Jalal ad-Din Rumi

by Barbara Maria Rathbone

– For my Iranian friends  –

Persian tile

This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet.

Jalal ad-Din Rumi

Persian Sufi poet and mystic

The Iranian kemancheh player Kayhan Kalhor and Brooklyn Rider play \”Beloved, Do Not Let Me Be Discouraged.\”