It’s hard to keep your foothold in a world where structures are constantly collapsing, where boundaries erode and old forms fall away—from cells to civilizations.
The Illusion of Self
by Alireza Nurbakhsh
Each of us tends to think of him- or herself as a distinct being, a “self” that is both separate from other people and separate from our bodies and our perceptions, thoughts and feelings.
Till Death Do Us Part / The Marriage of the Feminine Sensible to the Masculine Transcendental in Rumi’s Masnavi
“In the woman’s view of life, the outer world and the inner world, the words and the actions, the “sensible” and the “transcendental” must inform one another.”