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Ibn Arabi Quotes (Sufi Poetry)

Ibn Arabi was a Sufi philosopher, mystic poet who lived from 1165 to 1240. Born in Andalusia, Ibn Arabi is sometimes considered as "al-Shaykh al-Akbar", a title given to him as he was one of the most influential and greatest thinkers in Sufism, the mystery tradition...

23 Wise Quotes by Omar Khayyam, the Astronomer Poet of Persia

Omar Khayyam was born in 1048 in the city of Nishapur in northeastern Iran. He was a Persian scientist, philosopher and poet best known for his influential work of poetry, the Rubaiyat, which was introduced to the west by Edward Fitzgerald's famous translation into...

50+ Sufi Quotes That Will Inspire and Enlighten Your Soul

What is a sufi? Is there such a thing as 'islamic mysticism'? Are sufis even muslim? The term Sufi has historically been applied to Muslim ascetics who, like Christian hermits, dressed in woolen robes as a symbol of repentance and self-denial. Sufis are known for...

All About Gnosticism and Gnostic Mythology

Our world is a mistake, everything bodily and material is bad and last but not least the god most people worship is evil. That's the Gnostic worldview in a very compact nutshell. However that isn't the entire story of Gnosticism; there is much more to be said about...

Spiritual Enlightenment is Unbroken Direct Experience

There may be come a point for some individuals where they simply become weary of methods and practices, when they realize that what they are trying to get access is already and always here anyhow. This individual may sometimes be referred to as a spiritual seeker or a...

Who’s Who in the Mystics Zoo

A spiritual guide to the mystical experience by an enlightened Hippopotamus Dedicated to the Beloved and my angelic mother This book was written in a series of spontaneous sessions through the free flowing of consciousness. I didn’t have any clear purpose with the...

Contemplations of a Mystic

Spiritual and mystical soliloquies on the dissolution of the separate self into the supreme This book was written for the lovers, the free spirits of the world and the ones that have felt the longing for the one true love for billions upon billions of years. This is...

Miyamoto Musashi: 18 Zen Quotes by the Ronin Philosopher

Miyamoto Musashi (1584-1645) also known as Shinmen Takezo, Miyamoto Bennosuke or by his Buddhist name Niten Doraku, was a famous samurai swordsman, ronin and Zen philosopher during Japan's feudal era in the 17th century. He was known as an excellent and unrivalled...

What is Spiritual Enlightenment?

No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path. The Buddha (Dhammapada) Many people go around not knowing what to make of the idea of spiritual enlightenment, also known as nirvana, moksha, mystical union and what have you....

Zhuangzi: 28 Insightful Quotes by the Daoist Sage

Zhuangzi, also known as Chuang Tzu, was a Chinese Daoist sage, mystic and philosopher (even considered to be a mythological figure by some) who probably lived in 300 BCE, somewhere in the state of Song during the Zhou Dynasty. Zhuangzi is best known for the book with...
Saadi Shirazi: 20 Beautiful Quotes by the Persian Poet

Saadi Shirazi: 20 Beautiful Quotes by the Persian Poet

Saadi Shirazi was a highly influential Persian poet and writer who lived in the 13th century. He is best known today for his works 'Gulistan', 'Bustan' and for his extensive love poetry (ghazals). Together with Rumi and Hafez, he is considered one of the three...

20 Spiritual Quotes by the Neoplatonists of the Ancient World

20 Spiritual Quotes by the Neoplatonists of the Ancient World

Derived from the thoughts of Plato, neoplatonism was a philosophical tradition that took its distinct form in Egypt through the thoughts of the 3rd century Alexandrian philosopher Ammonius Saccas, but reached its climax in the works of his student Plotinus, who was...

16 Spiritual Quotes On Awakening and Ego-Death

16 Spiritual Quotes On Awakening and Ego-Death

Ego-death, awakening, enlightenment.. These are some of the words and concepts we hear about in spiritual circles; but what do they really mean? Are there genuine experiences we as humans can have that correspond to these spiritual notions or are they just figments of...

Ibn Arabi Quotes (Sufi Poetry)

Ibn Arabi Quotes (Sufi Poetry)

Ibn Arabi was a Sufi philosopher, mystic poet who lived from 1165 to 1240. Born in Andalusia, Ibn Arabi is sometimes considered as "al-Shaykh al-Akbar", a title given to him as he was one of the most influential and greatest thinkers in Sufism, the mystery tradition...

23 Wise Quotes by Omar Khayyam, the Astronomer Poet of Persia

23 Wise Quotes by Omar Khayyam, the Astronomer Poet of Persia

Omar Khayyam was born in 1048 in the city of Nishapur in northeastern Iran. He was a Persian scientist, philosopher and poet best known for his influential work of poetry, the Rubaiyat, which was introduced to the west by Edward Fitzgerald's famous translation into...

50+ Sufi Quotes That Will Inspire and Enlighten Your Soul

50+ Sufi Quotes That Will Inspire and Enlighten Your Soul

What is a sufi? Is there such a thing as 'islamic mysticism'? Are sufis even muslim? The term Sufi has historically been applied to Muslim ascetics who, like Christian hermits, dressed in woolen robes as a symbol of repentance and self-denial. Sufis are known for...

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