Jalalludin Rumi (1207-1273), a Persian philosopher and scholar, is widely regarded as the world's greatest spiritual poet. Philip Dunn and Manuela Dunn Mascetti are founders of the Book making companies Labyrinth Publishing and The Book Laboratory and created Huston Smith's Illustrated World Religions, Stephen Hawking's Illustrated Brief History of Time, Thomas Moore's Illustrated Care of the Soul, Buddha in a Box, and many other best-selling titles. They live in Mill Valley, CA.
"...exquisitely designed volume... Perhaps the most commendable
aspect of The Illustrated Rumi is the Islamic art that provides a
luxuriant context for the parables and poems. These designs and
plates reveal the truth of the statement from Muslim tradition:
'God is beautiful and He loves
"This treasury of wisdom will bring you ecstatic spiritual insights and a profound understanding of yourself and theworld. Keep it by your bedside and read a little bit every day. Enjoy each parable and each verse as you would a gourmet menu."--Dr. Deepak Chopra