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Sufism on Allspirit

Sufism is the mystical branch of Islam and is a path of love and devotion. The aim of The Sufis is the removal of all veils between individual and God, Lover and Beloved. Sufis believe it is important to work with a teacher, who can show the way through experience.

On Allspirit there are poems from the great mystical Sufi Poets, Rumi, Hafiz and Yunus Emre. There is also the full text of The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, Translated by Edward FitzGerald First Edition 1859. Also, explore through the many Allspirit quotations to find more Sufi quotes. Please bookmark this page, and check back regularly to read newly added Sufi writings. If you enjoy this site, please use the social media buttons on the left side to share with your favourite sites.

... dedication to worship, total dedication to Allah most High, disregard for the finery and ornament of the world, abstinence from the pleasure, wealth, and prestige sought by most men, and retiring from others to worship alone.

Ibn Khaldun, quoted in Keller, Nuh Ha Mim, The Place of Tasawwuf in Traditional Islam
www.masud.co.uk, 1995

Secret of Secrets

If you could get rid
of yourself just once,
The secret of secrets
Would open to you.
The face of the unknown,
Hidden beyond the universe
Would appear on the
Mirror of your perception.

~Rumi