O Shams-e Tabrizi, you. Compassionately blend and renew. East and west through and through. And so we say, may it be so. From submission to Satan’s will. Brief notes on Divan-e Shams. Divan-e Shams is a masterpiece of wisdom and eloquence. It is often said that Rumi had attained the level of a. 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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J”””‘ ; J U n X do not look at your outward forms, hut only at your hearts.

Selected Poems From Divan-e Shams-e Tabrizi : R. A. Nicholson :

Death of Baha Walad [Rumi’s father]. According to Sufis, this name indicates that other beings are nothing but false and imaginary. But I’d rather just let go of everything right now.

I am the clear consciousness-core of your being, the same in ecstasy as in self-hating fatigue. By thy grace I keep fixed on eternity my amorous gaze, Except, 0 king, the pomps that tabrrizi lead me astray.

Selected Poems From Divan-e Shams-e Tabrizi

It contains about beyts, exclusive of ruba’is, and the text is remarkably good. I saw no cause for it but thy infinite kindness. Khamosh kardum wa az ghair e ahl banhuftam I hold my silence and keep the unworthy in the dark Because: See notes on ix. The ghazals from j to jt are wanting.


Union and meeting are mine in that hour. The great poets of Persia, with few exceptions, have borrowed the ideas and speak the language of Sufiism. This contingent universe, Which is the book of God most High.

Your legs will get heavy and tired. Click here to sign up. In Quest of the Historical Rumi:.

Rumi’s son, Sultan walad wrote, “After meeting Shams, my father danced all day and sang all night. And tbarizi we cannot remain content with knowledge borrowed from others. Who is Talking to HU!: What pearl art thou that none possesseth the price of thee? Nicholson, an experience which he considered the turning point of his life. If Rumi is the most-read poet in America today, Coleman Barks is in good part responsible.

Happy the moment when we are seated in the palace, thou and I, With two forms and with two figures but with one soul, thou and I. Mevlana Research in Konya, 2, 1. Divvan-e I think it’s the thing that makes symbols, makes stories, it’s that overflow part of the human psyche that generates ‘War tabrixi Peace.

Then, suddenly, eighteen months after Shams entered Rumi’s life, he was gone. Look not on the fleshly cheek which corrupts and decays; Look on the spiritual cheek—may it be sweet and agreeable!

This word has also been applied in a similar way to collections of Hebrew poetry and sahms-e poetry of al-Andalus. Those people who are guides for the world unto God, I put my finger on their pulses.


Tabrzi the years to follow, he was to stir up many a lover of Rumi in the West. Professing to adore a universal abstraction, they make individual men the objects of their real worship. Wouldst thou have a clear mirror, behold thyself therein, For it is not ashamed or afraid of telling the truth. Every tree and blade of grass was dancing in the meadow.

You think this bodily veil is a face, and the mirror of this veil is the mirror of your face. I find that I have unaccountably confused the MSS. I am a tree with a trained parrot in its branches.

Open the window in the center of your chest, and let the spirits fly in and out. Arberry as Mystical Poems of Rumi. You honor my soul. TV I jj CT. The aim is to explain the very roots of spirituality and the meaning of religion as understood by those who tread the mystical path, and thus to provide a guide for the thinking person to resolve everyday moral and metaphysical quandries as a true Sufi might.