Become the Sun itself

Blurry pattern of colorful decoration lights

A true seeker must transcend those joys and delights that are just the ray and reflection of the glory of God.  He must not let himself grow content with such things, even though they are of God, come from God’s grace, and are of the radiance of God’s beauty, for they are not eternal; with reference to God they are eternal: with reference to man, they are not.

Think of the rays of the sun shining into houses.  They are rays of the sun, and they are light, but they are attached to the sun and not the houses.  When the sun sets, their light no more remains.

What we have to do, then, is to become the Sun itself, so all fear of separation can forever be ended.

~ Mawlana Jelalludin Rumi


11 thoughts on “Become the Sun itself

    • Dear Sonya,

      Thank you for your visit and comments. I will read this item. Thank you for sharing it!

      All good wishes,


  1. It’s always a delight to read Rumi’s magnificent words mashaAllah.. thank you for sharing this with us.

    Best wishes,

  2. Thank you for this Robert. The journey through life is one of becoming – the iceberg is no longer separate as it melts into the ocean. The bliss of union – who can imagine it? Thank you for sharing and reminding us of this knowledge.

    • Dear Anjali,

      How nice to hear from you! Thank you for your visit and comments. I like a lot what you have shared here now.

      All good wishes,


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