Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

(1207 - 1273 / Persia)

The Privileged Lovers - Poem by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

The moon has become a dancer
at this festival of love.
This dance of light,

This sacred blessing,
This divine love,
beckons us
to a world beyond
only lovers can see
with their eyes of fiery passion.

They are the chosen ones
who have surrendered.
Once they were particles of light
now they are the radiant sun.

They have left behind
the world of deceitful games.
They are the privileged lovers
who create a new world
with their eyes of fiery passion.

Translated by: Fereydoun Kia


Comments about The Privileged Lovers by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

  • (9/26/2018 11:12:00 PM)


    Where could I find the (Persian) , (Farsi) translation or this poem which is written in Farsi by Rumi. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, October 26, 2013

Poem Edited: Saturday, October 26, 2013


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