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Author Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī, Maulana, 1207-1273.

Title The essential Rumi / translated by Coleman Barks, with John Moyne, A.A. Arberry, Reynold Nicholson.

Imprint New York : HarperCollins, 1995.

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Description 388 pages ; 22 cm
Note Translated from the Arabic.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [355]-365, [371]-378) and index.
Contents On Rumi -- The tavern: Whoever brought me here will have to take me home -- Bewilderment: I have five things to say -- Emptiness and silence: The night air -- Spring giddiness: Stand in the wake of this chattering and grow airy -- Feeling separation: Don't come near me -- Controlling the desire-body: How did you kill your rooster, Husam? -- Sohbet: Meetings on the riverbank -- Being a lover: The sunrise ruby -- The pickaxe: Getting to the treasure beneath the foundation -- Art as flirtation with surrender: Wanting new silk harp strings -- Union: gnats inside the wind -- The sheikh: I have such a teacher -- Recognizing elegance: Your reasonable father -- The howling necessity: Cry out in your weakness -- Teaching stories: How the unseen world works -- Rough metaphors: More teaching stories -- Solomon poems: The far mosque -- The three fish: Gamble everything for love -- Jesus poems: The population of the world -- In Baghdad, dreaming of Cairo: More teaching stories -- Beginning and end: The stories that frame the Mathnawi -- Green ears everywhere: Children running through -- Being woven: Communal practice -- Wished-for song: Secret practices -- Majesty: This we have now -- Evolutionary intelligence: Say I am you -- The turn: Dance in your blood.
Summary A comprehensive collection of ecstatic poetry that delights with its energy and passion, The Essential Rumi brings the vibrant, living words of famed thirteenth-century Sufi mystic Jelalludin Rumi to contemporary readers.
Subject Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī, Maulana, 1207-1273 -- Translations into English.
Sufi poetry, Persian -- Translations into English.
Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī, Maulana, 1207-1273 (OCoLC)fst00073511
Sufi poetry, Persian. (OCoLC)fst01137242
Genre/Form Translations. (OCoLC)fst01423791
Added Author Barks, Coleman.
Added Title Works. Selections. English. 1995
ISBN 0062509586 (cloth)
9780062509581 (cloth)
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