English    Türkçe    فارسی   


  • ز آن که بینایی که نورش بازغ است ** از دلیل چون عصا بس فارغ است‌‌
  • Because the seer on whom His (God's) Light is dawning is quite independent of the (logical) proof which resembles a (blind man's) staff.
  • تفسیر و هو معکم أين ما کنتم
  • Commentary on “And He is with you wheresoever ye be.”
  • بار دیگر ما به قصه آمدیم ** ما از آن قصه برون خود کی شدیم‌‌
  • Once more we come back to the tale: when, indeed, did we go forth from the tale?
  • گر به جهل آییم آن زندان اوست ** ور به علم آییم آن ایوان اوست‌‌ 1510
  • If we come to ignorance, that is His prison, and if we come to knowledge, that is His palace;
  • ور به خواب آییم مستان وی‌‌ایم ** ور به بیداری به دستان وی‌‌ایم‌‌
  • And if we come to sleep, we are His intoxicated ones; and if to wakefulness, we are in His hands;
  • ور بگرییم ابر پر زرق وی‌‌ایم ** ور بخندیم آن زمان برق وی‌‌ایم‌‌
  • And if we weep, we are His cloud shedding rain-drops abundantly; and if we laugh, at that time we are His lightning;
  • ور به خشم و جنگ عکس قهر اوست ** ور به صلح و عذر عکس مهر اوست‌‌
  • And if (we come) to wrath and war, ’tis the reflexion of His Might; and if to peace and forgiveness, ’tis the reflexion of His Love.
  • ما که‌‌ایم اندر جهان پیچ پیچ ** چون الف او خود چه دارد هیچ هیچ‌‌
  • Who are we? In this tangled (complex) world what (thing other than He) indeed hath He (who is single) like alif? Nothing, nothing.
  • سؤال کردن رسول روم از عمر از سبب ابتلای ارواح با این آب و گل اجساد
  • How the ambassador asked ‘Umar, may God be well-pleased with him, concerning the cause of the tribulation suffered by spirits in this clay of the body.
  • گفت یا عمر چه حکمت بود و سر ** حبس آن صافی در این جای کدر 1515
  • He said, “O ‘Umar, what was the wisdom and mystery of imprisoning that pure one (the spirit) in this dirty place?
  • آب صافی در گلی پنهان شده ** جان صافی بسته‌‌ی ابدان شده‌‌
  • The pure water has become hidden in mud: the pure spirit has become bound in bodies.”
  • گفت تو بحثی شگرفی می‌‌کنی ** معنیی را بند حرفی می‌‌کنی‌‌
  • He (‘Umar) said, “Thou art making a profound inquiry, thou art confining a meaning in a word.