The Bird of Time
Date: January 2006
Duration: 1 hours 2 minutes
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.
Swami Kriyananda has edited and published The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Explained by Paramhansa Yogananda, his guru, and has worked extensively with this ancient poem and Yogananda's interpretations. His stirring reading of these selected stanzas with explanations offers spiritual illumination to those who recognize and experience the deeper meaning of these divinely inspired teachings.