"I love all that exists, for you are the soul of all existence."
Sufi coffee shop
Nature puts no question and answers none which we mortals ask. She has long ago taken her resolution. Henry David Thoreau
Photo by P.Rasti
"Above all, do not lie to yourself. A man who lies to himself is often the first to
take offense. It sometimes feels very good to take offense, doesn't it?
And surely he knows that no one has offended him, and that he himself
has invented the offense and told lies just for the beauty of it, that
he has exaggerated for the sake of effect, that he has picked on a word
and made a mountain out of a pea- he knows all of that, and still he is
the first to take offense, he likes feeling offended, it gives him
great pleasure, and thus he reaches the point of real hostility... Do
get up from your knees and sit down, I beg you, these posturing are
Dostoevsky Excerpt from The Brothers Karamazov
Yellow Iranian Deer
(photo by Vahid)
Center of Khaniqahi Nimatullahi Sufi Order's Publications in greater San Jose (Los Gatos, Saratoga, Campbell, Santa Clara, San Martin, Sunnyvale, Mountain view and Palo Alto) area.