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storythough the story doesn t seem linear inthe story doesn t seem linear in irst part of the book it does maintain an interest level until Rumi s tale begins Since it s Ibne Batuta s tale at Northern California: A History and Guide - From Napa to Eureka first and his narration of Rumi s life throughout we do have two stories in this book Bal doesn t lack in his book the holistic and sufiyana way of literalism as he time and again talks about the weather Spring and Winter and about poetry that Rumi is knownor But he also doesn t hesitate to put in sexual contents in his book tooMore than once did I Unbreathed Memories feel uneasy reading this book when the homosexuality or sexual contents were talked about very openly it would show that Bal isn t shy of such topics nor afraid about what his reader s might think about such openly discussed matters It was bold and uncomfortable at the same timeHowever the theme is the same here mystical knowledge and wisdom spread throughout which most of the times is hard to understand or take in Madness is appreciated while wisdom is disregarded dance and music is thought necessary as the means of reaching Him love is declared as the most important thing in one s life while being cooked or dying before death are listed as the pre reuisiteor love Whether it s another low of mystic thoughts or something we can t comprehend still remains a mystery or me An ExcerptForgetting makes life bearableAll in all it s another depiction of the amous Rumi and Shams tale which is written very amusingly or the Rumi ans For any person in love with sufism poetry or Rumi or Shams this book would prove to be a good read Otherwise it s really hard to recommend to a general
Shafak s book Forty Rules of Love I believe still has the most reader story or an introduction to Rumi s and Shams of Tabriz s taleMy praise I Love My Dad for the novela mirroed life The Rumi Novel is as the name suggests a novelor all the Rumi lovers out there Thorough and comprehensively written Link the Rumi lovers out there Thorough and comprehensively written Link the Book Review at ALOPIn the words of Nimue I am so lucky I got to read this book that uestions the answers and answers new uestions It was a difficult book to All about Us finish within a short time and I am guilty of avoiding reading thanew pages every now and then RATING 5 Stars. Ese tales his listeners discover their own lives reflected in these stories ate has bound them and perhaps you to Rumi A Mirrored Life reaffirms the magical powers of storytelling making us ind Rumi in each of our hearts. Out the Maulana Rumi and about the philosophy ofaudience Shafak s book Forty Rules of Love I believe still has the most reader
narrated by the various people that Ibn Battuta meets in Konya as well as those chronicled in the he carries Sufism presents a view of Islam that seems contrary "TO ALL THAT WE BELIEVE AND SEE OF IT "all that we believe and see of it Sufi saints preached love and were revered by all religionsThe issas are lovely and beautiful and have great points to ponder however much of the beauty of the prose seems to be lost in translation Do I mean its a bad translation Not by a long shot Let me give you an example Remember the song Ajeeb dastan hey ye Its beautiful soulful and incredibly sad Now translate it into English and it changes into something as mundane as Its a strange tale Urdu and Persian were the languages of the poets As I read this book Ilife narrated by the various people that Ibn Battuta meets in Konya as well as those chronicled in the
could almost glimpse the poetry that the authoralmost glimpse the poetry that the author tried to bring into the prose again and again as he tries to remain true to the style of the protagonist and his times It is hardly his ault that he is hindered by a language that contains no hidden depthsSo would I recommend this book Absolutely Although I would suggest you brush up on your knowledge about the Maulana Rumi and Ibn Battuta rom Wikipedia to better understand the beliefs and the times of which these tales bear testimony Rumi Stories within stories makes this a mirrored life A book that is easy to read but not so easy to cut through the layered meanings Probably like every Sufi thought needs rereading to unravel the mystic meanings I still conuer after reading this Rumi Novel by Bal that Elif Shafak s version of Rumi s and Shams s life is the better one amongst others Maufroy s Rumi s Daughter also depicted the story in a very sufiyana manner but both of these Handbags and Gladrags falls short of Shafak s engaging life story of RumiBut it isn t to say that Bal has written a mediocre novel here He has rather written a very thorough and poetic novel that well narrates the life Rumi He puts Ibne Batuta as the main protagonist and through his journey to Anatolia dictates the events of Rumi s lifeIn some ways Bal s version of thisamous story is An Egg-cellent Easter! (Barbie) fulfilled than the other two I mentioned before Bal succeeds to write the most researched version of Rumi s life where heollows his parents and his chi. Is poetry remains alive inscribed in every stone and tree and pathway Rumi’s ollowers entrust Ibn Battuta with a manuscript of his life stories to spread word of the mystic on his travels As Battuta reads and recites th. .
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gee gotta say there s a irst time The story s confusing Narration techniue s confusing And then you manipulate the story Oh and of COURSE we HAD to talk about Rumi s sexuality didn t we Coz we know him so well We know what happened behind closed doors during the chilla between Rumi and Shams TheBUT GEE GOTTA SAY THERE S
Heck In Persian SufiIn Persian Sufi the word lover means ashi ie a lover of God alright The 21st century concept of ashi is very different Wish Upon a Wedding from that of those times Urgh I m sorikkin pissed off How do people have the audacity to say ilthy things about such pious beings Even if he was mentioning what other people had said about these two men I m still annoyed If I ve understood this book wrong then please do help me see it the way it really is Coz right now I m blinded by hate and biasness towards this author Also Rabisankar bro you were trying too hard There were things in this book that did impress me but they had nothing to do with the writer it was about Rumi s own words or a issa The irst I heard of Ibn Battuta was Renovations: A Father and Son Rebuild a House and Rediscover Each Other from a popular Bollywood song who says our movies aren t educational When I looked him up I was amazed at the extent of his travels at a time when travelling even short distances must have been a nightmare Try and imagine a man so driven by the need to explore that no ties eitheramily or money or women were able to bind him down although it is said that he was nudged along this destiny by the words of an Imam in Alexandria who prophesied his journey to Hindustan Sindh and China Whether this was the impetus that a wanderer s soul needed to justify leaving behind all that was Richard Nixon: The Life familiar willorever remain a mystery but it makes I Am Cow, Hear Me Moo! for a great story nonethelessHere we meet Ibn Battuta in the Turkish city of Konya where he is treated to anecdotes about Maulana Rumi the great Sufi saint and scholar and is then entrusted with a book on his exploits to readrom to the people he meets on his travels Rumi was a scholar and teacher until he met the mystical dervishes who changed his life completely and transformed him into a preacher This book is a series of issas or anecdotes ab. On his way rom Tangiers to China the medieval Moorish traveller Ibn Battuta arrives in Konya Turkey where the legendary dervish Rumi had lived danced and died More than half a century may have passed since his death but .