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Dr. Nevit O. Ergin

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Original Translator

Rumi's 44
 
Background

Employment History

  • Student
    Sufism
  • Echo Publications
  • Translator

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Founder
    Society for Understanding Mevlana

Education

  • MD
40 Total References
Web References
the idiotplayers podcast 07: Dr. Nevit Ergin | the idiotplayers
idiotplayers.org, 28 Dec 2011 [cached]
the idiotplayers podcast 07: Dr. Nevit Ergin
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In this episode you will be glad to listen to Dr. Nevit Ergin. Dr. Ergin is the man who has translated into English the 44,000 verses of the Divan-i-Kebir from the poet and Sufi Jalalluddin Rumi.
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Dr. Ergin trained and worked as a surgeon in his professional life. He now works solely to bring Rumi's works and teaching to a wide audience. He says "Understanding the message of love in Rumi is our last hope to avoid nuclear winter. Please go to the website for the "Society for Understanding Mevlana" at sfumevlana.org for more information about Dr. Ergin's work. You'll find an excellent set of posts on many topics.
The content of the conversation is excellent as Dr. Ergin covers many topics ranging from the Itlak path of Sufism that he was initiated into by Hasan Shushud to aspects of Rumi's life. I cannot imagine that there is anyone better qualified at this time to speak to these topics.
I apologize for the recorded quality of the first 12 minutes or so of Dr. Ergin's conversation.
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Dr. Nevit O. Ergin, a Turkish-born surgeon, is the original translator of Rumi's 44,829 verses of the Divan-i Kebir into English. He has been a student of Sufism and the poetry of Rumi since 1955. Nevit spent 35 years translating the divan (or anthology) from the Turkish version prepared by Golpinarli, one of the most important Turkish scholars and an admirer of Rumi.
Dr. Ergin emigrated first to Canada and later to the United States to pursue post-graduate medical work. He founded The Society for Understanding Mevlana in 1992. Dr. Ergin currently resides in San Mateo, Northern California, in a little house called a Rumi Sanctuary.
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Review of "Tales of a Modern Sufi" by Nevit Ergin
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3 Responses to the idiotplayers podcast 07: Dr. Nevit Ergin
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Dr. Ergin has given us much too ponder.
About Us - Dr. Nevit ...
www.echopublication.com, 28 Nov 2007 [cached]
About Us - Dr. Nevit Ergin
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Dr. Nevit O. ErginDr.NevitErgin@echopublication.com Tel: 650.344.3303Fax: 650.344.9030
By (author) Nevit O. ...
store.innertraditions.com, 18 April 2014 [cached]
By (author) Nevit O. Ergin
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In this exploration of the profound spiritual practice of Itlak Yolu, the Sufi path of annihilation, Nevit Ergin examines the three main facets of this path: zikr or breathing exercises, fasting, and mental suffering.
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Interwoven throughout with sayings by Shushud, Sufi parables, and poems by Rumi, Ergin shares the unique Itlak perspective on the major questions of every seeker: the true nature of love and religion, life and death, and other major spiritual questions.
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Nevit O. Ergin is the English translator of the complete Divan-i Kebir--all 44,829 verses of Rumi's opus. He is the author of Tales of a Modern Sufi and coauthor, with Will Johnson, of The Forbidden Rumi and The Rubais of Rumi. A Turkish-born surgeon, Ergin has been an initiate in the Itlak path of Sufism under the tutelage of Sufi master Hasan Lutfi Shushud since 1955.
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"This is a powerful text. . . . Nevit Ergin has lived his life on this path.
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Nevit Ergin has brought this language of complexity into graceful familiar teachings, unlocking the treasure box through careful reflection and storytelling, helping us to attain insights into the world of Sufism and be mesmerized by the depth that is veiled behind the magnificent words of the Sufis."
When Nevit Ergin decided to ...
www.alkitab.com, 12 Jan 2013 [cached]
When Nevit Ergin decided to translate the Divan of Rumi into English, he enlisted the help of the Turkish government, which was happy to participate. $14.95 See More or Order >
Nevit O. Ergin and Will Johnson
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Now, Nevit O. Ergin, the translator of the complete Divan-i Kebir, and Will Johnson present here 233 of the most evocative of Rumi's 1,700 rubais. $14.95 See More or Order >
Nevit O. Ergin and Will Johnson
the idiotplayers | transformational wisdom with an arts focus | Page 2
idiotplayers.org [cached]
the idiotplayers podcast 07: Dr. Nevit Ergin
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In this episode you will be glad to listen to Dr. Nevit Ergin. Dr. Ergin is the man who has translated into English the 44,000 verses of the Divan-i-Kebir from the poet and Sufi Jalalluddin Rumi.
...
Dr. Ergin trained and worked as a surgeon in his professional life. He now works solely to bring Rumi's works and teaching to a wide audience. He says "Understanding the message of love in Rumi is our last hope to avoid nuclear winter. Please go to the website for the "Society for Understanding Mevlana" at sfumevlana.org for more information about Dr. Ergin's work. You'll find an excellent set of posts on many topics.
The content of the conversation is excellent as Dr. Ergin covers many topics ranging from the Itlak path of Sufism that he was initiated into by Hasan Shushud to aspects of Rumi's life.
...
I apologize for the recorded quality of the first 12 minutes or so of Dr. Ergin's conversation.
...
Dr. Nevit O. Ergin, a Turkish-born surgeon, is the original translator of Rumi's 44,829 verses of the Divan-i Kebir into English. He has been a student of Sufism and the poetry of Rumi since 1955. Nevit spent 35 years translating the divan (or anthology) from the Turkish version prepared by Golpinarli, one of the most important Turkish scholars and an admirer of Rumi.
Dr. Ergin emigrated first to Canada and later to the United States to pursue post-graduate medical work. He founded The Society for Understanding Mevlana in 1992. Dr. Ergin currently resides in San Mateo, Northern California, in a little house called a Rumi Sanctuary.
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Review of "Tales of a Modern Sufi" by Nevit Ergin
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