The Masnavi, Book One

The Masnavi, Book One

eBook - 2004
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Rumi's Masnavi is widely recognized as the greatest Sufi poem ever written, and is sometimes called 'the Koran in Persian'. The thirteenth-century Muslim mystic Rumi composed his work for the benefit of his disciples in the Sufi order named after him, better known as the whirling dervishes .In order to convey his message of divine love and unity he threaded together entertaining stories and penetrating homilies. Jawid Mojaddedi's sparkling new unabridged verse translation. of Book One follows the original in presenting Rumi's most mature mystical teachings in simple and attractive rhyming coup.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
ISBN: 9780191516887
0191516880
9780192804389
0192804383
9781435609419
1435609417
0192804383
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxx, 271 pages)
Additional Contributors: Mojaddedi, J. A. (Jawid Ahmad)
Alternative Title: Masnavi, book 1

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