Hakim Sanai (circa 1080 – 1141)

Hakim Sanai (circa 1080 – 1141)

Hakim Sanai Quote – “When you sincerely enter into prayer…”

When you sincerely enter into prayer, you will come forth with all your prayers answered. But a hundred prayers that lack sincerity will leave you still the bungler that you are, your work a failure. Prayers said from habit are like the dust that scatters in the wind. The prayers that reach God’s court are uttered by the soul. Hakim […]

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Hakim Sanai (circa 1080 – 1141)

Hakim Sanai Quote – “It is useless quibbling over a mere word…”

It is useless quibbling over a mere word, even if that word is God. To accept or reject it, when we have no knowledge of what it may represent, is equally inappropriate. God is a mystery, and the mystery remains, whatever name we give to it. Hakim Sanai (circa 1080 – 1141), from The Walled Garden of Truth

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Hakim Sanai (circa 1080 – 1141)

Hakim Sanai Quote – “The special form of friendship and love which grows between teacher and pupil…”

The special form of friendship and love which grows between teacher and pupil is simultaneously a bond of friendship between man and God. Such a process is the very reverse of hero-worship. The teacher systematically and very effectively rejects those manifestations from his charges which have their origins in the self. Pupils are weaned at the outset from the tendency […]

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