Rumi, Coleman Barks, and Me

Let yourself be drawn by the stronger pull of that which you truly love. – Rumi, 1207-1273 I love Rumi. Although our earthly paths will never cross, I consider him one of my dearest and most intimate friends. The guidance and teachings I have humbly received through Rumi’s poems have made the ‘good times’ in […]

Rumi: True and False Sufis

by Fariduddien Rice: True and False Sufis, from Mawlana Jalaluddin Rumi (Allah be pleased with him) False Sufis steal the words of the Sufis and present them as their own, and thus trick people with the beautiful teachings, which they are merely imitators of.