Truly, God has a drink for His friends.
When they drink it, they are intoxicated;
and when they are intoxicated, they are enraptured;
and when they are enraptured, they are blessed;
and when they are blessed, they dissolve;
and when they dissolve, they are free;
and when they are free, they devote themselves sincerely;
and when they devote themselves sincerely, then they seek;
and when they seek, they find;
and when they find, they arrive;
and when they arrive, they are at one;
there is no difference between them and their Beloved."
'Foundations of Oriental Art and Symbolism'
By (author) Titus Burckhardt, Edited by Michael Oren Fitzgerald, Foreword By Brian Keeble
Titus Burckhardt's 'Foundations of Oriental Art and Symbolism' blends Oriental art history with cultural and spiritual insights, using Oriental art pieces to accompany important sacred writings selected from the Hindu, Buddhist and Taoist traditions. A lovely set of sacred art writings accompanied by these images makes this a fine pick for any spiritual collection.