Thursday, May 10, 2007

Dhikr

"As for the travellers among the angels, their station is known, since they are constantly travelling around seeking the sessions of dhikr. So when they find the people of dhikr, who are the people of the Quran, those who are truly recalling the Quran, they do not give precedence to anyone from the sessions of dhikr of those who are recalling something other than the Quran. But if they do not find people recalling the Quran and they do find people recalling Allah swt, not just reciting, then they come to sit with them and they call out to each other 'come quickly to what you all desire!' , because that remembrance of Allah swt is their sustenance. Through it they flourish and in it they have their life."

- Ibn Arabi

1 comment:

irving said...

Alhamdulillah, for such a beautiful and poignant quote from ibn Arabi. It is filled with light.

Ya Haqq!