Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

(1207 - 1273 / Persia)

Any Lifetime - Poem by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

Any lifetime that is spent without seeing the master
Is either death in disguise or a deep sleep.
The water that pollutes you is poison;
The poison that purifies you is water.

Comments about Any Lifetime by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

  • (9/19/2016 9:12:00 AM)

    Great wisdom.
    The water that pollutes is poison and poison that purifies is water Thanks for sharing.
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  • (2/22/2016 1:31:00 PM)

    .....excellent write of a great theme ★ (Report) Reply

  • Captain Herbert Poetry (4/27/2014 2:37:00 AM)

    Underwater kind of meaning, One of the best. (Report) Reply

  • (4/10/2014 3:05:00 AM)

    I would like to translate a poem of rumi (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 30, 2010

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