rending the veil literal and poetic translations of rumi

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Rending The Veil

Author : Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī (Maulana)
ISBN : 0934252467
Genre : Poetry
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A rare gift for Rumi lovers, combining exquisitely rendered Persian calligraphy, groundbreaking transliteration, 'word-by-word' literal translations, and faithful poetic translations of 252 quatrains (most previously untranslated). Finalist for the Benjamin Franklin Award.

Comparative Mysticism

Author : Steven T. Katz
ISBN : 9780195143799
Genre : Religion
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This collection of primary texts introduces readers to the mystical literature of the world's great religious traditions. Beginning with an introduction by Steven T. Katz, a leading scholar of mysticism, the anthology comprises poetry, prayer, narrative, and other writings from Jewish, Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Taoist, Confucianist, and Native American traditions. This collection provides readers not only with the primary mystical texts from each religious tradition, but with an explanation of the context of the source and tradition. Comparative Mysticism shows how the great mystical traditions of the world are deeply rooted in the religious traditions from which they originated. The contextual methodological approach taken throughout the anthology also addresses the critical question of what these mystical traditions, at their highest level, have in common. Despite the prevailing view that mystical traditions throughout the world are essentially similar, the presentation of the sources in this volume suggests that, in fact, the various traditions have distinct teachings and different metaphysical goals. The writings collected in Comparative Mysticism address the most fundamental and important methodological, epistemological, and hermeneutical questions regarding the study and interpretation of mysticism and mystical sources across cultures. This anthology will be an invaluable resource to students and scholars of mystic tradition for years to come.

The Rumi Collection

Author : Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī (Maulana)
ISBN : 9781590302514
Genre : Poetry
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Rumi's poems are beloved for their touching perceptions of humanity and the Divine. Here is a rich introduction to the work of the great mystical poet, featuring leading literary translations of his verse. Translators include Coleman Barks, Robert Bly, Andrew Harvey, Kabir Helminski, Camille Helminski, Daniel Liebert, and Peter Lamborn Wilson. To display the major themes of Rumi's work, each of the eighteen chapters in this anthology are arranged topically, such as "The Inner Work," "The Ego Animal," "Passion for God," "Praise," and "Purity." Also contained here is a biography of Rumi by Andrew Harvey, as well as an introductory essay by Kabir Helminski on the art of translating Rumi's work into English.


Author : Josef Chytry
ISBN : 0820474169
Genre : Philosophy
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"Cytherica" boldly introduces a new faculty of thought called cytherics to contemporary academic discursivities. It defines cytherics as the sighting and siting of an aesthetic-erotic, or -aphrodisian-, environment. Building on the furthest extensions of aesthetics since the eighteenth century, cytherics develops both the aesthetic-political and aesthetic-erotic dimensions of the aesthetic tradition to formulate exciting new responses to the pressing issues of contemporary societies. While drawing richly on the background of German and European Hellenism, this book provides valuable new insights for those working in the areas of the aesthetic-political, critical theory, postmodernist discursivities, and dialectical speculation."

Persian Classical And Modern Poetry A Bibliography

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ISBN : 1592670385
Genre : Persian poetry
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Mevlana Rumi

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ISBN : 9789053300497
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R M And The Hermeneutics Of Eroticism

Author : Mahdi Tourage
ISBN : 9789004163539
Genre : Religion
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Drawing on relevant postmodern theories, and exploring the link between the dynamics of eroticism and esotericism, this book establishes the esoteric significance of the bawdy tales in R?m?'s (d. 1273) "Mathnaw?," a masterpiece of medieval Perso-Islamic mystical literature.

The Inner Palace Mirrors Of Psychospirituality In Divine

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Imperial Identity In Mughal Empire

Author : Lisa Balabanlilar
ISBN : 9781848857261
Genre : History
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"Having monopolized Central Asian politics and culture for over a century, the Timurid ruling elite was forced from its ancestral homeland in Transoxiana at the turn of the sixteenth century by an invading Uzbek tribal confederation. The Timurids travelled south: establishing themselves as the new rulers of a region roughly comprising modern Afghanistan, Pakistan and northern India, and founding what would become the Mughal Empire (1526-1857). The last survivors of the House of Timur, the Mughals drew invaluable political capital from their lineage, which was recognized for its charismatic genealogy and court culture - the features of which are examined here. By identifying Mughal loyalty to Turco-Mongol institutions and traditions, Lisa Balabanlilar here positions the Mughal dynasty at the centre of the early modern Islamic world as the direct successors of a powerful political and religious tradition." --

Choreographic Politics

Author : Anthony Shay
ISBN : 0819565210
Genre : Performing Arts
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The first in-depth analysis of state-sponsored, professional dance ensembles.

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