“Not through discourse, not through the intellect, not even through the study of the scriptures can the Self (Atman) be realized. The Self reveals Himself… to the one who longs for the Self. Those who long for the Self with all their heart are chosen by the Self as His own.”
~ Mundaka Upanishad 3:2:3
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The book of the Sufi is not black ink on white paper
But it is an innocent heart like snow (Rumi) 🙂
Yes. I like the definition of a Sufi: ‘a dead man walking’. Also, ‘ibn ‘al wakt’
Yes, my favourite is also the definition of a Sufi (by Shaikh Abul-Hasan Kharaqani):
A Sufi is that which is not.