Muharram Reflections: A Poem of Hakim Sana’i

Peace, one and all…

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Religion is your Husayn,
while desires and hopes are pigs and dogs –
yet you kill the first and feed these two.
How can you keep on cursing the wicked Yazid and Shimr?
You are a Shimr and a Yazid for your own Husayn!

Hakim Sana’i, Diwan

Ask olsun! May love increase!

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