Ja’far on Muraqabah: Mindfulness is to be careful with every thought

Abu al-‘Abbas reported: I asked Ja’far ibn Nasir, may Allah have mercy on him, about mindfulness. Ja’far said, “It is to be watchful over one’s innermost being, due to awareness of the Almighty Lord, with every thought.”

Source: al-Risālat al-Qushayrīyah 1/331

عن أبي الْعَبَّاس البغدادي قال سألت جَعْفَر بْن نصير رحمه الله  عَنِ المراقبة فَقَالَ مراعاة السر لملاحظة الحق سبحانه مَعَ كُل خطرة

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