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|By:||Jalal al-Din Rumi (1207-1273 CE) / William, Alan|
|Publisher:||Penguin Classics, London, NY, 2007|
|Dimensions:||5.1 x 7.8 inches|
|Topic:||Early Work - Sufism - Poetry|
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The longest single-authored “mystical” poem ever written, the Masnavi-ye Ma’navi, or “spiritual couplets,” is the masterpiece of the Persian Sufi tradition. Its author, Jalaloddin Rumi, was a poet and mystic of the highest attainment, but he was first and foremost a spiritual teacher, and his Masnavi is a ladder to the spiritual world, leading the reader to the ultimate goal of the Sufi path-union with God. Alan Williams’s translation into blank verse beautifully conveys the poetry of the original Persian couplets, while his introduction discusses how the modern reader might approach Rumi’s writing.