Listen

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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?

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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 –

Will

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

– Sufi Proverb –

Seek it yourself

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

– Sufi Proverb –

Five days

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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 –