Tag Archives: Rumi

Drop the baggage and dance

  ‘Just to be in your presence is the point of my life, cooked and drowned, nothinged, nowhere. Someone who has not dissolved still loves places. But you say, Leave. There is no place for you.’ (excerpted from Rumi’s poem … Continue reading

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PEARL

What kind of pearl are you that other birds love to fly in the air of ? There is nothing in this world that is not a gift from you. Every king wants to be checkmated by your rook. I … Continue reading

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A mixed breed apple

  A little mixed breed apple half red, half yellow, tells his story. A lover and beloved get separated. their being apart was one thing, but they have opposite responses. The lover feels pain and grows pale The beloved flushes … Continue reading

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Don’t go back to sleep

  The breeze at dawn has secrets to tell you Don’t go back to sleep You must ask for what you really want Don’t go back to sleep People are going back and forth across the doorsill where the two … Continue reading

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The wisdom of Rumi

I can’t let you know all the secrets I can’t open to you all the doors there is something inside that makes me happy but I can’t put my finger on it’s source From: Rumi ” Dancing the Flame” Translated … Continue reading

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I am not going to leave

I used to travel a lot and now I am content staying where I am. I have arrived and  I feel at home. There is nothing that pulls me to take a journey anymore. Not that I do not travel, … Continue reading

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The wisdom of Rumi

happy is the one who doesn’t need to try getting wealthy or remaining poor free from people and worldly worries a stranger to himself free in every way From: Rumi “Dancing the Flame” Translated by Nader Khalili Don’t you love … Continue reading

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Freedom of Rumi

happy is the one who doesn’t want to try getting wealthy or remaining poor free of other people and worldly worries a stranger to himself free in every way ..what does it mean: a stranger to myself ? From: Rumi … Continue reading

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A heart teaching by Rumi

There are some Rumi teachings that simply hold the key to the heart. Read it slowly, with gusto, relish and enjoy each and every single stanza, taste and savour each and every single word, love and cherish each and every … Continue reading

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Sour and bitter faces

Are there people you are consciously turning away from ? I thought of a Rumi teaching this morning when I contemplated on friendship. Many of my relationships have changed and  there are people I used to be with a lot,  who … Continue reading

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