Here are 7 Lessons you can Learn from Rumi:
“Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes around in another form. ” — Rumi
Sometimes life becomes hard and we fall into depression. Sometimes we thought everything has been lost and we lose hope. But in this quote, Rumi teaches us, How not to fall in grieve? And He assures us whatever you lose in life you get it again. It may not come in their previous from but it will come surely.
“Why do you stay in prison when the door is so wide open?”-Rumi
Humans are slaves of their thoughts. They thought their possibilities are limited. Most of the time they don’t even explore the possibilities? Here, Rumi comes. He teaches us to broaden our thoughts and open our minds. Maybe what we are thinking is wrong and there are so many windows of life that can be opened. We just have to explore.
“Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.” -Rumi
Let yourself, give some opportunity to explore the worst era of your life. It will help you understand “what is your true strength”. Then your true self will pull you out from the worst.
a poet of Indian descent published her poetry book named “My Soul Rant.” I read most of her poetry here in medium or her social media handles. She reminds me of Rumi every time.
“The wound is the place where the Light enters you.” -Rumi
When our minds are hurt, our thoughts do not dwell. Only then does the real self within our minds wake up. We learn to understand, to know the power of our mind. And that’s how the rose garden grew on our wounds. Our minds burn with new breath.
“Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion. ” -Rumi
Don’t underestimate yourself. Because you are the world. You have infinite potential. Learn to love yourself. The secret of this universe is hidden inside you. You learn to recognize yourself, only then will you find the real man.
“Be melting snow. Wash yourself of yourself. ” -Rumi
You become melted ice. Rebuild yourself in the wreckage. Get rid of your arrogance. Purify yourself. Purify the mind. Your mind will tell you your destination. You will see your purest form in yourself. Find the real self, then you will find the Creator.
“Let the waters settle and you will see the moon and the stars mirrored in your own being.” -Rumi
Let the turbulent time pass. Then you will see the moon in the river water. You will be able to see your inner self. Sometimes you may think that the polar stars of life are far away, but he is very close to you. Feel yourself. You will feel the existence of your God in yourself.
If you want to know Sufism, you have to know Rumi. Sufism is mysticism. To immerse oneself and worship God. Finding the Absolute soul through introspection.