Rumi at the age of thirty-seven meets Shams Tabrizi (the sun of Tabriz) “a weird figure wrapped in coarse black felt, who flits across the stage for a moment and. 5 Feb Selected Poems from the Divan-e Shams-e Tabrizi: Along With the Original PersianTrans. R. A. Nicholson. Full text of “Selected Poems from the Divan-e Shams-e Tabrizi” In 1 collated a splendid manuscript of the Divan preserved m the Vienna Hofbibliothek.

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To get a taste of how extraordinary Coleman Barks’ Rumi translations are, and to what extent he has truly grasped Rumi’s spiritual essence and Sufi mystical teachings, I highly recommend watching the following Video in which Barks reads his following Rumi translation.

J”””‘ ; J U n X do not look at your outward forms, hut only at your hearts.

Shams-e Tabrizi Rumi’s Perfect Teacher: Shams-e Tabrizi: : Books

Majnun represents the soul seeking union with God, who is the Beloved par excellence. English Choose a language for shopping. And beyond them, there is the sought one that some of the hidden saints find.

The beauty and purity of his diction need not be illustrated at length. That too can take you to God. These books share the principal themes of Reason and Knowledge. These subordinate hierarchies, more or less remote from the divine Essence, seemed to offer a practicable hope, even a measure of responsive sympathy: The translations are far from creating the ecstasy that Rumi creates and communicates, but it is hoped that they will point the reader in the same direction.


Divan-e Shams – Divan Kabir

This poem is a metaphorical description of the mystic s journey to and in God see Gulshani Rdzseq. Happy the one who finds Maulana [Rumi]! Comparative Table of passages quoted from the Masnavl. A crowd of eager students walked by his feet.

It contains the Masnavi as well as the DlvS,n. Amazon lists more than a hundred tabirzi of his poetry, and Hollywood stars like Madonna and Martin Sheen have made a CD of his writings. What does the world possess that is not thy gift? But once Soul has mingled with the earth and its earthly elements, this clarity leaves it and is forgotten.

Divan-e Shams by Rumi

Look not on the fleshly cheek which corrupts and decays; Look on the spiritual cheek—may it be sweet and agreeable! The lover is a monarch: The following corrections are necessary: Translated by Nevit O. Guyard, Fragments rclatifs ft. Sbams-e not the copper of your existence been changed, like Moses, to gold by his alchemy?

And Meister Eckhart says: You are my Shams, You are my God.

Criticism of the Divan Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. It is not a sheep-cote. Going forth from Eternity and passing the frontiers of the Intelligible, she enters the realm of Matter, not by an act of will, but in obedience to an instinctive necessity’. Each of the aforementioned villains was speedily involved in calamity and perished. Barks has since published 26 Books On Rumi. The Divan was never attributed to Shamsi Tabriz, who probably died before it was complete.


If thou art the Bezel-maker s thrall, 0 master. The billow sshams-e largesse hath appeared, the thunder of the sea hath arrived, The morn of blessedness hath dawned.

Selected Poems from the Divan-e Shams-e Tabrizi

In this section, the main discussion focuses on pantheism, and Hegel talks about the Bhagawat-Gita and the Vedas, comparing the idolatry of a Hindu to the “everything is God, and God everything” of a divane. Yea, for it is a rule as regards the poor sick wretch, That while his pain is more his plaint is less. Your way begins on the other side. Selected Poems from the Divan-e Shams-e Tabrizi: Now, your water-bead lets go and drops into the ocean, where it came from.

Our data are not yet sufficient to let us trace with certainty the derivation of Sufi doctrine. He is asleep, day and night, to the affairs of the world, Like a pen in the controlling hand of the Lord 3.