Home Of My Heart

By Yunus Emre This home of my heart, why is it from Love’s land overflowing?I can walk with head held high, yet from it Love is gushing! How can I tell my secret when to none it should be said?When Friend comes patience goes... all resolve is leaving! Who has seen Friend’s face can remain…Read more Home Of My Heart

If You Truly Love…

All in the world idolises that One, who I do too: we can’t deny one; it’s a door open to go through. Who and what we love our Beloved also loves… friend of our Friend can’t doubt this, for it’s true. Be friend of friend of the Friend if you truly love: unfair to Friend…Read more If You Truly Love…

Love Is Like The Sun

Now hear me my friends, love is like the sun, shining: without love, the heart is nothing but a stone, nothing. It doesn't matter how soft, in a stony heart what rises? Soft words turn into war when poison tongue's saying. A heart that loves goes on burning, melting like wax... heart hard like stone…Read more Love Is Like The Sun

When You Say ‘I’

By Yunus Emre When you say ‘I’ remember this state has no reality:did you ever guard with double vision at a gate see?If you listen to this Word I say, if you care for Self...never say that you and It are separate, as it is crazy!It only goes on, Beloved in all the world’s nations...to…Read more When You Say ‘I’

What of Dervishness?

By Yunus Emre You, go on saying I'm a dervish, in me is what ofdervishness? Summer is true land of dervishes, in winter I doless! I took name of ‘dervish’, in its our forms was clothed:but when I saw the Path ahead what I did wasshameless! I, proud of dervish cloak and cap, saw it…Read more What of Dervishness?

One Worthy Of Your Love

By Yunus Emre Can one live in the world of love, knowing nothing? All of us care about something... all, love something. There are a hundred thousand loves in Truth's world: deep inside yourself, One worthy you will be finding. It is the love of the Compassionate... Merciful One, versus loving Satan, the reject: your…Read more One Worthy Of Your Love

Another Self

By Yunus Emre In the deepest part of my soul I love You... deeply,inside: as I go on I turn from religious dogma, completely,inside. Don't think that I am in myself, for really I am not...in me is another Self, if one could see, magically,inside. I see that the space is filled by You wherever…Read more Another Self

Love is Ancient and is Eternal

By Yunus Emre Love is ancient and is eternal and it is the highest plane thereis. Tongue talking of Love is full of grace, God the real speakeris. God is that One Who speaks, listens, sees, allows us to see;every word God says: our body, soul’s home; who the dwelleris! How can this form possibly…Read more Love is Ancient and is Eternal

Humility and God’s Infinite Grace

By Yunus Emre I am called by these folk ‘Sufi’ and I’ll use my rosaryceaselessly...the wisdom my tongue speaks my heart won’t accepteasily.Although I’m allowed to spread the Word, a lie is my piety;what I care for is in another place, the Path I cannotsee!Wise may be my words but a mere cloak for show…Read more Humility and God’s Infinite Grace

Humility

To be really on this Path you have to have humility: if you judge others, pushed down the stairs you'll be!If heart flies too high from this Way you'll fly away: one can't hide, what is inside out will be, all will see!Even that long white bearded one, looking O so wise, if he breaks…Read more Humility