Didn't I tell you not to go to that place?
It is ME, who is your intimate FRIEND.
In this imaginary plain of non-existence,
I am your spring of eternal life.
Even if you lose yourself in wrath for a hundred thousand years,
at the end, you will discover,
it is ME, who is the culmination of your dreams.

Didn't I tell you not to be satisfied with the veil of this world?
I am the master illusionist.
it is ME, who is the welcoming banner at the gate of your contentment.
Didn't I tell you? I am an ocean, you are a fish;
do not go to the dry land, it is ME, who is your comforting body of water.
Didn't I tell you not to fall in this trap like a blind bird?
I am your wings, I am the strength in your wings,
I am the wind keeping you in flight.
Didn't I tell you that they will kidnap you from the path?
They will steal your warmth and take your devotion away.
I am your fire, I am your heartbeat,
I am the life in your breath.
Didn't I tell you? They will accuse you of all the wrongdoings,
they will call you ugly names, they will make you forget
it is ME, who is the source of your happiness.
Didn't I tell you?
Wonder not, how your life will turn out,
how you will ever get your world in order,
it is ME, who is your omnipresent creator.
If your are a guiding torch of the heart,
know the path to that house.
If you are a person of GOD,
 know this, It is ME, who is the chief of the village of your life.
|‪#‎Rumi‬|
Having crossed the river,
where will you go, O friend ?
There's no road to tread,
No traveler ahead,
Neither a beginning, nor an end.
There's no water, no boat, no boatman, no cord;
No earth is there, no sky, no time, no bank, no ford.
You have forgotten the Self within,
Your search in the void will be in vain;
In a moment this life will ebb
And in this body you won't remain.
Be ever conscious of this, O friend,
You have to immerse within your Self;
Kabir says, salvation you won't then need,
For what you are, you would be indeed.
~ Kabir ~
Once God, that Great Being,
Whose nature is Existence, Knowledge and Bliss, slept.
He was like a man in deep sleep
Who is, but does not know that He is.
He had no knowledge of His knowledge nor experience of His bliss.
He was like a still, shorless Ocean which no wind or wave moved upon. 

There was nothing but Him.
There were no stars nor sun nor earth nor anything.
All things were within Him; but since He slept,
They also were asleep, unformed and unmanifest.
All knowledge of Himself and of all things were in Him,
But He did not know that He knew.
Then there surged within Him the desire (Whim) to know:Who He was; 

and He spoke within Himself the First Speech,
"WHO AM I?" And with the utterance of this First Speech
All things in their potentiality came forth from Him.
But all things are Nothing; and so the universe of stars and suns Is nothing. 

Nothing is included in His Everything......
Each thing He brought forth out of Nothing and caused to exist.
He created stone; thought He was stone; lived as stone.
Millions of years, and then said, "Something other am I."

He created vegetation; though He was vegetation; lived as vegetation.
Millions of years, and then said, "Something other am I."
He created in turn worms and reptiles, fishes, birds and animals,
And in turn thought He was, and lived as each, of these.
Then He created Man, and said, "This is sufficient for all My requirements.
I know Myself who I am, because this is in My own Image, Myself."