The World

The world, my brother! will abide with none,
By the world's Maker let thy heart be won.
Rely not, nor repose on this world's gain,
For many a son like thee she has reared and slain.
What matters, when the spirit seeks to fly...
If on a throne or on bare earth we die?
Sheikh Saadi (1207 - 1291)

8 comments:

  1. you seem to have picked it up from one of Maskeen ji's lectures. he used to mention Sheikh Saadi at times.

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  2. Yes . . . and in the end . . . we are all one. Peace!

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  3. Thanks Friendly nextdoor guy.I picked this short poem from internet. I have a great respect for Maskin Ji.
    God bless.

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  4. Very warm welcome
    Joanne Cucinello, to my blog and sharing your insights.
    God bless.

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  5. I just enjoy so much your post, yes totally true, nothing we will take to the spiritual world that is not in our soul, so what nothing else matters, but with what things you enrich or make your soul poor. Blessings.

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  6. You are right Shine.
    Thanks for sharing your noble views.
    God bless.

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  7. Dear Surjit, this world is a place and a space we do living life together a sharing, and abundance shall we all taste when goodness we do enjoin with a special willing.

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  8. Thanks ZubliZainordin, for sharing your insights.
    God bless.

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