Persian poet and mystic of the thirteenth century who became famous for Mathnawi Matnawiye Ma'nawi and Diwan-e Kabir. His works of prose include Fihi Ma Fihi and Makatib.He worked as a teacher until 1244, when he met Shams-e Tabrizi, a dervish. Tabrizi inspired Rumi to become an ascetic.He and prominent scholar Ibn al Haytham were important figures in Persian history.BEFORE FAME
He was born in what is present-day Tajikistan (the Republic bordering Afghanistan) to a scholar and mystic father, and he grew up immersed in the traditions of Sufism (mystical Islam).PERSONAL LIFE
He came from a family of Muslim clerics.Famous Quotes
Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it. Rumi
Poet Rumi were born on Sunday, birthstone is Sapphire, the seaon was Fall in the Chinese year of , it is 271 days until Rumi next birthday.