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The Mathnawi: The Spiritual Couplets
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The Mathnawi: The Spiritual Couplets (Hardback)

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This great work by Rumi, who has been called 'the greatest mystical poet of any age', was forty-three years in the writing. During the past seven hundred years, this book, called by Iranians 'The Koran in Persian' - a tribute paid to no other book - has occupied a central place in Sufism. Rumi's name is associated with the founding of the Order known in Europe as the 'Whirling Dervishes', and in the East as 'The Path of the Master'. This elegant new edition is stylishly designed and printed in two color. A classic work to own or to give.

Jalaluddin Rumi was born in Balkh (Afghanistan) in 1207, and died in 1273 at Konya, in Asiatic Turkey. Many people believe that he is the world's greatest poet and is the best selling poet in America.

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