The best-selling Rumi book ever is now better than ever! This revised and expanded edition of the comprehensive one-volume edition of America′s most popular poet includes a new introduction by Coleman Barks, and 57 new poems never published before.
The ecstatic, spiritual poetry of Rumi is more popular than ever, and The Essential Rumi continues to be far and away the top-selling title of all Rumi books. With the addition of many new poems and a new introduction, The Essential Rumi is now clearly the definitive, and most delightful selection of Rumi′s poetry.
This is a beautiful translation of some of Rumi's work but I got a far better understanding of what Sufism is from a book entitled "Embattled Saints" about a real Sufi... Read morePublished 16 days ago by Bookworm
Extraordinary! Rumi is timeless. And the translation makes it feel almost contemporary. This book was selected by our "spiritual" book group. Read morePublished 29 days ago by EBO
I bought this book for my boyfriend who was having a Rumi kind of phase and he just loves it, he tells me there is nothing better than waking up to this book every morning,... Read morePublished 1 month ago by ketty
Thank's to Coleman Barks, Rumi's words appear contemporary, and contain many wonderful thoughts, as well as his share of strange ones. Read morePublished 2 months ago by ScorecardHarry
Enlightenment is expressed in these poems. Read and pray.Published 3 months ago by Stephen Drinkard