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

The stubborn disagree wrongly:
How can the sleeping wake the asleep?

Man must listen to advice
Even if it is written on a wall

– Shaykh Saadi rahimahu Llah –

Who am I?


The question ‘Who am I?’ is not really meant to get an answer,
the question ‘Who am I?’ is meant to dissolve the questioner.

– A Sufi saying –



We do not walk on our legs,
but on our will.

– Sufi Proverb –

Seek it yourself


Watching someone else eating will not satisfy you hunger; the spiritual experiences of others will not satisfy your yearning.

– Sufi Proverb –

Five days


If after five days, the dervish says, “I am hungry”, then send him to the marketplace and order him to take a job and earn something.

– Sufi Saying –