Sufinama
Maulana Rumi's Photo'

مولانا رومی

1207 - 1273

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"let's get away from

all the clever humans

who put words in our mouth

let's only say what our hearts desire."

"let's get away from

all the clever humans

who put words in our mouth

let's only say what our hearts desire."

"I want to see you.

Know your voice.

Recognize you when you

first come 'round the corner.

Sense your scent when I come

into a room you've just left.

Know the lift of your heel,

the glide of your foot.

Become familiar with the way

you purse your lips

then let them part,

just the slightest bit,

when I lean in to your space

and kiss you.

I want to know the joy

of how you whisper

""more"

"I want to see you.

Know your voice.

Recognize you when you

first come 'round the corner.

Sense your scent when I come

into a room you've just left.

Know the lift of your heel,

the glide of your foot.

Become familiar with the way

you purse your lips

then let them part,

just the slightest bit,

when I lean in to your space

and kiss you.

I want to know the joy

of how you whisper

""more"

"Beyond our ideas of right-doing and wrong-doing,

there is a field. I’ll meet you there.

When the soul lies down in that grass,

the world is too full to talk about.

Ideas, language, even the phrase ‘each other’

doesn’t make sense any more."

"Beyond our ideas of right-doing and wrong-doing,

there is a field. I’ll meet you there.

When the soul lies down in that grass,

the world is too full to talk about.

Ideas, language, even the phrase ‘each other’

doesn’t make sense any more."

And you? When will you begin that long journey into yourself?

And you? When will you begin that long journey into yourself?

In the slaughterhouse of love, they kill only the best, none of the weak or deformed. Don't run away from this dying. Whoever's not killed for love is dead meat.

In the slaughterhouse of love, they kill only the best, none of the weak or deformed. Don't run away from this dying. Whoever's not killed for love is dead meat.

We come spinning out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust.

We come spinning out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust.

"If you desire healing,

let yourself fall ill

let yourself fall ill."

"If you desire healing,

let yourself fall ill

let yourself fall ill."

When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.

When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.

The wound is the place where the Light enters you

The wound is the place where the Light enters you

Try something different. Surrender.

Try something different. Surrender.

The only lasting beauty is the beauty of the heart

The only lasting beauty is the beauty of the heart

"You dance inside my chest,

where no one sees you,

but sometimes I do, and that

sight becomes this art."

"You dance inside my chest,

where no one sees you,

but sometimes I do, and that

sight becomes this art."

"I am your moon and your moonlight too

I am your flower garden and your water too

I have come all this way, eager for you

Without shoes or shawl

I want you to laugh

To kill all your worries

To love you

To nourish you."

"I am your moon and your moonlight too

I am your flower garden and your water too

I have come all this way, eager for you

Without shoes or shawl

I want you to laugh

To kill all your worries

To love you

To nourish you."

"Within tears, find hidden laughter

Seek treasures amid ruins, sincere one."

"Within tears, find hidden laughter

Seek treasures amid ruins, sincere one."

I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.

I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.

"I didn't come here of my own accord, and I can't leave that way.

Whoever brought me here will have to take me home."

"I didn't come here of my own accord, and I can't leave that way.

Whoever brought me here will have to take me home."

Learn the alchemy true human beings know. The moment you accept what troubles you've been given the door with open.

Learn the alchemy true human beings know. The moment you accept what troubles you've been given the door with open.

"This is how I would die

into the love I have for you:

As pieces of cloud

dissolve in sunlight."

"This is how I would die

into the love I have for you:

As pieces of cloud

dissolve in sunlight."

Ignore those that make you fearful and sad, that degrade you back towards disease and death.

Ignore those that make you fearful and sad, that degrade you back towards disease and death.

"Like a sculptor, if necessary,

carve a friend out of stone.

Realize that your inner sight is blind

and try to see a treasure in everyone."

"Like a sculptor, if necessary,

carve a friend out of stone.

Realize that your inner sight is blind

and try to see a treasure in everyone."

Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.

Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.

You have to keep breaking your heart until it opens.

You have to keep breaking your heart until it opens.

This place is a dream. Only a sleeper considers it real. Then death comes like dawn, and you wake up laughing at what you thought was your grief.

