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I highly recommend this book for anyone just beginning their study.
Fraught with themes of life, love, lust, companionship, outlook, really any strata of emotional or human thought, this collection is a gem of Rumi's work.
His love and passion come across in this poetry, which has been beautifully translated by Coleman Barks.
I love reading this book before I sleep or when I wake up. So inspirational, simple, and filled with beauty.Published 4 months ago by Asma
This must be my 3rd copy of this book over the years --- Coleman Barks is my favorite Rumi translator. Rumi is very devotional, a finger pointing at the moon. Read morePublished 4 months ago by A. Buyer
A friend was looking for this book, so I found and purchased it on amazon. It was in new condition and arrived on time. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Yolvonne D. Gillespie
I was looking for the "essential" Rumi. I had to wander through an awful lot of verbiage that I did not expect. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Jessie Gordon
Awesome book. These essential books are full of facts and details. Good illustrations for the novice interested in learning more.Published 8 months ago by Bonn
Anything Rumi is wonderful to read, anytime, anywhere. This translation is a good one. I would recommend it to anyone who has not read his work or for someone who knows Rumi's... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Anonymous
This is a great, simple translation of Rumi's work to English. However reading it in English is like watching black & white television. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Rando
I give this book to friends and was happy to see the new edition with added features, including but not limited to, regional recipes!Published 13 months ago by CM
I have several Rumi books, this is by the most comprehensive.....it is a MUST for anyone that loves Rumi. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Fargo