Maulana Rumi and the Month of Fasting [Rahmatul Laah Alaieh]


Maulana Rumi [May Allaah Bless His Soul]


A study of the Masnavi and Divaan-i Kaabîr of Hazrat Maulânâ Al Rumi

[Rahmatul Laahi ‘Alaieh]

reveals to us the opinions regarding the month of Ramadan and fasting:

Rumi Tomb

The Scholar and Poet Al-Rumi

[Rahmatul Laahi ‘Alaieh]


"There is an unseen sweetness in the stomach's emptiness." He compares people to reed pens, wooden instruments that could not write without being hollowed out.


"Be Empty," He Says, "And Write Secrets."


Turkish reed pen

This pen ["kalam"] holder is part of a Turkish hunting set. It has an all-over floral design winding spirally from the top to the bottom. The piece is studded with rubies and emeralds. In the top are large emeralds. The piece has a reed nib, and fits into a pen box -Wikipedia

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