Tagged: Sufi Stories

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The Curious Case of ending of Rumi’s Masnavi

Persian (Farsi) is regarded as the language of beautiful verse and it is no surprise that Persia witnessed some of the world’s greatest poets including Hafiz, Shaykh Saadi, Hakim Sinai and Faridudin Attar to...

Story of Hazrat Ali Hajvairi - Allama Iqbal

The Happiest Man In The World: Sufi Story

The Happiest Man In The World A man who was living in comfortable enough circumstances went one day to see a certain sage, reputed to have all knowledge. He said to him: ‘Great Sage,...

You and Me – Sufi Story by Maulana Rumi

  You and Me – Sufi Story by Maulana Rumi One went to the door of the Beloved and knocked. A voice asked: “Who is there?” He answered: ‘It is I’ The voice said:...

Uwais el-Qami and his Visitor: Sufi Story

  Uwais el-Qami, the Sufi, had a visitor, who came to seek God. ‘Do you seek God? If so, why have you come to me?’, asked Uwais. The visitors only thought that they sought God. Their...

Bayazid Bastami and Fire-Worshiper

A fire-worshipping Magian [fire-worshipper] was asked why he did not become a Muslim. He answered: ‘If you mean that I should be as good a man as Bayazid, I lack the courage. lf however,...

King and the Sufi Painting

Stone Eating is Forbidden: Sufi Story

  A hunter, walking through some woods, came upon a notice. He read the words: STONE EATING IS FORBIDDEN. His curiosity was stimulated, and he followed a track which led past the sign until...