Rumi Quotes to Inspire Your Soul

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The Benefits of Charity

Happiness Lessons

Charity for God's sake has a hundred signs within the heart --
the good deed, a hundred tokens.
Though in charity riches are consumed,
a hundred lives come to the heart in return.
A sowing of pure seeds in God's earth, and then no income! Impossible.

-- Mathnawi [IV, 1757-1759]

From "Jewels of Remembrance," by Rumi, selected and translated by Camille and Kabir Helminski, © 1996. By arrangement with Shambhala Publications, Inc., Boston, www.shambhala.com.

Related Topics: Islam, Poetry, Poet, Quotes, Rumi, Inspirational

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