Recommended Reading

Image of The Essential Rumi, New Expanded Edition
Author: Jalal al-Din Rumi
Publisher: HarperOne (2004)
Binding: Paperback, 416 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
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, Liän Ensemble, David Johnson, Mirslov Tadic", Mahshid Mirzadeh" ., Houman Pourmehdi", Pirayeh Pourafar", SiamaK Shajarian", Paul Livingstone"
Image of Le Voyage De Sahar
Artist: Anouar Brahem
Label: ECM

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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.