If you keep seeking the jewel of understanding

by Abu-Said Abil-Kheir

English version by Vraje Abramian
Original Language Persian/Farsi

If you keep seeking the jewel of understanding,
then you are a mine of understanding in the making.
If you live to reach the Essence one day,
then your life itself is an expression of the Essence.
Know that in the final analysis you are that
which you search for.

-- from Nobody, Son of Nobody: Poems of Shaikh Abu-Saeed Abil-Kheir, Translated by Vraje Abramian

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If you keep seeking