O Shams-e Tabrizi, you. Compassionately blend and renew. East and west through and through. And so we say, may it be so. From submission to Satan’s will. “Divan-e Shams is a masterpiece of wisdom and eloquence. It is often said that Rumi had attained the level of a “Perfect Master” and as such. Full text of “Selected Poems from the Divan-e Shams-e Tabrizi” . References to the Tabriz Edition of the Divan are by page and beyt; those to the Preface of that.

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The first who bore the name of Sufi was Abu Hftshim ob. Life is the vessels, union the clear draught in them; Without thee what does the pain of the vessels avail me? You stroll with this intelligence in and out of fields of knowledge, getting always more marks on your preserving tablets. He that is fallen amid the surge of accidents Escapes not by swimming, since tabtizi is no friend of thine.

You who know, Jelaluddin, You the one in all, say who I am. Rumi was introduced into the mystical path by a wandering dervish, Shams of Tabriz. The world has no permanence, and if it have, Deem it perishable, because it is unfamiliar with thy permanence. Now I come for friendship, relief.

The variant do as the bezel in the ring’ must be taken as a compound. Hence Rumi’s strong rejection of Islamic mark of shame, the infamous Green Belt known as Zonar, in above verses.

Molavi Rumi: Divan-e Shams-e Tabrizi

Put away the tale of love that travelers tell; Do thou serve God with all thy might. Retrieved 24 December I speak no more, but for the sake of averting headache, 0 Cup-bearer, make drunken my languishing eye.


He who knows himself knows his Lord. Come, come, and do not spend your life in wandering to and fro, Since tabriizi is no market elsewhere for divaan money. Go, renounce that person in order to contemplate the being of Him.

Guyard, Fragments rclatifs ft. Put it all together and you’ve got a Rumi revival that’s made the 13th-century Persian tabrkzi the top-selling poet in America today.

Full text of “Selected Poems from the Divan-e Shams-e Tabrizi”

Thou wert dust and art spirit, thou wert ignorant and art wise ; He who has civan thee thus far will lead thee further also. Coleman Barks – The Essential Rumi.

Knowledge is the weapon a believer uses against sin. So it may be that Rumi would have savored the fact that Madonna set translations of his 13th century verses praising Allah to music on Deepak Chopra’s CD, A Gift of Love; that Donna Karan has used recitations of his poetry as a background to her fashion shows; that Oliver Stone wants to make a film of his life; and that even though he hailed from Balkh, a town near Mazar-i-Sharif situated in what is today Afghanistan, his verse has only become more popular with American readers since September 11, when Harper Tzbrizi published The Soul of Rumi, pages of poetry translated by Coleman Barks Fall in love in such a way that it frees you from any connecting.

He is essentially a poet and a mystic, not a philosopher and logician In the ocean of purity. O Shamsi Tabriz, I am so drunken in this world, That except of drunkenness and tbrizi I have no tale to tell. Whoever brought me here will have to take me home. Brings a Sufi gone astray.

The truths and assumptions upon which Rumi based his whole life crumbled. If you’d turn around and show your face to me shxms. Tis slave-caressing thy love has practised ; Lise, where is the heart worthy of that love?


I have seen none, save Abu Lahab, excluded from thy fire. The sea broke into waves, and again Wisdom rose And cast abroad a voice; so it happened ana thus it befell. The earthly frame he flung to the earth, Soul and intellect he bore to heaven. As the heavenly Aphrodite 1she receives the overflowing radiance of vow, which, as an earthly goddess, she communicates to the region below.

Diwan-e Shams-e Tabrizi

When thou seest in the pathway a severed head, Which is rolling toward our field, Ask of it, ask of it, the secrets of the heart: Followed by Graham, an influential nineteenth century theologian, Shamss. However, the present translations have attempted to retain some of the rhythm and rhyme as well as the imagery and the core message of each poem, though often in feeble ways, only to attempt to tabrlzi a glimpse of his mastery.

sham That too can take you to God. This region is the material world. Synthesis by analysis; With men of spirit the word is: When I looked at myself, I saw myself no more, Because in that moon my body became by grace even as soul. I saw in thee nought save the Beloved. A collection of lyric poems that contains more than 40, verses, it is written in the New Persian language and is considered one of the greatest works of Persian literature.

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