Recommended Reading

Image of The Essential Rumi, New Expanded Edition
Author: Jalal al-Din Rumi
Publisher: HarperOne (2004)
Binding: Paperback, 416 pages
Image of The Rumi Collection: An Anthology of Translations of Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi (Shambhala Classics)
Author:
Publisher: Shambhala (2000)
Binding: Paperback, 224 pages
Image of Jasmine and Stars: Reading More Than Lolita in Tehran (Islamic Civilization and Muslim Networks)
Author: Fatemeh Keshavarz
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press (2007)
Binding: Hardcover, 192 pages
Image of Rumi's World: The Life and Works of the Greatest Sufi Poet (Shambhala dragon editions)
Author: Annemarie Schimmel
Publisher: Shambhala (2001)
Binding: Paperback, 224 pages
Image of Rumi: Past and Present, East and West: The Life, Teachings and Poetry of Jalal al-Din Rumi
Author: Franklin D. Lewis
Publisher: Oneworld (2004)
Binding: Paperback, 704 pages
Image of Rumi and the Whirling Dervishes
Author: Shems Friedlander
Publisher: Morning Light Press (2003)
Binding: Paperback, 168 pages

Music Played

Image of Sufi Music of Turkey
Artist: Kudsi Erguner
Label: Times Square Records
Image of Suite Rastpanjgah-Naghde Sufi
Artist: Mahmoud Zoufonoun
Label: CD BABY.COM/INDYS
Image of Sufi Music
Artist: Noureddine Khourshid, Dervishes of Damas
Label: Inst. Du Monde Afr.
Image of Light and Fire
Artist: Houman Pourmehdi, Mahshid Mirzadeh Pirayeh Pourafar, Pirayeh Pourafar, LiƤn Ensemble, David Johnson, Mirslov Tadic", Mahshid Mirzadeh" ., Houman Pourmehdi", Pirayeh Pourafar", SiamaK Shajarian", Paul Livingstone"
Label:
Image of Voyage De Sahar
Artist: Anouar Brahem
Label: Ecm Records

Voices on the Radio

Keshavarz is professor of Persian & Comparative Literature at Washington University in St. Louis, and the author of several books, including Reading Mystical Lyric: The Case of Jalal aI-Din Rumi.