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    “O Allah! If I worship You for fear of Hell, burn me in Hell,
    and if I worship You in hope of Paradise, exclude me from Paradise.
    But if I worship You for Your Own sake, grudge me not Your everlasting Beauty.”

    -Rabia al Adawiya



     
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    “I want to put out the fires of Hell, and burn down the rewards of Paradise. They block the way to Allah. I do not want to worship from fear of punishment or for the promise of reward, but simply for the love of Allah.”

    Rabi’a al Adawiya


     
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    Hasan then replied, “How did you come to know Him?” Rabi’a al Adawiya said, “You know of the how but I know of the how-less.”

    Rabi’a al Adawiya


     
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