The Forty Rules of Love: A Novel of Rumi – Elif Shafak

The Forty Rules of Love, a novel by Elif Shafak, refers to a list of lessons or principles by the wandering. Sufi mystic, Shams of Tabriz, the spiritual companion of Rumi, compiled while roaming the Earth. In Shafak’s novel, her character, Shams, says in his own words:. . “As I went through these experiences, I…

A Review on The Arrivals

This nation really needs to wake up and observe what is going around. People have differnt ways of making the nation aware of the current scenario.Watching series has become very popular these days, it just needs to be presented in an interesting manner. ‘The Arrivals’ is an amazing piece of work giving logical reasoning on the…

U2 – Kite

Something is about to give I can feel it coming I think I know what it means I’m not afraid to die I’m not afraid to live And when I’m flat on my back I hope to feel like I did ’cause hardness, it sets in You need some protection The thinner the skin I…

Poem Of Butterflies

جملگی در حکمِ سه پروانه ایم coml-egî dar H¹okm-e se parvâne îm در جهانِ عاشقان افسانه ایم dar cehâ-n-e ‘âşeqân afs-âne îm اولین خود را به شمع نزدیک کرد avvalîn xôd râ be şam’ nazdîk kard گفت هان من یافتم معنای عشق goft hân man yâft-am ma’nâye ‘eşq دومین نزدیکِ شعله بال زد dovvomîn nazdîk-e…

Alone – Edgar Allan Poe

From childhood’s hour I have not been As others were; I have not seen As others saw; I could not bring My passions from a common spring. From the same source I have not taken My sorrow; I could not awaken My heart to joy at the same tone; And all I loved, I loved…

A Hunger Artist (F. Kafka)

‘A Hunger Artist’ by F. Kafka During these last decades the interest in professional fasting has markedly diminished. It used to pay very well to stage such great performances under one’s own management, but today that is quite impossible. We live in a different world now. At one time the whole town took a lively…

Rumi—The Mystical and philosophical

Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi (30 September 1207 � 17 December 1273), was a 13th-century Persian poet, jurist, theologian, and Sufi mystic. Rumi is a descriptive name meaning ‘the Roman’ since he lived most of his life in an area called Rum because it was once ruled by the Eastern Roman Empire. Rumi was born in…

In Your Light – Rumi

In your light I learn how to love. In your beauty, how to make poems. You dance inside my chest, where no one sees you,   but sometimes I do, and that sight becomes this art.   – Rumi

JOY AT SUDDEN DISAPPOINTMENT- RUMI

Whatever comes, comes from a need, a sore distress, a hurting want………. When God gives this knowing, inanimate stones, plants, animals, everything, fills with unfolding significance. The fish and the birds become protectors. Remember the incident of Muhammed and the eagle. It happened that as he was listening to this inspired baby, he heard a…

He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven -W.B.Yeats

  Had I the heaven’s embroidered cloths, Enwrought with golden and silver light, The blue and the dim and the dark cloths Of night and light and the half-light, I would spread the cloths under your feet: But I, being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly…

THE DAFFODILS – W. Wordsworth

I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o’er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils; Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze. ……………………………………………….. Continuous as the stars that shine And twinkle on the milky way, They stretched in…