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Embrace faults
Like a mother holds her newborn
How else will poison become cure
Read the tale of your life to yourself
Forget holiness, focus on what is impure

Run from the one who claims
Complete purity
Enlightenment, after all, is not achieved
as they say, by picturing lots of light
But by traversing through the pitch dark
of each thought, desire, and it's trajectory

Once the thirst of the five senses is quenched
You glimpse the light of the Hidden One
Shining like millions of moonbeams within
The I and the me unravel into nothingness
Dogmas and doctrines come undone

© 2019 Mo Durrani


Mo Durrani (author) from Surrey, B.C., Canada on October 31, 2019:


Ashutosh Joshi from New Delhi, India on October 31, 2019:

Precise and to the point. My pick "Forget holiness, focus on what's impure" in the larger context.

Mo Durrani (author) from Surrey, B.C., Canada on October 28, 2019:

"Know thyself" as Socrates simply put it. Some Jungian and Rumi mishmash for sure.

The deeper we travel, the more we realize the immensity of the depths to the point where one can only experience the Ultimate in silence and meditation. In the end, words end up becoming useless as they are very limited when one must quantify the unquantifiable.

BRENDA ARLEDGE from Washington Court House on October 28, 2019:

Taking a good look at oneself. ..great advice. We can only know what we are doing or thinking.

The light is worth it...but you do realize that nothing else mattered.

Mo Durrani (author) from Surrey, B.C., Canada on October 28, 2019:

Cheers Lorna. Thanks for your feedback.

Lorna Lamon on October 28, 2019:

Powerful words full of truth wrapped up in beautiful poetry.

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