The Love Poems of Rumi

The Love Poems of Rumi

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Overview

Indulge in Rumi's passion with this collection of 13th century love poetry.

Become lost in the words of The Love Poems of Rumi. Included in this book is a collection of Jalal al-Din Rumi's passionate love poems, translated by Nader Khalili. Beautifully designed and illustrated throughout, you'll become spiritually inspired by the words in this book. Perfect for lovers, dreamers, and poets, the poems from this 13th century theologist will leave you wistfully peaceful.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781577151180
Publisher: Race Point Publishing
Publication date: 10/09/2015
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Translator Nader Khalili (1936­­–2008) was a world-renowned Iranian-American architect, author, humanitarian, and teacher. Khalili was also the founder and director of the California Institute of Earth Art and Architecture (Cal-Earth). Khalili was raised by the poetry of Rumi. As a child, his grandmother would recite Rumi’s poetry to lull him to sleep. He later developed a passion for studying and translating Rumi’s works. Rumi’s poetry also became an intrinsic part of Khalili’s architectural career. Inspired by the mystical poetry of Rumi, his architecture was distilled from the timeless principles of this universe and its timeless materials—the elements of earth, air, water, and fire.

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