25 Lessons in life that everyone should learn from Rumi
“Study me as much as you want, you will not know me, because I’m different in a hundred ways from what you see me. Put yourself behind my eyes and see me as I see myself, because I chose to be in a place that you can not see. “- Rumi
Rumi, also known as Jalāl ad-Din Muhammad Balkhi, was a 13th-century Persian mystic, theologian and Persian poet. His words were loaded with wisdom and power. It was truly amazing.
Below are 25 life lessons that everyone can learn from Rumi’s words. We hope they can inspire you to live a more beautiful and meaningful life.
1. STOP LIVING SO SMALL. YOU ARE THE UNIVERSE IN STATIC MOVEMENT.
“You were born with potential. You were born with kindness and trust. You were born with ideals and dreams. You were born with greatness. You were born with wings. You’re not meant to crawl, so do not crawl. You have wings. Learn to use them and fly. ”
” You sit here for days saying this is something strange. You’re the one who’s weird. You have the energy of the sun in you, but you hold it at the base of your spine. You’re a weird kind of gold that wants to melt in the oven, so you do not have to become a coin. ”
” Why should I stay at the bottom of a well to have a rope in my hand? ”
” Become the sky. Take an ax and knock down the prison wall. Exhaust. ”
” You know what you are? You are a draft of a divine letter. You are a mirror that reflects a noble face. This universe is not outside of you. Look within yourself; Whatever you want, you already are. ”
2. YOUR FUNCTION IS TO LIVE YOUR LIFE IN A WAY THAT MAKES SENSE FOR YOU, NOT FOR “THEY”.
“Start a great and foolish project, like Noah … it makes absolutely no difference what people think of you.”
3. NEVER GIVE UP YOURSELF.
“When you go through a difficult time, when everything seems to oppose you … When you feel like you can not stand it for more than a minute, do not give up! Because this will be the time and place that the course will deflect! ”
” Sadness prepares you for the joy. She violently sweeps everything out of her house, so that a new joy can find room to enter. It shakes the yellow leaves from the branch of your heart, so that green leaves grow in its place. It pulls the rotten roots so that new roots hidden underneath have room to grow. Whatever the sadness, shake it from your heart, much better things will take its place. ”
4. IGNORANCE IS PRISON.
“Ignorance is the imprisonment of God. Knowledge is the palace of God. ”
5. THE TREASURES THAT CAN BE FOUND YOU OUT CAN NOT EVEN BE COMPARED WITH THE TREASURES THAT CAN BE FOUND WITHIN YOU.
“You wander from room to room chasing the diamond necklace that is already around your neck!”
“Everything in the universe is within you. Ask everything from yourself. ”
” Why you are enchanted with the outside world, when a gold mine is within you ”
” You go from village to village on his horse asking everyone: ‘Has anyone seen my horse?’ ”
” There’s a well inside you. Do not walk around with an empty bucket. ”
6. WHEN YOU LEAVE TO BE WHAT YOU ARE, YOU BECOME WHAT YOU CAN BE.
“Knock, and the door will open. Disappear, you will shine like the sun. Fall, who will rise to the heavens. Become nothing, and become everything. ”
7. THERE’S SOMETHING YOU KNOW DO BETTER THAN NOBODY.
“Everyone has been done for a particular job, and the desire for that work has been put into every heart.”
“Be a lamp, a lifeboat, or a ladder. Help someone’s soul heal. Get out of your house like a shepherd. ”
8. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO SEE ALL THE LADDER ONLY GIVE THE FIRST STEP.
“When you start to walk, the path appears.”
