One of the most popular translators of the works of 13th-century Persian mystic Jelaluddin Rumi presents a collection of nearly 100 of Rumi's most memorable quatrains that reflect such universal themes as the search of the highest truth. Musical accompaniment by David Whetstone and Marcus Wise. Abridged.
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About the Author
Coleman Barks is one of the most popular translators of Rumi in the English language. He was a featured poet on Bill Moyers' public television special "Love's Confusing Joy" and has performed in many major stage productions of Sufi poetry, music, and dance. In collaboration with Persian linguist John Moyne, Coleman Barks has translated and published more than 15 collections of ecstatic Sufi poetry, including THE ILLUMINATED RUMI and THE ESSENTIAL RUMI.