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 […]

February 21st, 2010|Personal, Rumi, Sufi poetry, Sufism|0 Comments