Rumi, fully Jalāl ad-Dīn Muḥammad Rumi

Rumi, fully Jalāl ad-Dīn Muḥammad Rumi
1207
1273

Persian Poet, Jurist, Theologian and Sufi Mystic, Known as “Rumi” meaning “the Roman”

Author Quotes

When you have indulged a lust, your wing drops off; you become lame, abandoned by a fantasy. … People fancy they are enjoying themselves, but they are really tearing out their wings for the sake of an illusion.

Whoever brought me here, will have to take me home.

Work in the invisible world at least as hard as you do in the visible.

The illuminated life can happen now, in the moments left. Die to your ego, and become a True Human Being.

The ocean of the body crashes against the ocean of the heart. Between them is a barrier they cannot cross.

The thief will enter. No matter what plans you make, no matter what you acquire, the thief will enter from the unguarded side. Be occupied, then, with what you really value and let the thief take something less.

There are lovers content with longing. I’m not one of them.

There is a way of breathing that's a shame and a suffocation and there's another way of expiring, a love breath, that lets you open infinitely.

They have left behind the world of deceitful games. They are the privileged lovers who create a new world with their eyes of fiery passion.

This outward spring and garden are a reflection of the inward garden.

To praise is to praise how one surrenders to the emptiness.

Wash the dust from your Soul and Heart with wisdom’s water.

Wear gratitude like a cloak and it will feed every corner of your life.

When one sense perceives the hidden, the invisible world becomes apparent to the whole.

When you lose all sense of self the bonds of a thousand chains will vanish. Lose yourself completely, return to the root of the root of your own soul.

Whoever finds love beneath hurt and grief disappears into emptiness with a thousand new disguises

Work on your strong qualities and become resplendent like the ruby. Practice self-denial and accept difficulty. Always see infinite life in letting the self die. Your stoniness will decrease; your ruby nature will grow. The signs of self-existence will leave your body, and ecstasy will take you over.

The intellectual is always showing off, the lover is always getting lost. The intellectual runs away. afraid of drowning; the whole business of love is to drown in the sea.

The only lasting beauty is the beauty of the heart

The time has come to turn your heart into a temple of fire. Your essence is gold hidden in dust. To reveal its splendor you need to burn in the fire of love.

There are many winds full of anger, and lust and greed. They move the rubbish around, but the solid mountain of our true nature stays where it's always been.

There is no end to the journey will end, never end... how beloved heart ever stop to open? ‘If you love me’ - he said – ‘There is only one to die. At any moment you will die in me, to be born again.

They must not only understand the meaning of words written in the Koran is written below DUREN there a hidden meaning in the second layer of meaning no more new meaning, a dazzling view of the mind and meaning of the fourth, except for him, no one ever understood the greatness of God , which is no contestability in the Rapture count reached seven hidden meaning mean amazing story from the sky My friends, do not look at the Quran vol. For the devil, man is a piece of meat. Like Al-Quran is people, the form was born out of one's soul dwell in it.

This phantom world gave you false signs but you turned from the illusion and journeyed to the land of truth.

To praise the sun is to praise your own eyes.

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First Name
Rumi, fully Jalāl ad-Dīn Muḥammad Rumi
Birth Date
1207
Death Date
1273
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Persian Poet, Jurist, Theologian and Sufi Mystic, Known as “Rumi” meaning “the Roman”