Abdul-qadir Gilani Quotes

Abd al-Qadir Gilani or Kilani (Persian: ????????? ????????, Arabic: ????????? ??????????, Turkish: Abdülkâdir Geylânî, Kurdish: Evdilqadirê Geylanî?, Central Kurdish: ????????????? ?????????,), born 29 Shaban 470 AH in the town of Na'if, district of Gilan-e Gharb, Gilan, Iran and died Monday, February 14, 1166 (11 Rabi' al-thani 561 AH), in Baghdad, (1077–1166 CE), was a Persian Hanbali Sunni jurist and sufi based in Baghdad. The Qadiriyya is the tariqa (Sufi order) founded by him and takes its name from him

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Abdul-qadir Gilani


Disrespect earns the displeasure of the creator and the creation.

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Listen to your heart and not your ego. Your ego prompts you to boast of vain assertions to obtain the glory of this world. Turn away from vanity and seek Him in the recesses of your heart and soul

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Seek the fellowship of those who enjoy fellowship with the Lord

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Do not be fooled by your youthful appearance for very soon it would be taken away from you.

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O you who complain to people about your misfortunes, what good will it do you to complain to creatures? They can bring you neither benefit nor harm. If you rely on them and associate partners with the Lord of the Truth, they will make you distant from Him, cause you to fall into His displeasure.

Abdul-qadir Gilani


Do not become the candle that gives light to others but itself remains in darkness. Do not follow the desires of your lower self. Should the Lord wish, He himself will pick you out and prompt you to be a source of guidance. He Himself shall endow you with the inner strength to endure the changes of fortune and will instill within you infinite wisdom.

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