“Don’t go outside your house to see the flowers. My friend, don’t bother with that excursion. Inside your body there are flowers. One flower has a thousand petals. That will do for a place to sit. Sitting there you will have a glimpse of beauty inside the body and out of it, before gardens and […]

“Plant So that your own heart Will grow. […]   Sing Because this is a food Our starving world Needs.   Laugh Because that is the purest Sound.” –Hafiz

“Any movement or sound is a profession of faith, as the millstone grinding is explaining how it believes in the river! No metaphor can say this, but I can’t stop pointing to the beauty. Every moment and place says, ‘Put this design in your carpet!’” –Rumi

“If you want great wealth, and that which lasts forever, wake up! If you want to shine with the love of the Beloved, wake up! You’ve slept a hundred nights, and what has it brought you? For your Self, for your God, wake up! Wake up! Sleep no more.” –Jelaluddin Rumi (1207-1273)

“The effect and the purpose of Self-awareness is to give us a completely different idea of the things we know best.”

“There is nothing critical, there is nothing urgent, except Self-awareness.” ­–Sahajananda

“How wonderful, how marvelous, how perfect, how complete. Everything in existence is just like this.” –Buddha

“The tendency towards the Absolute is difficult to realize in a heterogeneous soul—a soul lacking a center… Such a soul is a ‘house divided against itself,’ thus destined to collapse, spiritually speaking.” –Frithjof Schuon