Seek Eternal Life With Lord Almighty - a Poem by Rumi

I repeatedly fought pitch battles with my death
until I finally grasped the very essence of dying.
I began to let go of holding tight to this transitory physical life,
and got myself firmly seated on the saddle of eternal life
with my Lord Almighty.

 مولانا جلال الدين بلخي رومي

رو به رو با مرگ کردم حرب‌ها
تا ز عین مرگ من خرم شدم
سست کردم تنگ هستی را تمام
تا که بر زین بقا محکم شدم

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