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Spiritual Perhaps One Of My Favourite Spiritual Quotes Of All Time

Discussion in 'Blogs' started by Ishna, Jan 16, 2016.

  1. Ishna

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    “Rabe'a al-Adiwiyah, a great woman saint of Sufism, was seen running through the streets of her hometown, Basra, carrying a torch in one hand and a bucket of water in the other. When someone asked her what she was doing, she answered, 'I am going to take this bucket of water and pour it on the flames of hell, and then I am going to use this torch to burn down the gates of paradise so that people will not love God for want of heaven or fear of hell, but because He is God.”

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  3. Sikhilove

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    LOVE this post, fear is an illusion as is desire.

    What can you give one who already has everything, what gold and palaces can you gift such a soul?

    And what pain can really hurt a soul that is madly and unconditionally in love. That is our real state, we have everything and fear nothing and noone. We just don't accept it.
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