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  1. Love is a Stranger
  2. Feeling the Shoulder of the Lion

    Feeling the Shoulder of the Lion

    Poetry and Teaching Stories of Rumi

    • by
    • Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi
    These selections from Rumi's Mathnawi – a classic of Sufi spiritual literature – express the "lion's roar" of courage, discipline, clarity, and integrity. The lion represents the fierce intensity that recognizes no authority except the highest truth. At the same time, Rumi's lion is full of heart and devotion. Through these poems the reader will explore the qualities that are vital to the spiritual… Read More

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  3. Rumi: Daylight

    Rumi: Daylight

    A Daybook of Spiritual Guidance

    The spiritual influence of Jelaluddin Rumi (1207-1273) is increasing among people of diverse beliefs throughout the western world. Rumi is now recognized here in the West, as he has been for seven centuries in the Middle East and Western Asia, as one of the greatest literary and spiritual figures of all time. Rumi is a spokesman for the religion of love in the language of the heart. Recent translations… Read More

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  4. Open Secret
  5. The Drop That Became the Sea

    The Drop That Became the Sea

    Lyric Poems of Yunus Emre

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    • Yunus Emre
    This collection of poems introduces a general readership to Yunus Emre (1240-1321), called the "greatest folk poet in Islam." An unlettered Turkish shepherd who sang mystical songs that are still popular today, he was the first in a great tradition of Turkish Sufi troubadours who celebrated the Divine Presence as the intimate Beloved and Friend. Yunus's verse conveys the spirit and philosophy of Islamic mysticism… Read More

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  6. The Erotic Spirit

    The Erotic Spirit

    An Anthology of Poems of Sensuality, Love, and Longing

    • edited by
    • Sam Hamill
    This extraordinary collection of poems—covering thirty centuries of poetry from around the world—celebrates the erotic spirit in all its forms, from the passion of sexual desire to the intense longing for spiritual union. Beginning with anonymous Egyptian love songs from the fifteenth century BCE and continuing up to today's finest poets, the book draws on a broad range of cultural and spiritual traditions, including ancient Greek and Roman erotic poems,… Read More

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  7. Sixty Odd

    Sixty Odd

    New Poems

    • by
    • Ursula K. Le Guin
    Here is the first new book of poems in more than a decade from the author so well known for her thought-provoking science fiction novels. It is also the most autobiographical of Ursula K. Le Guin's five poetry collections, taking its inspiration from the wisdom and perspective that a woman attains in her sixties. Here she is at turns wry, playful, and sharply critical,… Read More

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  8. Song of Myself

    Song of Myself

    • by
    • Walt Whitman
    • edited by
    • Stephen Mitchell
    Song of Myself may be the greatest poem ever written by an American. First published in 1855 as part of Leaves of Grass, it was revised and expanded by Whitman in subsequent editions in ways that sometimes undermined to its original freshness and vitality. Stephen Mitchell has gone back to the first edition and painstakingly compared it with the later versions, substituting only those revisions by Whitman… Read More

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  9. Timely Rain

    Timely Rain

    Selected Poetry of Chogyam Trungpa

    • by
    • Chogyam Trungpa
    • edited by
    • David I. Rome
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  10. Heaven's Face Thinly Veiled

    Heaven's Face Thinly Veiled

    A Book of Spiritual Writing by Women

    • edited by
    • Sarah Anderson
    Women—religious and secular, medieval and modern—have always demonstrated their own unique approach to matters of the spirit. Limited in their public roles throughout much of history, women have been compelled to turn inward, developing rich interior lives in uniquely feminine ways. This anthology brings together women's writing from classic religious literature—Christian, Jewish, Buddhist, Muslim, and Hindu—as well as many passages of fiction and poetry that are truly undiscovered treasures… Read More

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