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The Last Nights – We have a distant journey, and few provisions

The Last Nights – We have a distant journey, and few provisions

A reminder from Ibn Rajab al-Hanbali (tr. Sh. Musa Furber)

al-salamu `alaykum

Something beautiful from Ibn Rajab’s Lata’if al-Ma`arif (p342) to help with our nightly vigils during the last ten days of Ramadan:

The wife of Habib Abu Muhammad a student of al-Hasn al-Basri would say to him at night: The night has departed. We have a distant journey ahead of us and few provisions. The caravans of the Righteous have traveled before us while we remained behind:

http://qa.sunnipath.com/issue_view.asp?HD=1&ID=2596&CATE=197

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