The Essential Rumi - reissue: New Expanded Edition
This revised and expanded edition of The Essential Rumi includes a new introduction by Coleman Barks and more than 80 never-before-published poems.
Through his lyrical translations, Coleman Barks has been instrumental in bringing this exquisite literature to a remarkably wide range of readers, making the ecstatic, spiritual poetry of thirteenth-century Sufi Mystic Rumi more popular than ever.
The Essential Rumi continues to be the bestselling of all Rumi books, and the definitive selection of his beautiful, mystical poetry.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - keylawk - LibraryThing
A poet living in Persia in the 12th century. The Notes reveal a unique organization of the ghazals: "ALAST is the primordial covenant that occurs when God addresses the not-yet-created humanity, "Am I ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - regularguy5mb - LibraryThing
Rumi is one of those names I was always familiar with, had probably seen glimpses of through other readings, but had never been a true focus for me. So, when I saw this book along with other ... Read full review