Tuesday, December 21, 2010

"Searching as a form of Arrival" // The ecstatic faith of 13th century Muslim poet Rumi

The most recent episode of Krista Tippett's radio program onBeing focuses upon the 13th century Muslim mystical poet Rumi. You can listen to (and/or download) the podcast for free and can peruse the site to encounter some of Rumi's most luminous verse. The program is described as follows:

This Peabody award-winning show explores the spiritual world of Rumi, a 13th-century Muslim mystic and poet, with Persian scholar Fatemeh Keshavarz. Rumi saw human love as a mirror of the divine, and searching as a form of arrival. Hear his poetry and its echoes in our world.

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