“Divan-e Shams is a masterpiece of wisdom and eloquence. It is often said that Rumi had attained the level of a “Perfect Master” and as such. Rumi at the age of thirty-seven meets Shams Tabrizi (the sun of Tabriz) “a weird figure wrapped in coarse black felt, who flits across the stage for a moment and. Divan-e Shams Tabrizi (Shanm-e Tabrizi: Complete Works) [Jalaleddin Rumi] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Divan-e Shams is a.

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No doubt the s had in his mind, if not before his eye, the sudden growth and blossoming of spring flowers: Conventional knowledge is death to our souls, and it is not really ours. Rumi is born in Balkh, north-eastern Persia [northern-Afghanistan].

From the moment you came into the world of being, A ladder was placed before you that you might escape. Nicholson, an experience which he considered the turning point of his life.

Full text of “Selected Poems from the Divan-e Shams-e Tabrizi”

No need to wait until we die! I don’t plan it. My origin never forgets its native roots. Of the earlier English translators, it is Reynold A. Fiqh topic Fiqh ;[1] Arabic: The Mongols are defeated in Syria by the Mamluks [ ruled Egypt and Syria from diwxnwhen their dynasty was extinguished by the Ottomans].

Selected Poems From Divan-e Shams-e Tabrizi

However, the present translations have attempted to retain some of the rhythm and rhyme as well as the imagery and the core message of each poem, though ddiwan in feeble ways, only to attempt to present a glimpse of his mastery.


There is no sorrow, no brooding over gain and loss, No thought of this person or that person.

The present examples are perhaps unique. Trinity College, July Thou didst strongly shake thy wings and feathers, and having broken thy cage Didst take to the air and journey towards the world of 80 ul. Complete with a detailed introduction and notes, this is a perceptive, insightful, and deeply moving collection that will prove inspirational to both keen followers of Rumi’s work and readers discovering the great poet for the first time. How is it possible, asks the poet, for Man, wrapt, up as he is in phenomenal attributes, to reflect even a glimpse of the divine archetype?

If the fragrance of my Beloved. Among those inspired by his work was the poet August Graf von Platen How sweet, in the hope of him, on the threshold of his abode, For the sake of seeing his face, to bring night round to day!

Diwan-e Shams-e Tabrizi

Thus, there is no need for me to keep on preaching. Therefore, most Rumi books are marketed to satisfy the wish for maximum mysticism and minimal Islam.

The focus of his philosophy is humanity and his objective is to achieve and to help others reach the state of perfect human being.

Years later Rumi wrote: After a year of receiving starlight, the water returns, sweeping new robes along. This is the prayer of each: Member feedback about Abu Yusuf: The British scholar Graham dwelt upon this issue in one of his publications in Rumi’s family tree spans more than eight centuries and includes 26 generations.


Morrow a soul and eyes from some one, if you have them not. It’s truly a joy to watch even if you don’t speak Persian or Farsi I saw my Beloved wandering about the house: Don’t even open your mouth for even a coo. So you want to practice Sufism.

All day I think about it, then at night I say it. O yo I —indifference of religions is a cardinal Sufi doctrine. So certain characteristics of the soul might be that it’s generous in its ability to generate things, it’s joyous, innately playful and grieving; it’s very connected to grief.

And yet we cannot remain content with knowledge borrowed from others. The bough s attraction drew the sap from root to summit, Even as attraction draws the soul upward without a ladder. For these two unpleasants subsist by the four elements: The origin is what we truly are. Afterwards, she taught f This other intelligence does not turn yellow or stagnate.

Rumi was introduced into the mystical path by a wandering dervish, Shams of Tabriz.