Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

[Rumi] (1207 - 1273 / Persia)

Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi
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Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Balkhī (Persian: جلال‌الدین محمد بلخى‎), also known as Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī (جلال‌الدین محمد رومی), and more popularly in the English-speaking world simply as Rumi (30 September 1207 – 17 December 1273), was a 13th-century Persian[1][6] poet, jurist, theologian, and Sufi mystic.[7] Iranians, Turks, Afghans, Tajiks, and other Central Asian Muslims as well as the Muslims of South Asia have greatly appreciated his spiritual legacy in the past seven centuries.[8] Rumi's importance is considered to transcend national and ethnic borders. His poems have been widely translated into many of the world's languages and transposed into various formats. In 2007, he was ... more »

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  • Rookie - 0 Points Shahriar Moghaddam (11/19/2015 11:00:00 PM)

    He is a Tatar (essential Turk) but his work was all done in Persian (Farsi) !

  • Rookie - 0 Points Arif Erhun (8/16/2015 7:34:00 PM)

    He is a Tatar (essential Turk) great Poet in sufi poems!

  • Rookie - 1 Points Larry Conners (6/23/2015 9:23:00 PM)

    Why is his poem Sneezing out animals not included in this listing...?

  • Rookie - 0 Points Abd_arrazak Abbakar (4/24/2015 4:47:00 PM)

    Rumi is one of the greatest sufi poets

  • Gold Star - 45,623 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (10/3/2014 1:15:00 AM)

    A great poet stood for human kind and mysticism was his way of writing.

  • Rookie - 0 Points Fatima Nayimi (10/2/2014 10:54:00 AM)

    His poems are not only beautiful but inspirational. He makes me proud to be an Afghan. [3

  • Silver Star - 4,093 Points Wahab Abdul (10/26/2013 3:18:00 AM)

    he was chosen as the most favourite poet of USA in as to me

  • Rookie Debasish Mridha, M. D. (1/5/2013 8:54:00 PM)

    Rumi is one of the greatest mystic poet with deeper perception and appreciation of truth and the universe as a whole.

  • Silver Star - 4,371 Points Sayeed Abubakar (5/23/2012 6:45:00 AM)

    My most favourite poet of the world.

  • Rookie Ozlem Yilmaz (12/4/2006 10:31:00 AM)

    Mevlana was born on 30 September 1207 in Balkh in present day Afghanistan. He died on 17 December 1273 in Konya in present day Turkey. He was laid to rest beside his father and over his remains a splendid shrine was erected. The 13th century Mevlana Mausoleum with its mosque, dance hall, dervish living quarters, school and tombs of some leaders of the Mevlevi Order continues to this day to draw pilgrims from all parts of the Muslim and non-Muslim world.

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Best Poem of Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

A Moment Of Happiness

A moment of happiness,
you and I sitting on the verandah,
apparently two, but one in soul, you and I.
We feel the flowing water of life here,
you and I, with the garden's beauty
and the birds singing.
The stars will be watching us,
and we will show them
what it is to be a thin crescent moon.
You and I unselfed, will be together,
indifferent to idle speculation, you and I.
The parrots of heaven will be cracking sugar
as we laugh together, you and I.
In one form upon this earth,
and in another form in a timeless sweet land.

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