I said, “Show me the ladder, that I may mount up to heaven.”

He said, “Your head is the ladder; bring your head down under your feet.”
When you place your feet on your head, you will place your feet on the head of the stars; when you cleave through the air, set your foot on the air, so, and come!
A hundred ways to heaven’s air become manifest to you; you go flying up to heaven every dawning like a prayer.



... from Rumi's Mystical Peoms