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Rumi's Tales from the Silk Road: Pilgrimage to Paradise

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Written almost 800 years ago, RumiOCOs stories reflect the blended characteristics of the East and West. The Sufi poet traveled in a landscape divided between the Persian and Byzantine empires and his poetry expressed the passions, fables, and faith of both worlds. Inspired by Rumi, Kamla K. KapurOCOs "Pilgrimage to Paradise" is a reworking of the translations of thirty of ...more
ebook, 177 pages
Published October 1st 2009 by Mandala Media (first published 2009)
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Mike
In her collection of Hindu tales called Ganesha Goes to Lunch, Kamla Kapur does a huge favor for the curious but easily intimidated student of Hinduism and its vast corpus of literature. She presents a small but representational anthology of myths and tales that she has, with her poet’s sensibility, distilled and paraphrased so that the Western reader is charmed rather than overwhelmed. In Rumi’s Tales from the Silk Road, Kapur does the same thing for fans of Rumi, the 13th century Sufi Mystic, ...more
Lynne
Ancient wisdom from Persian Sufi mystic retold for a modern audience, these delightfully told stories deal with universal themes including suffering, contentment, humility, taming the ego and death.
Burning Gem
It was a good book with interesting stories. Concept was all stories was to accept fate and live life as it comes. Recommended for teenagers and children.
Naoise
The fables are underwhelming at best, and plain stupid most of the times.
Gayatri
Amazing book could not put it down!
Harish Narayanan
a great read for rumi lovers
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Kamla K. Kapur (aka Kamal Kapur) was born and raised in India, and is a citizen of the United States. She got her Bachelor's in English Honors from India, and her Masters' Degree in literature from Kent State University, Ohio,USA. She also took classes in creative writing from the University of Iowa, and the University of California in San Diego. During her time in the USA, many of her poems were ...more
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