Rumi

Rumi

By Omid Safi November 27, 2014

Ancient mystics such as Rumi and Rabia wrestled with the idea of heaven. A commentary that ponders heaven as a state of being rather than a place.

By Omid Safi October 23, 2014

As the chlorophyll fades and the splendor of fall emerges, a meditation on color, mortality, and divine presence — complemented with the poetry of Rumi and Farid un-Din Attar.

By Parker J. Palmer April 16, 2014

Parker Palmer offers a light-hearted vignette on the unexpected visitor and welcoming her in — all by way of a metaphor by Rumi.

January 20, 2013

This week's reflection on the words of Martin Luther King Jr., poetry, nourishment from our listeners, the goodness in sport, and the power of family.

January 05, 2012
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May 12, 2011

A powerful commentary from Melody Moezzi on Iranian leaders perverting religion and the true soul of its people.

January 24, 2011

A guest post from Charity Burns on her new-found respect for the Sufi poet while slipping on an icy Brooklyn sidewalk.

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June 06, 2009

Video of a troupe of dancers who express their mystical Sufi faith through exuberant movement and traditional music.

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July 10, 2008

A slideshow of two Iranian women talking about their art, courtesy of Keshavarz.

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April 02, 2008

We won a Peabody for this show! Read all about it here.

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