Kabir Das Quotes

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Kabir Das Quotes
“I am not a Hindu, nor am a Muslim I! I am this body, a play of five elements; a drama of the spirit dancing with joy and sorrow.”
“Admire the diamond that can bear the hits of a hammer. Many deceptive preachers, when critically examined, turn out to be false.”

“When the bride is one with her lover, who cares about the wedding party?”

“Look at you, you madman! Screaming you are thirsty and dying in a desert, when all around you there is nothing but water!”

“We rate ourselves as a luxury airline with competitive rates and we offer a different travel experience.”

“There’s a moon in my body, but I can’t see it! A moon and a sun. A drum never touched by hands, beating, and I can’t hear it!”

“Be strong then, and enter into your own body; there you have a solid place for your feet. Think about it carefully! Don’t go off somewhere else!”

“What is found now is found then. If you find nothing now, you will simply end up with an apartment in the City of Death.”

“When the Guest is being searched for, it is the intensity of the longing for the Guest that does all the work. Look at me, and you will see a slave of that intensity.”

“Open your eyes of love, and see Him who pervades this world! Consider it well, and know that this is your own country.”

“I said to my longing heart, what is this river you want to cross? There are no travelers before you, there is no road. Do you see anyone moving or resting on that bank?”

“There is no river at all, and no boat, and no boatman. There is not even a rope to tow the boat, and no one to pull it. There is no earth, no sky, no time, no thing, no shore, no ford!”

“You keep the fast to please Allah, but slay life for your relish. But you do not reflect on the Lord, Who is within you”

“Man, here is your worth, your meat is of no use! Your bones cannot be sold for making ornaments, and your skin cannot be played on an instrument!”

“I went looking for Him and lost myself; the drop merged with the Sea – Who can find it now? Looking and looking for Him I lost myself; The Sea merged with the drop – Who can find it now?”

“Knowing nothing shuts the iron gates; the new love opens them. The sound of the gates opening wakes the beautiful woman asleep. Kabir says: Fantastic! Don’t let a chance like this go by!”

“Love does not grown on trees or brought in the market, but if one wants to be “LOVED” one must first know how to give LOVE.”

“Listen to the secret sound, the real sound, which is inside you. The one no one talks of speaks the secret sound to himself, and he is the one who has made it all.”

“Be quiet in your mind, quiet in your senses, and also quiet in your body. Then, when all these are quiet, don’t do anything. In that state truth will reveal itself to you.”

“I laugh when I hear that the fish in the water is thirsty. I laugh when I hear that people go on pilgrimage to find God.”

“All know that the drop merges into the ocean but few know that the ocean merges into the drop.”

“Love does not grow on trees or brought in the market, but if one wants to be “LOVED” one must first know how to give (unconditional) LOVE.”

“I went in search of a bad person; I found none as I, seeing myself, found me the worst.”

“Listen to your own Self. If you listen to that Self within, then you find the Truth.”

“All darkness vanished, when I saw the Lamp within my heart.”

“The instruction of the foolish is a waste of knowledge; soap cannot wash charcoal white.”

“Only in the heart can one experience the divine presence of truth.”

“Don’t open your diamonds in a vegetable market. Tie them in bundle and keep them in your heart, and go your own way.”

“When you feel most alive, find out why, This is one guest you won’t greet twice.”

“But if a mirror ever makes you sad ,you should know that it does not know you.”