Who is al-Rumi?
Islam News – Rumi was a 13th-century Persian poet, jurist, theologian, and Sufi mystic. His full name was Jalāluldin Muhammad al-Rūmī, and he is known by many as simply Rumi.
He was born in what is now Afghanistan and spent most of his life in present-day Turkey. Rumi’s poetry and teachings have had a profound influence on Islamic thought and spirituality, particularly within the Sufi tradition.
His works have been translated into many languages and are widely read and revered around the world. Rumi is known for his mystical and spiritual poetry, which often explores themes of love, unity, and the search for divine truth.
Some of his most famous poems include the “Mathnawi,” a six-book poem that is considered his magnum opus, and the “Diwan-e Shams-e Tabrizi,” a collection of lyric poems.