Rumi: In the Arms of the Beloved

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Penguin, 2008 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 208 pages
Landmark translations of the Sufi poet/mystic Rumi from the acclaimed interpreter of the Tao Te Ching.

Jonathan Star has assembled selections of Rumi?s verse in a treasury that spans the poet?s life and includes his most celebrated and poignant work. It is an enchanting volume of classic Eastern thought that creates an exhilarating experience for all readers.

 

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Contents

Introduction
xi
To Us Return
1
The Beloved
23
An Endless Celebration
51
The Cauldron of Love
87
A Mine of Rubies
117
The Bliss of Union
165
Stories
187
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Jonathan Star has been widely acclaimed for his translations of everything from Rumi to the Tao Te Ching to the greatest Christian mystics. Of his celebrated Rumi: In the Arms of the Beloved, Larry Dossey wrote, "Rumi would be proud of Star's luminous translations." Star lives in upstate New York.

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