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2240-2264

  • In bism the alif has stayed hidden: it is in bism and also it is not in bism. 2240
  • آن الف در بسم پنهان کرد ایست  ** هست او در بسم و هم در بسم نیست 
  • Such is the case with all the letters that disappear when they are elided for the purpose of (effecting) conjunctions.
  • هم‌چنین جمله‌ی حروف گشته مات  ** وقت حذف حرف از بهر صلات 
  • It (the suppressed alif in bism) is a sila (means of conjunction) and through it the b and the s have attained to union: the union of the b and the s could not bear the (external intervention of the) alif.
  • از صله‌ست و بی و سین زو وصل یافت  ** وصل بی و سین الف را بر نتافت 
  • Since this union cannot bear (the intervention of) a single letter, it behoves me to cut short the discourse.
  • چونک حرفی برنتابد این وصال  ** واجب آید که کنم کوته مقال 
  • Since a single letter is the cause of separation between the s and the b, here silence is a most urgent duty.
  • چون یکی حرفی فراق سین و بیست  ** خامشی اینجا مهمتر واجبیست 
  • When the alif has passed away from self(-existence), taking shelter (in self-abandonment), the b and the s say “alif” without it. 2245
  • چون الف از خود فنا شد مکتنف  ** بی و سین بی او همی‌گویند الف 
  • (The words) thou didst not throw when thou threwest are (an utterance spoken) without him (the Prophet); likewise (the words) God said sprang from his silence.
  • ما رمیت اذ رمیت بی ویست  ** هم‌چنین قال الله از صمتش بجست 
  • So long as a drug exists (independently), it has no effect; it removes diseases (only) when it has perished (has been dissolved and assimilated).
  • تا بود دارو ندارد او عمل  ** چونک شد فانی کند دفع علل 
  • (Even) if (all) the forest should become pens and (all) the ocean ink, (yet) there is no hope of bringing the Mathnawí to an end.
  • گر شود بیشه قلم دریا مداد  ** مثنوی را نیست پایانی امید 
  • So long as the Brick-maker's mould is (filled with) earth, the scansion of its (the Mathnawí's) poetry, too, will be kept up.
  • چارچوب خشت‌زن تا خاک هست  ** می‌دهد تقطیع شعرش نیز دست 
  • When earth remains no more and He (God) dries (withers and destroys) its existence, His sea when it foams will make (fresh) earth. 2250
  • چون نماند خاک و بودش جف کند  ** خاک سازد بحر او چون کف کند 
  • When the forest remains no more and disappears (from existence), (other) forests will raise their heads from the essence of the Sea.
  • چون نماند بیشه و سر در کشد  ** بیشه‌ها از عین دریا سر کشد 
  • Hence that Lord of relief (from sorrow) said, “Relate Traditions (drawn) from our Sea, since there is no harm (in doing so).”
  • بهر این گفت آن خداوند فرج  ** حدثوا عن بحرنا اذ لا حرج 
  • (Now) turn back from the Sea and set thy face towards dry land: talk only of the plaything, for it is better (more suitable) for the child,
  • باز گرد از بحر و رو در خشک نه  ** هم ز لعبت گو که کودک‌راست به 
  • So that in his boyhood, (advancing) little by little beyond the plaything, his spirit may become acquainted with the ocean of Reason.
  • تا ز لعبت اندک اندک در صبا  ** جانش گردد با یم عقل آشنا 
  • By means of that play the boy is (gradually) acquiring reason, though superficially it (his play) is repugnant (to reason). 2255
  • عقل از آن بازی همی‌یابد صبی  ** گرچه با عقلست در ظاهر ابی 
  • How can a demented child play? There must be (in the child) a part (of reason) in order that it (the part) may attain to the whole.
  • کودک دیوانه بازی کی کند  ** جزو باید تا که کل را فی کند 
  • Returning to the Story of the dome and the treasure.
  • رجوع کردن به قصه‌ی قبه و گنج 
  • Lo, the idea of that fakir with (his cries) “Come! come!” has rendered me unfeignedly (really) unable (to resist his appeal).
  • نک خیال آن فقیرم بی‌ریا  ** عاجز آورد از بیا و از بیا 
  • You do not hear his cry, (but) I hear it, because I am his confidant in my inmost thoughts.
  • بانگ او تو نشنوی من بشنوم  ** زانک در اسرار همراز ویم 
  • Do not regard him as a seeker of the treasure; he is the treasure himself, how should the lover in reality be other than the beloved?
  • طالب گنجش مبین خود گنج اوست  ** دوست کی باشد به معنی غیر دوست 
  • At even moment he is bowing down (in worship) to himself: the bowing is (performed) in front of the mirror for the sake of (beholding) the face. 2260
  • سجده خود را می‌کند هر لحظه او  ** سجده پیش آینه‌ست از بهر رو 
  • If he saw in the mirror a single mite without any phantasy, nothing would be left of him.
  • گر بدیدی ز آینه او یک پشیز  ** بی‌خیالی زو نماندی هیچ چیز 
  • Both his phantasies and he (himself) would vanish: his know ledge would be obliterated in nescience.
  • هم خیالاتش هم او فانی شدی  ** دانش او محو نادانی شدی 
  • From our nescience another knowledge would rise into clear view, saying, “Lo, Jam (God).”
  • دانشی دیگر ز نادانی ما  ** سر برآوردی عیان که انی انا 
  • The (Divine) call was coming (to the angels)—”Bow down to Adam, for ye are (essentially) Adam, and for a moment see yourselves to be (identical with) him.”
  • اسجدوا لادم ندا آمد همی  ** که آدمید و خویش بینیدش دمی