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Khwajah Abdallah Ansari: I live only to do Thy will

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Khwajah Abdallah Ansari: I live only to do Thy will
Photo: Music school, Syria, 1905
 
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I live only to do Thy will,
My lips move only in praise of Thee
O Lord, whoever becometh aware of Thee
Casteth out all else other than Thee.
O Lord, give me a heart
That I may pour it out in Thanksgiving
Give me life
That I may spend it
In working for the salvation of the world.
O Lord, give me understanding
That I stray not from the path
Give me light
To avoid pitfalls.
O Lord, give me eyes
Which see nothing but Thy glory.
Give me a mind
That finds delight in Thy service.
Give me a soul
Drunk in the wine of Thy wisdom.
 
(Khwajah 'Abdallah Ansari)
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Recommended Reading:
 
​'Ibn Ata'Illah/Khwaja Abdullah Ansari (CWS): The Book of Wisdom and Kwaja Abdullah Ansari, Intimate Conversations'
By Victor Danner (Author)
 
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Two early Sufi classics are contained here in one volume. They embody the essence of spiritual life in the Islamic tradition. Ibn Ata Illah (c. 1250-1309) was a Sufi saint and sage who lived in Egypt. Kwaja Abdullah Ansari (1006-1089) was one of major early writers of Persian mystical literature.
 
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