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The book of Rumi : 105 stories and fables that illumine, delight, and inform / translated by Maryam Mafi ; foreword by Narguess Farzad.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Terrace Public Library.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781571747464 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: xxii, 176 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Charlottesville, Virginia : Hampton Road, [2018]

Content descriptions

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Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
The Parrot and the Grocer ; The Angel of Death ; The Fly Who Thought She Was a Sailor ; Merchant and Parrot ; The Old Harp Player ; The Sailor and the Professor ; The Man Who Wanted a Tattoo ; The Lion, the Wolf, and the Fox ; The Deaf Man and His Sick Neighbor ; Chinese and Greek Painters ; The Lover Who Was Nothing ; Spitting at Imam Ali ; The Snake Catcher and the Thief ; Jesus and the Skelton ; The King's Falcon ; The Shaykh and the Tray of Sweets ; The Sufi Who Lost His Donkey ; The Man Who Killed His Mother ; Sound of the Splash ; Thorny Shrubs ; Zolnoun in the Hospital ; Loghman and His Master ; Moses and the Shepherd ; Friendship with a Bear ; Two Different Birds Flying Together ; The Prophet Visits a Sick Man ; The Clown and the Prostitute ; The Wise Madman ; The Night Watchmen and the Drunk ; A Thief at Hand ; Four Indians in Prayer ; Setting an Example ; The Old Man and the Physician ; Juhi at the Funeral ; A Sackful of Pebbles ; God Will Not Punish Me ; Camel and Mouse ; Shaykh on the Boat ; Reprimanding a Darvish ; The Tree of Eternal Life ; Grapes for Four ; The Duckling ; Elephant Eaters ; The Painted Jackal ; Elephant in the Dark ; The Grey Beard ; The Sound of the Slap ; The Love Letter ; Students and Teacher ; The Wise Goldsmith ; The Basket Weaver ; Not Mourning the Dead ; Valuable Advice ; Escaping the Fool ; The Drummer Thief ; Dogs' Shelter in Winter ; Lover of Prayer ; Patience ; Balal's Passing ; Which City Is Best? ; Guest Killer Mosque ; Camel and Drummer Boy ; The Chickpeas ; The Mosquito and the Wind ; Praying Only for Sinners ; The Most Difficult Thing in the World ; The Sufi and His Cheating Wife ; The Tanner in the Perfume Bazaar ; Jump Off the Roof ; Mud Eaters ; The Darvish and the Firewood Gatherer ; Giving Up a Kingdom ; Darvish in the Garden ; Silence is the Reply to Fools ; The Large Turban ; Intelligence ; Leadership ; Three Fish ; I Am God ; The Bird's Advice ; Child on the Roof ; The King and the Servant ; Ants and Calligraphy ; The Crow and the Grave ; The Famished Dog ; Peacock ; The Ready Lover ; Tears during Prayer ; Charity ; Majnoun ; The Water Carrier's Donkey ; Catching Donkeys ; Fear of Hunger ; Cow on a Green Island ; The Zoroastrian and the Moslem ; True Servitude ; Love Pulls the Ear ; The Muezzin Caller ; The Jester and the Chess Game ; Guest on a Rainy Night ; Father's Will ; Poet in Aleppo ; Tolerance ; Camel, Bull, and Ram ; Treasure in Egypt.
Summary, etc.:
"This fresh prose translation of 105 short teaching stories by Rumi, which form the core of the six-volume Masnavi, explores the hidden spiritual aspects of everyday experience. Rumi transforms the seemingly mundane events of daily life into profound Sufi teaching moments. These prose gems open the mystical portal to the world of the ancient mystic."-- Publisher's webpage.
Subject: Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī, Maulana, 1207-1273 > Translations in English.

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