Rabia al Basri (717 - 801 / Basra / Iraq)
Poems of Rabia al Basri
|1.||Die Before You Die||5/8/2012|
|3.||If I Adore You||5/8/2012|
|4.||In My Soul||5/8/2012|
|7.||My God and My Lord||5/8/2012|
|8.||My Greatest Need is You||1/1/2004|
|10.||Take Away The Words Of The Devil||5/8/2012|
|11.||The Holy Water||5/8/2012|
|12.||With My Beloved||5/8/2012|
I saw myself in a wide green garden, more beautiful than I could begin to understand. In this garden was a young girl. I said to her, "How wonderful this place is!"
"Would you like to see a place even more wonderful than this?" she asked.
"Oh yes," I answered. Then taking me by the hand, she led me on until we came to a magnificent palace, like nothing that was ever seen by human eyes. The young girl knocked on the door, and someone opened it. Immediately both of us were flooded with light