The Masnavi, Book One Oxford World’s Classics

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OUP Oxford #ad - Drawing from folk tales as well as sacred history, Rumi's poem is oftenfunny as well as spiritually profound. Jawid mojaddedi's sparkling new verse translation of Book One is consistent with the aims of the original work in presenting Rumi's most mature mystical teachings in simple and attractive rhyming couplets.

About the series: for over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. In order to convey his message of divine love and unity he threaded together entertaining stories and penetrating homilies. 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.

The Masnavi, Book One Oxford World's Classics #ad - . Each affordable volume reflects oxford's commitment to scholarship, including expert introductions by leading authorities, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, helpful notes to clarify the text, and much more. The pen would smoothly write the things it knewBut when it came to love it split in two, A donkey stuck in mud is logic's fate -Love's nature only love can demonstrate.

Rumi's masnavi is widely recognized as the greatest Sufi poem ever written, and has been called 'the Koran in Persian'.

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The Masnavi, Book Two Oxford World's Classics

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OUP Oxford #ad - In particular it focuses on the struggle against the self, and how to choose the right companions in order to progress along the mystical path. You don't seek guidance from those drunken men, So why insist they mend their rags again?God's lovers stand beyond all faiths, as theyAre shown by God Himself a higher way.

Book two of rumi's masnavi is concerned with the challenges facing the seeker of Sufi enlightenment. Self-contained, as well as continuing the journey along the spiritual path, Book Two is here translated into rhyming couplets in the style of Jawid Mojaddedi's prize-winning translation of Book One. About the series: for over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe.

The Masnavi, Book Two Oxford World's Classics #ad - Each affordable volume reflects oxford's commitment to scholarship, including expert introductions by leading authorities, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more. In this volume, stories such as 'moses and the shepherd', 'The Foolhardy Man who Trusted a Bear's Good Intentions'and 'Mo'awiya and Satan' are among the most popular in the entire Masnavi.

The most influential sufi poem ever written, the six books of the Masnavi are often called 'the Qur'an in Persian'. By interweaving amusing stories and profound homilies, Rumi instructs his followers in a style that still speaks directly to us.

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The Masnavi, Book Three Oxford World's Classics

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OUP Oxford #ad - Your soul each moment struggles hard with death -Think of your faith as though it's your last breath. Your life is like a purse, and night and dayAre counters of gold coins you've put away'Rumi is the greatest mystic poet to have written in Persian, and the Masnavi is his masterpiece. It follows the original by presenting Rumi's most mature mystical teachings in simple and attractive rhyming couplets.

The Masnavi, Book Three Oxford World's Classics #ad - Like the earlier books, Book Three interweaves amusing stories with homilies to instruct pupils in mystical knowledge. Divided into six books and consisting of some 26, 000 verses, the poem was designed to convey a message of divine love and unity to the disciples of Rumi's Sufi order, known today as the Whirling Dervishes.

. It has a special focus on epistemology, illustrated with narrativesthat involve the consumption of food. This is the first ever verse translation of Book Three of the Masnavi.

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The Masnavi. Book Four Oxford World's Classics

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OUP Oxford #ad - Divided into six books and consisting of some 26, 000 verses, the poem was designed to convey a message of divine love and unity to the disciples of Rumi's Sufi order, known today as the Whirling Dervishes. Joking is teaching, so take care to listen -Don't look at just the joke's form of expression. To jesters every serious thing's hilarious, While to the wise hilarious jokes are serious'Rumi is the greatest mystic poet to have written in Persian, and the Masnavi is his masterpiece.

The Masnavi. Book Four Oxford World's Classics #ad - It has a special focus on the mystical knowledge of thespiritual guide, elaborated through stories such as Solomon's freeiration to the Queen of Sheba, and animal fables. This is the first ever verse translation of Book Four of the Masnavi. Like the earlier books, Book Four interweaves amusing stories with homilies to instruct pupils in understanding of God's meaning.

It follows the original by presenting Rumi's most mature mystical teachings in simple and attractive rhyming couplets.

