For more than eight hundred years, the poetry of Jalalu'l-Din Rumi has touched and inspired people of all faiths and cultures. Considered the greatest mystical poet of Iran, Rumi is also known as "the Sufi poet of love." His stirring and mesmerizing words have gained a new appreciation in the western world, influencing celebrities and musicians from Deepak Chopra to Coldplay and Madonna. This beautifully designed hardcover volume presents more than one hundred of Rumi's finest verses, each reflecting his fervent belief in the transformative powers of longing, love, and spirituality. A splendid keepsake edition, it makes an ideal gift for any occasion.