If God said,
“Rumi pay homage to everything
that has helped you
there would not be one experience of my life,
not one thought, not one feeling,
not any act, I
~ Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi
Translated by Daniel Ladinsky, in his book, ‘Love Poems of God”.
Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi was a Sufi Shaykh who lived in Turkey 800 years ago, being one of the greatest Saints that the world has ever seen. He has been the most popular poets in the USA for the past ten years, with people still finding inspiration in his wisdom and beautiful language. He was the founder of the Mevlevi Sufi Order, who are famous for their Sufi Whirling Ceremony.