The Destiny of Knowledge

The method of achieving the real destiny is knowledge of one’s own self, one’s own self-worth exemplified in a Prophetic tradition, reported by ‘Alī, that he who knows his own self, knows His Lord: “man ‘arafa nafsahu fa qad ‘arafab rabbahu”   Scholars and mystics alike from all persuasions, Sunnī, Ṣūfī and Shī‘ī, use this…