Brief Biography of Muhyiddin ibn Arabi

Ibn ‘Arabi is considered by many to be the greatest Sufi philosopher. His was more of a structured approach to Sufi mysticism directed toward gnosis,…

My heart has become able

My heart has become able To take on all forms. It is a pasture for gazelles, For monks an abbey. It is a temple for…

When we came together

When we came together to bid each other adieu You would have thought that we were Like a double letter At the moment of union…

Oh, her beauty–the tender maid

Oh, her beauty–the tender maid! Its brilliance gives light like lamps to one travelling in the dark. She is a pearl hidden in a shell…

If what she says is true

If what she says is true And she feels for me The obsessive desire That I feel for her, Then, in the sweltering heat of…

While the sun’s eye rules my sight

While the sun’s eye rules my sight, love sits as sultan in my soul. His army has made camp in my heart — passion and…

If what she says is true

If what she says is true And she feels for me The obsessive desire That I feel for her, Then, in the sweltering heat of…

While the sun’s eye rules my sight

While the sun’s eye rules my sight, love sits as sultan in my soul. His army has made camp in my heart — passion and…

In the Mirror of a Man

She said: I wondered at a love that struts its glory through the garden’s flowers as they blossom. I said: don’t wonder at what you…

In Memory of Those Who Melt the Soul Forever

Their spring meadows are desolate now. Still, desire for them lives always in our heart, never dying. These are their ruins. These are the tears…

As Night Let its Curtains Down in Folds

Peace, Salma, and peace to those who halt awhile at al-Hima. It is right for one like me to greet you. Would it have hurt…