Applying hagiography to history, we must marvel at the intelligence of the Caliph Rady Allahu ‘anh.





Those who are close to God have insight like the venerable ‘Uthmān.  In a Sacred Tradition, the Knower of the Unseen tells us: “Through the supererogatory acts of worship My servant performs for Me, I draw so close to him that he sees through Me and hears through Me.”




Irshad: Wisdom of a Sufi Master | Nineteenth Discourse—page 387-388