Books to Buy
Mevlana's books are translated to many languages and are among the best selling books of their sort all over the world. Mevlana, better known there as Rumi, is a best selling poet in the USA. The Essential Rumi by Coleman Barks is the largest selling poem book ever! It has sold more than a quarter of a million copies and is in the Amazon's top 1000 best sellings book list.
Below you will find a range of books that we recommend for your bookself.
The Essential Rumi
Coleman Barks (Translator); Hardcover, also available in paperback
The Soul of Rumi:
A New Collection of Ecstatic Poems by Coleman Barks (Translator), Reynold A. Nicholson (Contributor); Hardcover
A Year with Rumi
Coleman Barks; Hardcover
The Illuminated Rumi
Jalal Al-Din Rumi (Author), Michael Green (Illustrator), Coleman Barks (Translator); Hardcover
Rumi: The Book of Love:
Poems of Ecstasy and Longing, Coleman Barks; Hardcover
The Love Poems of Rumi
Jalal Al-Din Rumi, et al; Hardcover
To understand Mevlana better you should read his works directly. Some of his works are translated to English and are available on the Internet for free.
This is a non-profit effort, unaffiliated with any religious or governmental organization. Its goal is to present the Masnavi of Mevlana in such a way as to make it more accessible to readers from all walks of life.
Divan-i Shams-i Tabriz
Selected Poems from the Divani Shamsi Tabriz, Reynold A. Nicholson.
- Writings of Dr. Celaleddin B. Çelebi