Rumi is one of the greatest poets of Sufi Islam known and loved worldwide. Annemarie Schimmel, the author of this book, is an excellent scholar and a Sufi practitioner herself. She writes from the inside about the life and work of this great Sufi saint.
Mystical Dimensions of Islam by Annemarie Schimmel was the first book I read about Sufism and I still have a great fondness for it. Annemarie Schimmel was a great scholar and also a practising Sufi. It is a beautiful and very thorough survey of Sufism, its history, its practices, and with special emphasis on Sufi… Read More Mystical Dimensions of Islam