By Mostafa Vaziri
This publication deals a paradigm shift and clean interpretation of Rumi's message. After being disentangled from the anachronistic reference to the Mevlevi order of Islamic Sufism, Rumi is as an alternative positioned on this planet of philosophy.
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He had the nickname of parandeh,4 Shams the bird, who was in constant flight from one place to another. His freedom can be S h a m s ’ R e b e l l i o u s Pa r a d i g m 31 seen in the realm of his detached mind, detached from the sensation of his body and the fluctuation of his world. Despite the anachronistic and unverfied claims that he had mastered multiple fields of his time,5 it is not certain what level of schooling he had attained. It can be safely assumed, however, that he was literate.
But if the original Persian version of the Ottoman Divan contained 44,829 lines (disregarding the Lucknow edition of 50,000 lines), Forouzaˉnfar’s Divan is still missing over 2,200 lines. Despite the absence of the missing or suppressed poems, a number of ghazals and ruba ˉ‘ıˉs in the current Iranian version of Rumi’s Divan still contain inflammatory ideas against the religious establishment and its ritualism. It has only been in the last eighty years or so that research in Iran has allowed Iranian readers the knowledge of Rumi’s lyrical and even his heavily non-religious poems (though not all of them) alongside Shams’ discourses.
The immutable nature of Love is therefore the focus of Rumi’s lyrical poetry. In this way, Rumi’s thought resembles that of such great schools of non-dualist philosophy as advaita Vedanta and Kashmir Shaivism (to be discussed in chapters 6A and B). Rumi’s non-self philosophy (bıˉ-khwıˉshıˉ) is a paradigm of mind that taps into a bodiless, egoless reality without a permanent center. Such a non-self philosophy, as it is called in Buddhism, is in fact a prerequisite of Buddha’s teachings, in which the self or sensorial faculties play no role in penetrating into the unthinkable nirvanic state.