Thursday, March 12, 2009

Mevlana - All through eternity Beauty unveils His exquisite form

All through eternity
Beauty unveils His exquisite form
in the solitude of nothingness;
He holds a mirror to His Face
and beholds His own beauty.
he is the knower and the known,
the seer and the seen;
No eye but His own
has ever looked upon this Universe.

His every quality finds an expression:
Eternity becomes the verdant field of Time and Space;
Love, the life-giving garden of this world.
Every branch and leaf and fruit
Reveals an aspect of His perfection-
They cypress give hint of His majesty,
The rose gives tidings of His beauty.
Whenever Beauty looks,

Love is also there;
Whenever beauty shows a rosy cheek
Love lights Her fire from that flame.
When beauty dwells in the dark folds of night
Love comes and finds a heart
entangled in tresses.
Beauty and Love are as body and soul.
Beauty is the mine, Love is the diamond.

They have together
since the beginning of time-
Side by side, step by step.

1 comment:

Kareem said...

There is no me, there is no you, there's only him.
What we see is not what we think we see.
Wherever you turn, there is only his face.
I seek a path that leads to him, but I keep failing.
Someone who's been there once took my hand.
He's gone now, I'm alone, but I know what I should do.
I only ask for strength.