Shams of Tabriz’s 40 Rules of life & love

This book touched me deeply. Thanks to Sayani who brought this to me. Thanks Arjun. Love you.

Treasure within

sufi
Rule 1

How we see God is a direct reflection of how we see ourselves. If God brings to mind mostly fear and blame, it means there is too much fear and blame welled inside us. If we see God as full of love and compassion, so are we.

Rule 2

The path to the Truth is a labour of the heart, not of the head. Make your heart your primary guide! Not your mind. Meet, challenge and ultimately prevail over your nafs with your heart. Knowing your ego will lead you to the knowledge of God.

Rule 3

You can study God through everything and everyone in the universe, because God is not confined in a mosque, synagogue or church. But if you are still in need of knowing where exactly His abode is, there is only one place to look for him: in the heart of a true…

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Beauty hidden inside Conflict : Co-creation

I forget who said this but its nice.. ‘There is the dearest freshness deep inside things’ And I love that Hindi song. Dil ko dekho chehra na dekho chehron ne laakhon ko loota Dil saccha aur chehra jhootha. (Look at the heart, not the face.. the face has ‘fooled’ a lot of people. The heart … Continue reading Beauty hidden inside Conflict : Co-creation