Replicas of the Original Dîvân-i Kebîr

The Divan-i Kebir Replica
A limited number of Replicas of the Original Dîvân-i Kebîr are available through the society. Contact Us.

Transcribed in 1364, the Dîvân-i Kebîr is Mevlana Rumi’s masterpiece. An anthology of lyric poems that contains more than 40,000 verses, it is written in 14th century Khorasani… Continue reading

Who Rumi Was Not

POSTED BY admin on Mar 11 under Understanding Mevlana

Most reference books describe him as: “A Persian Mystic, and poet, who was born in 1207 and died in 1273.” What he says:
“I am neither Christian nor Jew
Neither Persian nor Moslem.
I am from neither the East nor West
Neither from land, nor from water.”
He is certainly rejecting the ideas that confine him in any particular location or religion:
“I am concealed, secret, sometimes,
Sometimes I appear, and become obvious.
Sometimes I am Muslim
Sometimes… Continue reading