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The Resource The book of Rumi : 105 stories and fables that illumine, delight, and inform, translated by Maryam Mafi ; foreword by Narguess Farzad

The book of Rumi : 105 stories and fables that illumine, delight, and inform, translated by Maryam Mafi ; foreword by Narguess Farzad

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The book of Rumi : 105 stories and fables that illumine, delight, and inform
Title
The book of Rumi
Title remainder
105 stories and fables that illumine, delight, and inform
Statement of responsibility
translated by Maryam Mafi ; foreword by Narguess Farzad
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  • eng
  • per
  • eng
Summary
This fresh prose translation of 105 short teaching stories by Rumi, which form the core of the six-volume Masnavi, explores the hidden spiritual aspects of everyday experience. Rumi transforms the seemingly mundane events of daily life into profound Sufi teaching moments. These prose gems open the mystical portal to the world of the ancient mystic. These stories include well-known and popular tales such as "Angel of Death," "The Sufi and His Cheating Wife," "Moses and the Shepherd," "Chickpeas," and "The Greek and Chinese Painters" as well as the less commonly quoted parables: "The Basket Weaver," "The Mud Eater," and "A Sackful of Pebbles." Rumi's voice alternates between playful and authoritative, whether he is telling stories of ordinary lives or inviting the discerning reader to higher levels of introspection and attainment of transcendent values. Mafi's translations delicately reflect the nuances of Rumi's poetry while retaining the positive tone of all of Rumi's writings, as well as the sense of suspense and drama that mark the essence of the Masnavi
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1207-1273
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Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī
Dewey number
891/.5511
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PK6481.M8
LC item number
E52 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Mafi, Maryam
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  • Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī
  • Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī
  • Sufi poetry, Persian
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The book of Rumi : 105 stories and fables that illumine, delight, and inform, translated by Maryam Mafi ; foreword by Narguess Farzad
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Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1027057045
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
176 pages ;
Isbn
9781571747464
Lccn
2018034042
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The book of Rumi : 105 stories and fables that illumine, delight, and inform, translated by Maryam Mafi ; foreword by Narguess Farzad
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1027057045
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
176 pages ;
Isbn
9781571747464
Lccn
2018034042
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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