Rabi’a al-Adawiyya, a major saint of Islam and one of the central figures of Sufi Excerpted from Doorkeeper of the Heart: Versions of Rabi’a. Doorkeeper of the Heart: Versions of Rabiaby Charles Upton”How long will you keep pounding an open doorBegging for someone to open it?”Readers of these . Published: (); Diwans of ‘Alqama al Fahl, al Muhalhil ibn Rabi’a, ‘Amr ibn Doorkeeper of the heart: versions of Rabiʼa / [translated by] Charles Upton.

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Trivia About Doorkeeper of the Zena Kazeme rated it it was amazing Sep 22, Rabia al-Adawiyya was an unconventional Muslim woman from Basra known as “the First of Sufis”, the original Lf poet-saint, a predecessor to Rumi and Hafiz.

Since Rabi’a’s oral tradition is passed down over the centuries by Sufi scribes, the anecdotes, poems, and miracle stories associated with her can provide the merest glimpse of this extraordinary life.

Short biography of Rabi’a with several sayings and teachings ascribed to her. Little is known of her actual life: No trivia or quizzes yet. Be the first to ask a question about Doorkeeper of the Heart.


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First, she stands some five hundred years earlier, close to the beginnings of Sufi poetry as we know it. Uncompromising and singleminded in her devotion to the highest spritual realization, she belittled miracles that apparently happened around her, the fear of hell, and the desire for paradise. Please verify that you are not a robot. This is the substance of my complaint. Open Preview See a Problem? The Path of Completion The Heart: Ships from and sold by Amazon. June 8th, Comments Off on Love is the Wine.

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Doorkeeper of the Heart: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Love Poems from God: Your list has reached the maximum number of items. Quotes from Doorkeeper of the If Rumi has sheer ecstatic energy and compacted multidimensional meanings, Rabi’a has virgin clarity and undistracted focus. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Dina Kaidir Elsouly rated it it was amazing Nov 28, AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

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Then taking me by the hand, she led me on until we came to a magnificent palace, like nothing that was ever seen by human eyes. Doorkeeper of the Heart.