Do You Love Me ? – Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

A lover asked his beloved, 

Do you love yourself more 

than you love me? 

The beloved replied, 

I have died to myself 

and I live for you. 
I’ve disappeared from myself 

and my attributes. 

I am present only for you. 

I have forgotten all my learning, 

but from knowing you 

I have become a scholar. 
I have lost all my strength, 

but from your power 

I am able. 

If I love myself 

I love you. 

If I love you 

I love myself.

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