, and explore legal and ritual teachings, ethics, examine the grammar of difficult sections, and the importance of various passages in Muslim life. With an introduction by its general editor, seyyed hossein nasr, 000-page, here is a nearly 2, continuous discussion of the entire Quran that provides a comprehensive picture of how this sacred work has been read by Muslims for over 1, 400 years.
The Garden of Heaven: Poems of Hafiz Dover Thrift EditionsDover Publications #ad - This collection is derived from Hafiz's Divan collected poems, a classic of Sufism. Little is known about the poet's life, and there are more legends than facts relating to the particulars of his existence. The short poems, called ghazals, are sonnet-like arrangements of varied numbers of couplets. In the tradition of persian poetry and Sufi philosophy, each poem corresponds to two interpretations, sensual and mystic.
This outstanding translation of hafiz's poetry was created by historian and Arabic scholar Gertrude Bell, who observed, "These are the utterances of a great poet, the imaginative interpreter of the heart of man; they are not of one age, or of another, but for all time. ". This mythic quality is entirely appropriate for the man known as "The Interpreter of Mysteries" and "The Tongue of the Hidden, " whose verse is regarded as oracular by those seeking guidance and attempting to realize wishes.
The Garden of Heaven: Poems of Hafiz Dover Thrift Editions #ad - A mere fraction of what is presumed to have been an extensive body of work survives. Hafiz has no peer. Goethepoetry is the greatest literary form of ancient Persia and modern Iran, and the fourteenth-century poet known as Hafiz is its preeminent master.