Photo: Ottoman Mevlevi dervishes; 1890.
Your fear of death is really fear of yourself: see what is it from which you are fleeing!
'Me and Rumi: The Autobiography of Shams-I Tabrizi'
By Shams-i Tabrizi (Author), William Chittick (Translator)
The astounding autobiography of the man who transformed Rumi from a learned religious teacher into the world's greatest poet of mystical love.