The Purity Of Desire: 100 Poems Of Rumi

byDaniel Ladinsky, Mevlana Jalaluddin RumiIntroduction byDaniel Ladinsky

November 27, 2012|
The Purity Of Desire: 100 Poems Of Rumi by Daniel Ladinsky
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The first full-length volume of Rumi’s cherished verse, from bestselling poet Daniel Ladinsky

Renowned for his poignant renderings of mystical texts, here Daniel Ladinsky captures the beauty, intimacy, and musicality of one of Islam’s most beloved poets and spiritual thinkers. With learned insight and a delicate touch, this work explores the nuances of desire—that universal emotion—in verse inspired by Rumi’s love and admiration for his companion and spiritual teacher, Shams-e Tabriz.

These poems thoughtfully capture the compelling wisdom of one of Islam’s most revered artistic and religious voices and one of the most widely read poets in the English language. The Purity of Desire is an essential volume for anyone looking to feel their soul awakened.
Daniel Ladinsky is an acclaimed poet and renderer of mystical poetry. His books include The Gift, The Subject Tonight Is Love, I Heard God Laughing, A Year with Hafiz, Love Poems from God, The Purity of Desire, and Darling, I Love You. For six years, he made his home in a spiritual community in western India, where he worked and lived ...
Title:The Purity Of Desire: 100 Poems Of Rumi
Product dimensions:144 pages, 8.4 X 5.7 X 0.35 in
Shipping dimensions:144 pages, 8.4 X 5.7 X 0.35 in
Published:November 27, 2012
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780143121619

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