The Best of Spiritual Actions – Imam Shadhili relates from his teacher, Ibn Mashish

Abu’l Hasan al-Shadhili relates from his spiritual guide, Ibn Mashish: The best of spiritual actions are four after four. [The four actions are:] (1) loving Allah; (2) contentment with Allah’s destiny; (3) non-attachment to worldly matters; and (4) relying upon Allah.   [These come after four:] (1) fulfilling Allah’s commands; (2) leaving Allah’s prohibitions; (3) […]