A company of vagabonds met a dervish, spoke insulting words to him, struck him and otherwise molested him; whereon he complained to his superior and explained the case. The pir replied: 'My son, the patched frock of dervishes is the garment of resignation and who, wearing it, cannot bear injuries is a pretender not entitled to the frock.'
A large river will not become turbid from stones.
The Arif who feels aggrieved is shallow water yet.
A buzrug narrates: “Once I saw nine Auliyaa at the Raudhah Mutahharah (The Holy Sepulcher) of Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam). When they began leaving, I followed them. One of them turned to me and sharply enquired: ‘Where are you going?’ I responded: ‘I am accompanying you. I love you all and I have heard that a man will be with whom he loves.’
One of the group said: ‘He cannot go where we are going. Only those who are forty years of age are allowed to go there.’
In a boxing or wrestling match it is not the winner of each round, but the outcome of the final round which determines the winner.
A fighter may be winning every round but if his opponent causes him to fall whereby he cannot stand up before the count will make him the loser. The winner is he who wins the final round.
Similarly the winners i.e. the successful ones, will be those who succeed in the Hereafter regardless of whether they were regarded as successful or
Updated 08-04-2013 at 08:09 AM by ummitaalib
A great man was praised in an assembly and, his good qualities being extolled, he raised his head and said: 'I am such as I know myself to be.'
O thou who reckonest my virtues, refrainest from giving me pain,
These are my open, and thou knowest not my hidden, qualities.
My person is, to the eyes of the world, of good aspect
But my internal wickedness makes me droop my head with shame.
The peacock is for his beauteous colours by
I thought I would blog this comment made during a discussion on moderating SF (In the sister's section)
Most of the mods are on SF without members even realising. We work like stealth planes, behind the scenes.
There are some mods who rarely post but are on every single day doing boring, mundane tasks. I for one, log on in the mornings and then check the forum a few times throughout the day. Almost every single time there is something to see to. And I'm admittedly,
Updated 30-03-2013 at 01:25 PM by ummitaalib