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The Masnavi I Manavi of Rumi Complete 6 Books

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OrangeSky Project #ad - Also known as the spiritual couplets of maulana jalalu-'d-dln muhammad rumi with active Table of Contents for easy Kindle navigation. The masnavi, also written mathnawi, is an extensive poem written in Persian by Jalal al-Din Muhammad Rumi, or Mathnavi, Ma'navi, Masnavi-I Ma'navi or Mesnevi Turkish, the celebrated Persian Sufi saint and poet.

It incorporates a variety of Islamic wisdom but primarily focuses on emphasizing inward personal Sufi interpretation. It reasonably presents the various dimensions of Sufi spiritual life and advices disciples on their spiritual paths. More generally, it is aimed at anyone who has time to sit down and ponder the meaning of life and existence.

The Masnavi I Manavi of Rumi Complete 6 Books #ad - The masnavi was a sufi masterpiece started during the final years of Rumi’s life. These two themes are personified by Rumi in the Biblical and Quranic figure of the Prophet Moses. Books 5 and 6: these last two books are joined by the universal ideal that man must deny his physical earthly existence to understand God’s existence.

About the publisherorange sky project is a publisher of historical writings, Religion, Classics, Science, such as: Philosophy, Esoteric and Mythology in Kindle format. It is a spiritual writing that teaches Sufis how to reach their goal of being in true love with God. The title masnavi-i ma'navi means "Rhyming Couplets of Profound Spiritual Meaning.

Rumi himself referred to the Masnavi as "the roots of the roots of the roots of the Islamic Religion.

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The Conference of the Birds Illustrated

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#ad - The hoopoe leads the birds, each of whom represent a human fault which prevents man from attaining enlightenment. One by one, marifat gnosis, tawheed unity of god, they drop out of the journey, eshq Love, each offering an excuse and unable to endure the journeyThe birds must cross seven valleys in order to find the Simorgh: Talab Yearning, Istighnah Detachment, Hayrat Bewilderment and, finally, Fuqur and Fana Selflessness and Oblivion in God.

The Conference of the Birds Illustrated #ad - These represent the stations that a Sufi or any individual must pass through to realize the true nature of God. The conference of the birds illustrated- more than 20 unique and beautiful color illustrations relevant to the book- designed for your reading enjoyment- active Table of ContentsThe Conference of the Birds is a book of poems in Persian by Farid ud-Din Attar of approximately 4500 lines.

The poem's plot is as follows: the birds of the world gather to decide who is to be their king, as they have none. The hoopoe, the wisest of them all, suggests that they should find the legendary Simorgh, a mythical Persian bird roughly equivalent to the western phoenix.

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Mathnawi of Jalalu'ddin Rumi 3 Volume Set

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#ad - 1205 in balkh, now Turkestan, d. 1273 was founder of the Mevlevi order of Sufi Dervishes. The quality of the writing is best described as ecstatic prose verse. The sprawling scope of the subjects covered include everything from accounts of the famous saints of Islam, Christianity and Judaism; told in symbolic and allegorical form to deeply mystical interpretations of life and a renewed call to faith.

They are rich with detail about the cultural life of the period. Rumi dictated the 3 volume series to a scribe, guide and spiritual companion, after the loss of his closest friend, Shams of Tabriz. He was known among followers as "Mevlana" or "Our Master". A series of 3 volumes, parables and tales, fables, the Mathnawi is an ingenious series of allegories, often no more than a page or two in length.

Mathnawi of Jalalu'ddin Rumi 3 Volume Set #ad - Rumi's 13th century classic of Sufi spiritualityJalaluddin Rumi, b. The mathnawi, "song of the reed" is often referred to as the Koran in Persian, and ranks among the classics of world spiritual literature.

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The Study Quran: A New Translation and Commentary

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HarperOne #ad - An accessible and accurate translation of the quran that offers a rigorous analysis of its theological, historical, and is edited by a top modern Islamic scholar, special introductions by experts in the field, metaphysical, and includes extensive study notes, and geographical teachings and backgrounds, respected in both the West and the Islamic world.

