Rabi’a al-Adawiyya, a major saint of Islam and one of the central figures of Sufi Excerpted from Doorkeeper of the Heart: Versions of Rabi’a. Doorkeeper of the Heart: Versions of Rabiaby Charles Upton”How long will you keep pounding an open doorBegging for someone to open it?”Readers of these . Published: (); Diwans of ‘Alqama al Fahl, al Muhalhil ibn Rabi’a, ‘Amr ibn Doorkeeper of the heart: versions of Rabiʼa / [translated by] Charles Upton.

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Born a woman, sold into slavery as a child in Mesopotamia, and slept little to pray for prayer.

Doorkeeper of the heart : versions of Rabiʼa

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