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A Sufi Thought for the Week (Rumi)

Low in the earth I lived in realms of ore and stone; And then I smiled in many-tinted flowers; Then roving with the wild and wandering hours, O’er earth and air and ocean’s zone, In a new birth, I dived … Continue reading

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Characteristics of the Mystic Experience

by Navid Zaidi One way of establishing connection with Reality is through sense-perception. The other way is through direct association with that Reality as it reveals within the soul. Sense-perception must be supplemented by what the Quran calls Fuad¬†or Qalb,¬†meaning … Continue reading

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