Bayazid Bastami Quotes (3 quotes)
Quoted in James Fadiman and Robert Frager, eds., Essential Sufism (Castle Books, 1998, ISBN 0-7858-0906-6), p. 37.
“Give me, kind Heaven, a private station,
A mind serene for contemplation:
Title and profit I resign;
The post of honour shall be mine.”
Of Ceremonies and Respect - Essays (1625). Also in: The works of Lord Bacon: with an introductory essay (1838 edition)
As quoted in: Ebony, March 1985, p. 140
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Bio: Bayazid Bastami, also known as Abu Yazid Bistami or Tayfur Abu Yazid al-Bustami, was a Persian Sufi born in Bastam, Iran.