Love has nothing to do with the five senses and the six directions: its goal is only to experience the attraction exerted by the Beloved.
The intellectual is always showing off, the lover is always getting lost. The intellectual runs away. afraid of drowning; the whole business of love is
All through eternity Beauty unveils His exquisite form in the solitude of nothingness; He holds a mirror to His Face and beholds His own beauty.
Let go of your worries and be completely clear-hearted, like the face of a mirror that contains no images. If you want a clear mirror,
This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First, to let go of live. In
Love is reckless; not reason. Reason seeks a profit. Love comes on strong, consuming herself, unabashed. Yet, in the midst of suffering, Love proceeds
I am a sculptor, a molder of form. In every moment I shape an idol. But then, in front of you, I melt them down
Passion makes the old medicine new: Passion lops off the bough of weariness. Passion is the elixir that renews: how can there be weariness when passion
The beauty of the heart is the lasting beauty: its lips give to drink of the water of life. Truly it is the water, that
“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.”
When the rose is gone and the garden faded you will no longer hear the nightingale’s song. The Beloved is all; the lover just a
Because I cannot sleep I make music at night. I am troubled by the one whose face has the color of spring flowers. I have
Those who don’t feel this Love pulling them like a river, those who don’t drink dawn like a cup of spring water or take in
Last night you left me and slept your own deep sleep. Tonight you turn and turn. I say, “You and I will be together till
I have been tricked by flying too close to what I thought I loved. Now the candleflame is out, the wine spilled, and the lovers
He said, “Who is at my door?” I said, “Your humble servant.” He said, “What business do you have?” I said, “To greet you, 0
Don’t go anywhere without me. Let nothing happen in the sky apart from me, or on the ground, in this world or that world, without
The springtime of Lovers has come, that this dust bowl may become a garden; the proclamation of heaven has come, that the bird of the
Last night, I was lying on the rooftop, thinking of you. I saw a special Star, and summoned her to take you a message. I
In the early dawn of happiness you gave me three kisses so that I would wake up to this moment of love I tried to
Tonight is a night of union for the stars and of scattering, scattering, since a bride is coming from the skies, consisting of a full
Sometimes I wonder, sweetest love, if you Were a mere dream in along winter night, A dream of spring-days, and of golden light Which sheds
Turn me like a waterwheel turning a millstone. Plenty of water, a Living River. Keep me in one place and scatter the love. Leaf-moves in
That moon, which the sky ne’er saw even in dreams, has returned And brought a fire no water can quench. See the body’ s house,
THROUGH LOVE all that is bitter will sweet Through Love all that is copper will be gold. Through Love all dregs will turn to purest wine
ONCE a beloved asked her lover: “Friend, You have seen many places in the world! Now – which of all these cities was the best?
May the blessings which flow in all weddings be gathered, God, together in our wedding! The blessings of the Night of Power, the month of
FROM MYSELF I am copper, through You, friend, I am gold. From myself I’m a stone, but through You I am a gem!
Oh Beloved, take me. Liberate my soul. Fill me with your love and release me from the two worlds. If I set my heart on
Should Love’s heart rejoice unless I burn? For my heart is Love’s dwelling. If You will burn Your house, burn it, Love! Who will say,