Wake up or don’t, mystic, you’ll be awakened by need in the end.
The heart doesn’t awaken by closing one’s eyes, but only when one finds the meaning.
When I truly grasped this point, then did I declare it openly:
I was going along mindlessly, Bahu, then the Guide showed me the way.
— Hazrat Sultan BaHU, Sufi Master, "Death Before Dying — The Sufi Poems of Sultan Bahu," Jamal J. Elias, University of California Press, Berkeley