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Remembering Rumi

Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion

December 17 is the 740th anniversary of the death of the Sufi poet Rumi, whose Persian writings are considered to be a pinnacle of mystical art that t...

Celebrating The Divine Union Of The Soul: Devotees Mark 738th Anniversary Of Rumi's Death

Fahad Faruqui | Posted 04.16.2012 | Religion
Fahad Faruqui

Rumi died in 1273. To this day, his devotees celebrate his departure from the world as one would in a marriage, apt for a man who sought the highest love in life, and found it most completely in death.

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...