A cause for Rejoicing

A very short Poem by M.Jalal Al Din Al Rumi.

The Hiding Place

The most secure place to hide a treasure of gold
is in some desolate unnoticed place.
Why would anyone hide treasure
in plain sight ?
And so it is said ,
"Joy is hidden beneath Sorrow".

(Mathnawi III,1133-34)


M. Shahin said…
Thank you for posting that. I love the poetry of Rumi.

This is going in my collection :-)
Layla Anwar said…
I love Rumi too - be my guest :)
Anonymous said…
Thanks for that beautiful Rumi poem.
Truly a great teaching worthy of much meditation.
Anonymous said…
i cant believe this crap poetry generated the most replies!

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