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Abul Hasan Poetry – Your Nothingness

Date: November 18, 2023 7:37 am Published By: Your Nothingness Give to God your nothingness He’ll give you His Being. – Shaykh Abul Hasan al-Kharqani.   Shaykh Abul Hasan is the 7th Master in the Naqshbandi Golden Chain – refer to the ‘Sufism’ section > ‘The Golden Chain’ for his biography. Translated by Omid Safi, in his book ‘Radical Love – Teachings from… View Article

Rumi Sufi Poetry – We are the Flute

Date: September 14, 2023 5:46 pm Published By: 17th December is the Shebi-arus (meaning ‘Wedding Night’, when he was reunited with his Creator) of Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi. He was a Sufi Shaykh that lived in Turkey 800 years ago, being one of the greatest saints that the world has ever seen. He has been the most popular poet in the USA for the… View Article

Rumi Sufi Poetry – Pay Homage

Date: June 3, 2021 7:09 pm Published By: Pay Homage If God said, “Rumi pay homage to everything that has helped you enter my arms,” there would not be one experience of my life, not one thought, not one feeling, not any act, I would not bow to.   ~ Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi Translated by Daniel Ladinsky, in his book, ‘Love Poems of God”…. View Article

Rumi Sufi Poetry – The Chance of Humming

Date: November 12, 2020 3:48 am Published By: The Chance of Humming A man standing on two logs in a river might do all right floating with the current while humming in the now. Though if one log is tied to a camel, who is also heading south along the bank – at the same pace – all could still be well with… View Article

Abul Hasan Poetry – Where Do You See God?

Date: September 10, 2020 4:47 am Published By: Where Do You See God? They asked Kharqani: “Where do you see God?” He replied: “Wherever I don’t see myself.”   – Shaykh Abul Hasan al-Kharqani. Shaykh Abul Hasan is the 7th Master in the Naqshbandi Golden Chain – refer to the ‘Sufism’ section > ‘The Golden Chain’ for his biography. Translated by Omid Safi,… View Article

Rumi Sufi Poetry – No Conflict With Anything I Do

Date: June 4, 2020 5:42 am Published By: No Conflict With Anything I Do God’s Face gradually fades away from the infant’s sight. If this did not happen, you would never be able to recognize and converse with the things you do. A soul’s blindness most always increases as the body grows, and certain hungers set in, and one’s attention is turned that… View Article