Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi
Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi Quotes
''“Be melting snow.― Rumi, The Essential Rumi
Wash yourself of yourself.”
''“Wherever you are, and whatever you do, be in love.” ''
''“Take someone who doesnt keep score,
whos not looking to be richer, or afraid of losing,
who has not the slightest interest even
in his own personality: hes free.” ''
''“And you? When will you begin that long journey into yourself?” ''
''“Start a huge, foolish project, like Noah…it makes absolutely no difference what people think of you.” ''
''“Respond to every call― Rumi, The Essential Rumi
that excites your spirit.”
''“But listen to me. For one moment― Rumi
quit being sad. Hear blessings
dropping their blossoms
''“Reason is powerless in the expression of Love.” ''
''“A mountain keeps an echo deep inside. Thats how I hold your voice.” ''
''“That which God said to the rose, and caused it to laugh in full-blown beauty, He said to my heart, and made it a hundred times more beautiful.” ''
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A Moment Of Happiness
A moment of happiness,
you and I sitting on the verandah,
apparently two, but one in soul, you and I.
We feel the flowing water of life here,
you and I, with the garden's beauty
and the birds singing.
The stars will be watching us,
and we will show them
what it is to be a thin crescent moon.
You and I unselfed, will be together,
indifferent to idle speculation, you and I.
The parrots of heaven will be cracking sugar
as we laugh together, you and I.
In one form upon this earth,
and in another form in a timeless sweet land.
Rise, lovers, that we may go towards heaven; we have seen this world, so let us go to that world.
No, no, for thought these two gardens are beautiful and fair, let us pass beyond these two, and go to that Gardener.
Let us go prostrating to the sea like a torrent, then let us go foaming upon the face of the sea.
Let us journey from this street of mourning to the wedding feast, let us go from this saffron face to the face of the Judas tree blossom.
Trembling like a leaf and twig from fear