Poetry

When I was a child…

The storms would come the sun won’t shine the clouds would hound the stories would undermine. The shattered souls would cry through crime the meaningless tears would no more shine. The broken pieces would spread like slime and non-mendable trust shall break in line. The power of love would no more whine the mountains would… Continue reading When I was a child…

40 Rules of Enlightenment · Poetry

Rule # 33 – From Emptiness to Nothingness

While everyone in this world strives to get somewhere and become someone, only to leave it all behind after death, you aim for the supreme stage of nothingness. Live this life as light and empty as the number zero. We are no different from a pot. It is not the decorations outside but the emptiness… Continue reading Rule # 33 – From Emptiness to Nothingness

40 Rules of Enlightenment · Poetry

Rule # 32- Your Guide

Rule # 32 Nothing should stand between yourself and God. Not imams, priests, rabbis, or any other custodians of moral or religious leadership. Not spiritual masters, not even your faith. Believe in your values and your rules, but never lord them over others. If you keep breaking other people’s hearts, whatever religious duty you perform is no… Continue reading Rule # 32- Your Guide

40 Rules of Enlightenment · Poetry

Rule # 31- A Soft Heart

Rule # 31 If you want to strengthen your faith, you will need to soften inside. For your faith to be rock solid, your heart needs to be as soft as a feather. Through an illness, accident, loss, or fright, one way or another, we all are faced with incidents that teach us how to… Continue reading Rule # 31- A Soft Heart

My Photography · One Liners · Poetry

Ye Zindai

Ye rang, justojoo, aur zindagi Bas jeenay nahi deti, sonay nahi deti. Translation: These colors, struggles, and life Just don’t let you live, don’t let you sleep. -Arsh Azim