Nevit O Ergin

Nevit O. Ergin is the original English translator of the complete "Divan-i Kebir" and is the coauthor, with Will Johnson, of "The Forbidden Rumi" and "The Rubais of Rumi". Since 1955, he has been an initiate in the Itlaq ("total liberation") path of Sufism under the tutelage of Sufi master Hasan Lutfi Shushud. He lives in California.Coleman Banks is the author of "The Essential Rumi".