Poetry by Rumi ~ A Gift of Love
Mawlana Jalaluddin Rumi Balkhi was a 13th century muslim sufi saint. After so many centuries his message of Love is being rediscovered and spread by people around the world. Mawlana Jalaluddin Rumi Balkhi or as commonly known as Rumi has written a few books among them is his famous Masnavi in Persian language. His main theme in his books are Love, Divine love, love for humanity and Nature. In his love of Divine he has written many poems and couplets. This Divine Love was instilled in his heart by his spiritual teacher Shams e Tabrizi who took Rumi as his only student throughout his life. To this day Rumi’s spiritual tradition continues known as Mevlavi Spiritual Order of Islamic Sufism( similar to Naqshbandia, Qadriya, Chistia, Soharwardia spiritual orders), they are also known as whirling dervishes. Rumi’s message is of Love which people need the most in these days. There is great wisdom in his poetry and his message of Love is for all.
Rumi – The Meaning of Love