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GUEST POST — Getting Into the Spirit of the Qur’an by Don Whitfield

GUEST POST — Getting Into the Spirit of the Qur’an by Don Whitfield

Dear Fellow Rumi-nators, I hope that you have been able to get copies of the two books for our seminar this summer, The Prophet and the Poet: Reciting God. As I have started to prepare for the seminar, my focus has been on the Ma’navi of Rumi, the first book […]

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GUEST BLOG – Ghazals – erotic & spiritual, by Lisa Pasold

GUEST BLOG – Ghazals – erotic & spiritual, by Lisa Pasold

The ghazal is my favourite poetic form—even though it’s less familiar than the sonnet or the haiku. A sonnet gives us a glimpse of the formalism and beauty of 12th century Italian literature, where that form was invented. Similarly, we study a haiku and discover an enduring Japanese spirit. English-language […]

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