Sufi poetry

A Quote by Rabi'a Al-'Adawiyya on mysticism, god, and sufi poetry

I carry a torch in one hand
and a bucket of water in the other
with these things
I am going to set fire to Heaven
and put out the flames of Hell
so that voyagers to God
can rip the veils
and see the real goal.   

Rabi'a al-'Adawiyya


Contributed by: Julie

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