Tag Archives: Rubaiyat

There are souls given strength through thought; There are souls for lions in the forest. Watch out! Thoughts are axes. Don’t think too much, don’t be smitten by their blows. Rumi, Jalaluddin Mevlana (1207-1273). Translated from the Turkish translation by … Continue reading

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There is a road that goes from tongue to heart: Look, all the secrets of the universe, the soul are on that road… It is open as long as the tongue is silent; But the tongue that speaks cruelly closes … Continue reading

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You are not earth, you are not water – very different you are: Beyond the muddy world – love you attained… Soul is elixir of life, it flows; body is channel; To both water and channel, you remained indifferent. Rumi, … Continue reading

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How good to be an overnight guest and then set forth again, Not frozen, not clouded, how good to find calm clarity. Yesterday is gone and with it your words of yesterday: How good to find a new word for … Continue reading

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In great love, the beloved remains hidden; The true beings of the world remain hidden. When the wind blows, clouds of dust are seen, Branches break, the wind remains hidden. Rumi, Jalaluddin Mevlana (1207-1273). Translated from the Turkish – The … Continue reading

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Both in the sky and on land, observe every particle: They too are in love with the mighty power! Happy, sad, good, bad – in love with the sun, Forever they turn… Rumi, Jalaluddin Mevlana (1207-1273). Translated from the Turkish … Continue reading

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I was in ecstasy – you said “Quieten down!” I did – you said, “Stay in ecstasy!” I was in ecstasy again. “No”, you said, “Calm down!” I did. You said, “No, stay in ecstasy!” Rumi, Jalaluddin Mevlana (1207-1273). Translated … Continue reading

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