Khan, Hazrat Inayat - The Art of Being and Becoming - All creatures can be found in man
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Hazrat Inayat Khan – The Art of Being and Becoming
All living beings – creatures high and low, creatures of the water, creatures of the forest, creatures that fly in the air, insects and worms, their nature, their character, their form – all can be found in man. The character of the bull, the character of the fish, the character of the insect, the character of the animals can be seen in man. All that we can discover by going through the forest for thousands of miles we can find in one human personality. All is there. It only needs to be seen, and he can see it whose heart’s eyes are open.
Many in this world have their external eyes open but yet are asleep; they are moving about and think they are alive, but there is something in them that is not awakened, and so they cannot see the great treasure that is hidden……..
All the jewels of the world are there if only we can see it. And not only that, not only worldly treasure but all the heavenly things are there. Man represents the planets, he represents the sun and moon, he represents heaven and its angels;
what does man not represent.