Persian poet and Sufi mystic
Rumi (Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī) was a Persian poet and a Sufi mystic. He lived and wrote during the 13th century.
Works: "Masnavi", "Dīvān-e Kabīr", " Fihi ma fihi".
He is regarded as one of the greatest poets of all time and the best selling poet in the United States among Muslims. His body of work has been translated into many languages around the world.
His Personal Life
He was married twice and he had 4 children.
In 1273, he fell ill and he predicted his own death. He then wrote this verse: "How doest thou know what sort of king I have within me as companion?/Do not cast thy glance upon my golden face, for I have iron legs". He died a few days later.
Famous quotes by Rumi
Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.Rumi
It may be that the satisfaction I need depends on my going away, so that when I've gone and come back, I'll find it at home.Rumi
Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.Rumi
This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet.Rumi
Rumi was a famous Persian poet and Sufi mystic, who was born on September 30, 1207. As a person born on this date, Rumi is listed in our database as the 6th most popular celebrity for the day (September 30).
People born on September 30 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Rumi is the 201st most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Rumi's birthday, Rumi is the 1st most famous Persian.
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