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…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “The essence of every human being” by Rumi

The essence of every human being An ant hurries along a threshing floor with its wheat grain, moving between huge stacks of wheat, not knowing the abundance all around. It thinks its one grain is all there is to love. So we choose a tiny seed to be devoted to. This body, one path, one…

SHORT SPIRITUAL POEMS: “I am blind” by Black Elk

I am blind and do not see the things of this world;  but when the Light comes from above, it enlightens my Heart,  and I can see, for the Eye of my Heart sees everything. The Heart is a sanctuary of the Center in which there is a little space  wherein the Great Spirit dwells,…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “Learning the scriptures is easy” by Lalla

Learning the scriptures is easy Learning the scriptures is easy; but living them, that’s hard. Far easier to read words on a page than to seek the living heart of things. Fumbling through the fog of study, stumbling, I lost my last words.      — And my vision cleared.      Oh the sight that met me then!…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “When I was” by Meister Eckhart

“When I was” When I was the stream, when I was the forest, when I was still the field, when I was every hoof, foot, fin and wing, when I was the sky itself, no one ever asked me did I have a purpose, no one ever wondered was there anything I might need, for…