As the month of May with its sun and colours is upon us, I can’t help but think of all the opposites our life is full of.
“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” ~ Rumi
Light and dark, night and day, happy and sad, negative and positive.
One is incomplete or rather unappreciated without the other. Continue reading “How Joy and Sorrow are Inseperable”
Whatever you know or dont – Only LOVE is real. ~ Rumi
Rumi’s words have been a source of solace to my soul for a very long time. I grew up listening to my wise and philosophical dad quote Rumi on many occasions and then when I did actually grow up, I began to slowly understand the depth of his words. To this day, his words, his philosophy on all things love and life hits home for the heart centred Sufi girl in me.
All those who know me, know how much I LOVE “love”. And, when it comes to understanding the many layers of love…none other than Rumi’s words have the power to tug at the heart. In many a troubled times, his words have worked like a balm for my heart and soul. Continue reading “Rumi’s Soulful Advice on #LOVE”
As I blur out the outside world and dwell within this month, I would like to share with you what the month of Ramadan and Fasting truly mean to me.
Having studied almost every religion under the sun, I know for a fact that every community, every faith has a form of fasting embedded within their system. Fasting that is meant to inculcate spiritual growth.
Here are some in depth quotes by highly eminent beings, that will give you an idea as to how I see fasting as a means for spiritual growth. Continue reading “Spiritual benefits of Fasting”