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The Sweetest and Most Beneficial Thing

Posted in Siddiq Hasan Khan on April 4, 2008 by Tarek Mehanna

“…Know that the nobility of something is either inherent or indirect. Knowledge encompasses both types of nobility, since it is a delight in and of itself and is therefore sought after for itself, and it is also indirectly delightful and is therefore sought after due to what it brings about.

It is not a secret to its possessors that there is no delight greater than its delight because it is a pure and spiritual delight. As for physical delight, it consists of nothing but warding off pain, such as the delight of food warding off the pain of hunger, and the delight of sex warding off the pain of desire.

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