Saturday, March 04, 2006

Sufi Wisdom

A donkey with a load of holy books is still a donkey. -Traditional (Essential Sufism)

"I searched for God and found only myself. I searched for myself and found only God". -Sufi Proverb

Enlightenment must come little by little-otherwise it would overwhelm. -Idries Shah

Whatever we perceive in the world around us tends to reflect who we are and what we care about most deeply, as in the old saying, "When a thief sees a saint, all he sees are his pockets." -Robert Frager, Heart, Self & Soul, The Sufi Psychology of Growth, Balance and Harmony

"When we are dead, seek not our tomb in the earth, but find it in the hearts of men." On the tomb of Jalaludin Rumi


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