The small ruby everyone wants

The small ruby everyone wants has fallen out on the road. Some think it is East of us, others West of us. Some say among primitive earth rocks; Others, in the deep waters. Kabir’s instinct told him it was inside, And what it was worth – & he wrapped it...

I Was Dead

i was dead i came alive i was tears i became laughter all because of love when it arrived my temporal life from then on changed to eternal love said to me you are not crazy enough you don’t fit this house i went and became crazy crazy enough to be in chains love...

The Guest House – Rumi

This being human is a guest house Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they are a crowd of sorrows, who violently sweep your house empty of its...

Cast all Your Votes for Dancing

What better way to start this blog than with my favourite poem by the 14th century sufi mystic Hafiz (or Hafez). I am particularly fond of the verse: Learn to recognize the counterfeit coins That may buy you just a moment of pleasure, But then drag you for days Like a...