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Dance and Sit

The Fall 2013 issue of Inquiring Mind includes "Dance & Sit—A Conversation with Pir Shabda Kahn". Kahn is a Sufi with some rather mystical notions but who also offers fascinating ideas. For instance, he suggests:

... The work of the Sufi is to be able to keep one's rhythm throughout life's conditions and to be in tune with the Infinite. In other words, an awakened being is a being whose condition is no longer based on circumstance.

And at the end of the interview there's a lovely new mantra, worth recalling and repeating during stressful times:

This is how it is right now.

(cf. Softening into Experience (2012-11-12), This (2013-03-09), ...) - ^z - 2013-11-23