Khan, Hazrat Inayat - Misc. Quotes - On reality
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
Hazrat Inayat Khan
When one wants to explain the mystery of life, words are not adequate. There are many reasons for this, this ‘speechlessness’, this silence. The first is that the man who has seen the ‘other side of the wall’, finds himself among children when he returns. To him all the things to which people attach great importance and value, seem nothing. For that person, truth and fact are two things; for everybody else, truth and fact are the same.
The followers of different faiths and religions, of different opinions and ideas, dispute and argue and differ from one another. Do they dispute and differ in the realisation of truth?
No, all disputes and differences are caused by the knowledge of various facts which are different from one another. There are many facts and one truth. The one before whom …. the truth has manifested – for him facts make little difference. The light of truth, falling upon the facts, makes them disappear