Rabia al-Basri (Adawiyya) Quotes and Poems

Rabia al-Basri (Adawiyya) Quotes and Poems

Rabia al-Basri (713 – 801) was a Sufi mystic saint, who’s widely recognized as being the most influential and notable female Sufi mystic in Islamic history. She did not leave any written work of her own, as most of the sources of the quotes and stories...
Bayazid Bastami Quotes

Bayazid Bastami Quotes

Bayazid Bastami (804 – 874) was a very influential Persian Sufi mystic who lived during the 9th century. He is highly revered in the Sufi tradition of Islam as he was one of the saints recorded in Attar’s comprehensive biographical volumes. The true man...
Bulleh Shah Quotes and Poems

Bulleh Shah Quotes and Poems

Bulleh Shah (1680-1757) was a Punjabi Sufi mystic poet, humanist and philosopher who lived during the Mughal Empire and era. He is best known for his devotional sufi poems dedicated to the Beloved. Seek the spirit, forget the form. Bulleh Shah Enough is enough, talk...
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...
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...
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...

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