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Hossein Elahi Ghomshei
Hossein Mohyeddin Ghomshei ( Persian: ? ?, born 4 January 1940) better known as Elahi Ghomshei, is an Iranian scholar, philosopher, author and lecturer on literature, art and mystic.
Life and education
Dr. Hossein Elahi Ghomshei was born on 4 January 1940 in
Tehran, Iran. He is the son of Mehdi Elahi Ghomshei, the famous translator of Quran into Persian. He received his PhD in Islamic Theology and Philosophy from the University of Tehran. 
Traditional education Arabic literature, grammar, logic, theosophy, jurisprudence, and Kalam: Tehran Seminary School
Persian literature: especially Nezami, Rumi, Hafez, Saadi and Attar
Islamic mysticism: especially Ibn-al-Arabi and Ibn-al-Farez
Philosophy of the fine arts
Ghomshei was a lecturer at
Tehran University and other universities and institutes (1968-2000) in the fields of:
Other academic works
Ghomshei has been:
an international guest lecturer (partial list below)
a domestic lecturer at various locations
 an author and translator (partial list below)
National Library of Iran (1981-2)  a culture and art adviser
International lecture sites (partial list) Victoria & Albert Museum, London  Dartington Hall, Devon  Cambridge University Oxford University Temenos Academy, London   University of Exeter SOAS, University of London  Imperial College, University of London University College of London University of Glasgow University of California, Berkeley University of California, Los Angeles University of Southern California (USC) California State University, Long Beach University of George Town Harvard University  Princeton University Stanford University   University of Melbourne Macquarie University, Sydney Monash University  University of Queensland  University of British Columbia  Simon Fraser University  University of Toronto Goethe Institute Vienna University  Versaille Palaces  Frankfurt Book Fair
Dr. Hossein Elahi Ghomshei
Most popular TV personality, highest ever rating at 86%  (1998-9) 
Books Selection from the Discourses of Rumi (Fihe-ma-Fih). 1987. Elmi-Farhangi Publications Co.
Selection from the Conference of Birds (Mantiq-al-Tayr) by Attar. 1994. Elmi-Farhangi Publications Co.
Divan Hafez (A Critical edition of Hafez's Collected Poems). 2003. Peik-e-Oloum Publication.
Essays on Persian Mystical Literature. Poetics and Aesthetics. 1999. Rowzaneh Publications Co.
Kimia ; Collected Essays, Translations and Introductions (Vol.1-5,8-12): 1998-2016. Rowzaneh Publications Co.
Introduction to Golshan-e-Raz (Sheikh Mahmoud Shabestari). 1998. Elmi-Farhangi Publications Co.
A Study of Islamic Texts in English Translation (University Textbook). 1992. SAMT Publication.
Selection of Quotations and Poems by Shakespeare (translation). 2003. Elmi-Farhangi Publications Co.
The Prophet (Translation from Gibran Khalil). 1999. Rowzaneh Publications Co.
In the Realm of Saadi: A Collection of 365 Poems and Discourses from Saadi (Introduction and Commentaries). 2002. Sokhan Publishers.
Omar Khayyam Robaiiats (Preface, editor). 2003. Peik-e-Oloum Publication.
Selection From Shahnameh by Ferdowsi. 2006. Peik-e-Oloum Publication.
Invocations of Komail (Translation from Emam Ali). 2006. Yassavoli Publications.
Cultural Symposium. 2007. Peik-e-Oloum Publication.
In the Realm of Gold: A Collection of 365 Poems and Passages from English Literature (Selection,Translation and Commentaries). 2007. Sokhan Publishers.
In the Realm of Rumi: A Collection of 365 Poems and Discourses from Rumi (Introduction and Commentaries). 2009. Sokhan Publishers.
The Other Wise Man (Translation from Henry van Dyke). 2007. Rowzaneh Publications Co.
Subtleties of Mulla Nasreddin (Introduction and notes). 2010. Rowzaneh Publications Co.
In the Realm of the Quran: A Collection of 365 Passages from Quran (Selection, Persian Translation, Commentaries and Introduction). 2011. Sokhan Publishers.
A Treasury of the Familiar: 365 Days with the Persian Poetry, (Selection, Commentaries and Introduction). 2013. Sokhan Publishers.
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (Introduction and Commentaries on 40 Quatrains). 2015. Mirdashti Publication.
Mystical Passages from Early Persian Prose and Poetry .2016. SAMT Publication.
In the realm of Hafez. A collection of 365 poems from Hafez(Introduction and Commentaries). 2017. Sokhan Publishers.
The Laments of Baba Tahir(Introduction and Edition). 2018. Gooya house of culture and art.
Articles in English Hossein Elahi Ghomshei. Remembereance of the friend- Alast: man's divine convenant in Islam and Persian Literature.
 Hossein Elahi Ghomshei. The Principles of the Religion of Love in Classical Persian Poetry
  Hossein Elahi Ghomshei. The Symphony of Rumi. In the Philosophy of Ecstasy: Rumi and the Sufi Tradition. 2014.
