Do not praise…

 

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“Do not praise your own faith exclusively,

so that you disbelieve all the rest.

If you do this, you will miss much good

~ nay, you will miss the whole truth of the matter.

God the omniscient and omnipresent

cannot be confined to any one creed for he says

“Wheresoever ye turn, there is the face of Allah.”

Everybody praises what he knows.

His god is his own creature

and in praising it,

he praises himself,

which he would not do

if he were just.

His dislike is based on ignorance.”

 

 

 

XIII AD Sufi philosopher Ibn Arabi

 

5 comment (s):

  1. darvish said...

    Most excellent :) Inshallah, I will repost it in the future with your permission :)

    Ya Haqq!

  2. Maryam said...

    Mashallah!

  3. Mo'in said...

    Dear Maryam,

    Very, very nice. Thank you for sharing this.

    Best wishes,

    mo'in

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