Qasim on Religion: Piety, night worship, pure heart are best

Al-Khatib reported: Qasim al-Ju’i, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The religion is based upon cautious piety. The best worship is undertaken at night, and the best of paths to Paradise is to have a pure heart.”

Source: al-Zuhd wal-Raqāʼiq 32

عن الخطيب عن قاسم الجوعي رحمه الله قال أَصْلُ الدِّينِ الْوَرَعُ وَأَفْضَلُ الْعِبَادَةِ مُكَابَدَةُ اللَّيْلِ وَأَفْضَلُ طُرُقِ الْجَنَّةِ سَلَامَةُ الصَّدْرِ

32 الزهد والرقائق للخطيب البغدادي