Jelaluddin Rumi. 'The Guest House'.   I recommend The Essential Rumi translated by Coleman Barks.

Jelaluddin Rumi. 'The Guest House'. I recommend The Essential Rumi translated by Coleman Barks.

QUOTATION: “We are the mirror as well as the face in it. We are tasting the taste this minute of eternity. We are pain and what cures pain, both. We are the sweet cold water and the jar that pours.” --Jalal al-Din Rumi (as interpreted by Coleman Barks in The Essential Rumi) Image by Haydar Hatemi

QUOTATION: “We are the mirror as well as the face in it. We are tasting the taste this minute of eternity. We are pain and what cures pain, both. We are the sweet cold water and the jar that pours.” --Jalal al-Din Rumi (as interpreted by Coleman Barks in The Essential Rumi) Image by Haydar Hatemi

“silence is the language of god,  all else is poor translation.”  ― Rumi

Famous Quotes on Images (Part 4)

“Borrow the beloved’s eyes. Look through them and you’ll see the beloved’s face everywhere. No tiredness, no jaded boredom. ‘I shall be your eye and your hand and your loving. Let that happen, and things you have hated will become helpers.”CHECKMATE (Jelal al-Din Rumi, translated by Coleman Barks, The Essential Rumi, Harper Collins Publishers)

“Borrow the beloved’s eyes. Look through them and you’ll see the beloved’s face everywhere. No tiredness, no jaded boredom. ‘I shall be your eye and your hand and your loving. Let that happen, and things you have hated will become helpers.”CHECKMATE (Jelal al-Din Rumi, translated by Coleman Barks, The Essential Rumi, Harper Collins Publishers)

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