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Rumi: Sufi Poet of Love

Rumi is one of the most universally respected poets of all time. Rajan Datar and guests discuss his life, poetry and legacy.

From East to West, Rumi is one of the most universally respected poets of all time. A 13th Century Islamic scholar, his encounter with a wandering dervish transformed him into a globally celebrated mystic and poet of love who has crossed borders of time, faith, language and geography.

Rajan Datar discusses his life, work and legacy with scholars Fatemeh Keshavarz and Omid Safi, and biographer Brad Gooch.

(Photo: Pray Mount Nemrut, Commagene. Credit: Getty Images/tugbahasbal)

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