Muhammad ibn Abd al-Jabbar ibn al-Hasan al-Niffari

Muhammad ibn Abd al-Jabbar ibn al-Hasan al-Niffari (d. 965 CE), commonly known as al-Niffarī, was a 10th-century Sufi mystic.

Renunciation of the World is the most essential mark of the spiritual journey to God.
Though Divine knowledge transcends all thoughts and symbols, yet the mystic's sincere meditation discovers the Ultimate Truth.

QuotesEdit

The Sayings and Teachings of the Great Mystics of Islam (2004)Edit

  • Renunciation of the World is the most essential mark of the spiritual journey to God.
    • p. 80
  • God loves only those who are not concerned with anything else.
    • p. 80
  • Recollection of God leades to the conversion of human qualities into the Divine Attributes.
    • p. 80
  • Though Divine knowledge transcends all thoughts and symbols, yet the mystic's sincere meditation discovers the Ultimare Truth.
    • p. 81
  • The worshipper, when completely annihilates himself in His adoration, realize the real state of proximity to Him. God Himself removes the barrier between such an inspired devotee and Himself and reveals His Godhead.
    • p. 81
  • God says to His favorites; "Night and day are two veils spread out all that I have created but because I have chosen thee for Myself, I have lifted the two veils that thou might see Me and thou has seen Me, therefore, stand in thy place before Me and continue in the vision of Me, for otherwise thou will be snatched away by everything that happens to districts thee. So stand firm and attribute to Me alone all which I have manifested to thee.
    • p. 81

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