 Hossein Elahi Ghomshei. Hafez & the Divine Covenant
 Hossein Elahi Ghomshei. Of Scent and Sweetness: Attar's Legacy in Rumi, Shabestari and Hafez
 Hossein Elahi Ghomshei. The Rose and the Nightingale: the Role of Poetry in Persian Culture
 Hossein Elahi Ghomshei: Poetics & Aesthetics in the Persian Sufi Literary Tradition 
Lecture topics in English (partial list) Seven Tales under Seven Domes; by Nezami
Attar : Seven Stations of Love
An Aesthetic Approach to the Philosophical Theory of Substantial Motion
Problems of the Predestination and Free Will
Saadi & Shakespeare (A comparative study)
Rose & Nightingale; An Introduction to Persian Literature and Mysticism
Music in Persian Poetry
Rumi : The Art and Wisdom of Storytelling in Mathnavi
Hafez and His Works
Cultural Investment for the Younger Generation
The World of Happiness and How to Attain it
Poetics and Aesthetics in Persian Literature
Adventures in Persian Mysticism
Mathnavi : A Book for All Ages
Nasir Khosrow's Poetry
Mohyeddin Arabi and Ebn-e- Farez
An Evening with Hafez
Ethics of Science and Technology
The Quran in Persian Literature
The Wine of Alast: Divine Covenant of Man with God
One and Many : The Circle of Being
Global Ethics and the Human Nature
Immortality of Soul
Poetry and Prophecy
Rumi: The Messenger of Love
Islam and Human Nature
Philosophical Doctrines and Spiritual Teachings of Rumi
Alchemy of Love
The Religion of Love in Classical Persian Poetry
The Veils of God
Total Integration of Man
Perpetual Conflict between Man & Demon
The Symphony of Rumi: A Thematic Approach to Rumi's Poetry
A Philosophical and Aesthetic Approach to the Laws of Harmony
The Wisdom of the Heart in Ibn Arabi and Persian Mystic Literature
The True Essence of Islam
Islamic Mystical Bacchanalia: The Wine-Ode of Ibn Farid of Egypt
The Mythology of Norouz in Persian Literature
Rumi and Tagore on Love
Denizens of the Realm of Gold: A Sojourn among Some Immortal Mediaeval Persian Poets
 On Mahmud Shabistari
 On Rumi 
Lectures in Persian
Dr Elahi Ghomshei has delivered over 500 lectures in
Persian in the past 40 years at different universities and cultural centers. Some lectures were broadcast on the Iranian TV Channel and they are also available in some social media websites. Elahi Ghomshei Culture and Art Institute has a complete collection of his lectures in their archive. Some of the lectures published on CDs are as follows:
Reviews on literature, art and mysticism (72 lectures)
In the company of Hafez (32 lectures)
Divine wine of Ebne Farez of Egypt (5 lectures)
Baghe-e-Del, on Shabestari's Golshane-Raz (24 lectures)
The epic of man, on Nezami (10 lectures)
The Ever Green Gardens of Saadi (10 lectures)
Other activities Chairman of the Board, Elahi Ghomshei Culture & Art Institute, Tehran
 Member of the Board, Mawlana Jalaledin Rumi Culture,Art,Research Institute, Tehran
Chief Editor.Chaleepa Quarterly Magazine, Calligraphy &Traditional Arts, Tehran
Fellow of the Temenos Academy, London
 Member of the Advisory Council, Mawlana Rumi Review, London 
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"V&A Home Page - Victoria and Albert Museum". Vam.ac.uk . Retrieved 2015.
"Tagore Festival 2014 - Dartington". Tagorefestival.com. Archived from the original on 21 August 2011 . Retrieved 2015.
^ Temenos Academy Recorded Lectures 1992- 2000, The Temenos Academy London
 Archived May 16, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
 Archived September 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
 Archived December 30, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
Sina Sohangir. "Dr. Elahi Ghomshei's Biography". Stanford.edu . Retrieved 2015.
Sina Sohangir. "Molavi's (Rumi) notion of love and its effect on man's spiritual recuperation". Stanford.edu . Retrieved 2015.
Monash Arts Online Presence Team. "Monash Asia Institute" (PDF). Arts.monash.edu.au. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 March 2012 . Retrieved 2015.
"Globalization and Human Nature: A Lecture by Dr. Hossein Elahi Ghomshei : UBC Persian Club". Ubcpc.com. Archived from the original on 21 November 2015 . Retrieved 2015.
Simon Fraser University. "Home - Centre for the Comparative Study of Muslim Societies and Cultures" (PDF). Sfu.ca . Retrieved 2015.
"Veranstaltungen in Wien :-: kulturverein kanafani - Das Forum f?r Ausl?nder & Migranten in ?sterreich". Auslaender.at . Retrieved 2015.
"Le grand po?te H?fez c?l?br? ? Versailles - La Revue de T?h?ran - Iran". Teheran.ir . Retrieved 2015.
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^ Soroush J. No. 61-62, Spring 1988, pp. 26-29
^ In Hafiz and religion of Love, edited by Leonard Lewisohn, London, I. B. Tauris, London, 2010, pp.77-106
^ Edited by Leonard Lewisohn, World Wisdom, Inc. ,Bloomington, Indiana, pp. 3-33.
^ Soroush J. No. 67-68, Spring 1998, pp. 18-21
"New Books". Ibtauris.com . Retrieved 2015.
^ SGI Quarterly Magazine, No. 51, Jan. 2008, pp.6-8
^ Sufi, Issue 28, Winter 1995-1996, pp. 21-27
"Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-02-26 . Retrieved . CS1 maint: archived copy as title ( link)
"Key Individuals of The Temenos Academy". Yemenosacademy.org . Retrieved 2015.
"Mawlanarumi Review". Mawlanarumireview.com. Archived from the original on 23 September 2009 . Retrieved 2015.