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Dispraise of Tireless Desire for Wealth

O you, whose time is fully occupied working to gain this worldly life, although this life is actually enslaving you: why do you collect that which separates you [from your Lord] and join that which tears you apart?! Woe to … Continue reading

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Contentedness

O you who is afflicted with an ardent love for this life, although you shall never attain from it except what is decreed for you: there are many who attain provision without the least amount of effort, and there are … Continue reading

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Truthful Worshipping

Do not be impressed with the outward image of worship, but rather pay attention to the actual purpose of this worship, for indeed not all those who pray are worshippers, nor are all who fast ascetics, nor all weepers devotees, … Continue reading

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Assembly of Repentance

The assembly of repentance is a gathering of grievers; among the attendants you will find those who weep over the sins they committed, others who mourn their shortcomings, some who cry for not achieving their aims, and others who are … Continue reading

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Beware of Hypocrisy

Be truthful inwardly and that shall reflect on what pleases you, outwardly. Use the feathers of sincerity in the arrow of your deeds, and you shall certainly hit the target that you aspire for. I wonder at you, how will … Continue reading

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High Aspirations

O you who wish to stay in a place other than his; O you who appreciates safety after experiencing wreckage and ruin: take advantage of your life, the bricks of which time brings down day after day; for you know … Continue reading

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Night Prayers

O you whose nature is unyielding and whose heart is inclined towards his nature: think of the purpose for which you were created, and what is it that Allah made incumbent upon you. If you wish to ride the stallion … Continue reading

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