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Rumi  Term Image (Jalāl ad-Dīn Rūmī) Script Image
(Language:  Persian)
Alternate Spellings:
Short Description: (name) famous Sufi (male) of Konya (Turkey), born 1207, died 1273.
Long Description: Founder of the Mevlevī (Arabic: Mawlawīyyah) order of “whirling dervishes”; author of the famous mystical poem the Mathnawī, composed in Persian and which contains his whole doctrine.
Source(s): Introduction to Sufi Doctrine (by Titus Burckhardt)
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Provided By: Dictionary of Spiritual Terms