1000 petals by axinia

the only truth I know is my own experience

The Intellectual Quest April 28, 2007

Filed under: personal,poetry,spirituality,thoughts,women,world — axinia @ 8:49 pm

 axinia

 

The intellectual quest is exquisite like pearls and coral,

But it is not the same as the spiritual quest.

The spiritual quest is on another level altogether,

Spiritual wine has a subtler taste.

The intellect and the senses investigate cause and effect.

The spiritual seeker surrenders to the wonder.

 

RUMI (1207-1273) Persian poet, jurist, theologian

 

 

3 Responses to “The Intellectual Quest”

  1. dio Says:

    When are you getting back. Miss having you around 🙂

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  3. Sahaja Says:

    Wow…..I really love Rumi’s poems….but never came across this one….I agree with the last line perfectly, coz I always surrender to the wonder…in my case, a wonder called Nature :-)…It always fascinates me!!


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