As the light of the sun helps

April 12, 2013 Comments Off on As the light of the sun helps

As the light of the sun helps the plant to grow, so the divine Spirit helps the soul towards its perfection.

Bowl of Saki, April 8, by Hazrat Inayat Khan

Commentary by Pir-o-Murshid Inayat Khan:

The Spirit of Guidance is a plant that grows and blossoms when it meets with response and care; and when it is watered by the rainfall of divine inspiration it blooms in the light of the divine sun. The Spirit of Guidance is the light of God, which may be likened to a lantern that the farmer carries when walking on the farm in the darkness of night. It is like a searchlight, which shows up any object upon which it is thrown; and so when the light of the Spirit of Guidance is thrown upon any aspect of life, man receives a keen insight into it. In the Spirit of Guidance one finds a living God active in the heart of every person.

from  http://wahiduddin.net/mv2/IX/IX_15.htm

The purpose of life is that we grow towards perfection; from the greatest limitation we grow towards perfection. Its beauty is in acquiring wisdom, in living at the cost of all our failures, our mistakes. It is all worthwhile, and it all accomplishes the purpose of our coming to the earth.

from  http://wahiduddin.net/mv2/VI/VI_17.htm

What is necessary today is to find the first and last religion, to come to the message of Christ, to divine wisdom, so that we may recognize wisdom in all its different forms, in whatever form it has been given to humanity. It does not matter if it is Buddhism, Islam, Judaism, Zoroastrianism, Hinduism. It is one wisdom, that call of the Spirit, which awakens man to rise above limitation and to reach perfection.

from  http://wahiduddin.net/mv2/VI/VI_26.htm

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