Rumaysa's Blog

A Spiritual Journey...

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Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia

Saturday, March 12, 2005

Stay Close By the Door



Stay close by the door, if you desire all beauty
And leave aside sleep, if you wish to arrive

And make of the spirit your first place of account
To the beloved, whose lights shine as from gold

All of them worship out of fear of the fire –
And consider deliverance abundant good fortune -

Or, so they may dwell in the gardens, and reach
To the meadows of paradise, and there drink from its rivers

Of gardens or fire I have no opinion
I seek no exchange for my dearest love

- Rabia Al-Adawiyya

3 Comments:

Blogger farah said...

may Allah sanctify her soul!nice blog mashallah.

1:36 PM  
Blogger Rumaysa said...

Ameen!

Thankyou sis :) May Allah bless you.

2:04 PM  
Blogger burningmoon said...

May ALLAh accept her intercession on our behalf

4:02 PM  

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