By Yasmine Hafiz
When it comes to searingly passionate poetry, 13th-century Persian poet Jalaluddin Rumi has no equal. The Sufi mystic’s declarations of love speak across the centuries to strike modern hearts and souls just as poignantly as they did during his time.
Rumi’s transcendent words evoke his love for the Divine in a lyrical, straightforward style.
Award-winning author Brad Gooch, who is writing a biography of Rumi, shared his favorite Rumi quotes about love from his Twitter handle, @RumiSecrets, here: