.The Prophet, an international besteller and translated into over fifty languages, is the best-known and best-loved of Kahil Gibran's many spiritual and religious writings. Inspired largely by the beauty and timelessness of nature, The Prophet, arrayed as twentysix prose poetry essays, speaks of love and marriage, joy and sorrow, reason and ...
.The Prophet, an international besteller and translated into over fifty languages, is the best-known and best-loved of Kahil Gibran's many spiritual and religious writings. Inspired largely by the beauty and timelessness of nature, The Prophet, arrayed as twentysix prose poetry essays, speaks of love and marriage, joy and sorrow, reason and passion, beauty and death, and conveys the yearning for a Unity of Being that can only be achieved through love. These qualities made The Prophet the iconic book of the 1960s counter-culture, which embraced love and spirituality. Illustrated with his own enchanting and mystical drawings, The Prophet is a masterpiece, the most famous work of religious fiction of the Twentieth Century, and a wonderful companion for anybody embarking on their own spiritual journey.
Superb philosophical writings of an enlightened man. Poetic prose in its maximum expression. A great tool to incite deep personal exploration. Excellent teaching and inspirational tool for young readers. A religious sort of writing that applies to all religions of the world and that may be inspirational even to agnostics. The author is owed much recognition and reverence by the US literary world. His type of thinking and expression of his thoughts are similar to those of Mahatma Ghandi.
Jul 31, 2015
Classic look at life and relationships
A series of essays on life, love, relationships and personal philosophy. Written in a lyrical poetic style seldom seen in todays literature. Less of a "How To" manual popular today but more of a guide to meditating or contemplating life and how to reach peace with it.
Sep 27, 2010
The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran
Is a living manual for every human; not the only one! IT Awakened in me a desire to live at the highest level.
The older I get the truer and deeper the principles he elucidates so expressively resonate in my soul.
Apr 23, 2010
Poetry is Wisdom
This book is a must have for anyone who considers themselves philosophical. Kahlil is full of wisdom and wonder. Read the poems over and over again and you'll find something you haven't seen before.
Feb 4, 2010
Not only is the book excellent, but the condition of it was very impressive!
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