Masnavi: Book 1: In Farsi with English Translation (Paperback)
One of the best known and most influential works of Persian literature
Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi (1208-1273) was a 13th-century Persian poet, a Sufi mystic and one of the greatest spiritual masters and poetical intellects. Rumi is a mysterious and provocative poet. He was a great preacher and scholar of philosophy, logic, and divine law. His mystical epics, the Masnavi and the Divan, are widely considered among the best poetry ever written and have been translated into many languages.
Masnavi (or Mathnawi) is one of the best known and most influential works of Persian literature and it also has acquired immense popularity in the west. The Masnavi is a series of six books of poetry that together amount to around 25,000 verses. It is a spiritual writing that teaches Sufis how to reach their goal of being in true love with God.
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This bilingual book can be useful for students and enjoyable for poetry lovers of any age. Not only will poems improve your Persian language, but they'll help your understanding of Persian culture. Students will have ample opportunities to enrich their Persian learning experience and extend a range of language abilities through exploring these poems.
This series of six bilingual books is provided in Farsi language with English translation. The English translation of Masnavi appearing in this book was prepared by one of the greatest Rumi scholars and translators in the English language, Reynold Alleyne Nicholson.
An excellent reference resource for Persian learners at Intermediate and Advanced level
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