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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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Open the Window

There is a street where the Beautiful One is known to take a stroll. When certain radiance is noticed through the latticed windows of that neighbourhood. people whisper, The Beloved must be near Listen: open a window to God and breathe. … Continue reading

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Give your Life

It suits the generous one to give money, but truly the generosity of the lover is to surrender the soul. If you give bread for god’ sake, you will be given bread in return; if you give your life for … Continue reading

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In Mutual Embrace

The desire in the female for the male is so that they may perfect each others work. God put desire in man and woman in order that the world should be preserved by this union. God instills the desire of … Continue reading

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