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.
"The Essential Rumi" is Coleman Barks’ selective translation from Rumi’s works, because “Rumi’s creativity was a continuous fountaining from beyond forms and the mind”... Read morePublished 11 days ago by Andreea
Such beautiful poems. I cannot attest to its authenticity as I have not read Rumi extensively. I just think all of these poems are honest and a nice way to spend a few moments with... Read morePublished 18 days ago by Clara Engelmann
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 2 months 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 2 months ago by EBO