The Path to Union is not what we think it is…

The path to union is not as we assumed.
The world of the soul is not as we thought.
The source from which Khizr drank the water of life
Is in our own house, but we have buried it. 
~ Shaykh Sadruddin Qunawi
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When you eventually see through the veils to how things really are, you will keep saying again and again, “This is certainly not like we thought it was.”
~ Mawlana Rumi

Even the birds have flown from the house.

Ramadan Mubarak to everyone.

Sama’ in private is one thing.  It’s another in a public setting like the one here.  Still, though, I find this one of the most compelling of NFAK’s performances.

There are English translations in the video.  The beautiful message of which he sings would still come through, however, even if the language translation was not there.