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Rumi's Words of Love and Wisdom

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Introduction

Many know the name Rumi and his famous poem, The Guest House, but not as many people know about the man behind the poetry. Rumi was a philosopher, spiritual leader, and poet who lived in the 13th century. He is best known as the author of more than 20,000 poems that explore mystical spirituality and philosophy through love. In this article, we examine Rumi's early life, influences on his work, legacy, and philosophy of love as expressed in his poems.

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Resort of Rumi in Konya .

Resort of Rumi in Konya .

In This World, You Have to be Very Careful

a lot of people walk around with smiles on their faces, but they are about to do something crazy. Rumi knew that for sure. He said, When you’re alone, you’re all mine; when you are with someone else your whole body belongs to them. Keep that in mind before you come here looking for me. When I am a friend to others, my soul lives as a stranger in my own house. To love somebody or something means to let go; if we try to hold onto things too tightly, our fingers get all cramped up, like we're trying to play piano with gloves on our hands. Do not be afraid to give yourself totally to another person, and do not be afraid that it will drain you completely. Both giving and receiving are necessary parts of living (even though most humans aren't aware of it). One day you'll wake up, look into your beloved's eyes, smile, and feel content knowing that another person loves you just as much as you love him/her. That is what being alive is all about. - Rumi. Sir Thomas Browne, There will be time enough left for preening later – once death has taken care of what needs taking care of first. Robert Brault If thinking could change things then it would be illegal.

Give Light, and the Darkness Will Disappear

Rumi I felt like two were holding each other like there was a prisoner inside me. Then you came and broke open my cell door: - Rumi If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow: - Rumi If our hearts could always be young, we would not grow old: - Rumi I gave him all my love; but he wanted my soul: - William Butler Yeats To see your beloved is to see your self shining back at you from his or her eyes: - Ursula K. Le Guinn No doubt I am often mad, but madness has its method: - Robert Burton Death loves us too well to let us go alone: - Michel de Montaigne Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires. It is presence, not absence that proves love. Distance does not make the heart grow fonder; it makes people forget about those who hurt them most. The course of true love never did run smooth.

A Persian Poet Who Wrote in the 13th Century

Come, come, whoever you are. Wanderer, worshiper, lover of leaving. It doesn't matter. Ours is not a caravan of despair. He uses ordinary experiences in life as jumping-off points for deeper exploration into philosophy and spirituality. He writes so poetically that his words feel like discoveries. Here are a few: Life is just like walking on a road. Don’t follow anyone else, if you want to walk on your path. Don’t ask for any help, nor grieve over anything – just put one foot ahead of another, rest when tired - enjoy the beauty at every step; that way your journey will be more joyful than any other person’s has ever been... How can I explain my pain? If I were to tell it to someone who never experienced sadness before, he would think me insane! But what must one do when those dearest to us cause our deepest sorrow? Whenever we go looking for something that is lost, we must remember not to abuse or accuse anyone of stealing it from us. What good does it do? How lovely is nightfall! The whole world looks new again.

A Mystic loves everything That belongs to God

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He was Born on September 30, 1207

Rumi’s exact birth date is not known. He was born in Balkh, Afghanistan, then Persia, today a city in northern Afghanistan. His father was from Balkh and his mother from Konya-Urgench; both cities are now part of modern-day Uzbekistan. His father was a successful merchant who traveled all over Asia and Europe to meet with other merchants, spending years away from home each time. Because Rumi traveled as a child for more than ten years himself (and became sick once or twice during that time), he developed an early appreciation for life beyond what one sees at first glance. This appreciation shows up repeatedly throughout his poetry: Make peace with your past so it won't disturb your present.

One Meaning of His Name Jalāl ad-Dīn is Glory of the Faith

Jalāl is one of the names of God in Islam, from a verb meaning to esteem, and as a proper name, it signifies one who is beautiful, attractive. Al-Dīn has many meanings including religion or true faith. Rumi has been called by some Sufi commentators the most beloved Persian poet. If asked who he was, he would answer that his lineage was just himself. Rumi had a large family with many descendants in many places throughout history. For example, Sarmad Kashani, a 17th-century Indo-Persian Poet born in Delhi has also been given various titles after him naming him Sultan - Ul - Shab which means King of Singers. His other title is Tuzuk - ul - Hadiqa which means The Book of Path as well; these titles are shared amongst all Shattari Order scholars through Mevlevi Order too. Sultan-ul-Shura (King of Poets) Saadi Shirazi made references to Rumi in his works such as Golestan (Rose Garden), Bostan (The Garden), Caffeine Maaf (Hundred Letters), Bustan, etc., mentioning him alongside Hafez.

Love is a Flow

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Some Remarkable Quotes by Rumi

I am awake in a dream. This is what we must learn to say, after long practice. And it is said that those who are wholehearted have heard their hearts speak: I am a wave from an endless ocean. Nothing happens here that has not happened before. All things appear and disappear because of the will of God, in a realm where time does not exist. If you are looking for Rumi quotes about love, longing, or faith, these will not be found here. Here you will find Rumi’s words that remind us there is only one thing worth pursuing: To arrive at what lies beyond all conception. It is not far off, yet it is undiscoverable unless one passes through tribulations—even then its knowledge is incomplete because here no language can pass into reality. For when human language tries to express higher knowledge such as spiritual union with Allah (God), then Arabic becomes Persian, which becomes Hebrew until finally, any human tongue gives up its attempt as if exhausted by climbing a peak whose altitude takes every breath away. Do you see how everything changes when a man enters infinity? So let your opinion of yourself change with them; become silent like fire—thoughts arise within It—yet know that even Fire burns in its core!

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2021 Ghulam Nabi Memon

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Ghulam Nabi Memon (author) from Karachi , Pakistan on January 25, 2021:

This is my opinion which i have read about this great man ,i only put my opinion for others .

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