Coleman Barks

Coleman Barks
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Coleman Barks is a renowned poet and the bestselling author of The Essential Rumi, The Soul of Rumi, Rumi: The Book of Love, The Drowned Book, etc. He was prominently featured in both of Bill Moyers's PBS television series on poetry, The Language of Life and Fooling with Words. He taught English and poetry at the University of Georgia for thirty years, and he now focuses on writing, readings, and performances.

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Just Being Here

Rumi & Human Friendship
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Spoken Word CD

“What I had thought of before as God, I met today in a human being.”

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$33.50 CAD
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Rumi

Poet of the Heart
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DVD

Celebrate Rumi’s 800th birthday with this beautiful, award-winning 1998 film produced by Haydn Reiss. Originally broadcast on PBS, the film explores in heartful words and music how the 13th-century Persian mystic Rumi has become the bestselling poet in North America.

 

 

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Rumi's Little Book of Love and Laughter

Teaching Stories and Fables
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Paperback Book

Rowdy, ecstatic, and sometimes stern, these teaching stories and fables reveal new and very human properties in Rumi's vision. Included here are the notorious “Latin parts” that Reynold Nicholson felt were too unseemly to appear in English in his 1920s translation.

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$21.95 CAD
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Rumi: Voice of Longing

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Spoken Word CD

For seven centuries, since the death of Jelaluddin Rumi in 1273, the world has thrilled to the sacred poetry of this Sufi mystic.

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Drowned Book

Ecstatic and Earthy Reflections of Bahauddin, the Father of Rumi
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Paperback Book

Bahauddin, Rumi’s father, was not only a major force in the development of Islamic spirituality, but also deeply influential in his son’s life.

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Gourd Seed

Poems
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Paperback Book
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I Want Burning

The Ecstatic World of Rumi, Hafiz, and Lalla
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Spoken Word CD

Why is a 700-year-old mystic named Jelaluddin Rumi the #1 best-selling poet in
North America? The answer to that question is simple: Coleman Barks.

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$24.50 CAD
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Rumi: Soul Fury

Rumi and Shams Tabriz on Friendship
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Hardcover Book

Here is more resonant poetry from the medieval Sufi mystic Rumi—the most popular poet in America—and his “soul friend,” Shams Tabriz, which illuminate the evocative and deeply spiritual dimensions of friendship and love, compiled by the foremost Rumi translator and author of The Essential Rumi, Coleman

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