Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi
Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi Quotes
''“Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.” ''
''“The cure for pain is in the pain.” ''
''“I closed my mouth and spoke to you in a hundred silent ways.” ''
''“Study me as much as you like, you will not know me, for I differ in a hundred ways from what you see me to be. Put yourself behind my eyes and see me as I see myself, for I have chosen to dwell in a place you cannot see.” ''
''“Who could be so lucky? Who comes to a lake for water and sees the reflection of moon.” ''
''“You have to keep breaking your heart until it opens.” ''
''“What hurts you, blesses you. Darkness is your candle.” ''
''“You are the universe in ecstatic motion.”― Rumi
''“These pains you feel are messengers. Listen to them.”― Rumi, The Essential Rumi
''“Christian, Jew, Muslim, shaman, Zoroastrian, stone, ground, mountain, river, each has a secret way of being with the mystery, unique and not to be judged” ''
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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.
Laila And The Khalifa.
The Khalifa said to Laila, "Art thou really she
For whom Majnun lost his head and went distracted?
Thou art not fairer than many other fair ones."
She replied, "Be silent; thou art not Majnun!"
If thou hadst Majnun's eyes,
The two worlds would be within thy view.
Thou art in thy senses, but Majnun is beside himself.