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2958-2982

  • Nothing in the world will break (mortify) this passion like the shadow (protection) of fellow-travellers.
  • این هوا را نشکند اندر جهان ** هیچ چیزی همچو سایه‌‌ی همرهان‌‌
  • How the Prophet, on whom be peace, enjoined ‘Alí—may God make his person honoured—saying, “When every one seeks to draw nigh to God by means of some kind of devotional act, do thou seek the favour of God by associating with His wise and chosen servant, that thou mayst be the first of all to arrive (to gain access to Him).”
  • وصیت کردن رسول صلی الله علیه و اله و سلم علی را علیه السلام که چون هر کسی به نوع طاعتی تقرب جوید به حق تو تقرب جوی به نصیحت عاقل و بنده‌‌ی خاص تا از همه پیش قدم تر باشی‌‌
  • The Prophet said to ‘Alí, “O ‘Alí, thou art the Lion of God, thou art a courageous knight,
  • گفت پیغمبر علی را کای علی ** شیر حقی پهلوانی پر دلی‌‌
  • But do not even rely upon thy lion-heartedness: come into the shade of the palm tree of hope. 2960
  • لیک بر شیری مکن هم اعتماد ** اندر آ در سایه‌‌ی نخل امید
  • Come into the shade (protection) of the Sage whom no conveyer can carry off from the Way.
  • اندر آ در سایه‌‌ی آن عاقلی ** کش نداند برد از ره ناقلی‌‌
  • His shadow on the earth is like Mount Qáf, his spirit is (like) the Símurgh that circles (soars) exceedingly high.
  • ظل او اندر زمین چون کوه قاف ** روح او سیمرغ بس عالی طواف‌‌
  • If I should tell of his qualities until the Resurrection, do not seek (expect) any conclusion and end to them.
  • گر بگویم تا قیامت نعت او ** هیچ آن را مقطع و غایت مجو
  • The (Divine) Sun has veiled Himself in Man: apprehend (this mystery), and God knows best what is right.
  • در بشر رو پوش کرده ست آفتاب ** فهم کن و الله اعلم بالصواب‌‌
  • O ‘Alí, above all devotional acts in the Way (of God) do thou choose the shadow (protection) of the chosen favourite of God. 2965
  • یا علی از جمله‌‌ی طاعات راه ** بر گزین تو سایه‌‌ی خاص اله‌‌
  • Every one took refuge in some act of devotion and discovered for themselves some means of deliverance.
  • هر کسی در طاعتی بگریختند ** خویشتن را مخلصی انگیختند
  • Go thou, take refuge in the shadow of the Sage, that thou mayst escape from the Enemy that opposes (thee) in secret.
  • تر برو در سایه‌‌ی عاقل گریز ** تا رهی ز آن دشمن پنهان ستیز
  • Of all acts of devotion this is the best for thee: (thereby) thou wilt gain precedence over every one that has outstripped (the rest).”
  • از همه طاعات اینت بهتر است ** سبق یابی بر هر آن سابق که هست‌‌
  • When the Pír has accepted thee, take heed, surrender thyself (to him): go, like Moses, under the authority of Khizr.
  • چون گرفتت پیر هین تسلیم شو ** همچو موسی زیر حکم خضر رو
  • Bear patiently whatever is done by a Khizr who is without hypocrisy, in order that Khizr may not say, “Begone, this is (our) parting.” 2970
  • صبر کن بر کار خضری بی‌‌نفاق ** تا نگوید خضر رو هذا فراق‌‌
  • Though he stave in the boat, do not speak a word; though he kill a child, do not tear thy hair.
  • گر چه کشتی بشکند تو دم مزن ** گر چه طفلی را کشد تو مو مکن‌‌
  • God has declared that his (the Pír's) hand is as His own, since He gave out (the words) the Hand of God is above their hands.
  • دست او را حق چو دست خویش خواند ** تا يد الله فوق أيدیهم براند
  • The Hand of God causes him (the child) to die and (then) brings him to life. What of life? He makes him a spirit everlasting.
  • دست حق میراندش زنده‌‌ش کند ** زنده چه بود جان پاینده‌‌ش کند
  • If any one, by rare exception, traversed this Way alone (without a Pír), he arrived (at his goal) through the help of the spiritual influence of the Pírs.
  • هر که تنها نادرا این ره برید ** هم به عون همت پیران رسید
  • The hand of the Pír is not withdrawn from the absent (those who are not under his authority): his hand is naught but the grasp of God. 2975
  • دست پیر از غایبان کوتاه نیست ** دست او جز قبضه‌‌ی الله نیست‌‌
  • Inasmuch as they give such a robe of honour to the absent, (what must they give their disciples?): undoubtedly the present are better than the absent.
  • غایبان را چون چنین خلعت دهند ** حاضران از غایبان لا شک بهند
  • Since they are bestowing (spiritual) food on the absent, see what bounties they must lay before the guest.
  • غایبان را چون نواله می‌‌دهند ** پیش مهمان تا چه نعمتها نهند
  • Where is one that girds himself (for service) before the king to (i.e. how far superior is he to) one that is outside the door?
  • کو کسی که پیش شه بندد کمر ** تا کسی که هست بیرون سوی در
  • When thou hast chosen thy Pír, be not faint-hearted, be not weak as water and crumbly as earth.
  • چون گزیدی پیر نازک دل مباش ** سست و ریزیده چو آب و گل مباش‌‌
  • If thou art enraged by every blow, then how wilt thou become a (clear) mirror without being polished? 2980
  • گر بهر زخمی تو پر کینه شوی ** پس کجا بی‌‌صیقل آیینه شوی‌‌
  • How the man of Qazwín was tattooing the figure of a lion in blue on his shoulders, and (then) repenting because of the (pain of the) needle-pricks.
  • کبودی زدن قزوینی بر شانگاه صورت شیر و پشیمان شدن او به سبب زخم سوزن‌‌
  • Hear from the narrator this story about the way and custom of the people of Qazwín.
  • این حکایت بشنو از صاحب بیان ** در طریق و عادت قزوینیان‌‌
  • They tattoo themselves in blue with the point of a needle on body and hand and shoulders, so as to suffer no injury.
  • بر تن و دست و کتفها بی‌‌گزند ** از سر سوزن کبودیها زنند