The Essential Rumi - Book 1, The Tavern : Chapter 2, Desire & New Silk Summary & Analysis

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Book 1, The Tavern : Chapter 2, Desire & New Silk Summary

This summary chapter is named for the next five sections of poetry that have been given subheadings. These are entitled: Controlling the Desire-Body: How Did You Kill Your Rooster Husam?, Sohbet: Meetings on the Riverbank, Being a Lover: The Sunrise Ruby, The Pickaxe: Getting to the Treasure Beneath the Foundation, Art as Flirtation with Surrender: Wanting New Silk Harp Strings. This covers just over seventy pages in the edition used to write up this summary.

During the second poem in The Essential Rumi for this batch, there is the introduction of a man named Hallaj. It is in this poem that he introduces readers to an important idea. The whole matter has for an analogy, set theory. If you put water from a pond into a larger body of water it...

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