Rumi and Islam
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Rumi and Islam selections from his stories, poems, and discourses, annotated & explained by Rumi (Jalāl ad-Dīn Muḥammad Balkhī)

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Published by SkyLight Paths Pub. in Woodstock, Vt .
Written in English


  • Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī, -- Maulana, -- 1207-1273 -- Religion,
  • Mevleviyeh,
  • Sufism

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 198-200) and index

Statementtranslation & annotation by Ibrahim Gamard
SeriesSkyLight illuminations series, SkyLight illuminations
ContributionsGamard, Ibrahim
LC ClassificationsBP189.7.M4 J3513 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 206 p. ;
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17117889M
ISBN 101594730024
LC Control Number2003026380

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