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Saturday, May 02, 2009

The Meaning of Life, Part 24


The great religions are ships,
Poets the life boats.
Every sane person I know
Has jumped overboard!
That is good for business,
Isn’t it,
Hafiz?


The Gift: Poems by Hafiz the Great Sufi Master, trans. Daniel Ladinsky

1 comment:

  1. This is one of my favorite books. Right now I'm immersing myself in Rumi through a Spirituality & Practice online retreat, LOVE's UNIVERSE. A twentieth century Sufi, Hazrat Inayat Khan, is fantastic.

    He is responsible for the Ten Sufi Thoughts which shows that all of the wisdom traditions have much in common. Go to > http://sufiorder.org/ten_thoughts.html

    love, john + www.abundancetrek.com + "Let us realize the arc of the moral universe is long but it bends toward justice." -- Martin Luther King, Jr. (the speech containing this famous quote is found at http://www.indiana.edu/~ivieweb/mlkwhere.html)

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