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

Title Rumi : a New Translation of Selected Poems
Published New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., 2013
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Description 1 online resource (257 pages)
Contents Cover Page; Also by Farrukh Dhondy; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Rumi, Sufism and the Modern World; The Verses; The Word; Going to Mecca; The Wall; Vultures; Renewal From The Fall; The Dance; Lovers; By His Will; Quatrains; Growing Up; The Brighter; Two Wines; Cause And Effect; Form; Reach Out; Destroy to Build; Pharaoh The Rich; The Furnace; Love is Surrender; Logic and Desire; The Blasphemers; Today; Prayer and Pride; The Knowledge; Fleas; The Dumb Can Speak; Mirrors; Kinship; Tongue; Solomon and Sheba; Use What he has Granted You; Doubt; Like This; Science; Love is All
In His WorksThe Man Who Cried; Romance; The Difference; The Cap; When It is Revealed; Kings and Slaves; Behind the Veil; The Trance; Land of Love; Catastrophes; At the Party; Sounds; The Pearl; Issah and the Fools; The Wanderer; Butterfly Wings; Only In the Dead of Night; Pour Out the Wine; Evidence; The King and the Slave Girl; Root of Pride; Truth and Lies; The Iron and the Flame; Love Divine; I Am You; The Song of the Reed; On His Death; Appendices: Translating Rumi; A Personal Note; Q & a with Farrukh Dhondy
MajnunCapacity; Moses and the Shepherd; The Power of Love; Ayaz and the Pearl; The Light Inside; The Fiercest Beast; Blushes; The Court; Power of a Prayer; Sufi'S Wisdom; Woman; Life; Tongue; Light on Rubbish; Wisest Scholar; Find the One; The Fish-Hooked Line; David'S Music; Enmity of the Wise; The Ass; Contrary; The Beyond; The Heart Sings; Seed; The Evil Planter; Beauty; Surroundings; The Load; Disguise; Moses In the Reeds; Envy; Gravity; Aleppo; The Compassionate Eye; Cleansed; Oneness; He Listens; Child'S Play; Wild Dog; To Each is Given; Names; Pearls; Through a Glass; Painters
VoicesPouring Rain; Samaritans; Nasuh; Don't Ask; The Will to Drown; Lose All Desire; Home; Be Unsubtle; Brothers; Skeptic; Equals; The Word is All; On The Journey; Be Patient; Opposites; Wear the Crown Lightly; Death is the Thief; He Knows; Death be not Proud; In the Beyond; Material the Earth; Ass; Quarantine; Earthly Knowledge; Final Ecstasy; The Mote; Love, the Mother and Child; Fly; Secret Love; Unschooled Prophet; Thieving Eyes; Do not Go; He Lives; In Disgrace; Be Still; Experiment; The Prison; True Mosque; Attributes; The Friend; Message to a Star; Elements; Light on Light; Roses
Summary Championed by the likes of Madonna, Donna Karan, and Deepak Chopra, Rumi has won such a following in this country that a few years ago he was proclaimed our bestselling poet. But translations that have popularized the work of this thirteenth-century Sufi mystic have also strayed from its essence. In this new translation, Farrukh Dhondy seeks to recover both the lyrical beauty and the spiritual essence of the original verse. In poems of love and devotion, rapture and suffering, loss and yearning for oneness, Dhondy has rediscovered the Islamic mystic of spiritual awakening whose que
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Subject Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī, Maulana, 1207-1273 -- Translations into English.
Sufi poetry, Persian -- Translations into English.
Genre/Form Translations.
Form Electronic book
Author Dhondy, Farrukh, translator
ISBN 1611459206 (electronic bk.)
9781611459203 (electronic bk.)