Tag Archives: Spain

To be in the world but not of it

Ibn Arabi, who is considered to be the greatest sheikh in Sufism, was traveling to Mecca, and he passed through Tunisia. In Tunisia he was told that there was a holy man living there who he must visit. This holy man was a fisherman who lived in a mud hut on the beach and caught […]

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Rumi Quatrains

Quatrains 62 If you desire the self, get out of the self. Leave the shallow stream behind and flow into the river deep and wide. Don’t be an ox pulling the wheel of the plow, Turn with the stars that wheel above you. 494 Someone who received half a loaf of bread from heaven, And […]

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