Abu Sa’id Ibn Abi’l Khayr

Abu Sa'id Ibn Abi'l Khayr

Abu Sa’id Ibn Abi’l Khayr Quote – “To those who seek truth in conventionalized religion…”

To those who seek truth in conventionalized religion: Until college and minaret have crumbled this holy work of ours will not be done. Until faith becomes rejection And rejection becomes belief There will be no true believer. Abu Sa’id Ibn Abi’l Khayr (967 – 1049)

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Abu Sa'id Ibn Abi'l Khayr

Abu Sa’id Ibn Abi’l Khayr Quote – “The true man of God sits in the midst of his fellow men…”

The true man of God sits in the midst of his fellow men, and rises and eats and sleeps and marries and buys and sells and gives and takes in the bazaars, and spends the days with other people, and yet never forgets God even for a single moment. Abu Sa’id Ibn Abi’l Khayr (967 – 1049)

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Abu Sa'id Ibn Abi'l Khayr

Abu Sa’id Ibn Abi’l Khayr Quote – “You are freed from your own desires only when God frees you…”

You are freed from your own desires only when God frees you. This is not effected by your own exertion, but by the grace of God. First he brings forth in you the desire to attain this goal. Then he opens to you the gate of repentance. Then… you continue to strive and… pride yourself upon your efforts, thinking that […]

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