No news (from outside world)
finds sanctuary within the
nightly conversations (between lover & Beloved); and these
undeniable part of the Mokashefah (uncovering the secrets while awake) . But
to converse nightly with the Beloved is the necessary perquisite for
devotion and removing the fear from the path (of Love) is the necessary
perquisite for purity . Because it
prolongs the tale of passion and desires thus the repining commences
being unwillingly parted and afar.
Facing the resplendent glory
of Beloved (the lover) employs
the artifice of destitute, (even worse) facing the sublime beauty of
(the lover) turns to temper tantrums . Thus the
lover, empowered by these
intimate exchanges, carries the unbearable burden of perception,
gulps down the wine of sufferance and estrangement from Beloved.
In this state if the man
conscious of the Self’s attributes,
the perceptions occluded, and if the man (losing the Self) and subsists
the attributes of the Beloved, shall succumb to the perceptions. (Can
Beloved since Self defeated)
The Beloved converses by means
of the attributes (Sifat) of
the Essence and responds (to lover’s requests) by the attributes of
actions (always behind the veil of Sifat).
That which you (the lover) did not have courage to say aloud and
people) secretly, lover sings beautifully for Beloved. 
In the beginning, man is
perceptible and the secrets
(Beloved) is imperceptible, at the end the man is imperceptible and the
my Self so fallen in love with You
But I have
not become this way intentional
without I the secrets uncovered
Once I am
hidden the secrets obvious
In depth of the night, what
songs the Haitian Street Child
sings for the Beloved? That which to you & I sounds like moans or
vapid stares of an abandoned black orphan, to Sultan of Love the
Creator of Heavens and Earth however is the most beautiful song!
Truth about the Beloved is not
between the pages of the
scriptures or books, it is sung by the wordless solemn sough of the
whose eyes the Beloved peers through for lovers…
Are you by this orphan singer?
Then you are being viewed by
the Beloved! Are you listening to this lowly street child? Then you
in lofty love with Beloved.
you noticed in the middle of the night you awaken all of
a sudden due to no external noise and you wonder who is around you or
is going on? It is the Beloved who woke you up to converse with you.
some occasions when you spoke with the Royal Highness nothing from the
world could come between you, the lover, and the Beloved.
The Arabic word Mokashifah is
when the Sufi uncovers secrets
while awake and the Arabic word Ro’yaa is when the secrets are
truly a lover steps upon the path of love, most
probably, he or she shall face some trials and tests that are afflicted
horrors and fears. The more the lover steps on this path the more falls
with Beloved and thus the more afflictions. These nightly conversations
the lover and Beloved are a sure source of alleviations of the fears.
best understanding of this statement is that the
lover is like a child facing the wisdom and the beauty of the Beloved.
acts spoiled and wants more like a child or make believe throes of
any rate this is the state of the lover during these
 Think of the most heinous thing within you.
Something you dare even not mentioning to people. During these nightly
conversations, if you are a true lover, you shall confess them to
a singer singing songs for his love. There is nothing neither ugly nor
between the lover and Beloved, if there is something then you are not a
2004-2002, Dara Shayda