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Me and Rumi: The Autobiography of Shams-i Tabrizi
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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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.
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.