Above all else, rumi's poetry exposes us to the delight that comes from being fully alive, urging us always to put aside our fears and take the risk of discovering our core self:No one knows what makes the soul wake up so happy! Maybe a dawn breeze has blown the veil from the face of God. These fresh, original translations magnificently convey Rumi's insights into the human heart and its longings with his signature passion and daring, focusing on the ecstatic experience of the inseparability of human and divine love.
The Soul of Rumi: A New Collection of Ecstatic Poems #ad - For rumi, soul and body and emotion are not separate but are rather part of the great mystery of mortal life, a riddle whose solution is love. In this volume readers will encounter the essence of Sufism's insights into the experience of divine love, wisdom, and the nature of both humanity and God. While barks's stamp on this collection is clear, it is Rumi's voice that leaps off these pages with a rapturous power that leaves readers breathless.
These poems express our deepest yearning for the transcendent connection with the source of the divine: there are passionate outbursts about the torment of longing for the beloved and the sweet delight that comes from union; stories of sexual adventures and of loss; poems of love and fury, sadness and joy; and quiet truths about the beauty and variety of human emotion.
Inside a lover's heart there's another world, and yet another Rumi's masterpieces have inspired countless people throughout the centuries, and Coleman Barks's exquisite renderings of the thirteenth-century Persian mystic are widely considered the definitive versions for our time.
Rumi: The Big Red Book: The Great Masterpiece Celebrating Mystical Love and FriendshipHarperOne #ad - With the big red book, acclaimed poet and rumi interpreter Coleman Barks offers a never-before-published translation of a crucial anthology of poems widely considered to be one of Persian literature’s greatest treasures. Really, what other book would anyone ever need?” —Naomi Shihab Nye, author of Honeybee“Elegant and exquisite.
Deepak chopra, jesus, and buddhathe big red book is a poetic masterpiece from Jalaluddin Rumi, author of Muhammad, the medieval Sufi mystic whom Time magazine calls “the most popular poet in America. Readers continue to be awed and inspired by rumi’s masterfully lyrical, deeply expressive poems, The Soul of Rumi, collected in volumes such as The Illustrated Rumi, and the bestselling The Essential Rumi.
Rumi: The Book of Love: Poems of Ecstasy and LongingHarperOne #ad - Rumi, the ultimate poet of love, explores all "the magnificent regions of the heart, " and he opens you to the lover within. The sufi mystic and poet jalaluddin rumi is most beloved for his poems expressing the ecstasies and mysteries of love in all its forms—erotic, platonic, divine—and Coleman Barks presents the best of them in this delightful and inspiring collection.
Rendered with freshness, to the grief of a lover's loss, intensity, and beauty as Barks alone can do, these startling and rich poems range from the "wholeness" one experiences with a true lover, and all the states in between: from the madness of sudden love to the shifting of a romance to deep friendship to the immersion in divine love.
Rumi: The Book of Love: Poems of Ecstasy and Longing #ad - This seductive volume reveals Rumi's charms and depths more than any other. Coleman barks has made this medieval, Persian-born present-day Afghanistan poetic and spiritual genius the most popular poet in America today.
The Essential Rumi - reissue: New Expanded EditionHarperCollins e-books #ad - The Essential Rumi - reissue: New Expanded Edition #ad - 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.
Rumi: Bridge to the Soul: Journeys into the Music and Silence of the HeartHarperOne #ad - Open this book and let rumi's poetry carry you into the interior silence and joy of the spirit, the place that unites conscious knowing with a deeper, more soulful understanding. The "soul bridge" also suggests Rumi himself, who crosses cultures and religions and brings us all together to listen to his words, regardless of origin or creed.
Rumi: Bridge to the Soul: Journeys into the Music and Silence of the Heart #ad - 2007 is the "year of rumi, to mark the milestone of this great poet's 800th birthday? barks, supremely passionate ambassador, " and who better than Coleman Barks, who was recently awarded an honorary doctorate in Persian language and literature by the University of Tehran for his thirty years of translating Rumi, has collected and translated ninety new poems, Rumi's unlikely, most of them never published before in any form.
The "bridge" in the title is a reference to the khajou Bridge in Isphahan, Iran, which Barks visited with Robert Bly in May of 2006—a trip that in many ways prompted this book. The result is this beautiful edition titled Rumi: Bridge to the Soul.
The Gift: Poems by Hafiz, the Great Sufi Master CompassPenguin Books #ad - Each line of the gift imparts the wonderful qualities of this master Sufi poet and spiritual teacher: encouragement, profound knowledge, and a sweet, an audacious love that touches lives, generosity, playful genius unparalleled in world literature. Chosen by author elizabeth gilbert as one of her ten favorite books, one of the greatest Sufi poets of all timeMore than any other Persian poet—even Rumi—Hafiz expanded the mystical, Daniel Ladinsky’s extraordinary renderings of 250 unforgettable lyrical poems by Hafiz, healing dimensions of poetry.
Because his poems were often ecstatic love songs from God to his beloved world, many have called Hafiz the “Invisible Tongue. Indeed, daniel ladinsky has said that his work with Hafiz is an attempt to do the impossible: to render Light into words—to make the Luminous Resonance of God tangible to our finite senses.
