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ISBN No: 9693516044
Publisher: SMP
Language: ENGLISH
Year: 2004
Price: RS  4000
Mawlana Jalal alDin Rumi's great poem, the Mathnawi, is one of the best known and most influential works of Muslim mysticism. The Mathnawi was begun around 1258 at the suggestion of a disciple, Husam alDin, who acted as amanuensis, and though the final story is incomplete, composition probably ceased a while before Rumi's death in 1273. The six books of the poem amount to more than 25,000 verses. Loosely structured and at times metrically rough and colloquial in style, the work pursues its way through hundreds of stories, drawn from many literary and other sources and used to illustrate the main theme, man's predicament in his search for God. Nicholson's critical edition is based on the oldest known manuscripts, including the earliest, dated 1278, and preserved in the Mawlana Museum at Konya. It remains the standard text and is provided with diacritical marks to assist the student. This prose translation, similarly, is intended to be an exact and faithful guide to the Persian. The commentary, planned to be useful both for specialists and others, in addition to explaining numerous textual questions, traces Rumi's sources and cites many parallels to his ideas. Khawaja Mir Dard (1721 1785), the saint of Delhi and first truly mystical poet of the Urdu language, and Shah Abdul Latif (1689 1752), the greatest mystical poet of the Lower Indus valley, were indian Muslims, deeply steeped in the tradition of Sufism, particularly in its Persian expression; both produced exquisite mystical poetry in their mother tongues and both were fond of music nad knew the effect of the celestial harmony on man’s heart.
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