47 votes
Many of us have participated in the reflection activity proposed at the end of the article “The nightingale and the rose: from attachment to renunciation” and have examined the question of how we can apply in our lives the hoopoe’s advice to the nightingale enamoured of the rose. What are then these roses—or attachments—that too often fill our thoughts or take up space in our lives to the point that we neglect that which is essential?...
100 votes
By - Sep 17, 2017 ...
Tags : God, Leili Anvar, Ostad Elahi,...
In his poem entitled “The Quintessence of Religions”, Ostad Elahi lays out in a few verses what he considers to be the result of a lifetime of experience. This “(quint)essential” summary brings to light, among other things, the relationship...
100 votes
By - Jul 13, 2017 ...
Tags : Attar, Poetry, Renunciation,...
For those engaged on a spiritual journey, delving into the works of great spiritual figures can be a way to connect to God and benefit from the spiritual lessons contained in these works. In this regard, Ostad Elahi points out that the mira...
103 votes
By - May 27, 2017 ...
Tags : Ego, Imperious Self, In vivo practice,...
According to Ostad Elahi’s model of the self, we are bi-dimensional beings. We carry within ourselves a celestial part that, combined with our animal terrestrial part, forms our humanity. It is within this intimate combination—perhaps best ...
100 votes
By - Apr 23, 2017 ...
Tags : Ego, In vivo practice, Self-knowledge
From a perspective of ethical perfection, to see ourselves in the mirrors of others is to take everything that emanates from them (actions, words, behaviour, etc.) as means to better know ourselves. Such was the general conclusion reached b...

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