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The one who is in ghaflah. Careless. Regardless. Inattentive. Remiss. Heedless. Unaware. The one who forgets Allah (‘azza wa jalla), the âkhirah, death and the purposes of his creation.


“One time when I awoke in the morning of old age from the sleep of the night of youth I looked at myself and saw that my life was hastening towards the grave as though racing down a slope. As Niyazi Misrî said:

Each day a stone from the building of my life falls to the ground;

Ghâfil! You slumber, unaware that the building is in ruins!” The Flashes ( 288 )


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