Rumi: Ghazal 1334

Rumi: Ghazal 28 [The Color of God]

What a miracle: we are in the fall, and the sun has entered the sign of Aries. My blood begins to boil in the flow of my body like a camel going wild and setting my being in motion.   Watch the play of these waves of blood! See how the plains fill with Majnuns! […]

The Song of the Reed Flute by Rumi [In Verse Translation]


The Masnavi, also known as Mathnawi, is a remarkable literary work crafted by the renowned Persian poet and mystic, Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Balkhi, more commonly known as Rumi. Comprising of an astounding 26,000 couplets divided into six volumes, this magnum opus stands as one of the most significant contributions to Persian mystical literature and Iranian […]