Allspirit - Spiritual Poetry, Quotations, Song Lyrics and Texts
There is a candle in your heart...
There is a candle in your heart,
ready to be kindled.
There is a void in your soul,
ready to be filled.
You feel it, don't you?
You feel the separation
from the Beloved.
Invite Him to fill you up,
embrace the fire.
Remind those who tell you otherwise that
comes to you of its own accord,
and the yearning for it
cannot be learned in any school.
From: Hush Don't Say Anything to God: Passionate Poems of Rumi
Translated by Sharam Shiva
Links to other Rumi sites
- Coleman Barks
Website of Coleman Barks, one of the foremost translators of Rumi
- Rumi Poems
Rumi Odes & Quatrains by Shahram Shiva
- The Way of the Heart
Ecstatic poetry and teaching stories of Rumi on CD