TO understand the relationship of Shams and Rumi, it is necessary to delve deeper into Rumi's poems. They are all a soulful cry to Shams who disappeared one night, some say killed by the jealous son of Rumi because Shams was stealing the heart of Rumi from his students and followers.
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According to Sipah Salara devotee and intimate friend of Rumi who spent forty days with him, Shams was the son of the Imam Ala al-Din.
Before meeting Rumi, he apparently traveled from place to place weaving baskets and selling girdles for a living. The specificities of how this transference occurred, however, are not yet known. His name was Shams Tabrizi. He was claiming to be a travelling merchant.
As it was said in Haji Bektash Veli 's book, "Makalat", he was looking for something which he was going to find in Konya. Eventually he found Rumi riding a horse. One day Rumi was reading next to a large stack of books. Shams Tabriz, passing by, asked him, "What are you doing?
On hearing this, Shams threw the stack of books into a nearby pool of water.
Rumi hastily rescued the books and to his surprise they were all dry. Rumi then asked Shams, "What is this?
A second version of the tale has Shams passing by Rumi who again is reading a book. Rumi regards him as an uneducated stranger. Shams asks Rumi what he is doing, to which Rumi replies, "Something that you do not understand!
Check out The Story Of Shams And Rumi by Deepak Chopra & Adam Plack on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on caninariojana.com A story of Moses. The man who married a harlot. The old man and the doctor Tales from Masnavi, Jalal al-Din Rumi A.J. Arberry, - (30 June, ) Curzon Press. Professor Franklin Lewis has given an excellent rebuttal to Western fantasies of the relationship between Mevlana and Shams in his excellent book (which recently won an award), "Rumi-- Past and Present, East and West: The Life, Teachings and Poetry of Jalâl al-Din Rumi," , in his section "Modern Myths and Misunderstandings," pp.
His reply was, "Something you do not understand. In the marketplace of Konya, amid the cotton stalls, sugar vendors, and vegetable stands, Rumi rode through the street, surrounded by his students. Shams caught hold of the reins of his donkey and rudely challenged the master with two questions.
Muhammad is greater than all the saints," Rumi replied. How exalted is my Glory! He lost himself completely and was filled with God.
His desire was endless, and he was always thirsty. With every moment he came closer to God, and then regretted his former distant state.
He cried out, fell to the ground, and lost consciousness for one hour. Shams, upon hearing these answers, realized that he was face to face with the object of his longing, the one he had prayed God to send him. After several years with Rumi in KonyaShams left and settled in Khoy.Professor Franklin Lewis has given an excellent rebuttal to Western fantasies of the relationship between Mevlana and Shams in his excellent book (which recently won an award), "Rumi-- Past and Present, East and West: The Life, Teachings and Poetry of Jalâl al-Din Rumi," , in his section "Modern Myths and Misunderstandings," pp.
Nov 19, · A Reading on Rumi from The Glance: Songs of Soul-Meeting by Rumi, translated by Coleman Barks The Meeting of Rumi and Shams "Rumi's Status: Open.
Aug 03, · (41) Story of Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi and Mathnawi shareef - Duration: An Islamic Story of a Brave and Intelligent boy who faced Hajaj Bin Yousaf in His Court in Urdu - Duration: According to contemporary Sufi tradition, Shams Tabrizi mysteriously disappeared: some say he was killed by close disciples of Mowlana Jalaluddin Rumi who were jealous of the close relationship between Rumi and Shams, but according to many certain evidences  he left Konya and died in Khoy where he was buried.
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