Friday, September 02, 2011

Pearls of wisdom 314

1. Every good and evil that happens to man is decreed by God.

2. Implore God to deliver you from the wickedness of your soul.

3. Whoever refrains his soul from lust, verily Paradise shall be his abode.

4. God alone can help a man to do good deeds.

5. Knowledge without action is not knowledge.

6. The Divine knowledge penetrates what is hidden and comprehends what is manifest.

7. It behooves the believer to contemplate God in every act, knowing that God sees him and all that he does.

8. Whoever bows his head with humility, like a servant, God will exalt his state in both worlds.

9. Knowledge and action cannot be divorced in any way, just as the light of the sun cannot be separated from the sun itself.

10. Anyone who pretends to know God without lowliness and fear, is an ignorant fool. [Above quotes by Shaykh Ali ibn Uthman Hujwiri]

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