The Prophet

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, May 17, 2011 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 128 pages
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Kahlil Gibran’s masterpiece, The Prophet, is one of the most beloved classics of our time—a collection of poetic essays that are philosophical, spiritual, and, above all, inspirational. Published in 1923, it has been translated into more than twenty languages.

The Prophet contains powerful words of wisdom on such essential subjects as marriage, children, friendship, work, and pleasure—words that readers from around the world have found inspirational and life-changing. A poet, artist, and mystic, Gibran was born to a poor Christian family in Lebanon and emigrated to the United States as an adolescent, where he began studying art. The twenty-eight poetic essays collected in The Prophet are illustrated with twelve of his full-page drawings. Perhaps no other twentieth-century writer has touched the hearts and minds of so remarkably varied and widespread a readership.

 

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This good piece of spiritual communication and a glimpse into the infinite, is without a doubt the only reason that the Universe had built Google, and for nothing else so the little people like myself can grasp the hope of a newer challenging life, rightfully we are having Paradise,all we need to do is to acknowledge it then we can pray with our eyes open and with an understanding that we can become demigods with great skills and strength to simply stood out of the rest of the people by our ingenuity, intelligence and charisma. thus we will be granted access to our Father and to be prepared for our next mission may be in this planet or in another Galaxy, no because we are weak but by being an intrinsic part of the Glory of God and be powerful warriors with the task to protect the truth. Now with Mr. Gibran guidance we can go to our daily routine and with no fears, closing our eyes to wake up in another body in another life, with divine powers. Sela  

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Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931), poet, philosopher, and artist, was born in Lebanon, a land that has produced many prophets. The millions of Arabic-speaking peoples familiar with his writings in that language consider him the genius of his age. But he was a man whose fame and influence spread far beyond the Near East. His poetry has been translated into more than twenty languages. His drawings and paintings have been exhibited in the great capitals of the world and compared by Auguste Rodin to the work of William Blake. In the United States, which he made his home during the last twenty years of his life, he began to write in English. The Prophet and his other books of poetry, illustrated with his mystical drawings, are known and loved by innumerable American who find in them an expression of the deepest impulses of man’s heart and mind.

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