The Cosmic Poetry Of Rumi - 12:30 p.m. Saturday 26/4

Recordings of Rumi's poems. Bring along your own favourites.

We will have a discussion on the reasons for Rumi's current popularity.


"Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing

and rightdoing there is a field.

I’ll meet you there.

When the soul lies down in that grass

the world is too full to talk about."


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  • Liz

    Hi All,
    I am going to the Andrew Harvey Rumi seminar on 25 May if anyone is interested here is the link: https://register.eventarc.com/20797

    3 · May 6, 2014

    • Rachel

      Hi everyone, I have decided to attend also. Should be fun. I will more than likely just meet you there. Xx

      May 23, 2014

    • Leonie S

      Had trouble registering on line last week and was just going to come to the door but one have other things to attend to.

      May 25, 2014

  • Rachel

    I loved the examples of Rumi's poetry that orientated ones awareness with the heart. It's like he entered his own heart and there he found god. What a gift! I knew he wasn't too far away. :-)

    3 · April 28, 2014

  • Liz

    This was a lovely meetup with some beautiful Rumi readings & some lively & interesting discussion among a group of intelligent & thoughtful participants. Thank you Stefan for organizing.

    3 · April 28, 2014

  • Judy D

    Very engaged and respectful group

    1 · April 27, 2014

  • madalyn

    Sorry I can't be there today. I hope you don't mind me contributing a poem by Hafiz, who lived about a hundred years after Rumi.

    "I used to live in a cramped house
    with confusion and pain.

    But then I met the Friend
    And started getting drunk
    And singing all night

    Confusion and pain
    Started acting nasty,
    Making threats,
    With talk like this,

    If you don't stop 'that'-
    All that fun-

    We're Leaving."

    2 · April 26, 2014

  • Ivy

    Hi Stephan and fellow meditators,
    I would absolutely be there if I hadn't been keeping the hours of a cat over the last week and into today. Really look forward to being with you soon.

    April 26, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm teaching that day so won't be able to make it :(

    April 22, 2014

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