The next virtue mentioned in Imam al-Sulami’s book ‘Kitab al-Futuwwa’ is bearing hardships for the sake of Allah the Exalted.
Shaykh Yahya Rhodus mentions that those on the spiritual path will experience harm at the hands of people, and that part of spiritual progress is bearing that for Allah’s sake. As encouragement, Shaykh Yahya recounts several stories of righteous servants of Allah the Exalted and some of the hardships that they endured.
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