Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Two Wings

  سورة النبأ  Sura An-Naba (78) Verse 8

وَخَلَقْنَاكُمْ أَزْوَاجًا

(credit image - HERE)

God turns you from one feeling to another
and teaches by means of opposites,
so that you will have two wings to fly,
not one.

Mathnawi II: 1552; 1554
Version by Camille and Kabir Helminski
"Rumi: Daylight"
Threshold Books, 1994
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