Birthday of Jelaluddin Rumi | Naming the Days

Jelaluddin Rumi was born on September 30, 1207, in Balkh, presently in Afghanistan. His household later migrated to Konya, Turkey, the place he grew to become an ideal non secular instructor. His mystical poetry has been cherished, recited, and sung for hundreds of years in Islamic nations — Afghanistan, Iran, and Turkey declare him as their very own poet. He now has an equally giant following within the West, not too long ago being named the bestselling poet in America. In his day and in ours, his college students are individuals from all traditions — Muslims, Christians, Jews, Buddhists, and others. He speaks to the common craving for a better connection to the Divine.

To Title This Day:

Private Explorations

Discover our “A Celebration of Rumi” created in honor of the 800th anniversary of Rumi’s delivery in 2007, which UNESCO declared the Worldwide Yr of Rumi, it contains hyperlinks to 30 readings by admirers of his poetry, YouTube movies, interviews about his impression, and extra.


  • Our 40-part e-course Practicing Spirituality with Rumi, accessible on-demand (you select begin date and frequency), to obtain Rumi poems and practices for on a regular basis life.
  • Rumi – Living the Spiritual Life, accessible on-demand. Designed as a one-month every day course, it was created by Kabir and Camille Helminski, lecturers within the Mevlevi Order. You obtain emails with picks from Rumi and commentaries by Kabir and Camille plus audio clips with Kabir and Camille reciting the picks and 4 longer meditations by Camille that offer you one other manner of experiencing the poetry and Rumi’s teachings.

Photograph Credit score: Icon of Jalal Ud-din Rumi of Persia by Br. Robert Lentz, OFM, accessible from Trinity Stores.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *