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No Pain, No Gain?

by Modaser Shah Ghalib, the well-known Urdu poet, in one of his ghazals says: In the dream my thoughts were involved with you; when I woke up, I found neither loss nor gain. “The belief that a deeper connection is … Continue reading

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A Sufi Thought for the Week (Zhuangzi)

“Once upon a time, I, Zhuangzi, dreamt I was a butterfly, fluttering hither and thither, to all intents and purposes a butterfly. I was conscious only of my happiness as a butterfly, unaware that I was Zhuangzi. Soon I awakened, … Continue reading

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