Drawn from a wide range of traditional islamic commentaries, and from legal, including Sunni and Shia sources, and mystical texts, theological, The Study Quran conveys the enduring spiritual power of the Quran and offers a thorough scholarly understanding of this holy text. Beautifully packaged with a rich, a timeline of historical events, useful notes and annotations in an easy-to-read two-column format, maps, attractive two-color layout, this magnificent volume includes essays by 15 contributors, and helpful indices.

The Study Quran: A New Translation and Commentary #ad - With the study quran, theology, ethics, sacred history, both scholars and lay readers can explore the deeper spiritual meaning of the Quran, examine the grammar of difficult sections, and explore legal and ritual teachings, and the importance of various passages in Muslim life. With an introduction by its general editor, 000-page, seyyed hossein Nasr, continuous discussion of the entire Quran that provides a comprehensive picture of how this sacred work has been read by Muslims for over 1, here is a nearly 2, 400 years.

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The Tale of Genji

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - Expansive, and sophisticated in its representation of ethical concerns and aesthetic ideals, compelling, Murasaki’s tale came to occupy a central place in Japan’s remarkable history of artistic achievement and is now recognized as a masterpiece of world literature. The tale of genji is presented here in a flowing new translation for contemporary readers, who will discover in its depiction of the culture of the imperial court the rich complexity of human experience that simultaneously resonates with and challenges their own.

Washburn sets off interior monologues with italics for fluid reading, embeds some annotations for accessibility and clarity, and renders the poetry into triplets to create prosodic analogues of the original. A fluid, elegant rendition. Washington postmurasaki shikibu, born into the middle ranks of the aristocracy during the Heian period 794–1185 CE, wrote The Tale of Genji—widely considered the world’s first novel—during the early years of the eleventh century.

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Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz: Selected Works

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - An illegitimate child, and court favorite, self-taught intellectual, she rose to the height of fame as a writer in Mexico City during the Spanish Golden Age. This volume includes sor juana's best-known works: "first dream, and "response of the poet to the Very Eminent Sor Filotea de la Cruz, " her longest poem and the one that showcases her prodigious intellect and range, " her epistolary feminist defense—evocative of Mary Wollstonecraft and Emily Dickinson—of a woman's right to study and to write.

Like simone de Beauvoir, she was very much a public intellectual. Latin america's great poet rendered into English by the world's most celebrated translator of Spanish-language literature. Sor juana 1651–1695 was a fiery feminist and a woman ahead of her time. Thirty other works—playful ballads, extraordinary sonnets, intimate poems of love, and a selection from an allegorical play with a distinctive New World flavor—are also included.

Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz: Selected Works #ad - . Her contemporaries called her "the Tenth Muse" and "the Phoenix of Mexico, " names that continue to resonate.

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The Ultimate Ambition in the Arts of Erudition: A Compendium of Knowledge from the Classical Islamic World

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Penguin Classics #ad - This groundbreaking translation of a remarkable Arabic text—expertly abridged and annotated—offers a look at the world through the highly literary and impressively knowledgeable societies of the classical Islamic world. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Meticulously arranged and delightfully eclectic, it is a compendium to be treasured—a true monument of erudition. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. More than 9, and the substance of clouds, sexual aphrodisiacs, 000 pages and thirty volumes—here abridged to one volume, the deliciousness of cheese made from buffalo milk, to how to get the smell of alcohol off one’s breath, and translated into English for the first time—it contains entries on everything from medieval moon-worshipping cults, and the nesting habits of flamingos.

The Ultimate Ambition in the Arts of Erudition: A Compendium of Knowledge from the Classical Islamic World #ad - With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Similar works by western authors, including Pliny’s Natural History and Diderot’s Encyclopédie,  have been available in English for centuries. For the first time in english, a catalog of the world through fourteenth-century arab eyes—a kind of Schott’s Miscellany for the Islamic Golden Age   An astonishing record of the knowledge of a civilization, The Ultimate Ambition in the Arts of Erudition catalogs everything known to exist from the perspective of a fourteenth-century Egyptian scholar and litterateur.

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