Jul 14, 2014, 1:38 PM
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Book on 'Masnavi and People’ released

Tehran, July 14, IRNA - Soroush Publications has released a book on the impact of Masnavi stories on the grass roots.

Titled ‘Masnavi and People’, the 432-page book is a research undertaken by Mohammad Ja’fari and Seyyed Ahmad Vakilian on the narratives inspired by Masnavi, an extensive poem written in Persian by the renowned Iranian classical poet and mystic Molana Jaleleddin Rumi.

The book is one of the best known and most influential works of both Sufism and Persian literature.

It features a series of six books of poetry that together comprise some 25,000 verses or 50,000 lines.