Saturday, 25 June 2011

The carpet of the Rumi

Once the mirror of your heart
is clear and pure,

you will see images
beyond this world of water and clay.

You will see both
the image and the Maker of images,

You will see both
the carpet of the kingdom
and Him who lays the carpet.

~ Rumi
-- Mathnawi II: 72,73
Muriel Maufroy
Breathing Truth - Quotations from Jalaluddin Rumi
Sanyar Press - London, 1997

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