To Give Away One’s Head

Peace, one and all…

‘A true lover is one who accepts death for the Beloved.
He doesn’t desert love, nor turns his face, even if wounded by
many swords.
He halts and stands wherever he sees the Beloved’s mysteries.
Bahu, true love is that of Husayn and Ali: to give away one’s head
but never give away the secret’
Sultan Bahu, trans. Jamal Elias

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