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Who/what ‘owns’ You?

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

Ali ibn Abi Talib RA said:

 قال علي بن أبي طالب رضي الله عنه: ليس الزهد ألا تملك شيئًا، ولكن الزهد ألا يملكك شيء

“Asceticism [zuhd] is not that you should own nothing, but that nothing should own you.”

[“Hadhihi Hiya Zawjati“, 57].

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Source: Durani

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