This great work by Rumi, who has been called 'the greatest mystical poet
of any Age', was forty-three years in the writing. During the past seven hundred
years, this book, called by Iranians 'the Koran in Persian', a tribute paid to
no other book, has occupied a central place in Sufism.
Rumi's name is associated with the founding of the Order known in Europe as the 'Whirling Dervishes', and in the East as 'the Path of the Master'.
About the Author:
Jalaluddin Rumi was born in Balkh (Afghanistan) in 1207, and died in 12733 in
Konya, in Asiatic Turkey. Many people believe that he is the world's greatest