Complete Works of Pir-O-Murshid Hazrat Inayat Khan: Lectures by Hazrat Inayat Khan

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An open space; added by Sk. : "his" omitted And then the question of the forgiveness of sin. I s not man the creator of sin? I f he creates it, he can destroy it also. I f one62 cannot destroy, his elder brother can. The one who is capable of making, he is capable t o de~ t r o 6 ~ 4. ~~h ocan ~ write65 with his pen, he66 can rub it with his eraser from the surface of the paper. And when he cannot do it, then that personality has not yet arrived to8 completeness, to8 that perfection we67 all have t o go.

Notes: The lecture llKrishna" has become "Religious Gathekatl no. 23, and was f i r s t published in t h e book T h e U n i t y of R e l i g i o u s I d e a l s (1929). Where llbooktt is mentioned in' t h e notes, it r e f e r s t o t h e book T h e U n i t y o f R e l i g i o u s Ideals, compiled and prepared f o r publication by Murshida Goodenough. A t a l a t e r date Sk. added "p. 169 The Unity of Religious IdealsIf in t h e margin of her sh. : "whichw instead of "whenf1, corr. by Gd. : omitted "he was of a royal birth.

II. Metaphysics. The Organs of t h e Sensesn of July 3rd, 1923. : afterwards Sr. : t h e l a s t sentence of t h e answer was omitted Question: Can there be 1ove without understanding? Answer: I f love has reached perfection, it will obtain16 all these17 three powers. When love becomes power, love113 becomes understanding. The nature of love is as the nature of water hiddentg in the depth of the earth. 22 When one digs deep enough, one23 finds water. h 4 a 1 - 1 lose ~ ~ ~ patience, trust and hope; they have touched the mud25 and not reached the26 water.

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