Der Rumi ... What Is True Love? Rumi Calendar Series– Response to the August Question What is True Love? Why are there so many unhappy relationships and broken hearts? Love which is based on just a pretty face; is not true love,
Dear Rumi ... Do I have Free Will? Do I have free will and choice in life, or is it all predetermined? What do "acceptance" and "surrender" mean in real life? Rumi Calendar Series - Response to the June Question This is an age old unanswered question which Rumi says will never be
Rumi tells us that yes there is a reason we are here and we do have a true purpose. “Someone said: ‘I have neglected that true purpose.’ Rumi replied: When this thought enters a person’s mind and they criticize themselves, saying, ‘What am I about, and why do I do these things?’ When this happens, it is a sure sign that the person is actually loved and cared for. ‘Love continues so long as reprimands continue,’ said the poet. We may reprimand our friends, but we never reprimand a stranger.” ~Rumi 
Rumi Calendar – Response to the February Question What is true happiness? Is it something to attain? Should I peruse it? If yes, how? If not, then how can I be happy? Rumi guides us to look for the answer inside our question. We are asking what “true” happiness is. This implies that “false” happiness should
Mowlana Jalaledin Mohammad Balkhi known as Rumi, poet of the heart, universal teacher of timeless wisdom, mystic and Sufi master was born in 1207 CE in Balkh (today’s Afghanistan, then part of Persia). He died in Konya (Turkey) in 1273. Rumi was a true Moslem. He emphasised that; in essence; he was not “attached” to any nation or creed, he loved all of humanity and respected all true spiritual paths of Oneness.
Rumi Calendar – Response to the January Question I know I have a past and will hopefully have a future, but what does this “living in the now” mean, this being present that all the wisdom masters advise? What is eternity? Is there a beginning, an end?
"Who am I?" Rumi poem with original Persian recitation Rumi's poetry could be truly transformative. This is one of the ones I loved so much that I decided to translate it to English (Rumi wrote predominantly in his mother tongue, Persian). It beautifully describes the messiness of being a human; struggling with temptations, insecurities, thoughts
In a recent seminar, someone asked me about a spiritual experience she often has during meditation and wondered why such beautiful experience repeatedly reaches a certain height and stops despite her longing for it to go higher. My response to her was along the lines that no one really knows, but I wonder why you want it to go “higher”? Is there a value judgement here that the higher the experience the better? It would be worthwhile to explore where such belief comes from for you.