Before Rumi became Rumi

Shah Shams Tabrizi walked into Mawlana Jalaluddin Rumi’s class and, pointing to the books, asked, ‘What is all this?’ Rumi … More

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Travel

Love is a travel. All travelers whether they want or not are changed. No one can travel into love and … More

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Say thanks before…

Whatever happens to you, don’t fall in despair. Even if all the doors are closed, a secret path will be … More

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Time does not matter

Even after a thousand years, these words will reach those for whom they are intended. — Shams-e-Tabriz rahimahu Llah –

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Life without love

A life without love is of no account. Don’t ask yourself what kind of love you should seek, spiritual or … More

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Tavern

When a true lover of God goes into a tavern, the tavern becomes his chamber of prayer, but when a … More

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Different and unique

We were all created in His image, and yet we were each created different and unique. No two people are … More

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Light and empty

While everyone in this world strives to get somewhere and become someone, only to leave it all behind after death, … More

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Blame no one…

The true Sufi is such that even when he is unjustly accused, attacked, and condemned from all sides, he patiently … More

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Mild and moderate

Life is a temporary loan, and this world is nothing but a sketchy imitation of Reality. Only children would mistake … More

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Ask yourself…

The human being has a unique place among God’s creation. “I breathed into him of My Spirit,” God says. Each … More

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Destiny

Destiny doesn’t mean that your life has been strictly predetermined. Therefore, to leave everything to fate and to not actively … More

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Universe

The universe is one being. Everything and everyone is interconnected through an invisible web of stories. Whether we are aware … More

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How to truly love…

It’s easy to love a perfect God, unblemished and infallible that He is. What is far more difficult is to … More

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Path to the truth

The Path to the Truth is a labor of the heart, not of the head. Make your heart your primary … More

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Comprehension

Each and every reader comprehends the Holy Qur’an on a different level in tandem with the depth of his understanding. … More

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How we see…

How we see God is a direct reflection of how we see ourselves. If God brings to mind mostly fear … More

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Time for everything…

God is a meticulous clockmaker. So precise is His order that everything on earth happens in its own time. Neither … More

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In this world…

In this world, it is not similarities or regularities that take us a step forward, but blunt opposites. And all … More

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Submission

Submission does not mean being weak or passive. It leads to neither fatalism nor capitulation. Just the opposite. True power … More

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Become soft inside…

If you want to strengthen your faith, you will need to soften inside. For your faith to be rock solid, … More

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Past & Future…

The past is an interpretation. The future is an illusion. The world does not move through time as if it … More

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Snowy mountain…

This world is like a snowy mountain that echoes your voice. Whatever you speak, good or evil, will somehow come … More

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Hell and Heaven…

Hell is in the here and now. So is heaven. Quit worrying about hell or dreaming about heaven, as they … More

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Be the flow…

Fret not where the road will take you. Instead concentrate on the first step. That’s the hardest part and that’s … More

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Change yourself first…

If you want to change the way others treat you, you should first change the way you treat yourself. Unless … More

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Know yourself

The whole universe is contained within a single human being—you. Everything that you see around, including the things you might … More

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Filth

Real filth is the one inside. The rest simply washes off. There is only one type of dirt that cannot … More

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