The Drop That Became The Sea: Lyric Poems

September 12, 1999|
The Drop That Became The Sea: Lyric Poems by Kabir Helminski
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     This collection of poems introduces a general readership to Yunus Emre (1240-1321), called the "greatest folk poet in Islam." An unlettered Turkish shepherd who sang mystical songs that are still popular today, he was the first in a great tradition of Turkish Sufi troubadours who celebrated the Divine Presence as the intimate Beloved and Friend. Yunus''s verse conveys the spirit and philosophy of Islamic mysticism in simple, earthy language.
Kabir Helminski is the author of Living Presence: A Sufi Way to Mindfulness and the Essential Self, as well as the translator of numerous books of Sufi literature and especially Rumi. He is the codirector, with his wife, Camille Helminski, of the Threshold Society, a nonprofit organization dedicated to sharing the knowledge a...
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Title:The Drop That Became The Sea: Lyric Poems
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:96 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.25 in
Shipping dimensions:96 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.25 in
Published:September 12, 1999
Publisher:Shambhala
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780939660308

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