The Story of my life as a Sufi and other Love Stories
SufiLab Alim Vosteen
One of Heart
·DEDICATION SONGS for the SOUL·Alankara from Vadan by Hazrat Inayat Khan·Heartsong 38 THOU EVER LIFE, refrain YA HAYY; to the Ever-Living! ·I have loved in life and I have been loved.Ya Hayy, Ya Hayy, Ya Hayy;I have drunk the bowl of poison from the hand of love as nectar,and have been raised above life's joy and sorrow.Ya Hayy, Ya Hayy, Ya Hayy;My heart, aflame in love, set afire every heart that came in touch with it."My heart has been rent and joined again;"My heart has been broken and again made whole;"My heart has been wounded and healed again;"A thousands deaths my heart has died,and thanks be to love, it lives yet.""I went through hell and saw there love's raging fire,and I entered heaven illumined with the light of love.""I wept in love and made all weep with me;"I mourned in love and pierced the hearts of man;"And when my fiery glance fell on the rocks, the rocks burst forth as vulcanoes.""The whole world sank in the flood caused by my one tear;"With my deep sigh the earth trembled, and when I cried aloud the name of my beloved,I shook the throne of God in heaven.""I bowed my head low in humility, and on my knees I begged of love," Disclose to me, I pray thee, O love, thy secret."She took me gently by my arms and lifted me above the earth,and spoke softly in my ear:" My dear one, thou thyself art love, art lover, and thyself art the beloved whom thou hast adored.Ya Hayy, Ya Hayy, Ya Hayy.refrain means: Thou Ever Life, Oh You Ever-Living. More love stories and the story of my life as a Sufi are to come!