Rumi was a 13th-century Persian poet, jurist, Islamic scholar, and theologian. His poetry and teachings have left an enduring impact on the world, inspiring and enlightening generations with his insightful and mystical words. His legacy is one of peace, love, and spiritual enlightenment, with his works transcending time and culture. He remains one of the most beloved poets of all time, with his popularity only continuing to grow in the modern era. His influence can be seen in the works of countless poets, writers, and artists, who have drawn inspiration from his teachings. Rumi's works have been translated into many languages, and his teachings continue to be studied and practiced by people of all faiths and backgrounds around the world. His message of love, unity, and spiritual enlightenment remains as relevant today as it was in his time, making him a timeless figure whose legacy will continue to inspire generations to come.
here are some of the best quotes
"Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder." - Jalaluddin Rumi
"Everything in the universe is within you. Ask all from yourself." - Rumi
"The wound is the place where the Light enters you." - Rumi
"The Sufi path is the path of love. Love is the essence of all religions." - Rumi
"The path to the Truth is a labor of the heart, not of the head." - Ibn Arabi
"Sufism is not a religion, but a way of life." - Dr. Fereydoun Kia
"Love is the bridge between you and everything." - Rumi
"I looked in temples, churches, and mosques. But I found the divine within my heart." - Rumi
"The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They're in each other all along." - Rumi
"The journey of the soul is not a journey of distance, but of depth." - Rumi
"The soul is like a bird; it needs to be set free to soar." - Ibn Arabi
"The journey of the soul is a journey of transformation, from darkness to light, from ignorance to knowledge." - Dr. Fereydoun Kia
"The universe is a complete unique entity. Everything and everyone is bound together with some invisible strings. Do not break anyone's heart; do not look down on weaker than you. One's sorrow at the other side of the world can make the entire world suffer; one's happiness can make the entire world smile." - Shams-i-Tabriz
"The wound is where the light enters you. So the universe is not outside of you, look inside yourself; everything that you want, you are already that." - Rumi
"The truth is a mirror in the hands of God. It reflects whatever He wants to see, and it is never broken or distorted." - Ibn Arabi
"The sun rises slowly, but it rises." - Shams-i-Tabriz
"I am not a teacher, but an awakener." - Robert Frost (attributed to Shams-i-Tabriz)
"The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world's joy."
"What you seek is seeking you."
"The wound is the place where the light enters you."
"You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop."
"Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself."
"I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think."
"The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They're in each other all along."
"Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love."
"We come spinning out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust."
"Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion."
"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."