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  • چون خدا فرمود ره را راه من  ** این خفیر از چیست و آن یک راه‌زن  1610
  • Since God has called the Way ‘My Way,’ wherefore is this one a trusty escort and that one a brigand?
  • از یک اشکم چون رسد حر و سفیه  ** چون یقین شد الولد سر ابیه 
  • How can (both) the (noble) freeman and the (base) fool come from a single womb, since it is certain that the son is (the expression of) his father’s inmost nature?
  • وحدتی که دید با چندین هزار  ** صد هزاران جنبش از عین قرار 
  • Who (ever) saw a Unity with so many thousand (numbers), (or) a hundred thousand motions (proceeding) from the essence of Rest?”
  • جواب گفتن آن قاضی صوفی را 
  • The Cadi’s reply to the Súfi.
  • گفت قاضی صوفیا خیره مشو  ** یک مثالی در بیان این شنو 
  • The Cadi said, “O Súfí, do not be perplexed: hearken to a parable in explanation of this (mystery).
  • هم‌چنانک بی‌قراری عاشقان  ** حاصل آمد از قرار دلستان 
  • (‘Tis) just as the disquiet of lovers is the result of the tranquillity of the one who captivates their hearts.
  • او چو که در ناز ثابت آمده  ** عاشقان چون برگها لرزان شده  1615
  • He stands immovable, like a mountain, in his disdain, while his lovers are quivering like leaves.
  • خنده‌ی او گریه‌ها انگیخته  ** آب رویش آب روها ریخته 
  • His laughter stirs (them to) tears, his glory causes their glories to fade.
  • این همه چون و چگونه چون زبد  ** بر سر دریای بی‌چون می‌طپد 
  • All this conditionality is tossing like foam on the surface of the unconditioned Sea.
  • ضد و ندش نیست در ذات و عمل  ** زان بپوشیدند هستیها حلل 
  • In its (the Sea’s) essence and action there is neither opposite nor like: by it (alone) are (all) existences clothed in robes (of existence).
  • ضد ضد را بود و هستی کی دهد  ** بلک ازو بگریزد و بیرون جهد 
  • How should an opposite bestow being and existence on its opposite? Nay, it flees and escapes from it.