Rumi

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there. Jalal Al-Din Rumi 13th century

Dream

….I was told, in my dream, that there was a treasure for me in Baghdad, buried in a certain quarter of the city on such and such street.” The name of the street… that he said was where this man lived! “And the dream- voice told me, ‘It’s in So-and-so’s house. Go there and get it!’” Without knowing, he had described the exact house, and mentioned this man’s name! “But I didn’t do what the dream said to do, and look at you, who did, wandering the world, fatigued, and begging in… Read More

The Dream is a second life.

“The Dream is a second life. Never can I pass without a shudder through those gates of ivory or horn which separate us from the invisible world. The first moments of sleep are the counterpart of death: a kind of nebulous sluggishness paralyzes our thinking, and at some instant which we cannot precisely determine, the self, in another form, continues the work of our existence. This is a kind of subterranean realm which is gradually illumined, and where the pal…e, grave, immobile figures who inhabit the land of limbo emerge from shadows… Read More