• Spiritual Verses

  • By: Jalaloddin Rumi
  • Narrated by: Anton Lesser
  • Length: 4 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 15-08-07
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Naxos AudioBooks
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 (17 ratings)

Summary

Rumi's Spiritual Verses is the greatest mystical poem in Islamic culture - and of all time. Rumi examines our human separation from reality, love, and truth. He shows how love - neither erotic nor sentimental but divine, by which the universe is held together - enlightens ignorance and dissolves suffering. The first book of the Masnavi is the key to the whole work: It takes off from simple, amusing tales into realms unimaginable, but wholly familiar to the human heart.
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5 out of 5 stars
By Tariq on 09-02-09

Abosultely wonderful

I bought this book upon the recommandation of the translator (Alan Williams). According to him the Masnavi is supposed to be listened to..

Since than I am listening and absorbing...

The verses touch my soul from various angles..

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5 out of 5 stars
By Christopher on 29-09-15

Should be listened to by all spiritual seekers

Amazing. The raw cannot understand the ripe. Where is part 2? Jalaloddin comes to life with Anton Lesser's performance. This is more than a book, it IS living Word. Thank you!

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4 of 4 people found this review helpful

3 out of 5 stars
By Anniebligh on 26-11-16

Beautiful Poetry

Sadly I found Anton Lessor's reading detracted from the words. Not the expression but the sound of voice detracted from my enjoyment . I read so many others enjoyed the reading, so read my comments in that light. It is a personal opinion.

The poetry, the verses are beautiful.

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3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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