Photo: Miniature from the Khamesh of Nizami from Savafid Shiraz, Iran; 16th Century. The miniature depicts an emaciated Majnun, his head leaning on Layla's lap, the scene watched by attentive gazelles, foxes and a lion, a white leopard in a rocky massif above.
When you lose yourself in God, you proclaim the divine Unity.
Lose the sense of "being lost" -- that is complete detachment!
Source & Recommended Reading:
Sharafuddin Maneri: The Hundred Letters
by Sharafuddin Maneri (Author), Paul Jackson (Translator), Syed Hasan Askari (Introduction)
The most in-depth and scholarly panorama of Western spirituality ever attempted!
In one series, the original writings of the universally acknowledged teachers of the Catholic, Protestant, Eastern Orthodox, Jewish, Islamic and Native American traditions have been critically selected, translated and introduced by internationally recognized scholars and spiritual leaders.
The texts are first-rate, and the introductions are informative and reliable. The books will be a welcome addition to the bookshelf of every literate religious persons".
(The Christian Century)