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  • Published: 15 August 2000
  • ISBN: 9781570625336
  • Imprint: Shambhala
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: $29.99
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This Longing

Poetry, Teaching Stories And Letters Of Rumi


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This Rumi collection features selections from one of the world's great spiritual masterpieces, the Mathnawi. The Mathnawi consists of six volumes of poetry in rhyme-over fifty-one thousand verses-inspired by folklore, the Qur'an, stories of saints and teachers, and sayings of Muhammed. Rendered by Rumi's premier English translators, these excerpts from the Mathnawi are presented in American free-verse style.

  • Pub date: 15 August 2000
  • ISBN: 9781570625336
  • Imprint: Shambhala
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: $29.99

About the Author

Jelaluddin Rumi

Jalaluddin Rumi (1207-1273) was not only a poet, mystic, and the founder of a Sufi order, he was a man of profound insight into the nature of human existence and possibly the greatest mystical poet of any age.

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