English    Türkçe    فارسی   


  • They were shouting and shrieking: several were becoming intoxicated and beside themselves.
  • کخ‌کخی و های و هویی می‌زدند ** تای چندی مست و بی‌خود می‌شدند
  • An idle busybody said to the Súfí, “What is the matter? (Only) a food-wallet hung (on a nail), and it is empty of bread!”
  • بوالفضولی گفت صوفی را که چیست ** سفره‌ای آویخته وز نان تهیست
  • He (the Súfí) said, “Begone, begone! Thou art a (mere) form without spirit: do thou seek existence (not non-existence), for thou art no lover.”
  • گفت رو رو نقش بی‌معنیستی ** تو بجو هستی که عاشق نیستی
  • The lover's food is love of the bread, without (the existence of) the bread: no one that is sincere (in his love) is in thrall to existence. 3020
  • عشق نان بی نان غذای عاشق است ** بند هستی نیست هر کو صادقست
  • Lovers have naught to do with existence: lovers have the interest without (having) the capital.
  • عاشقان را کار نبود با وجود ** عاشقان را هست بی سرمایه سود
  • They have no wings, and (yet) they fly round the world; they have no hands, and (yet) they carry off the ball from the polo-field.
  • بال نه و گرد عالم می‌پرند ** دست نه و گو ز میدان می‌برند
  • That dervish who scented (perceived) Reality used to weave baskets though his hand had been cut off.
  • آن فقیری کو ز معنی بوی یافت ** دست ببریده همی زنبیل بافت
  • Lovers have pitched their tents in non-existence: they are of one colour (quality) and one essence, like non-existence.
  • عاشقان اندر عدم خیمه زدند ** چون عدم یک‌رنگ و نفس واحدند
  • How should the sucking babe know the taste of viands? To the Jinní scent is meat and drink. 3025
  • شیرخواره کی شناسد ذوق لوت ** مر پری را بوی باشد لوت و پوت
  • How shall a human being scent (perceive) his (the Jinní's) scent, inasmuch as his (the man's) nature is contrary to his (the Jinní's) nature?
  • آدمی کی بو برد از بوی او ** چونک خوی اوست ضد خوی او