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Friday Wisdom

Posted on | March 29, 2012 | No Comments

AsSalaamAlaiKum and Welcome!

Today’s Friday Wisdom features a very beautiful quote:

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Abdullah Ibn ‘Umar saw a Yemeni man performing Tawāf (circumambulating the Ka’bah) while carrying his mother on his back. This man said to Abdullah Ibn ‘Umar, “I am like a tame camel for her! I have carried her more than she carried me. Do you think I have paid her back, O Ibn ‘Umar?” Abdullah Ibn ‘Umar replied, “No, not even one contraction!” [Al-Adab al-Mufrad Bukhārī 1/62]

Allahafiz and take care.

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