This place is a dream. Only a sleeper considers it real. Then death comes like dawn, and you wake up laughing at what you thought was your grief.

If in the darkness of ignorance, you don’t recognize a person’s true nature, look to see whom he has chosen for his leader.

If in the darkness of ignorance, you don’t recognize a person’s true nature, look to see whom he has chosen for his leader.

If the foot of the trees were not tied to earth, they would be pursuing me.. For I have blossomed so much, I am the envy of the gardens.

If the foot of the trees were not tied to earth, they would be pursuing me.. For I have blossomed so much, I am the envy of the gardens.

"Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I'll meet you there.

When the soul lies down in that grass

the world is too full to talk about

"

"Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I'll meet you there.

When the soul lies down in that grass

the world is too full to talk about

"

This poetry. I never know what I'm going to say.

This poetry. I never know what I'm going to say.

"Oh soul,

you worry too much.

You have seen your own strength.

You have seen your own beauty.

You have seen your golden wings.

Of anything less,

why do you worry?

You are in truth

the soul, of the soul, of the soul."

"Oh soul,

you worry too much.

You have seen your own strength.

You have seen your own beauty.

You have seen your golden wings.

Of anything less,

why do you worry?

You are in truth

the soul, of the soul, of the soul."

You and I have spoken all these words, but for the way we have to go,words are no preparation. I have one small drop of knowing in my soul. Let it dissolve in your ocean

You and I have spoken all these words, but for the way we have to go,words are no preparation. I have one small drop of knowing in my soul. Let it dissolve in your ocean

Wherever you are, and whatever you do, be in love

Wherever you are, and whatever you do, be in love

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.

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.

"When someone is counting out

gold for you, don't look at your hands,

or the gold. Look at the giver."

"When someone is counting out

gold for you, don't look at your hands,

or the gold. Look at the giver."

You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?

You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?

If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished?

If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished?

Something opens our wings. Something makes boredom and hurt disappear. Someone fills the cup in front of us: We taste only sacredness.

Something opens our wings. Something makes boredom and hurt disappear. Someone fills the cup in front of us: We taste only sacredness.

Everything in the universe is within you. Ask all from yourself.

Everything in the universe is within you. Ask all from yourself.

"You are a volume in the divine book

A mirror to the power that created the universe

Whatever you want, ask it of yourself

Whatever you’re looking for can only be found

Inside of you"

"You are a volume in the divine book

A mirror to the power that created the universe

Whatever you want, ask it of yourself

Whatever you’re looking for can only be found

Inside of you"

"At the end of my life, with just one breath left,

if you come, I’ll sit up and sing"

"At the end of my life, with just one breath left,

if you come, I’ll sit up and sing"

This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet.

This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet.

Either give me more wine or leave me alone.

Either give me more wine or leave me alone.

"Sit, be still, and listen,

because you're drunk

and we're at

the edge of the roof."

"Sit, be still, and listen,

because you're drunk

and we're at

the edge of the roof."

What you seek is seeking you.

What you seek is seeking you.

"On a day

when the wind is perfect,

the sail just needs to open and the world is full of beauty.

Today is such a

day."

"On a day

when the wind is perfect,

the sail just needs to open and the world is full of beauty.

Today is such a

day."

"I was dead, then alive.

Weeping, then laughing.

The power of love came into me,

and I became fierce like a lion,

then tender like the evening star."

"I was dead, then alive.

Weeping, then laughing.

The power of love came into me,

and I became fierce like a lion,

then tender like the evening star."

"But listen to me. For one moment

quit being sad. Hear blessings

dropping their blossoms

around you."

"But listen to me. For one moment

quit being sad. Hear blessings

dropping their blossoms

around you."

Reason is powerless in the expression of Love.

Reason is powerless in the expression of Love.

I know you're tired but come, this is the way

I know you're tired but come, this is the way

Forget safety. Live where you fear to live.

Forget safety. Live where you fear to live.

"To live without you

is to be robbed of love

and what is life without it?

To live without you

is death to me, my love

but some call it life."

"To live without you

is to be robbed of love

and what is life without it?

To live without you

is death to me, my love

but some call it life."

The wound is the place where the Light enters you

The wound is the place where the Light enters you