Abu Yazid Al-Bistami and the Dog

A story of humility and wisdom One day, when the great saint and gnostic Abu Yazid Al-Bistami was walking through a street, suddenly a dog appeared, approaching him slowly. Being cautious and not wanting his clothes to be in contact with the dog, Abu Yazid pulled up his clothes. Unexpectedly, the dog was communicating to […]


1. Yahya ibn Mu’adh said, “A muster seed’s amount of love is more beloved to me than seventy years of worship without love!” 2. “If you are looking for a friend who is faultless, you will be friendless.” Moulana Jalal al-din Rumi 3. Thabit al-Bunani said, ‘Verily I know when my Lord remembers me’. So […]