40 Rules of Enlightenment · Poetry

Rule # 32- Your Guide

Rule # 32 Nothing should stand between yourself and God. Not imams, priests, rabbis, or any other custodians of moral or religious leadership. Not spiritual masters, not even your faith. Believe in your values and your rules, but never lord them over others. If you keep breaking other people’s hearts, whatever religious duty you perform is no… Continue reading Rule # 32- Your Guide

40 Rules of Enlightenment · Poetry

Rule # 31- A Soft Heart

Rule # 31 If you want to strengthen your faith, you will need to soften inside. For your faith to be rock solid, your heart needs to be as soft as a feather. Through an illness, accident, loss, or fright, one way or another, we all are faced with incidents that teach us how to… Continue reading Rule # 31- A Soft Heart

My Photography · One Liners · Poetry

Ye Zindai

Ye rang, justojoo, aur zindagi Bas jeenay nahi deti, sonay nahi deti. Translation: These colors, struggles, and life Just don’t let you live, don’t let you sleep. -Arsh Azim

40 Rules of Enlightenment · Poetry

Rule # 30- The True Sufi

Rule# 30 The true Sufi is such that even when he is unjustly accused, attacked, and condemned from all sides, he patiently endures, uttering not a single bad word about any of his critics. A Sufi never apportions blame. How can there be opponents or rivals or even “others” when there is no “self” in… Continue reading Rule # 30- The True Sufi

My Photography · Poetry

Intentionally Blind

Despite the fact that the sight was blur I drenched into the bloody act of regression, suppression, went beneath the tortures succumbed with depression. It was unfair, but the faulty stars always fall from the height- scars. Lesson learned Yet mistaken. Broken dreams Shattered self. Being Human an intentionally blind one. -Arsh Azim