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Forty_Rules_of_Love

Forty_Rules_of_Love

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TheFortyRulesofLove,anovelbyElifShafak,referstoalistoflessonsorprinciplesbythewanderingSufimystic,ShamsofTabriz,thespiritualcompanionofRumi,compiledwhileroamingtheEarth.InShafak'snovel,hercharacter,Shams,saysinhisownwords:"AsIwentthroughtheseexperiences,Ibegantocompilealistthatwasn'twrittendowninanybook,onlyinscribedinmysoul.ThispersonallistIcalledTheBasicPrinciplesoftheItinerantMysticsofIslam.Tomethesewereasuniversal,dependable,andinvariableasthelawsofnature.TogethertheyconstitutedTheFortyRulesoftheReligionofLove,whichcouldbeattainedthroughloveandloveonly."TheFortyRules,althoughinreallifenottheactualwordsofShams,butpartlytheimaginationoftheauthorandherunderstandingofthemysticalpathofSufism,offermuchinsightintoanancientphilosophy basedontheunityofallpeopleandreligions,andthepresenceofloveineachandeveryoneofus.EachofthesebeautifulprinciplesisillustratedherebythestunningphotographyofGregoryColbert,fromhistravelingexhibition,
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Acknowledgement:BarakaPhillip
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FirstRule
HowweseeGodisadirectreflectionofhowweseeourselves.IfGodbringstomindmostlyfearandblame,itmeansthereistoomuchfearandblamewelledinsideus.IfweseeGodasfullofloveandcompassion,soarewe.
 
SecondRule
ThePathtotheTruthisalaboroftheheart,notofthehead.Makeyourheartyourprimaryguide!Notyourmind.Meet,challenge,andultimatelyprevailoveryournafswithyourheart.KnowingyouregowillleadyoutotheknowledgeofGod.

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