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Rumi's Little Book of Love: 150 Poems That Speak to the Heart

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Rumi, one of the most celebrated mystics of all time, chose poetry to communicate his deep spiritual experiences. His language, that of love in its purest form, speaks to us today as it did seven hundred years ago, surpassing time and bridging cultures.These poems, most of them translated into English for the first time from the original Persian, were carefully selected ...more
Hardcover, 229 pages
Published November 1st 2009 by Hierophant Publishing (first published 2009)
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Radeyah H.  Ali
Oct 10, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Rumi's words have the power to tear your heart to pieces while making it whole again. This collection of love poems will comfort and devastate you all at once, if of course, your heart isn't hardened by the pain you've felt before. Some may even say Rumi's words break even the hardest of hearts. Open your heart and mind and let the words of Rumi fill you up.
Ain Mc
Sep 29, 2013 rated it really liked it
It's either you love it too much or you hate it so much.

I love it because I get what he's trying to say. I get where he's going and I could see all the things he wanted me to see.

I hate it because I too want such attachment with the King.
Jennifer
Jun 08, 2012 rated it it was ok
i love rumi, but this collection was really sub-par. many of them were not love related at all, and many too focused on the god-type of love. there's soooo much more to rumi than this!
Paul
Aug 31, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wonderful collection of poems by the mystic Rumi. Rumi does not refer to his love by gender and it is unclear if his love is an individual or God. Rumi depicts love as passionately experiential - love is not an abstract ideal but it is all consuming. Rumi also seems to be calling out to Christians, Muslims and Jews and exhorting them to look at the content of their hearts rather than their doctrines.
Taf Teh
Nov 25, 2010 rated it really liked it
I asked, "What should I do?"
He said, That is the question.
I said, "Is this all you can say?"
He said, Seeker, always keep asking,
"What Should I Do?"


It is said that God's light
comes from six directions.
"From where?" asks the crowd,
turning left and right.
If only you could look neither way
for a moment.
Debra Albonaimi
Sep 17, 2013 rated it really liked it
After watching the documentary "I AM" numerous times and hearing Cole Baker recite Rumi and studying the Course in Miracles, it is evident that as in the Tao, Rumi was an enlightened being and understood God.
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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 ...more

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