Rumi, a 13th century Persian poet and Sufi mystic
Famous as: Great Poet
Nationality: Afghan, Iranian
Born on: 30 September 1207 AD
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Born in: Wakhsh (present-day Tajikistan)
Died on: 17 December 1273 AD
Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi was a 13th century Persian poet, an Islamic dervish and a Sufi mystic. He is regarded as one of the greatest spiritual masters and poetical intellects.
Rumi was a disciple of Sayyed Burhan ud-Din Muhaqqiq Termazi, one of his father’s students. Under the guidance of Sayyed Termazi, he practiced Sufism and acquired a lot of knowledge about spiritual matters and secrets of the spirit world.
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