SUFI POEMS: “Only God I saw” by Baba Kuhi

“Only God I saw” In the market, in the cloister–only God I saw.   In the valley and on the mountain–only God I saw.   Him I have seen beside me oft in tribulation;   In favour and in fortune–only God I saw.   In prayer and fasting, in praise and contemplation,   In the…

SUFI POEMS: “The Truth fills the world” by Yunus Emre

“The Truth fills the world”   The Truth fills the world, but to whom is Truth known? You ask so much of It, but It isn’t separate from yourself. You believe in the world, you claim your daily bread as your own. How long will you keep up your lie? You know it’s not like…

SUFI POEMS: “Invocation” by Farid ud-Din Attar

We are busy with the luxury of things.
Their number and multiple faces bring
To us confusion we call knowledge. Say:
God created the world, pinned night to day,
Made mountains to weigh it down, seas