Rumi and Islam: Selections from His Stories, Poems and Discourses--Annotated & Explained

Rumi and Islam: Selections from His Stories, Poems and Discourses--Annotated & Explained

by Ibrahim Gamard

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781594733710
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 07/21/2011
Series: SkyLight Illuminations
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 918,289
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Ibrahim Gamard is a member of the Mevlevi Order, a 730-year-old Sufi order which originated with Rumi himself.

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction

Stories of the Prophet
1. Warfare
2. The Captives
3. Hilal
4. The Sick One
5. Bilal
6. The Water Carrier
7. The Greedy Pagan
8. The Blind One
9. The Arrival of the Caravan
10. The Groaning Pillar
11. 'Ayisha
12. Zayd

Sayings of the Prophet
13. Prayer and Guidance
14. Self-Denial and Ego-Death
15. Divine Sayings

Praises of the Prophet
16. Affirmations and Blessings
17. Praises and Virtues
18. Love and Closeness with God
19. The Seal of the Prophets
20. The Night Journey, the Cave, and the Pillar
21. Prayer and Pilgrimage
22. The Light of Muhammad and Intercession
23. Death and Resurrection

Notes
Glossary
Suggested Readings and Resources
Index of Passages in Rumi's Works
Acknowledgments

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