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Abu Sayeed

967 - 1049 | Khorasan, Iran

whatever you have in your mind- forget it; whatever you have in your hand - give it; whatever is to be your fate - face it ! -

whatever you have in your mind- forget it; whatever you have in your hand - give it; whatever is to be your fate - face it ! -

PIR ASKED ABU SA'ID WHETHER HE WANTED TO TALK TO GOD ? OF COURSE I WANT TO. THEN DISCOVER YOU ARE BY YOURSELF, RECITE,.WITHOUT THEE, O BELOVED, I CAN NOT REST; THY GOODNESS TOWARDS ME I CANNOT RECKON. THOUGH EVERY HAIR ON MY BODY BECOMES A TONGUE, A THOUSANDTH PART OF THE THANKS DUE TO THEE I CANNOT TELL.

PIR ASKED ABU SA'ID WHETHER HE WANTED TO TALK TO GOD ? OF COURSE I WANT TO. THEN DISCOVER YOU ARE BY YOURSELF, RECITE,.WITHOUT THEE, O BELOVED, I CAN NOT REST; THY GOODNESS TOWARDS ME I CANNOT RECKON. THOUGH EVERY HAIR ON MY BODY BECOMES A TONGUE, A THOUSANDTH PART OF THE THANKS DUE TO THEE I CANNOT TELL.

REALIZE THAT YOU KNOW NOTHING AND YOU ARE NOBODY. IT IS NO EASY THING TO ATTAIN THIS REALIZATION. IT DOESN’T COME WITH TEACHING AND INSTRUCTION, NOR CAN IT BE SWN ON WITH A NEEDLE, OR TIED WITH A THREAD. THIS IS A GIFT FROM GOD AND A QUESTION OF WHOM HE BESTOWS IT AND WHOM HE CAUSES TO EXPERIENCE IT.

REALIZE THAT YOU KNOW NOTHING AND YOU ARE NOBODY. IT IS NO EASY THING TO ATTAIN THIS REALIZATION. IT DOESN’T COME WITH TEACHING AND INSTRUCTION, NOR CAN IT BE SWN ON WITH A NEEDLE, OR TIED WITH A THREAD. THIS IS A GIFT FROM GOD AND A QUESTION OF WHOM HE BESTOWS IT AND WHOM HE CAUSES TO EXPERIENCE IT.

A DERVISH WAS SWEEPING THE COURTYARD, ABU SA'ID SAW HIM AND SAID- BE LIKE THE DUST BALL THAT ROLLS BEFORE THE BROOM AND NOT LIKR THE ROCK LEFT BEHIND. ONE MUST BE LIKE THE DUST, WHICH HAS NO WILL OF ITS OWN BUT GOES WHEREVER THE BROOM (SPIRITUAL MASTER) COMMANDS- NOT LIKE THE ROCK,WHICH ASSERTS ITS OWN AND RESISTS THE DIRECTION OF THE GUIDE.

A DERVISH WAS SWEEPING THE COURTYARD, ABU SA'ID SAW HIM AND SAID- BE LIKE THE DUST BALL THAT ROLLS BEFORE THE BROOM AND NOT LIKR THE ROCK LEFT BEHIND. ONE MUST BE LIKE THE DUST, WHICH HAS NO WILL OF ITS OWN BUT GOES WHEREVER THE BROOM (SPIRITUAL MASTER) COMMANDS- NOT LIKE THE ROCK,WHICH ASSERTS ITS OWN AND RESISTS THE DIRECTION OF THE GUIDE.

THE SUFI IS PLEASED WITH ALL THAT GOD DOES IN ORDER THAT GOD MAY BE PLEASED WITH ALL THAT HE DOES.

THE SUFI IS PLEASED WITH ALL THAT GOD DOES IN ORDER THAT GOD MAY BE PLEASED WITH ALL THAT HE DOES.

THE SUFI IS PLEASED WITH ALL THAT GOD DOES IN ORDER THAT GOD MAY BE PLEASED WITH ALL THAT HE DOES.

THE SUFI IS PLEASED WITH ALL THAT GOD DOES IN ORDER THAT GOD MAY BE PLEASED WITH ALL THAT HE DOES.