long

At one time, Bahá’u’lláh had written down an ode of Rúmí’s for him, and had told him to turn his face toward the Báb and sing the words, set to a melody. And so as he wandered through… Read More

pine

O Love, who sellest me this wine,  O Love, for whom I burn and bleed,  Love, for whom I cry and pine—  Thou the Piper, I the reed. – Excerpt from Rúmí, as quoted by ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, telling the… Read More

three

“Each moon, O my belov’d, For three days I go mad; Today’s the first of these— ’Tis why thou seest me glad.” – Rúmí, quoted by Bahá’u’lláh, The Call of the Divine Beloved