Nesreen Akhtarkhavari, Anthony A. Lee - Love Is My Savior: The Arabic Poems of Rumi

5929904565bbc.jpg Author Anthony A. Lee, Nesreen Akhtarkhavari, and Rumi
Isbn 9781611862003
File size 0.5MB
Year 2016
Pages 108
Language English
File format PDF
Category Poetry

Book Description:

This new volume of Rumi’s works, the first-ever English translation of his Arabic poems, will be exciting for the newcomer to Rumi’s verses as well as to readers already familiar with his mystical philosophy. The poems take the reader on a journey of spiritual exploration, ecstatic union, cruel rejection, and mystic reconciliation. Rumi reveals his soul and welcomes everyone to his spiritual feast.
This dual-language volume opens a treasury of Rumi’s mystic thought and startling poetry. His verses pulsate with desire and longing, with sensuality, and with ecstatic celebration. Rumi found in his mystic poetry a vehicle for the expression of the endless spiritual bounties of love. He placed love at the center of his faith and doctrine, and he pronounced it to be the goal of his life and the only form of true worship. This collection is stunningly rendered in English by an award-winning poet and a distinguished translator of Arabic poetry.

 

 

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