The mystic Rumi chose poetry to communicate his deep spiritual experiences. His language, that of love in its purest form, speaks to us today as it did seven hundred years ago, surpassing time and bridging cultures.
Discover the depths of a mystic's soul.
Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.
The way you make love
is the way God will be with you.
My friend, the sufi is the friend of the present moment.
To say tomorrow is not our way.
We come spinning out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust.
Shams’ encounter with RumiIn 1244, a man in black suit from head to toe, came to the famous inn of Sugar Merchants of Konya. His name was Shams Tabrizi. He was claiming to be a travelling merchant. As it was said in Hajji Bektash Wali's book,…Continue
~*~ABOUT RUMI~*~ Rumi is now one of the most widely read poets in America. I began translating Rumi in 1988, and performing his poetry in 1992. In all of these years I never thought that he would become so popular in the West in such a short time.…Continue