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Me and Rumi: The Autobiography of Shams-i Tabrizi

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The astounding autobiography of the man who transformed Rumi from a learned religious teacher into the world's greatest poet of mystical love.
Paperback, 530 pages
Published September 1st 2004 by Fons Vitae (first published 1386)
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Ruhat alp
Nov 07, 2012 Ruhat alp rated it it was amazing
after the dısappearance shams;someone told Rumi that he saw Shams.Rumi gave him the garment he was wearing. they said to Rumi: 'this man is lying. the news he gave has no truth. Why did you give your garment to him? Rum said: 'Whatever I gave him was indeed only for this lie. ıf what he had told had been the truth, I would have given my life.
Wit UnWit
Feb 07, 2011 Wit UnWit rated it really liked it
I don't know how people read books
this one is to be savored
to be tasted little by little
lest you burn your self
this one sinks in
or is to sunk in
swim, and wade through
the endless channels
of life
and its many
manifestations
regurgitations
Nora
Feb 12, 2014 Nora rated it really liked it
"There may be one fault in a man that conceals a thousand qualities, or one excellence that conceals a thousand faults. The little indicates much."
Todd Mertz
Jan 03, 2009 Todd Mertz rated it really liked it
Ha, ha, ha! I love Shams!
مهند الطائي
Dec 05, 2013 مهند الطائي rated it it was amazing
i wish ican read it
Ollie Ollie
Sep 01, 2016 Ollie Ollie rated it it was amazing
I love this book, especially because I consider Shams Tabrizi as my guru. It's amazing to learn from him. Even after hundreds of years, his words still reached me perfectly.
Saleem Safdar
Sep 23, 2015 Saleem Safdar rated it really liked it
This autobiography is one of the world's great cultural and spiritual treasures. It provides insight into the spiritual path of a sufi master about whom very little is known, Shams-i Tabrizi. In the framework of an autobiography, Mawlana Shams-i Tabrizi addresses the reader as a student and confidant, discussing his spiritual journey, his interactions with contemporary intellectuals, and his spiritual bond with Mawlana Rumi.
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Jan 20, 2013 Suhayb rated it liked it
Found it hard going but most likely due to my own weakness. Must read it again sometime.
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