Mysticism of Rumi (Part4) - عرفان مولانا











چون نماز شام بر کس بنهد چراغ و خوانی
منم و خیالی یاری غم و نوحه و فغانی



It's after the evening prayer,
the lamps are lit
and the tables are laid
but I'm immersed
with the thoughts of my Friend (God)
I'm filled
with grief, sorrows, and lamentations.




گفتم ای نی تو چنین زار چرا می نالی

گفت من هم بریده ام او شرط بود نالیدن



I asked the ney-flute:
How come you're also wailing with such a passion?
the Flute responded:
Just like you, I'm also being separated
that's good enough reason for wailing.





سوال کردم از خار کین سلاح تو چیست

جواب داد که گلزار صد عدو دارد


I asked the thorn:
Why are you carrying all those arms?
The thorn responded:
The flower garden has a hundred sworn enemies!





جز خون دل عاشق آن شیر نیاشامد

من زاده یی آن شیرم دل جویم و خونخوارم



That Lion won't drink anything else
Except blood from a lover's heart.
I was born a Lion too!
I'm also a heart seeker
I'm also blood sucker!


Share this:





©2009 - 2016
Thank you for visiting Maulana Rumi Online, a blog dedicated entirely to the life, works and teachings of Maulana Jalaluddin Muhammad Balkhi better known simply as Rumi here in our beloved America. Just as a memory refresher, all articles, e-books, images, links and reading materials listed in this Blog are solely for Educational purposes. This Blog is designed and maintained by yours truly, your comments, critiques or suggestions are quite welcome and greatly appreciated. As for my own Rumi Translations, you are welcome to copy and use them as long as it's not for commercial purposes. For best viewing, please try this Blog on Google Chrome Browser. This is a very long Blog though, so please make sure to use the Scroll To Top or Bottom Buttons at the left side, or Back To Top Button at the bottom right corner of your screen for smooth navigation. If you have any question, comment, critique or suggestion, please contact me by clicking the Contact Box embedded at the right middle corner. As Rumi would say, "Come, come, whoever you are, come back again.."!








To link to this blog, simply copy and paste the code below into your blog or website