Life often moves so fast that we seldom have a chance to reflect on the miraculous beauty of it. In fact, we are often confronted with so many challenges and difficulties that it’s difficult to remember what a truly marvellous gift life really is. Luckily, there’s Rumi and his unique ability to inspire with his stunning poetry. Having a collection of inspiring Rumi poetry at hand can be quite helpful, especially when life confronts you with great difficulties. During these challenging times, it can be wonderfully uplifting – sometimes even life-changing, to read Rumi’s wise sayings. His inspirational poetry about life will help you to remember how beautiful your existence already is. Similarly, his poems will encourage you to get back up on your feet whenever life drags you down.
Jalal ad-Din Rumi, the great Persian poet and Sufi mystic, is not only widely popular all around the world but has also become the #1 best-selling poet in the US. The Arabian poet who composed more than 50,000 lines of inspiring and enlightening poems during his lifetime intended with his impressive work to bring the reader closer to the truth. As millions of followers and readers will attest, Rumi greatly succeeded with his mission.
Rumi’s ecstatic poems have influenced millions of people from all kinds of different backgrounds throughout the ages. Even though he was born 809 years ago, his great influence still endures in the present day and age. This is mainly because his unique way of writing is still capturing the imaginations of modern-day readers. At the same time, he is skilfully able to articulate the deep longing for meaning many of us feel within, which further contributes to his popularity.
Today I share with you the poem “I am only the house of your Beloved”. I hope you find the following poem as uplifting and soul enriching as I do.
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I am only the house of your Beloved – Poem By Rumi
“I am only the house of your beloved,
not the beloved herself:
true love is for the treasure,
not for the coffer that contains it.”
The real beloved is that one who is unique,
who is your beginning and your end.
When you find that one,
you’ll no longer expect anything else:
that is both the manifest and the mystery.
That one is the lord of states of feeling,
dependent on none;
month and year are slaves to that moon.
When he bids the “state,”
it does His bidding;
when that one wills, bodies become spirit.
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