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ISBN-10: 0140447911
ISBN-13: 9780140447910
Publisher: Penguin Group
Publish Date: 09/01/2007
Dimensions: 7.78" L, 5.32" W, 0.82" H

Spiritual Verses: The First Book of the Masnavi-Ye Ma’navi

Translator: Alan Williams
Introduction by: Alan Williams
Notes by: Alan Williams

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The spiritual masterpiece of the Persian Sufi tradition in a brilliant new translation

The longest single-authored mystical poem ever written, the Masnavi-ye Ma’navi, or spiritual couplets, is the masterpiece of the Persian Sufi tradition. Its author, Jalaloddin Rumi, was a poet and mystic of the highest attainment, but he was first and foremost a spiritual teacher, and his Masnavi is a ladder to the spiritual world, leading the reader to the ultimate goal of the Sufi path-union with God. Alan Williams’s translation into blank verse beautifully conveys the poetry of the original Persian couplets, while his introduction discusses how the modern reader might approach Rumi’s writing.

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ISBN-10: 0140447911
ISBN-13: 9780140447910
Publisher: Penguin Group
Publish Date: 09/01/2007
Dimensions: 7.78" L, 5.32" W, 0.82" H
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