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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Rumi asks the reader to welcome all __________ in one's life, even the ones which are negative.
2. Rumi says that he does not regret love or passion, but owners everyone's __________, according to the writing.
3. When one begins to break down, Rumi says this is _________ and a feeling of being outside of time.
4. Rumi wants the reader to know that embracing _________ transforms this into joy.
5. Then, according to Rumi, the student felt love and became the __________ cast by the light of the teacher.
6. The robe of the teacher creates _________, according to Rumi, and the teacher also creates new life.
7. Barks talks about a teacher, Bawa Muhaiyaddeen, who taught both himself and MIchael Green, the book's __________.
8. The poet describes _________ appearing at the footsteps of his teacher, in one of his poems in this section.
(d) Gold pieces.
9. The poet has to ask Shams and _________ to help him, since he is partly within himself and partly outside of himself.
10. Rumi speaks of the surrendering to __________ which brings light to all one's flaws, within one of his poems.
11. Barks points out the use of the word "_______" in one of the poems to be intended for the end of a vigil.
12. Rumi describes a field, beyond right and wrong, where the ________ goes and loses ideas and language.
13. _________ are the wandering Sufis who laugh and love at everything, but they are in turmoil inside.
14. Rumi talks to the reader about the desired kiss as the _________ coming up into the lips of a person.
15. There is beauty in every meeting or gathering, the presence of _________, of 'the Friend' in one of Rumi's poems.
Short Answer Questions
1. When asked how long he would remain in pain, Rumi answered that he was a _________ and his friend was the whole night.
2. In a dream, according to Rumi, an _____________ in a garden of love reached out to call him forward.
3. Bawa's teachings not only encouraged Barks, but they also encouraged Barks to bring Rumi to ____________.
4. __________ makes Rumi fierce and tender, according to his own admission in one of his poems.
5. Rumi became joyous, and then died, and then became a fool, according to his writing, and then became scattered _________.
This section contains 441 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)