On One Point The Matter Ends

By Bulleh Shah On one point the matter ends Catch the point, drop the academe Push away divisions which blaspheme Cast off hell, the grave, chastisement extreme Cleanse out the heart’s every dream Into this house everything descends On one point the matter ends For nothing we rub foreheads on the ground Then show off…Read more On One Point The Matter Ends

The Truly Sacred Temple

Read the First Alphabet and be Free!

By Bulleh Shah Translated by Muzaffar A. Ghaffaar Read the first alphabet and be free The first alphabet became two bodies, then four Then became thousands, lakhs, a crore From there became countless more The unique alphabet's dot a lone pedigree Read the first alphabet and be free Cartloads of books why have you read…Read more Read the First Alphabet and be Free!

Every moment love’s a new surge of spring

By Bulleh Shah Every moment love's a new surge of spring The lesson of love-rapture when first I read The mosque my heart began to dread Into the Thakur's abode I fled Where a thousand conches sing Every moment love's a new surge of spring When the ways of love-rapture I gained Differences of me…Read more Every moment love’s a new surge of spring