Blog Banner

Be dust before thou art turned into dust

17th April 2013
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

If he injures thee, bear it Because pardon will purify thee from sin.
O brother, as the end is dust, be dust before thou art turned into dust.


Tags: garment
posted by ummi taalib on 17th April 2013 - 1 comment


Anonymous wrote on 18 Apr 2013
Subaana Allah
Write a comment
(required) - not published nor available to blogger
Blogs Disclaimer: The views expressed in these blogs are those of the author(s). The blog is monitored with set guidelines. Inapproproate content should be reported on our forums for the attention of our moderators.