MYSTICAL POEMS: “Run” (from spiritual confinement) by Hafiz

Run, my dear,from anything that may not strengthenyour precious budding wings, Run like hell, my dear,from anyone likely to put a sharp knifeinto the sacred, tender visionof your beautiful heart. We have a duty to befriendthose aspects of obediencethat stand outside of our houseand shout to our reason“oh please, oh pleasecome out and play!” For…

Mystical Poems: “The Loom of Weaving” by Mystic Meandering (re-blogged)

  The Loom of Weaving…   Withdraw from the Loom of Weaving;the mind-made threads, the mind-maderhythms, and find the Silent Threadthat weaves through all other threads.   The True Rhythm of Life.   Stay with this silent, organic Rhythmthat flows through you. Put all other synthetic threads aside andfollow the Silent Thread…Follow the deeper Rhythm……

Mystical poems: “Be silent” by Rumi

  You are the only faithful student you have.All the others leave eventually. Have you been making yourself shallowwith making others eminent? Just remember, when you’re in union,you don’t have to fear that you’ll be drained. The command comes to speak,and you feel the ocean moving through you. Then comes, Be silent,as when the rain…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “The cheapest room” by Hafiz

  What we speak becomes the house we live in. Who will want to sleep in your bed if the roof leaks right above it? Fear is the cheapest room in the house, I would like to see you living in better conditions. There is only one reason we have followed God into this world:…

Mystical Poems: From “Love’s Alchemy” by Muhammad Shirin Maghribi

Not a single soul lacks a pathway to you. There is no stone, no flower- not a single piece of straw- lacking your existence. In every particle of the world, the moon of your love causes the heart of each atom to glow. —Muhammad Shirin Maghribi Love’s Alchemy David and Sabrineh Fideler version

MYSTICAL POEMS: “Vision” by Elizabeth Reninger

Vision   Go out after midnight with the sky trembling in snowy light — each star holding its filament of desire. Merge your mind with the spiraling galaxies — with a movement so large only Your heart can encompass it. Drop your prayer into the ear of God. Write a poem to help her hear…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “Patience” by Rumi

Know that this troublesome body is like a coat of armor: comfortable neither in winter or in summer. Yet still this bad associate is good for you because of the patience you must show in overcoming its desires, for the exercise of patience expands the heart with spiritual peace. The patience shown by the moon…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “From words to emptiness” by Osho

I want my words ring in your ears, and their echo to carry you Into that space where everything is silent, empty. This is the way from words to emptiness. There one meet oneself. I’m in bliss. Take my love, I’ve nothing else to offer, It is my only wealth.

MYSTICAL POEMS: “The search” by Jiddu Krishnamurti

The Search I have been a wanderer long In this world of transient things. I have known the passing pleasures thereof. As the rainbow is beautiful But soon vanishes into nothingness, So have I known, From the very foundation of the world, The passing away of all things Beautiful, joyous and pleasurable. As the moon…