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Month: January 2012

Moses invites God

Moses invites God

Moses invites God  Sufis love and respect Moses as much as they do Jesus. Moses is known as the one who talks with God. According to an old Sufi story, one day some of the children of Israel went up to Moses and said, “You talk to God. Please tell him that we want to invite him to dinner.” Moses became extremely angry. He said that God does not eat or come to dinner. But the next time Moses went…

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Nur al-Din al-Jami

Nur al-Din al-Jami

Nur al-Din al-Jami       Whether your destiny is glory or disgrace, Purify yourself of hatred and love of self. Polish your mirror; and that sublime Beauty From the regions of mystery Will flame out in your heart As it did for the saints and prophets. Then, with your heart on fire with that Splendor, The secret of the Beloved will no longer be hidden. Nur al-Din al-Jami (from ‘Perfume of the Desert’)            

Dream Remember death

Dream Remember death

  Wherever you are, death will find you out, even you are in towers built up strong and high! (Qur’an 4:78)   Once a man saw in his dream, that a lion was chasing him. The man ran to a tree, climbed on to it and sat on a branch. He looked down and saw that the lion was still there waiting for him. The man then looked to his side where the branch he was sitting on was attached…

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