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Listening to the soundless voice

External form has no alternative but to express inner beauty. At first sight, the world may appear to collapse when “perspective” collapses, a frightening experience with fascinating results. If truth be told, it is often most wise to stay clear of one’s own mind’s machinations. A sincere seeker’s movement is a right move to the … Continue reading

Bayazid al-Bastami on Humility

There was a certain ascetic who was one of the great saints of Bestam. He had his own followers and admirers, and at the same time he was never absent from the circle of Bayazid al-Bastami . He listened to all his discourses, and sat with his companions. One day he remarked to Abu Yazid, … Continue reading