Sacred Wisdom: Tales from Rumi: Essential Selections from the Mathnawi

Sacred Wisdom: Tales from Rumi: Essential Selections from the Mathnawi

by Alan Jacobs
     
 
The Persian poet Rumi, who wrote in the 13th Century, has become increasingly popular today. This selection comes from his monumental work, The Mathnawi—perhaps the longest mystical poem ever written, containing 24,000 verses in rhyming couplets. Thanks to E.H. Whinfield’s translation and commentary, these tales—filled with Sufi wisdom,

Overview

The Persian poet Rumi, who wrote in the 13th Century, has become increasingly popular today. This selection comes from his monumental work, The Mathnawi—perhaps the longest mystical poem ever written, containing 24,000 verses in rhyming couplets. Thanks to E.H. Whinfield’s translation and commentary, these tales—filled with Sufi wisdom, insight, and humor—are wonderfully accessible to a wide audience.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781842931226
Publisher:
Watkins Media
Publication date:
01/01/1999
Series:
Sacred Wisdom Series
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
4.40(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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