Rumi Day is a wonderful holiday dedicated to the life and work of the poet Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, who is also known as Rumi. The modern world cannot be imagined without poetry – this is the soul of the world, these are the feelings and emotions of the world. Such talent has always been highly valued. It is not surprising that a day dedicated to the brilliant poet appeared on the calendar.
The poet Rumi was born on September 30 at the beginning of the 13th century – in 1207. His parents were Persians living on the east coast of the Persian Empire, in what is now Afghanistan. The boy grew up, received an education, his life was bright, eventful. Rumi was a nobleman, a lawyer, an excellent scholar and theologian. In the middle of the 13th century, Rumi met Shams, a wandering saint, and they lived together. The departure of Shams was reflected in Rumi, he became devastated, and as a result, his eldest son brought the saint back from Syria. When Shams was killed, Rumi fell into a state of despair and the pain turned into poetry, the man wrote more than 70 thousand works.
- Rumi spent about 15 years on the creation of a collection dedicated to the mentor Shams.
- Despite the fact that the poet died in 1273, his memory still lives on.
- Rumi wrote on various topics, in his works the topics of religion, life, death are touched upon. love.
- Admirers of the poetry of this author – Madonna, Philip Glass. Madonna has even recorded Rumi’s poems, which she recites herself.
How to celebrate
Read the works of the Persian poet, imbued with their sensuality, many of them are called eternal poetry. Organize a party dedicated to the poet’s work, read his works, share the facts of his life. Write the received information on social networks, share interesting facts.
When is Rumi Day in 2022?
Rumi Day is observed on September 30 each year.