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What is sufism?

Started by anki. Last reply by sav Nov 26. 1 Reply

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The Water of Madness (A Sufi Tale)

Started by anki Nov 17, 2016. 0 Replies

by Amy Friedman and Meredith Johnson…Continue

LIfe and death - Rumi

Started by anki. Last reply by Playto Jul 3, 2016. 4 Replies

look at lovehow it tangleswith the one fallen in lovelook at spirithow it fuses with earthgiving it new lifewhy are you so busywith this or that or good or badpay attention to how things blendwhy…Continue

A Lover's Call Xxvii - Poem by Khalil Gibran

Started by anki. Last reply by Playto Jun 29, 2015. 1 Reply

Where are you, my beloved? Are you in that little Paradise, watering the flowers who look upon you As infants look upon the breast of their mothers? Or are you in your chamber where the shrine…Continue

Sufi Alchemists, cannabis and the Grail Myth

Started by Carol from Sweden. Last reply by Jay Jun 15, 2015. 2 Replies

Sufi Alchemists and the Grail Mythfrom Green Gold: the Tree of Life, Marijuana in Magic and Religionby Chris Bennett, Lynn Osburn, and Judy OsburnSufi Alchemists and the Grail MythMarcel Eliade has…Continue

Tags: hemp, witch, witches, hallucinogenics, perlesvaus

Humility is the first stepping stone

Started by Playto. Last reply by Playto Mar 8, 2015. 2 Replies

I’ve been told by a society of antiquity that the first thing I will learn when I join them is humility by serving wine to all the other members. This is the emphasis they put on being humble, yet it…Continue

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Humility is the first stepping stone

Started by Playto Mar 8, 2015. 0 Replies

I’ve been told by a society of antiquity that the first thing I will learn when I join them is humility by serving wine to all the other members. This is the emphasis they put on being humble, yet it…Continue

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The Kasidah of Haji Abu Rl-Yezdi and the Mystic Poetey of Sir Richard F. Burton

Started by Nemo. Last reply by naema sinclair Jan 12, 2015. 2 Replies

The hour is nigh; the waning Queen walks forth to              rule the later night;Crowned  with the sparkle of a Star, and throned on              orb of ashen light;The Wolf-tail sweeps the paling…Continue

~ Khalil Gibran on Self-knowledge ♥

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Your hearts know…Continue

Beauty XXV

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RUMI~

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Osho-on anger

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"Anger is…Continue

Every man loves .......

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Every man loves two women; the one is the creation of his imagination and the other is not yet born. Kahlil Gibran.... ♥…Continue

Hafiz-The Gift

Started by alchemistra. Last reply by three crows Feb 9, 2012. 1 Reply

Poetry from the Great Sufi Master, Shams-ud-din-Muhammad (c. 1320-1389), better known as Hafiz (sometimes Hafez).A Still CupForGodTo make love,For the divine alchemy to work,The Pitcher needs a still…Continue

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Mystic
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Mystic
Comment by anki on July 8, 2016 at 12:03am

hi all!

Comment by Adam Kadmon on July 15, 2015 at 6:41pm

Interesting Perspective!

Comment by salen on February 8, 2015 at 2:22am
Comment by three crows on February 20, 2012 at 4:47pm

-thoughtful words M.C.

A poet is someone

Who can pour Light into a spoon,

Then raise it

To nourish

Your beautiful parched, holy mouth.

-Hafiz

Comment by Helgaleena Healingline on December 2, 2011 at 1:55pm

Ya Hoo!


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Comment by Jonas Emre Toktaş on March 6, 2011 at 1:43pm
Comment by Anna Zubkova on September 13, 2010 at 4:00am
Haji Bei Murat:
“Everything that the river of destiny brings to a Sufi is Sufi’s talk with God, Sufi’s learning from God! The Sufi gladly accepts everything sent by God!

“Sufi’s life is communication with Allah through everything that the Sufi receives from the Beloved. The Sufi receives everything as a gift! It is Sufi’s learning; it is Sufi’s bliss! It is Sufi’s song of thanksgiving, Sufi’s reply with love to the love of the Creator!

“Everything that comes out from the Sufi’s mouth is a hymn to the Eternity and Beauty of Allah! It is the fragrant nectar of love, which either accepts the form of words or music, or becomes silent lines and forms and leave guiding lights to those who walk the Path of Allah. And those walking can touch these lights and become burning with more love, gain power and confidence needed to overcome the difficulties of the Path.”
“How did You learn, who was Your Teacher?”

“Only Allah! I came to the last earthly life being open to perceiving His Love and Power directly! I did not need intermediates, which instruct people on religious dogmas and rituals. The Lord of everything was with Me: I saw His Presence in the manifest and in the non-manifest, in people that I met on the Path, in everything that His generous Hand gave Me! I did not divide these gifts into good and bad ones, because Allah does not give gifts which one should not receive!

“I thanked Him for every such a gift! Every meeting, every turn of My life, every day and every minute, every drink of water and every breath of air was His Gift! I thanked — and this conversation of Ours was beautiful! What can spoil your life with the Creator but your ingratitude for His Gifts?

“Every minute of your life is a message of God to you and your response to God. You can read every moment as you read the Quran! Because everything is the Book of Beingness, and He teaches you how to read it. When you have learned to read it, you will experience only the Bliss of His Love! And when you talk then — it will be your song of thanksgiving to the Creator!

“Songs of birds, fruits you partake, and every person you meet is a gift of Allah to you! This is an invaluable experience of the soul! This is your talk with the Creator!

“It is in this way that I lived: I looked and listened to Life! And I got filled with the Bliss of His Presence — independent of whether sweet or bitter was the fruit I partook of.

“As a result I learned to hear the rhythm and melody of Allah and to talk to other souls in the Allah’s language. Allah gave Me this mastery, and it allowed Me to begin teaching people whom He brought to Me…”
http://www.philosophy-of-religion.org.ua/t_haji_bei_murat.html
 
 
 

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