2018 Wall Calendar Rumi Mystical Sufi Poetry
Jelaluddin Rumi (1207–1273) was a master of ecstatic poetry. His illuminating words have inspired countless people throughout history, and today, thanks to the magical translations of Coleman Barks, Rumi’s verses are more popular than ever. This exquisite wall calendar pairs Barks’s translations with contemporary Persian art by Farah Ossouli. Heavily influenced by traditional Persian miniatures, Ossouli’s rich and intricate paintings beautifully complement Rumi’s mystical metaphors, in which the yearning for the divine beloved represents the soul’s quest for wholeness. Size 12×12 in.