Mysticism is an inseparable part of Iranian literature and one of the richest of its kind in the world including Christian mysticism and the oriental. The YouTube video embedded in this blog is concert of Iranian Musicians in Germany. It consists of five songs that I have translated here and explained some of the meaning..
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When it comes to the knowledge of God, there are usually two approaches; the first method is through belief systems. In this approach we are accustomed to believe in the deity as instructed by our religions. The relationship with God in this method is also based on the prayer system that we learn from childhood..
A lot has been said about the power of love; Rumi said: Love holds a master key It is for opening life’s closed doors. In mysticism, true love is the love toward God as all other types of love although beautiful too, are worldly and all worldly qualities are transient. The kind of love referred..
The difference between knowledge and wisdom is; for the former, you gain every day and for the latter you lose till you become liberated. Rumi’s poetry in the original language, Persian, is even more beautiful than its translated ones. But apart from its harmony and musical tone, the couplets in the ode open one after..
In starry night, look into the sky and stare at the smallest dark patch of space which you can find between two or three stars; maybe with the size of 1/4th of the surface of the moon. You see nothing, no light at all. Well you may think that there is no star in and..
From a philosophical point of view looking at human lifetime, it is really a short game. The reason we don’t notice the game nature of life is probably because this game is mixed with many illusions and the misperception of our five senses. A number of these illusions and misperceptions have been discussed in my..
A lot of people live consciously. By consciously I mean they enjoy their lives, they have less stress, they like what they do for a living and at the same time when they are at home and with their family they take life easy. We could say in a few words that they are aware..
In addition to the outer world that we interact with in our lives, human also has an inner world. The inner world is man’s inner dimension. This inner dimension is the true nature of the human. The true nature is pure, natural and peaceful without any impurity. We all start with this pure nature in..
The quality of humans’ lives both individually and collectively, normally is determined through three systems; the deterministic portion, environmental-social and free will portion. It is often believed that humans can only affect the quality of their lives through the freewill portion. However, if we look deeper, humans not only can affect the quality of their..
They used to say any number even a 1 divided by zero results the infinity. Well nowadays this equation is an old school and not accepted by the modern mathematics as the infinity is really undefined. Numbers not only go to infinity in their integer form but also in the form of decimal and negative..