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  • چشم حس را هست مذهب اعتزال ** دیده‏ی عقل است سنی در وصال‏
  • The doctrine held by the eye of sense is Mu‘tazilism, whereas the eye of Reason is Sunnite (orthodox) in respect of (its) union (vision of God).
  • سخره‏ی حس‏اند اهل اعتزال ** خویش را سنی نمایند از ضلال‏
  • Those in thrall to sense-perception are Mu‘tazilites, (though) from misguidedness they represent themselves as Sunnites.
  • هر که در حس ماند او معتزلی ست ** گر چه گوید سنیم از جاهلی ست‏
  • Any one who remains in (bondage to) sense-perception is a Mu‘tazilite; though he may say he is a Sunnite, ’tis from ignorance.
  • هر که بیرون شد ز حس سنی وی است ** اهل بینش چشم عقل خوش پی است‏
  • Any one who has escaped from (the bondage of) sense-perception is a Sunnite: the man endowed with (spiritual) vision is the eye of sweet-paced (harmonious) Reason.
  • گر بدیدی حس حیوان شاه را ** پس بدیدی گاو و خر الله را 65
  • If the animal sense could see the King (God), then the ox and the ass would behold Allah.
  • گر نبودی حس دیگر مر ترا ** جز حس حیوان ز بیرون هوا
  • If, besides the animal sense, thou hadst not another sense outside of (unconditioned by) the desire of the flesh,
  • پس بنی آدم مکرم کی بدی ** کی به حس مشترک محرم شدی‏
  • Then how should the sons of Adam have been honoured? How by means of the common sense should they have become privileged (to know these mysteries)?
  • نامصور یا مصور گفتنت ** باطل آمد بی‏ز صورت رستنت‏
  • Your calling (God) “formless” (transcending forms) or “formed” (immanent in forms) is vain, without your departure from form (unless you yourself are freed from sense perception).
  • نامصور یا مصور پیش اوست ** کاو همه مغز است و بیرون شد ز پوست‏
  • (Whether God is) “formless” or “formed,” He is with him that is all kernel and has gone forth from the husk.
  • گر تو کوری نیست بر اعمی حرج ** ور نه رو کالصبر مفتاح الفرج‏ 70
  • If you are blind, ’tis no crime in the blind; (but) if not, go (persevere in purifying yourself), for patience is the key to success.
  • پرده‏های دیده را داروی صبر ** هم بسوزد هم بسازد شرح صدر
  • The medicine of patience will burn the veils over your eye and will also effect the opening of your breast (to Divine knowledge).
  • آینه‏ی دل چون شود صافی و پاک ** نقشها بینی برون از آب و خاک‏
  • When the mirror of your heart becomes clear and pure, you will behold images (which are) outside of (the world of) water and earth.
  • هم ببینی نقش و هم نقاش را ** فرش دولت را و هم فراش را
  • You will behold both the image and the image-Maker, both the carpet of (spiritual) empire and the carpet-Spreader.
  • چون خلیل آمد خیال یار من ** صورتش بت معنی او بت شکن‏
  • The phantom (seen in mystical vision) of my Friend seemed (to me) like Khalíl (Abraham)—its form an idol, its reality a breaker of idols.
  • شکر یزدان را که چون شد او پدید ** در خیالش جان خیال خود بدید 75
  • Thanks be to God that when he appeared, my spirit beheld in his phantom its own phantom (reflected image).
  • خاک درگاهت دلم را می‏فریفت ** خاک بر وی کاو ز خاکت می‏شکیفت‏
  • The dust of thy threshold was bewitching my heart: dust (woe) on him that was patient without thy dust!
  • گفتم ار خوبم پذیرم این از او ** ور نه خود خندید بر من زشت رو
  • I said, “If I am beautiful, I shall receive this (dust of Divine grace and love) from him; and if not, he has indeed laughed at ugly me.
  • چاره آن باشد که خود را بنگرم ** ور نه او خندد مرا من کی خرم‏
  • The (best) plan is this, that I look at myself (to see whether I am worthy of him); otherwise (if I am not worthy), he will laugh at me (and say), "How should I buy (desire thee)?”
  • او جمیل است و محب للجمال ** کی جوان نو گزیند پیر زال‏
  • He is beautiful and a lover of beauty: how should a fresh young man choose a decrepit old woman?
  • خوب خوبی را کند جذب این بدان ** طیبات و طیبین بر وی بخوان‏ 80
  • The Beautiful attracts the beautiful (to itself): know this (for sure). Recite thereon (the text) the good women for the good men.
  • در جهان هر چیز چیزی جذب کرد ** گرم گرمی را کشید و سرد سرد
  • In this world everything attracts something: the hot draws the hot (to itself) and the cold the cold.
  • قسم باطل باطلان را می‏کشند ** باقیان از باقیان هم سر خوشند
  • The worthless sort attract the worthless; the lasting (those of lasting worth) are rejoiced by the lasting.
  • ناریان مر ناریان را جاذب‏اند ** نوریان مر نوریان را طالب‏اند
  • Those of the Fire attract those of the Fire, those of the Light seek those of the Light.
  • چشم چون بستی ترا تاسه گرفت ** نور چشم از نور روزن کی شکفت‏
  • When you shut your eye, you have a feeling of anguish: the eye cannot do without the light of the window.
