Saturday

Within yourself


Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.~ Rumi
 
Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī was born in Persia.  He was a poet and a Sufi mystic who believed that music, poetry and dance was a path for reaching God.
 
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ILLUSTRATION 1: Shah sitting on his throne, surrounded by poets. 19th century watercolour by unknown artist from Iran.
ILLUSTRATION 2: 1980 image by Masnavi Manavi Molavi.
 
 

2 comments:

  1. What a thought provoking quote... the reason we don't have love is that we have walls built up inside that we need to break down. I need to break those walls down faster:)

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