Project Meditation Community Forum

Go Back   Project Meditation Community Forum > Project Meditation Community > Mind, Body & Spirit

Download Discover Meditation LifeFlow Meditation Technology - Free Sample Golden Threads
How to fast track your way to meditation success Project-Meditation Success Stories
FAQ LifeFlow Download Center
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old March 13th, 2011, 01:22   #1 (permalink)
Ramai (Offline)
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Australia
Posts: 117
Default The Fruits of Heaven - from Sufi Tales

There once was a woman who had heard of the Fruit of Heaven. She coveted it and passed thirty-two years in her search. Finally she asked a certain djinn, whom we shall call Sabar: "How can I find this fruit?"
"You would be best to leave that food to another," said the djinn, "for to taste its meat you must first suck out its nectar."
She did as she was told, left Sabar and sought another tree, and another djinn, and yet another tree and djinn, and many more djinns and trees in succession.
Finally At long last she returned to the garden. There stood the Tree of Heaven, and from its branches hung the bright Fruit of Heaven. Standing beside the tree was Sabar, the first djinn.
"Why did you not tell me when we first met that you were the custodian of the Fruit of Heaven?" she asked the djinn.
"Because," replied Sabar, "you would not have then believed me. If spiritual enlightenment was all there was to it, the revelation could be accomplished in a second. The years of study and discipline are necessary in order to survive that momentary interval between the lifting of the veil and the settling of it back into its place."
The djinn walked away and was not afterward anywhere to be found...
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!Share on FacebookGoogle Bookmark this Post!Stumble this Post!
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.0 RC2

All times are GMT +3. The time now is 15:04.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8 Copyright ©2000 - 2013, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.1.0
Project Meditation - A Website Created By Mind and Body Research Institute LLC