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Memories (video clips) of Martin Lings by Michon and Petitpierre
Paul Goble's World: Native Americans' relationship to all created beings
Spiritual Poetry
The Writings of Frithjof Schuon
The Sermon of All Creation: Christians on Nature
Light on the Ancient Worlds: A Brief Survey of the Book by Frithjof Schuon
What are the "Foundations of Christian Art?"
Noble Faces, Strong Voices: Exploring "The Spirit of Indian Women"
Quranic perspective on the nature of man: Video clips of Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf
William C. Chittick explores "The Sufi Doctrine of Rumi"
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“Rumi (commonly referred to as Mawlana, or ‘our Master’), was born on September 30, 1207, in Khurasan. He composed over 70,000 verses of poetry, including the Diwan-i Shams-i Tabriz, and the epic poem Mathnawi, which has had an immense influence on Islamic literature and thought. He died on December 16, 1273.

There has been unceasing praise for Rumi’s poetry ever since it was first set down in writing during his lifetime. Western orientalists have called Rumi ‘without doubt the most eminent Sufi poet whom Persia has produced,’ ‘the greatest mystical poet of Islam,’ and even ‘the greatest mystical poet of any age.’”


The oldest portrait of Rumi
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