Heart of Hearts Rumi’s, The primary meaning of the word mathnawī (often also romanized as masnawī or masnavī), is a poem
consisting of an indefinite number of rhyming couplets, with the rhyme scheme aa/bb/cc etc. Ḥażrat Mawlānā
Jalālu’ddīn Rūmī’s mathnawī is so famous that when people mention “the Mathnawī”, it is obvious that they
mean Ḥażrat Mawlānā Rūmī’s Mathnawī. Its full title is Mathnawī-ye Ma‘nawī, which literally means
“Real/Meaningful/Significant or Spiritual Couplets”, but it is best understood in an explanatory way as
“Rhyming Couplets of Profound Spiritual Meaning”.
14 “Is he whose breast [ṣadr] God has opened to Islām, so that he is in light from His Lord [received
enlightenment from his Lord]? Woe then to those whose hearts are hardened against remembrance of God.
Those are manifestly in error.”
15 “And know that God’s Messenger is among you; should he obey you in many matters, you would surely fall
Heart of Hearts Rumi’s, into distress, but God has made you love the faith and has made it beautiful in your hearts [qulūb, the plural of
qalb], and He has made unbelief, transgression and rebellion detestable to you; these are the followers of a right
16 “Whoever disbelieves in God [after having embraced belief], except for one who is forced [to renounce his
religion] while his heart [qalb] is at rest with faith. But those who [willingly] open their breasts to disbelief,
upon them is God’s wrath, and for them is a great punishment.” Download bellow