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Hampton Roads

The Book of Rumi: 105 Stories and Fables

Maryam Mafi

Paperback

9781571747464

 

This fresh prose translation of 105 short teaching stories by Rumi, which form the core of the six-volume Masnavi, explores the hidden spiritual aspects of everyday experience. Rumi transforms the seemingly mundane events of daily life into profound Sufi teaching moments. 

 

Stories include:

 

The Fly Who Thought She Was a Sailor

 

The Lion, the Wolf, and the Fox

 

The Deaf Man and His Sick Neighbour

 

Chinese and Greek Painters

 

The King's Falcon

 

Moses and the Shepherd

 

A Sackful of Pebbles

 

Shaykh on the Boat

 

The Tree of Eternal Life

 

Silence is the Reply to Fools

 

Three Fish

 

Majnoun

 

Poet in Aleppo