Ruminations of Mysticism in Rabindranath Tagore and Rumi


Ruminations of Mysticism in Rabindranath Tagore & Rumi
Harini Jayaraman and M. G. Priya

ABSTRACT

That moves and That moves not; 
That is far and the same is near;
That is within all this and
That also is outside all this.
--- 5, Isha Upanishad







If ‘Duality’ is the nature of the entire universe,  why do mystics aim at achieving non-duality through duality? Why do they introduce  the concept of attaining the Supreme union
through constant practice of closeness to God? To answer these questions, we may have to turn to mystics who have recorded their lofty thoughts and  pearls of wisdom in the literary pieces that have come down to us through generations.


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