“Divan-e Shams is a masterpiece of wisdom and eloquence. It is often said that Rumi had attained the level of a “Perfect Master” and as such. O Shams-e Tabrizi, you. Compassionately blend and renew. East and west through and through. And so we say, may it be so. From submission to Satan’s will. Brief notes on Divan-e Shams. Divan-e Shams is a masterpiece of wisdom and eloquence. It is often said that Rumi had attained the level of a.

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I whate’er betide, O Moslems. Meanwhile he was regarding his own beauty and saying to the evil eye, ‘There shama not been nor will be in this age another like me.

Sometimes Rumi also wrote letters of this sort to friends and relatives. Rumi was born in Balkh [a historic city in northern modern Afghanistan near Mazar-e Sharif, back then the eastern frontiers of the great Persian Empire], in 30 September to a family of learned theologians.

Rumi on Tasawwuf or Sufism. Mast, rudder, helmsman, and keel, I am also the coral reef they founder on. According to contemporary Sufi tradition, Shams Tabrizi mysteriously disappeared: Sufism is searching deep within. The frozen snow that has beheld the face of yonder Sun, Is swallowed Up by the sun, tho’ it be piled in drifts. And if the salt water did not go up from the sea to the sky, Whence would the garden be quickened by river and rain? Falling like rain from heaven upon the roof of the terrestrial world Thou didst run in every direction till thou didst escape by the conduit.

This is as close as one can get to the mystical experience itself, without actually being there with Rumi. How different a source have the world of dust and the pure substance!


Americans have little interest or sympathy for political Islam, but by reading even the most popularized Rumi books, Americans are learning about many traditional Muslim values and wisdom teachings.

It contains delicately rhythmical versions of over a hundred short passages from Rumi’s greatest works, together with brief yet illuminating explanatory notes. As the soul awakens from the slumber induced by being human, we are created, re-created anew Are not the seven heavens below the empyrean? Read Entire Paper Below: In this love, go and die.

Such a dance in the midst of the market-place is my desire.

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A garden-may its rose be in flower to Resurrection! And perhaps by using his or her imagination, the reader can have a glimpse of how Rumi would provide glimpses of ecstasy and mystical experience.

So God sends forth the prophets and saints, like a great translucent ocean that accepts all waters, and yet no matter how dark or dirty are the rivers that pour into it, that ocean remains pure. Clouds then draw up the river-water, and dissolve it in to the ocean. Barks explains, “And if that’s true then every kindness and every healing, as well as every disease and cruelty and every terrible sudden screaming is all God.

Those get ripped open and washed away in the music of our final meeting. For Marx, the fetishism of commodities originated in the peculiar social character of the labor that produced them. I’d be blaspheming for saying this: Each of these metaphors is at once an explanation and a misconception ; God revealed ” By the morning splendour” in envy of the light of his countenance.

Following their example, Barks was able to create an American Rumi: Inevitably they will bring thee at last, with thy own consent, That thou mayst have honour and glory in the presence of the King. Now he rent robe, and now sped o’er mountain, Now sipped poison 8 “sipped poison” ” suffered the agony of separation from his Beloved.


The pure elixir mingled with the wine-dregs Came to the jar’s surface, and the lees settled apart. Before thee the soul is hourly decaying and growing, And for one soul ‘s sake how should any plead with thee? Come into the circle, be seated ; how long will “you regard the revolution of time?

I don’t think about poetry even for an instant. Thou didst suffer sore head-ache from this bitter ferment; At last thou wentest to the tavern of Eternity. Among those inspired by his work was the poet August Graf von Platen Therefore God is what God is. Purgstall’s fascination with Rumi was unending. Thou wilt never more endure without the flame, when thou hast known the rapture of burning ; If the water of life should come to thee, it would not stir thee from the flame.

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Purgstall dedicated many pages of his book to Rumi. They are rungs in your ladder. Who looks out with my eyes? Go and die, go and die. We’re all doubtful about everything till the end. What can I do? Mine ear listened to the tale of faith and was intoxicated ; Say, ‘The limbs and the body and the form tahrizi faith are my desire. The Spiritual Teachings of Rumi.

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I am in love with Love. The Masnavi of Rumi- James Redhouse. A stage arrives when silence becomes the height of eloquence! In the head itself is nought, but ye have two heads ; This head of clay is sham earth, and that pure head from heaven.

What pearl art thou that none possesseth the price of thee?

Studies in Islamic Mysticism.