A Garden Amidst The Flames

Peace, one and all…

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Here’s a beautiful rendition of a profound poem by Ibn Arabi, by Amina Alaoui.

O Marvel! a garden amidst the flames.
My heart has become capable of every form:
it is a pasture for gazelles and a convent for Christian monks,
and a temple for idols and the pilgrim’s Kaa’ba,
and the tables of the Torah and the book of the Quran.
I follow the religion of Love: whatever way Love’s camels take,
that is my religion and my faith.

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