Love has nothing to do with
the five senses and the six directions:
its goal is only to experience
the attraction exerted by the Beloved.
Afterwards, perhaps, permission
will come from God:
the secrets that ought to be told with be told
with an eloquence nearer to the understanding
that these subtle confusing allusions.
The secret is partner with none
but the knower of the secret:
in the skeptic’s ear
the secret is no secret at all.
-Love Poems of Rumi
Walking around Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma), travel blogger Anya captures a beautiful shot of an empty temple just before dusk. via Unexpected Mandalay: A Temple at the Top of the Hill — Discover
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Walking around Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma), travel blogger Anya captures a beautiful shot of an empty temple just before dusk.
via Unexpected Mandalay: A Temple at the Top of the Hill — Discover
Once upon a time a young girl named Marie-Catherine Le Jumel de Barneville prepared for her wedding. If the narrator of a fairy tale would ever care to tell you such a thing (which she most certainly would not), the year was around 1666. Marie-Catherine was a high-spirited girl of sixteen, from a good family […]
via It’s National Tell a Fairy Tale Day — thepracticalhistorian
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BJP is the world’s longest-running photography magazine, established in 1854 for every photographer, amateur or serious.
via British Journal of Photography — Discover
“What do you say to a man who is dying?” The mundanity of the weather forecast butts up against the profundity of a man’s final moments in this spare but evocative poem.
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