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يتناول هذا الكتاب أثراً من آثار شاعر الصوفية الأكبر الشعرية ذات الأهمية الفائقة، ألا وهي رباعيات مولانا جلال الدين الرومي، وترجمتها إلى العربية. ويعرف الرباعي لغة واصطلاحاً، ويشير إلى أنه أكثر ضروب الشعر الفارسي أصالة، وأكثر تجليات الروح الإيراني والثقافة الإيرانية إشراقاً، وينطوي على الفكر الإيرانية الصرفة ببيان بسيط وجذاب، بعيد عن كل ضروب التكلف والتصنع.

ويوضح أوزان الربا
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Paperback, 91 pages
Published May 1998 by دار الأحمدي للنشر (first published 1273)
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Mohammed Samih
Mar 02, 2016 rated it liked it
Rumi, the greatest sin in my life is my love for you without understanding or questioning.
James
Jun 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Lightning, your presence
from ground to sky.
No one knows what becomes of me,
When you take me so quickly.
Amber
Feb 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
"Everything has been a dream
Only memory remains"
سلمى صلاح
Sep 26, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I read the Arabic version translated from this one.Although it's clear How amazing it should be , the translation was horrible. I'm getting the English version as soon as I can.
Lucy Qhuay
Oct 29, 2015 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: poetry

I don't think I was in the right frame of mind to properly appreciate this book, since it has some really beautiful poems.

I especially loved number 96 and number 112. As I couldn't find them in English, I'll try my best to translate them.



96

I remember your grenade lips and kiss the stone
Not being able to reach those, I kiss this one
And as my hand doesn't reach the sky
I prostrate myself in the ground and kiss the earth.


112

In an instant, I burn in my fire
I wish to forget you in
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Omama.
Exquisitely beautiful and raw poems, which I read in a flow, and in a trance like state. Rumi’s lines have a spark which grips from the core of one’s very being.

“Stop acting so small. You’re the universe in ecstatic motion.”
“This is how I would die into the love I have for you: as pieces of cloud dissolve in sunlight.”
นิยาม อิสระ
I learned that in different culture they use different expression for the same thing. Rumi's poems may sound romantic but it is not. All it's said about love is about God.
Tom Schulte
This poet's quatrains hold beautifully phrased insight into love, even after translation
Shikha
Mar 07, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
There is no love in me without your being,
no breath without that. I once thought

I could give up this longing, then thought again,
But I couldn't continue being human.

Stephen Kiernan
Jan 25, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Are these ancient poems about sexual longing or spiritual desire? Is the beloved human or divine?

Or does this ambiguity give these short verses their accessible richness?

Some are platitudes, abstract generalizations you will look past as quickly as your eye avoids a disinteresting newspaper headline. But a few will feel like arrows, sharp and well-aimed, with a barb that lasts a while.

Best read in short doses, so the eye remains fresh to subtlety. But worth dipping into, to experience poems th
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Asma
Dec 23, 2016 rated it it was ok
My rating of this book reflects my lack of knowledge in arabic. It does not reflect the quality of the work. I would've loved to read the English version but I couldn't find it and so I've settled with the translation of the translation of the original work and this, in addition to my arabic deficiency, is what made me come to my scoring.
I found no coherence between the couplets and I couldn't understand a great deal of words.
Now, I wish I was fluent in Persian to be able to read the original wo
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Aiya ali
Oct 05, 2013 rated it liked it
لم أفهمه كله !









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Kurt Ronn
Translation is difficult, particularly poetry. There were beautiful parts, but I sense that I'm missing much. I'll read again in a few months.

If anyone has a favorite Rumi translation, please suggest.

Again, thank you to the scholars that translated. Maybe Anne Carson could translate Rumi the way she did Sappho?
R
Aug 08, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A nice rendering of Mevlana's poems in Turkish. Although I enjoyed reading the translations of this rubailar, which I think are very accurate, but it would have been better if the transcription of Persian was true to the language, or came along with the Persian poems in the original script.
Erica
Mar 06, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is the only book the small local library had on Rumi, and my first real introduction to his work. The selected poems are short, and easy to understand. I appreciate the simplicity and find myself interested to see different translations of the same text.
Miho
Jul 20, 2008 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
rumi threw all of his poetry into a well when he was accepted into a community of writers and started over living the words he wrote. they gave him a new caliber.
MEGAN C
Apr 19, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: poetry
I am in shock at how beautiful this was.
Timothy Schirmer
May 15, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorite-books
I feel like a better, more interesting person for reading Rumi. I'd let someone tattoo his poetry on my skin if they offered.
Esther
Aug 10, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Rumi recommends getting drunk and staying up until sunrise. Thirteenth century rapper.
Dr. Bary
Jan 27, 2014 rated it it was ok
Very bad translation .. The English edition is so much better!
Elaf
Jun 27, 2014 rated it liked it
The more you read it, the deeper you will understand it. It will fill your heart with joy.
Corey
Jul 24, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
“The wind is what you say.
The night bird is drunk with the syllables of your name,
over and over, like the strokes of a portrait
being carefully painted in the tall space inside of me.”
Maram
Oct 07, 2014 added it
Sadly the translation didn't level up to the beauty of the concept.
Elaine
May 02, 2010 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Elaine by: Maria Jaoudin
this little book will remain on my coffee table for a while for occasional reading.
mwpm
May 28, 2020 added it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: NO ONE!
Shelves: do-not-read
There are those who believe a poetry can't be translated. To be fully appreciated, a poem must be read in its original language. I don't know whether or not I agree, but I can think of a number of examples that support this position. Perhaps the most prominent example is the poetry of Rumi. 

Out beyond ideas 
of wrongdoing and rightdoing, 
there is a field. 
I'll meet you there.


This is perhaps the most popular poem attributed to Rumi. And yet it wasn't written by Rumi. It was written by Coleman Bark
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Estela
Feb 01, 2020 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
"Unseen Rain"... In some languages of the Middle East the word for "rain'' and the word for ''grace" are the same.
Pag.40...
I am so small I can barely be seen. How can this great love be inside me?
Look at your eyes. They are small, but they see enormous things.
Pag.46...
"I honor those who try
to rid themselves of any lying,
who empty the self and have only clear being there."
Pag.83...
"Sometimes visible, sometimes not, sometimes
devout Christians, sometimes staunchly Jewish.
Until our inner love fits
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Umang Bhatt
Jun 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I just love reading this book. On what page you will stop entirely depends on your mood; but it has got enough content to make you feel connected. Five stars to the writer and especially the translator.
Maged Zeineldin
Feb 26, 2017 rated it really liked it
I wish if the original book is retranslated by a poet as done by Ahmed Rami for elkhayam poems.
Nuvaira
Jun 09, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Something to go back to again and again
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Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī - also known as Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Balkhī, Mevlânâ/Mawlānā (مولانا, "our master"), Mevlevî/Mawlawī (مولوی, "my master") and more popularly simply as Rumi - was a 13th-century Persian poet, jurist, Islamic scholar, theologian and Sufi mystic who lived in Konya, a city of Ottoman Empire (Today's Turkey). His poems have been widely translated into many of the world's lan ...more

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