Abu Saeed : Suffering and contentment

Sheikh Abu Saeed Abil Khair (967 – 1049 CE) spent most of his life in Nishapur, but during his lifetime his fame as a Sufi and poet spread even as far as Spain. For more about him, see this earlier post.

Suffering here is from wanting to be more,
to have more.
Peace and comfort are in contentment.
Choose poverty and modesty.

Rendition by Vraje Abramian

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