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Muslim Poetry

Remembering Allama Muhammed Iqbal: "Shayer-e-Mashrik," Poet of the East

Bushra Alvi | Posted 02.10.2015 | World
Bushra Alvi

Proud of being a Muslim, Iqbal's writings reflect his religious views. He is considered one of the last of the great Muslim thinkers, being placed among the likes of Rumi and Hafiz.

Daily Meditation: Discovering A Sense Of Belonging

Posted 03.07.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Whirling Dervishes Celebrate Rumi Anniversary

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Whirling dervishes in Turkey performed an annual dance to mark the death of Muslim mystic and poet, Mevlana Jelaleddin Rumi. The beloved Sufi writer o...

The Greatest Muslim Poet? He's Also the Best-Selling Poet in America

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jesse Kornbluth

At Rumi's funeral, Christians proclaimed, "He was our Jesus!" while Jews cried, "He was our Moses!" Both were right. It makes perfect sense that this 13th century Muslim is now said to be the best-selling poet in 21st century America.