Replicas of the Original Dîvân-i Kebîr

The Divan-i Kebir Replica
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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

POSTED BY admin on Mar 11 under Understanding Mevlana

In the following quatrain, or rubai, he describes himself:

“My turban, my robe, my head,

They aren’t worth a dime.

Haven’t you heard of my fame in the universe?

I have been annihilated,

I am nothing

I am Absent.”

-R. 198 P. 162

“Annihilation, Nothingness, Absence”, when one searches for him, he is pointing where to look. Certainly it’s not in his robe or turban.

There is an… Continue reading