The Rumi Collection: An Anthology of Translations of Mevlana Jalaluddin RumiBy Kabir Helminski (Editor)
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The Rumi Collection presents an essential anthology of the works of the thirteenth-century Sufi poet and philosopher Jalâluddin Rumi. Known for his deeply mystical and spiritual writings, Rumi’s words have been carefully selected and arranged by acclaimed Sufi teacher Kabir Helminski to offer a comprehensive introduction to the poet’s life and thought. With contributions from numerous leading translators—including Robert Bly, Coleman Barks, Camille Helminski, Andrew Harvey, and many other esteemed expositors of the Sufi tradition—The Rumi Collection provides an indispensable resource for all to explore the richness of Islamic mysticism and Rumi’s monumental contribution to the language of spirituality. Whether you are new to Rumi’s work or a longtime admirer, these classic works of Sufi poetry invite you to enter Rumi’s world—and to be immersed in his timeless wisdom.
Kabir Helminski is a respected Sufi teacher who has been translating the works of Rumi for more than forty years. He is also the author of numerous books, including Living Presence, The Knowing Heart, and The Mysterion. Along with his wife, Camille, he is the director of the Threshold Society—a nonprofit organization dedicated to expounding the Mevlevi tradition founded by Jalâluddin Rumi and sharing the knowledge and practice of Sufism.
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