Listen

Listen to the scholar with an attentive soul Even if his action may not appear to agree with his word … More

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Unsown land

Whoever acquires knowledge and does not practice it resembles him who ploughs his land and leaves it unsown. – Shaykh … More

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Sufi Poem about the Mir’aj

Balaghal ula bikamaalihi He [Muhammad ﷺ ] reached the highest place by his Perfection. Kasha fad-dujaa bijamaalihi He removed darkness by … More

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Learning is a weapon

People are responsible for their own transgressions, but the learned bear a greater responsibility than others because learning is a … More

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Courage or Generosity?

Some people asked a Sufi master, Which is better, courage or generosity? The Sufi master replied, Those who are generous, … More

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Pearls in desert

A man lost his way in the desert, and wandered aimlessly for several days. He ran out of food, and … More

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Vain imaginations

To break the five fingers of a poor man is sin. Let him be afraid who spares not the fallen … More

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Marked With The Seal Of God ﷺ

Intercessor, Obeyed, Prophet, Gracious, Bountiful, Majestic, Affable, Marked With The Seal Of Godﷺ He ﷺ Attained Exaltation By His ﷺ … More

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Take care of the orphans

Protect thou the orphan whose father is dead; brush the mud from his dress, ward all hurt from his head. … More

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No Praise is Enough

What Of Thy Praises Can Sa’adi Utter! The Mercy Of God Be Upon Thee, O Prophet (salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa … More

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He is the highest in perfection

He reached the highest in perfection; he removed the darkness with his beauty ﷺ. – Shaykh Saadi al-Shirazi رحمه الله –

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Stop wounding yourself

Humans are all one body, Whoever tortures another, wounds himself. – Shaykh Saadi rahimahu Llah –

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Do not laugh!

If you achieve a place of honor, be smart; don’t laugh at those who’ve fallen below you. – Shaykh Saadi … More

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Who can complain?

One man can hold the Ka’ba’s door ring; another can lie drunk, face down in the street. If God calls … More

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Humans

Humans are all one body, Whoever tortures another, wounds himself- – Saadi Shirazi rahimahu Llah –

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The greedy eye

To a greedy eye, all the wealth in the world is a single drop of dew in an empty well … More

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Do not be proud

Neither the beauty of your speech, nor the praise of an ignorant man, nor even your own convictions are reasons … More

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Coffin

I overheard a rich man’s son and a poor man’s son arguing as they stood near the grave of the … More

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To sleep or stay awake

The son said: These people are sleeping… but they might as well be dead, not one of them has roused … More

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Holy Name

Thousand times were I to wash my mouth with rose water, Still I would not be worthy of uttering your … More

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