Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.~ Rumi
Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī was born in Persia. He was a poet and a Sufi mystic who believed that music, poetry and dance was a path for reaching God.
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ILLUSTRATION 1: Shah sitting on his throne, surrounded by poets. 19th century watercolour by unknown artist from Iran.
ILLUSTRATION 2: 1980 image by Masnavi Manavi Molavi.