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Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia

Sunday, January 02, 2005

My Greatest Need is You

Rabi'a al 'Adawiyya

our hope in my heart is the rarest treasure

Your Name on my tongue is the sweetest word
My choicest hours
Are the hours I spend with You --
O Allah, I can't live in this world
Without remembering You--
How can I endure the next world
Without seeing Your face?
I am a stranger in Your country
And lonely among Your worshippers:
This is the substance of my complaint.

The Story of Rabi'a Al- Adawiyya, a Great Sufi Saint ...


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