Monday, February 9, 2009

Pure Love

''I pass by these walls, the walls of Layla
And I kiss this wall and that wall
It’s not Love of the houses that has taken my heart
But of the One who dwells in those houses"

~Qays ibn al-Mulawwah

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Layla_and_Majnun

4 comments:

Cookiemouse said...

Layla, you've got me on my knees!

Sophia said...

I was singing that song in my head last night.

:)

mania said...

Layla and Majnun is originally a folktale from Sindh.
beautiful lines.

Sophia said...

From the synopsis that I've read online, it seems to be a wonderful tale of pure love (love without sex) and also a mystical tale when looked at from another perspective.

I wish I knew the lyrics in English, but here is a music video about the story:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASnf_sYgp8g