  • تاسه‏ی تو جذب نور چشم بود ** تا بپیوندد به نور روز زود 85
  • Your discomfort was (caused by) the light in your eye straining to be joined speedily with the daylight.
  • چشم باز ار تاسه گیرد مر ترا ** دان که چشم دل ببستی بر گشا
  • If you feel distress (within) while your eyes are unclosed, know that you have shut the eye of your heart, (and) open it.
  • آن تقاضای دو چشم دل شناس ** کاو همی‏جوید ضیای بی‏قیاس‏
  • Recognise that that (distress) is the craving of the eyes of your heart which is seeking the immeasurable Light.
  • چون فراق آن دو نور بی‏ثبات ** تاسه آوردت گشادی چشمهات‏
  • Inasmuch as the separation of those two impermanent lights (from each other) brought you discomfort, (so that) you opened your eyes,
  • پس فراق آن دو نور پایدار ** تاسه می‏آرد مر آن را پاس دار
  • The separation, then, of those two everlasting lights will bring you discomfort: guard them (well)!
  • او چو می‏خواند مرا من بنگرم ** لایق جذب‏ام و یا بد پیکرم‏ 90
  • Since He is calling me, I will look to see whether I am worthy to be drawn (to Him) or whether I am ill-favoured.
  • گر لطیفی زشت را در پی کند ** تسخری باشد که او بر وی کند
  • If a charming person makes an ugly one (follow) at his heels, ’tis (but) a mockery that he makes of him.
  • کی ببینم روی خود را ای عجب ** تا چه رنگم همچو روزم یا چو شب‏
  • How, I wonder, shall I behold my own face, so as to see what complexion I have and whether I am like day or like night?
  • نقش جان خویش می‏جستم بسی ** هیچ می‏ننمود نقشم از کسی‏
  • For a long while I was seeking the image of my soul, (but) my image was not displayed (reflected) by any one.
  • گفتم آخر آینه از بهر چیست ** تا بداند هر کسی کاو چیست و کیست‏
  • “After all,” I said, “what is a mirror for? (The use of it is this), that every one may know what and who he is.”
  • آینه‏ی آهن برای پوستهاست ** آینه‏ی سیمای جان سنگین بهاست‏ 95
  • The mirror of iron is (only) for husks (external forms); the mirror that shows the aspect of the heart is of great price.
  • آینه‏ی جان نیست الا روی یار ** روی آن یاری که باشد ز آن دیار
  • The soul's mirror is naught but the face of the friend, the face of that friend who is of yonder country (the spiritual land).
  • گفتم ای دل آینه‏ی کلی بجو ** رو به دریا کار برناید به جو
  • I said, “O heart, seek the Universal Mirror, go to the Sea: the business will not succeed (be successfully accomplished) by means of the river.”
  • زین طلب بنده به کوی تو رسید ** درد مریم را به خرما بن کشید
  • In this quest thy slave (at last) arrived at thy dwelling-place, (as) the pains (of childbirth) drew Mary to the palm-tree.
  • دیده‏ی تو چون دلم را دیده شد ** این دل نادیده غرق دیده شد
  • When thine eye became an eye for my heart, my blind heart went and became drowned in vision.
  • آینه‏ی کلی ترا دیدم ابد ** دیدم اندر چشم تو من نقش خود 100
  • I saw that thou art the Universal Mirror unto everlasting: I saw my own image in thine eye.
  • گفتم آخر خویش را من یافتم ** در دو چشمش راه روشن یافتم‏
  • I said, “At last I have found myself: in his eyes I have found the shining Way.”
  • گفت وهمم کان خیال تست هان ** ذات خود را از خیال خود بدان‏
  • My false instinct said, “Beware! That (image) is (only) thy phantom: distinguish thy essence from thy phantom”;
  • نقش من از چشم تو آواز داد ** که منم تو تو منی در اتحاد
  • (But) my image gave voice (spoke) from thine eye (and said), “I am thou and thou art I in (perfect) oneness;
  • کاندر این چشم منیر بی‏زوال ** از حقایق راه کی یابد خیال‏
  • For how should a phantom find the way into this illumined and changeless eye belonging to the (Divine) realities?”
  • در دو چشم غیر من تو نقش خود ** گر ببینی آن خیالی دان و رد 105
  • (Thou saidst), “If you behold your image in the eyes of any other than me, know that ’tis a phantom and reprobate,
  • ز آن که سرمه‏ی نیستی در می‏کشد ** باده از تصویر شیطان می‏چشد
  • Because he (every one except me) is applying (to his eye) the collyrium of nonexistence (unreality) and is imbibing the wine of Satan's illusion-making.
  • چشمشان خانه‏ی خیال است و عدم ** نیستها را هست بیند لاجرم‏
  • Their eye is the home of phantasy and non-existence: necessarily it sees as existent the things which are non-existent;
  • چشم من چون سرمه دید از ذو الجلال ** خانه‏ی هستی است نه خانه‏ی خیال‏
  • (But) since my eye saw (got) collyrium from the Glorious (God), it is the home of (real) existence, not the home of phantasy.”
  • تا یکی مو باشد از تو پیش چشم ** در خیالت گوهری باشد چو یشم‏
  • So long as a single hair of you is before your eye, in your phantasy a pearl will be as jasper.
  • یشم را آن گه شناسی از گهر ** کز خیال خود کنی کلی عبر 110
  • You will know jasper from pearls (only) at the time when you pass away from (abandon) your phantasy entirely.