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  • 1. MAWLANA JALALIDINI RUMIBy Nasima Abdulloeva

2. CONTENT: Introduction Mawlana JalalidiniRumi Life story- meetingShamsi Tabrezi Rumis Poems Philosophy andTeachings Conclusion 3. INTRODUCTION Sufism and the encounters that Sufismfacilitates --encounters with God, love, andthe deepest aspects of humanconsciousness-- have evoked feelings inSufis that have poured out through theirravaged hearts onto their lucid tongues,providing us with some of the most beautifuland profound poetry ever written. 4. BIOGRAPHY Rumi Mawlana Jalal al-Din Muhammad ofBalkh (henceforth Rumi) poet, jurist, theologian, and Sufi mystic September 30, 1207 Balkh, Afghanistan father Baha al-DinWalad 17 December 1273 (Konya,Turkey) predicted his death 5. WORKS ManawyeManaw (SpiritualCouplets) Dwn-e Shams-eTabrz (The Works ofShams of Tabriz) Fihi Ma Fihi (In It Whatsin It, Majles-e Saba (SevenSessions Makatib (The Letters 6. In 2007, he wasdescribed as the "mostpopular poet in America His doctrine advocatesunlimitedtolerance, positivereasoning, goodness, charity and awarenessthrough love. Rumi believedpassionately in the use ofmusic, poetry and danceas a path for reachingGod 7. MEETING WITH SHAMS OF TABRIZ It was his meeting with the dervish Shams-eTabrizi on 15 November 1244 that completelychanged his life. From an accomplished teacherand jurist, Rumi was transformed into an ascetic the night of 5 December 1248 Rumis love for, and his bereavement at thedeath of, Shams found their expression in anoutpouring lyric poems, Divan-e Shams-eTabrizi. He himself went out searching forShams and journeyed again to Damascus. 8. POEMS Lets delve into thebeauty of the Islamicknowledge anddiscover the hiddenwisdom behind Rumiswords, through someof his well knownpoems. Hidden (deep)meaning 9. The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was.Lovers dont meet each other, theyre in each other all along. 10. PHILOSOPHY OF LOVE Rumi believes that it is not logical to develop According to love for temporal andSufism, the search for ordinary things and tolove refers to the ability get enchanted by theirto love rather than thebeauty. Rumi says thatnecessity of being one should love theloved. source and origin of this beautyloving does not He says that eternaldepend on being beauty belongs to Godloved this universe is only aLife Love passing reflection of eternal beauty of God. 11. LOVE OF GODthe source of all souls is God separation raised restlessness in souls to returnto their origin, the God. Every soul feels a continual attraction towardsits source But this attraction is screened by materialconstraints like our body, universe and matter. In the depths, every atom is conscious of itsorigin and every creature is ever dissatisfiedand wants to live a higher life. 12. I died as a mineral and became a plant, I died as plant and rose to animal,I died as animal and I was Man.Why should I fear? When was I less by dying?Yet once more I shall die as Man, to soarwith angels blessed; buteven from angelhoodI must pass on: all except God doth perish. When I have sacrificed my angel-soul, I shall become what nomind ever conceived. 13. BIRTH, DEATH AND RESURRECTION the idea that one Rumi makes it clearcontinues to be born in that only those whothe physical worldseek love rather thanbeing subjected tothe worldly pleasurescycles of death and can pass the test ofrebirth until the soulimmortality and entercan finally be released the heavenly realms.from the "prison",Those who fail, willsymbolized by the return to the physicalword "chains",world, again and againbecoming immortal. 14. WHIRLING DERVISHES Following his death, his followers and hisson Sultan Walad founded the MevleviOrder, also known as the Order of the WhirlingDervishes, famous for its Sufi dance known asthe Sama ceremony samrepresents a mystical journey of spiritualascent through mind and love to the PerfectOne The seeker then returns from this spiritualjourney, with greater maturity, to love and to beof service to the whole of creation withoutdiscrimination with regard tobeliefs, races, classes and nations. 15. KONYA,TURKEY 16. This world isin deeptrouble, fromtop to bottom.Bu t i tc a n bes wi f t l yhe a l e dby t heba l m ofl ov e . 17. REFERENCES