The moment I first heard of love,
I gave up my soul, my heart, and my eyes." – from Mawlana Rumi's Rubaiyat
The cry of the soul in love with God has never been more eloquently expressed than by the great Persian Sufi master Jalaluddin Rumi (1207–1273).
Readers have thrilled to his ecstatic songs of divine union for more than eight hundred years. Now, here is a collection of the best of Rumi's poetry in an edition small enough to carry with you wherever you go.