Birthday of Jelaluddin Rumi | Naming the Days


Jelaluddin Rumi was born on September 30, 1207, in Balkh, presently in Afghanistan. His household later migrated to Konya, Turkey, the place he grew to become an amazing spiritual trainer. His mystical poetry has been beloved, recited, and sung for hundreds of years in Islamic nations — Afghanistan, Iran, and Turkey declare him as their very own poet. He now has an equally giant following within the West, not too long ago being named the bestselling poet in America. In his day and in ours, his college students are individuals from all traditions — Muslims, Christians, Jews, Buddhists, and others. He speaks to the common craving for a better connection to the Divine.

To Identify This Day:

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Discover our “A Celebration of Rumi” created in honor of the 800th anniversary of Rumi’s beginning in 2007, which UNESCO declared the Worldwide Yr of Rumi, it contains hyperlinks to 30 readings by admirers of his poetry, YouTube movies, interviews about his impression, and extra.


  • Our 40-part e-course Practising Spirituality with Rumi, obtainable on-demand (you select begin date and frequency), to obtain Rumi poems and practices for on a regular basis life.
  • Rumi – Residing the Non secular Life, obtainable on-demand. Designed as a one-month each day course, it was created by Kabir and Camille Helminski, academics within the Mevlevi Order. You obtain emails with alternatives from Rumi and commentaries by Kabir and Camille plus audio clips with Kabir and Camille reciting the alternatives and 4 longer meditations by Camille that provide you with one other means of experiencing the poetry and Rumi’s teachings.

Picture Credit score: Icon of Jalal Ud-din Rumi of Persia by Br. Robert Lentz, OFM, obtainable from Trinity Shops.


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