Category Archives: All things Rumi

The teachings of Rumi

The Moment You are with Yourself

The moment that you are with yourself, the beloved will be like a thorn to you; and the moment that you are selfless, what use will the beloved be to you?! The moment that you are with yourself, you will … Continue reading

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I am no more just a creature…

I am no more just a creature I’m a pal of God I refuse to give in no matter what barrier or how hard since this party is filled with luscious lives and good times why should I settle for … Continue reading

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You, You, You

Beloved, You are my cave. You are the fire of love that consumes me. The beloved is You; the cave is You. The Prophet Noah is You; spirit is You. The conquerer and the conquered. The chest torn into pieces … Continue reading

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Not with my own breath…

Though I can’t express what this flirtation is, I have only Your love within my heart. If I smell a flower without Your love, set me ablaze like thorns. If ever I am quiet like a fish, make me restless … Continue reading

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Go deep, go deep

Here we are in this hidden corner, drunk. O friend! These companions merged into a single soul, drunk. detached from the self and the world, with mouths closed like pistachios, breathing lightly with the secret You gave them. in this … Continue reading

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choosing God’s path…..

choosing God’s path you’ll be agile and filled with life beaming once again back to the heavens your seat is reserved way at the top shame on you settling like a shadow on lowly dirt   From Rumi: “Dancing the … Continue reading

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The wisdom of Rumi

Though fire’s heat be hidden in the midst of water, Yet a thousand boiling bubbles prove it present. Though the heat of the fire be working unseen, Yet its bubbles signify its presence plainly. In like manner, the members of … Continue reading

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The Battle of Love

This battle of Love is getting hotter. The source of it’s heat is beyond time and space: from the sparks of it’s fire the smoke of seven Hells is rising. But Hell is extinguished by Love’s burning. Hell says to … Continue reading

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Expanding friendship

Money and realestate occupy the body, but all the heart wants is expanding friendship. A rose garden without a friend is indeed a prison; a prison with a friend becomes a rose garden. If the pleasure of friendship did not … Continue reading

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Dancing with the soul

On this journey there are many teacher – formal, informal, people, animals, objects, situations and there is really no limit as of what Life is using to guide us safely one step after the other. Every day I notice that … Continue reading

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