25 Plus Rumi Quotes

Jala ad-Din Muhammad Balkhi also known as Jala ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, and popularly known as Mowlana but known to the English-speaking world simply as Rumi. Rūmī is a descriptive name meaning “the Roman” since he lived most of his life in an area called Rūm because it was once ruled by the Byzantine Empire.Rumi believed passionately in the use of music, poetry, and dance as a path for reaching God.For Rumi, music helped devotees to focus their whole being on the divine, and to do this so intensely that the soul was both destroyed and resurrected.His teachings became the base for the order of the Mevlevi which his son Sultan Walad organized.Rumi’s poetry is often divided into various categories: the quatrains (rubayāt) and odes (ghazal) of the Divan, the six books of the Masnavi, The Discourses, The Letters, and the almost unknown Six Sermons.Rumi’s works are written mostly in Persian,Arabic.Greeks words and Turkish.Rumi’s favourite musical instrument was the ney (reed flute).


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