Rumi ePUB º Paperback
- 150 pages
- Annemarie Schimmel
- 03 August 2014 Annemarie Schimmel
❰EPUB❯ ✼ Rumi Author Annemarie Schimmel – Buyprobolan50.co.uk Jalaluddin Rumi can only be described through superlatives For Rumi is the best known and arguably the greatest exponent of the mystical tradition in Islam The Masnavi Rumi's longest and most fully re Jalaluddin Rumi can only be described through superlatives For Rumi is the best known and arguably the greatest exponent of the mystical tradition in Islam The Masnavi Rumi's longest and most fully realised poetic work remains in the eastern lands of Islam the most extensively read and revered text after the ur'an Perhapssurprisingly at least to those still unfamiliar with his writings Rumi is also often cited as the most widely read poet today in the United States The richness of his language and his penetrating spiritual insights about the divine mean that Rumi has an enduring capacity to transport readers from within any culture Islamic or otherwise Annemarie Schimmel was for many years one of Rumi's most sensitive western interpreters Her masterfully concise and readable booknow published for the first time in Englishdiscusses the religious and cultural background of Rumi's Sufism and the dominant strands of his imagery Schimmel shows how Rumi's work while timeless and with enduring crosscultural appeal must finally be understood as part of a wider Islamic mystical tradition albeit an expression of that tradition which remains unsurpassed for its beauty and profundity.