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Mawlana Rumi

Tales from Rumi : Mathnawi Selections
Tales from Rumi : Mathnawi Selections
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 Tales from Rumi :
Mathnawi Selections for Young Readers,
*[A5] Hardback - 135 pages,
Edited by A. Fuat Bilkan,
English Translation by: Jeanette Squires Okur,
Published in Turkey, Tughra Books.


Product Description :

A collection of stories from Rumi's classic opus "The Mathnawi", this astounding compilation of over 24,000 verses is carefully adapted for younger audiences. Best known for his spiritual poetry and the spiritual whirling of the Mevlevi sufi practice he inspired, Rumi's influence continues to spread around the world.

The  fables in this collection have been selected and abridged from the Mathnawi. The Mathnawi is a literary masterpiece that was composed by Mawlana Jalal al-Dim Rumi, rahmatullahi ta'ala 'alayhi, a great Sufi master of the thirteenth century (Common Era) and one of the most published poets in the West today. The Mathnawi was a call for unity and virtue in a world full of conflict, wars and migrations. It emphasises human virtue and the development of the spiritual insight of the heart.

The manner in which events and situations are interpreted in the stories reflects a strong, lively cultural and literary heritage of the East. At the end of every tale, the writer addresses his own heart, drawing attention to just some of the wisdom which can be gained from the fable, but readers may find much more.

This book is suitable for ages 12 years and over.

Tales from Rumi is a collection of the best stories from the renowned world classic known as the mathnawi, writen by Hazrat Mevlana Rumi, may Allah be pleased with him.

Table of Contents :


---[1]. The Rabbit and the Lion,
---[2]. The Merchant and the Parrot,
---[3]. The Grocer and the Parrot,
---[4]. The Lion Tattoo,
---[5]. The Lion's Share,
---[6]. The Deaf Man visits his Ill Daughter,
---[7]. The Chinese Painters and the Anatolian Artists,
---[8]. The Bedouin and the Philosopher,
---[9]. The Mouse and the Camel,
---[10]. The Grape Fight
---[11]. To Eat or Not to Eat the Baby Elephant,
---[12]. The Countryman and the Townsman,
---[13]. The Water-sellers Donkey,
---[14]. The Donkey and the Fox,
---[15]. The Bird's Advice,
---[16]. The Foolish Bird,
---[17]. The Thief and the Villager,
---[18]. The Smart Servant,
---[19]. When is it Too Late,
---[20]. The Trickster Tailor,
---[21]. The Dervish and the Judge,
---[22]. Hidden Treasure,
---[23]. The Sultan and his Fool,
---[24]. The Camel, the Ox and the Ram,
---[25]. The Mouse and the Frog,
---[26]. Sultan Mahmud and the Thieves,
---[27]. The Three Princes,
---[28]. Omar the Generous,
---[29]. The Flawed Horse,
---[30]. The Treasure,
---[31]. Understanding the Language of Animals,
---[32]. The Teacher's Fear.

High Quality Print | Excellent Gift Idea!

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*Dimensions : 20.2 x 13.5cm.

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This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 18 December, 2012.