The Fruit of Knowledge

March 7, 2012 Comments Off on The Fruit of Knowledge

Imam Ahmad ibn ‘Ajiba رحمه الله said in his autobiography,

“Know that the fruit of knowledge is action, that the fruit of action is one’s state [al-hal], that the fruit of one’s state is taste [al-dhawq], that the fruit of taste is drinking [al-shurb],that drinking is followed by intoxication [al-sukr] and intoxication by lucidy [al-sahw], and that lucidity is followed by deliverance [al-wisal], which is nothing other than stability [tamkin] and rootedness [rusuh] in the contemplated object…”


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