I have an English translation of the Masnavi at home. It has been on my shelves for years but I have never read it full, much like my collection of Kafka’s, or writings of Robert Nozick and Bertrand Russell, or even the Koran. The Masnavi feels like a reference material. You do not read it […]

[1438] Of beyond right and wrong

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing, and rightdoing there is a field. I’ll meet you there. — Rumi (September 30, 1207—December 17, 1273)