The ethereal words of the great thinker Omar Khayyam will echo through time eternal. The poet's profound and magical thoughts will blend into your consciousness and you will be transported into a different realm. David Davies captures the essence of this unusual poem in a remarkable reading.
"Michael MacLiammoir's rendition is far superior"
In this inspiring blend of voice and instrumentation, Swami Kriyananda reads selected quatrains from the sacred poem The Rubaiyat, written nearly a thousand years ago by Omar Khayyam. The mystical music of I, Omar weaves melodically through the background, and transports us to an ancient place and time. Here the heart and mind open to perceive The Rubaiyat's veiled, yet deeply profound spiritual truths.
The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam as translated into English by Edward Fitzgerald is one of our best-loved books of poetry - and for good reason. Cynical, self-deprecating, witty, mystical, in love with wine and beauty while aware of life and death, Omar's poems put many thoughts we have all had into words we can all enjoy.
Omar Hayyam - persidskiy poet, filosof, matematik, astronom. Vo vsem mire on izvesten prezhde vsego kak avtor odnih iz samyih krasivyih stihotvoreniy v mirovoy literature v forme rubai. Mudrost ego tvorcheskogo naslediya do sih por porazhaet nas, ostavayas takoy zhe svezhey i aktualnoy, kak tyisyachu let nazad. Suschestvuet dazhe gadanie na knige Hayyama Rubayyat! Chto zh, vozmozhno, i vyi smozhete poluchit otvetyi na vazhnyie dlya vas voprosyi, proslushav etu knigu.
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