9. WHEN COMPROMISE WITH SOMETHING, DO IT WITH ALL YOUR HEART.
“Lack of enthusiasm does not allow you to master. You are in search of God, but you live by stopping in petty places. ”
” When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy. When the action comes from another section, that sensation disappears. ”
” Wherever you are and whatever you do, make love. ”
10 THINGS GOOD FINISH FOR BEST THINGS ARISING.
“Do not fret. Anything you lose comes back any other way. ”
11. WOUND IS THE PLACE WHERE THE LIGHT TAKES YOU.
“What hurts you, bless you. Darkness is your candle. ”
” Where there is ruin, there is hope of a treasure. ”
” Do not walk away. Keep your gaze in the bruised place. That is where the light enters you. ”
12. DO WHAT LOVE AND DO WITH LOVE.
“Let the beauty of love be what you do.”
“Let yourself be silently take the stronger attraction than you really love.”
“If you occupy, then, with what you really value and let the thief take the rest. ”
13. LEAST THINK. FEEL MORE.
“The reason is powerless compared to love.”
“Put your thoughts to sleep, do not let us cast a shadow on the moon of your heart. Stop thinking. ”
” Only from the heart can you touch the sky. ”
” There’s a candle in your heart, ready to be lit. There is an emptiness in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel that, do not you? ”
” Get rid of worries. Think of who created the concern! Why do you get stuck when the door is so open? ”
14. LOVE VALE TUDO.
“Throw it all out for love, if you’re a real human being. If not, leave this place. ”
15. APPRECIATE BOTH GOOD AS THE BAD IN YOUR LIFE.
“Be grateful for whoever comes, because each has been sent as a plus guide.”
“If you are irritated by every rub, how will you be polished?”
“When someone goes on a carpet, the blows are not against the carpet, are against the dust. ”
16. YOU CHANGE YOUR WORLD cHANGING tO HIMSELF.
“Yesterday I was smart, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself. ”
17. ARE MADE OF LOVE AND MADE TO LOVE.
“We are born of love; Love is our mother. ”
“Your task is not to seek love, but to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.”
“Through the love of all that is bitter it will be sweet. With love, everything that is copper will be gold. Through love the whole mixture will become wine. Through Love all pain will turn medicine. ”
” I have no companion except love. Without beginning, end, or dawn. My soul calls from within me: ‘You, ignorant of love, let go. ”
” What is false troubles the heart, but the truth brings joyous tranquility. ”
18. YOUR SOUL DOES NOT BELONG TO THIS WORLD. YOUR BODY, YES.
“All day I think about it, so the night I say: where do I come from, and what should I do? I have no idea. My soul is from somewhere else, I’m sure of it, and I intend to end there. ”
“When I die, I will soar with angels, and when I die Angels, will turn out to be something you can not imagine.”
19. THE LEVEL OF THE SOUL, WE ARE ALL ONE.
“All religions sing a song. Differences are only illusion and vanity. Sunlight looks a bit different on every wall, but it’s still one light. ”
” What I will say, O Muslims? I do not know myself, I am not a Christian, not a Jew, not Zoroaster, not a Muslim. I am neither of the East nor the West, there are no limits in my chest. ”
20. YOUR SOUL IS MORE PRECIOUS THAN ANYTHING ELSE.
“You can know the value of any and all merchandise. But if you do not know the value of your soul, it’s all nonsense. ”
21. PICK YOUR PARTNER FOR LIFE WISELY.
“Choose someone who is not counting the points, which is not seeking to be richer, or you are afraid to lose, you do not have the slightest interest even in his own personality:. It is free”
22. TRUE LOVE TRANSCENDS PLAN MATERIAL AND IT DOES NOT MATTER IF YOUR BODIES ARE SEPARATED, YOUR SOULS WILL ALWAYS BE CONNECTED.
Farewells are only for those who love with their eyes. For to those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation. ”
23. LIFT YOUR WORDS, NOT YOUR VOICE.
“Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder. ”
24. SILENCE IS THE LANGUAGE OF THE UNIVERSE.
“Silence is the language of God, everything else is poor translation.”
“Words are a pretext. It is the inner bond that draws one person to another, not his words. ”
25. BE ALIVE IS NOT ENOUGH.
“Do you think you’re alive, why do you breathe the air? What a shame, to be alive in such a limited way. Do not be without love, then you will not feel dead. Die passionately and you will live forever. “