The Illustrated Rumi: A Treasury Of Wisdom From The Poet Of The Soul
Publish Date: 2000-10-03
Author: Jalalu'ddin Rumi;Philip Dunn (Translator);Manuela Dunn Mascetti (Translator);Huston Smith (Introduction)
One could live a complete life based on the wondrous words of Rumi. But add images and story, and you have more than enough for a lifetime, an overabundancean excess of wisdom, beauty, and pleasure. This book will be one of the few I take wherever I go. Thomas Moore, author of Care of the Soul and Original Self
This richly illustrated collection delivers a fresh and inspiring way to read Rumis most intimate poems of love, rage, sadness, joy, and longing. No other edition of Rumis poetry combines his singularly passionate words with authentic, rare, and wonderful Sufi and Islamic art. Readers moved by Sappho, Hafiz, Rilke, or by Coleman Barks translations of Rumi will relish the beautiful imagery and new translations in this unique volume of some of the finest works by the most popular poet in America (Time magazine).