The Gift: Poems by Hafiz, the Great Sufi Master Compass #ad - I ama hole in a flutethat the christ's breath movesthrough—listen to thismusic!With this stunning collection of Hafiz’s most intimate poems, Ladinsky has succeeded brilliantly in presenting the essence of one of Islam’s greatest poetic and religious voices.
I Heard God Laughing: Poems of Hope and JoyPenguin Books #ad - This newly released edition of his first playful foray into Hafiz’s divinely inspired poetry is essential reading. Ladinsky is a master who will be remembered for finally bringing Hafiz alive in the West. Alexandra marks, The Christian Science Monitor. With uncanny insight, Hafiz captures the many forms and stages of love.
. If you haven’t yet had the delight of dining with Daniel Ladinsky’s sweet, playful renderings of the musings of the great saints, I Heard God Laughing is a perfect appetizer. His poetry outlines the stages of the mystic's “path of love”—a journey in which love dissolves personal boundaries and limitations to join larger processes of growth and transformation.
I Heard God Laughing: Poems of Hope and Joy #ad - With this stunning collection, Ladinsky has succeeded brilliantly in translating the essence of one of Islam’s greatest poetic and spiritual voices. From the renowned translator of the gift, a rich collection that brings the great Sufi poet Hafiz to Western readers To Persians, the poems of Hafiz are not “classical literature” from a remote past but cherished wisdom from a dear and intimate friend that continues to be quoted in daily life.
The Subject Tonight Is Love: 60 Wild and Sweet Poems of Hafiz CompassPenguin Books #ad - From the renowned translator of the gift, it is hafiz who most fully accesses the mystical, a rich collection that brings the great Sufi poet Hafiz to Western readers Perhaps more than any other Persian poet, healing dimensions of verse. Through ladinsky’s translations, Hafiz’s voice comes alive across the centuries, singing his timeless message of love.
With this stunning collection, Ladinsky has once again succeeded brilliantly in translating the essence of one of Islam’s greatest poetic and spiritual voices. Ladinsky is a master who will be remembered for finally bringing Hafiz alive in the West. Alexandra marks, The Christian Science Monitor . Acclaimed poet daniel ladinsky has made it his life’s work to create modern, inspired translations of the world’s most profound spiritual poetry.
Rumi's Little Book of Life: The Garden of the Soul, the Heart, and the SpiritHampton Roads Publishing #ad - Rumi's little book of Life is a guidebook for that journey. Translated by native persian speakers, Maryam Mafi and Azima Melita Kolin, this collection will appeal to Rumi lovers everywhere. This collection of mystical poetry focuses on one of life's core issues: coming to grips with the inner life. From madonna to deepak chopra, celebrities have been recording and embracing Rumi's poetry for the past two decades, creating a resurgence of interest in this 14th century Sufi mystic.
Rumi's Little Book of Life: The Garden of the Soul, the Heart, and the Spirit #ad - Rumi's little book of life is a beautiful collection of 196 poems by Rumi, previously unavailable in English. The poetry is a companion for those who consciously enter the inner world to explore the gardens within--out of the everyday "world of dust"--through an ascending hierarchy that restores one's soul to the heart; the heart of the spirit; and in finding spirit, transcending all.
During the course of life, each of us is engaged on an inner journey.
A Plato Reader: Eight Essential Dialogues Hackett ClassicsHackett Publishing Co. #ad - R. D. Reeve’s brilliant decision to cast the dialogue into direct speech produces a compelling impression of immediacy unmatched by other English translations currently available. ". Slings' new greek text of the Republic, Reeve has given us a translation both accurate and limpid. Grube, alexander Nehamas, and Paul Woodruff.
The collection features Socrates as its central character and a model of the examined life. Loving attention to detail and deep familiarity with Plato's thought are evident on every page. Reeve, G. C. Gerson writes, "Taking full advantage of S. A plato reader offers eight of plato's best-known works--Euthyphro, Phaedrus, Apology, Symposium, Meno, expertly introduced and annotated, Crito, Phaedo, and Republic--unabridged, and in widely admired translations by C.
A Plato Reader: Eight Essential Dialogues Hackett Classics #ad - Its range allows us to see him in action in very different settings and philosophical modes: from the elenctic Socrates of the Meno and the dialogues concerning his trial and death, to the erotic Socrates of the Symposium and Phaedrus, to the dialectician of the Republic. Of reeve's translation of this final masterpiece, Lloyd P.
A Year with Rumi: Daily ReadingsHarperOne #ad - A Year with Rumi: Daily Readings #ad - Join them in recognizing and embracing the divine in the sublime, in the ordinary, and in us all. A year with rumi brings together 365 of Barks's elegant and beautiful translations of Rumi's greatest poems, including fifteen never-before-published poems. Barks includes an introduction that sets Rumi in his context and an Afterword musing on poetry of the mysterious and the sacred.
Join coleman barks and Rumi for a year-long journey into the mystical and sacred within and without. Coleman barks has played a central role in making the Sufi mystic Rumi the most popular poet in the world.