Sources of nourishment

The heart eats a particular food from every companion;
the heart receives a particular nourishment
from every single piece of knowledge.
Del ze har yâri ghezâyi mi khvord
del ze har `elmi safâyi mi khvord
— Mathnawi II: 1089
Version by Camille and Kabir Helminski
“Rumi: Daylight”
Threshold Books, 1994
Persian transliteration courtesy of Yahyá Monastra

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