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Rumi Poetry

Carolyn Gregoire

The Amazing Way This Iranian Musician Is Fighting For Global Peace | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.11.2014 | Arts

For nearly 800 years, the mystical Sufi poet Rumi's profound and empowering wisdom has inspired countless seekers, both within the Sufi tradition and ...

Daily Meditation: Come, Wanderer

Posted 03.29.2014 | Religion

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

Dancing Out Of Fear... And Into Joy

Robin Amos Kahn | Posted 11.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Robin Amos Kahn

In 2009, after 23 years of marriage, my husband and I split up, my mother died and I went into a deep hole. It was a time of intense grief and I just had to work my way out of it, slowly. And then, in the summer of 2010, I was invited to dance in a flash mob in Washington Square Park.

Buddha Doodle -- Polish

Molly Hahn | Posted 07.08.2012 | Good News
Molly Hahn


The Kaleidoscope Of Love: Moving Colors And Shapes In Rumi's Lyric Poetry

Fatemeh Keshavarz | Posted 10.21.2011 | Religion
Fatemeh Keshavarz

For Rumi, love was a kind of eventful flight, a journey heavenward. But we are not given the nature of the journey nor the location of the heavens.

Rumi And The Way Of The Spiritual Lover

Kabir Helminski | Posted 08.14.2011 | Religion
Kabir Helminski

To be a lover of God was not to make some inflated claim for oneself, but actually to admit one's vulnerability and even helplessness before this Love.

Islam, God And The Shining Light Of Love

William C. Chittick, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
William C. Chittick, Ph.D.

The radiance of love's eternal light gives rise to the universe. The goal of love is to overcome separation, to bridge gaps, to bring the two lovers together as one. If love is to do its work, people must recognize the light and love it in return.

Rumi's Poetry: 'All Religions, All This Singing, One Song'

Coleman Barks | Posted 11.09.2011 | Religion
Coleman Barks

Rumi very consciously made himself and his poetry a bridge between cultures and between religions. There is nothing exclusivist about him. He includes everyone in his embrace. He was, and is, a healer of whatever might separate us.

Rumi and the Ocean of God's Love

William C. Chittick, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
William C. Chittick, Ph.D.

God loves human beings because of the fullness of the divine beauty that they display and their resultant ability to recognize God's beauty. God then asks, as any lover would, that they love him in return.