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  • THE BOOK OF RUMI

    It is said that: after nourishment, shelter, and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world. This new collection of Rumi stories fills that need. A luminous translation by Maryam Mafi brings the classic poet Rumis distinctive and timeless Sufi lessons to a new audience, transforming the original verses into prose that conveys the vibrancy of the medieval setting, and at the same time also sounds fresh. This beautifully produced volume also reiterates Rumis value in modern society. 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. Rumi transforms the seemingly mundane events of daily life into profound Sufi teaching moments. These prose gems open the mystical portal to the world of the ancient mystic. Rumis 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. Mafis translations delicately reflect the nuances of Rumis poetry while retaining the positive tone of all of Rumis writings, as well as the sense of suspense and drama that mark the essence of the Masnavi.

    ISBN: 9789388241786

    AUTHOR: MARYAM MAFI

     
    ISBN: 9789388241786
    Publisher: AMARYLLIS
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    Author: MARYAM MAFI

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