to cover their intellect, but the heart of a lover is a shroud, inflamed in golden hues of love.
And you. When will you begin that long journey into yourself? When?
As you live deeper in the Heart, the mirror gets clearer and cleaner!
As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.
At the end of my life, with just one breath left, if you come, I’ll sit up and sing.
Be occupied with what you really value and let the thief take something else.
Be silent. Only the hand of God can remove the burdens of your heart.
Be warmed with love, for only love exists. Where is intimacy except in giving and receiving?
Close your eyes. Fall in love. Stay there.
Come, seek, for search is the foundation of fortune. Every success depends upon focusing the heart.
Consider your life and consider your God. Take time – like the river that never goes stale. Keep going and stay steady. There is no hurry, there is no rush.
Dance until you shatter yourself.
Didn’t I tell you not to be satisfied with the veil of this world?
Do not be satisfied with the stories that come before you. Unfold your own myth.
Every moment I shape my destiny with a chisel. I am a carpenter of my own soul.
Everyone has been made for some particular work and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.
Everything you see has its roots in the unseen world. The forces change yet the essence remains the same.
Exhale only love.
Find the sweetness in your own heart, that you may find the sweetness in every heart.
Fortunate is he who does not carry envy as a companion.
God turns you from one feeling to another and teaches by means of opposites, so that you will have two wings to fly, not one.
Gratitude is the wine of the soul. Go on. Get drunk!
Happy is the moment when we sit together with two forms and two faces, yet one soul.
Here are some of the best quotes from the Sufi Master.
Humble living does not diminish. It fills. Going back to a simpler self gives wisdom.
I belong to no religion. My religion is love. Every heart is my temple.
I burn each second of my life to love.
I looked in temples, churches and mosques. I found the Divine within my Heart.
I searched for God and found only myself. I searched for myself and found only God.
If you find me not within you, you will never find me. For I have been with you from the beginning of me.
In silence there is eloquence.
In tears come laughter concealed. Seek the treasure beneath the ruins.
Know then that the body is merely a garment. Go seek the wearer, not the cloak.
Let the beauty we love be what we do. There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love!
Love is the endless ocean of God.
Love is the vital core of the soul. And of all you see, only love is infinite.
Lovers do not finally meet somewhere. They are in each other all along.
My friend, the Sufi is the friend of the present moment. To say tomorrow is not our way.
Never will a lover’s chest feel any sorrow.
No more holding back. Be reckless. Tell your love to everybody.
Once you conquer your selfish self, all your darkness will change to light.
Out beyond the world of ideas of wrong doing and right doing, there is a field. I will meet you there.
Prayer clears the mist and brings back peace to the soul.
Protect yourself from your own thoughts!
Respond to every call that excites your spirit.
Seek the wisdom that will untie your knot. Seek the path that demands your whole being.
Stop weaving and watch how the pattern improves.
Submit to love without thinking.
The heart is the secret inside the secret.
The lamps are different but the Light is the same.
The quieter you become, the more you are able to hear.
The soul has been given its own ears to hear things the mind does not understand.
The source is within you. And this whole world is springing from it.
There comes a time when nothing is meaningful except surrendering to love.
This is how I would die into the love I have for you: as pieces of cloud dissolve into the sunlight.
To wander in the fields of flowers, pull the thorns from your own heart.
Truth lifts the heart like water refreshes thirst.
What a relief to be empty! Then God can live your life.
What matters is how quickly you do what your soul directs.
When love itself comes to kiss you, don’t hold back.
When you see love with all your heart, you shall find its echoes in the universe.
Wherever you stand, be the soul of that place.
You are searching for treasure but the real treasure is yourself.
You cannot learn about love. Love appears on the wings of grace.
You were born with wings. Why prefer to crawl through life?
You will learn by reading but you will understand with love.
Your body is away from me but there is a window open from my heart to yours.
Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it