Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

(1207 - 1273 / Persia)

I Am Only The House Of Your Beloved - Poem by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

'I am only the house of your beloved,
not the beloved herself:
true love is for the treasure,
not for the coffer that contains it.'
The real beloved is that one who is unique,
who is your beginning and your end.
When you find that one,
you'll no longer expect anything else:
that is both the manifest and the mystery.
That one is the lord of states of feeling,
dependent on none;
month and year are slaves to that moon.
When he bids the 'state,'
it does His bidding;
when that one wills, bodies become spirit.


Comments about I Am Only The House Of Your Beloved by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

  • Titto Mutunguti Titto Mutunguti (10/12/2015 2:58:00 PM)

    When you find that one,
    you'll no longer expect anything else: , , nice (Report) Reply

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  • Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (10/12/2015 9:25:00 AM)

    The great poet Jalaluddin Rumi's famous poetry that enjoyed well. (Report) Reply

  • Seema Jayaraman Seema Jayaraman (10/12/2015 1:48:00 AM)

    when one finds true love, one will not expect anything else.. how true a description of true love (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis (10/12/2015 1:07:00 AM)

    True love is for the treasues of life. Nice work. (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh T A Ramesh T A (10/12/2015 12:50:00 AM)

    Feeling and spirit are not dependent like house or moon or sun ever ideed and love is also so! (Report) Reply

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal Mohammed Asim Nehal (10/12/2015 12:26:00 AM)

    Superb, Nice poem by Master poet....Enjoyed it. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 30, 2010



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