Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

(1207 - 1273 / Persia)

All Through Eternity - Poem by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

All through eternity
Beauty unveils His exquisite form
in the solitude of nothingness;
He holds a mirror to His Face
and beholds His own beauty.
he is the knower and the known,
the seer and the seen;
No eye but His own
has ever looked upon this Universe.

His every quality finds an expression:
Eternity becomes the verdant field of Time and Space;
Love, the life-giving garden of this world.
Every branch and leaf and fruit
Reveals an aspect of His perfection-
They cypress give hint of His majesty,
The rose gives tidings of His beauty.

Whenever Beauty looks,
Love is also there;
Whenever beauty shows a rosy cheek
Love lights Her fire from that flame.
When beauty dwells in the dark folds of night
Love comes and finds a heart
entangled in tresses.
Beauty and Love are as body and soul.
Beauty is the mine, Love is the diamond.

They have together
since the beginning of time-
Side by side, step by step.


Comments about All Through Eternity by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

  • Mahtab Bangalee (6/21/2018 3:27:00 AM)

    wow so beautifully these lines have composed-

    Whenever Beauty looks,
    Love is also there;
    Whenever beauty shows a rosy cheek
    Love lights Her fire from that flame.
    When beauty dwells in the dark folds of night
    Love comes and finds a heart
    entangled in tresses.
    Beauty and Love are as body and soul.
    Beauty is the mine, Love is the diamond.

    great
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  • Obigod Chidi Cece (4/20/2017 1:35:00 PM)

    I love this piece. (Report)Reply

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  • (9/19/2016 9:09:00 AM)

    Eternity becomes the verdant field of Time and Space
    Excellent conceptualization. Thanks for sharing.
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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (2/22/2016 11:47:00 AM)

    Wisely thought and written.............................100++ (Report)Reply

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  • Fabrizio Frosini (7/11/2015 3:08:00 AM)

    a lot of wisdom in Rumi's poetry.. (Report)Reply

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  • (3/14/2014 7:06:00 PM)

    ........lovely piece..enjoyed.. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 30, 2010



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