Sheikh Abdul Qadir Gilani Quotes [Top 15+]

Hazrat Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jilani was a Hanbali Sunni Muslim preacher, jurist, ascetic, mystic, and theologian, known for being the eponymous founder of the Qadiriyya tariqa (Sufi order) of Sufism. Muslims from all over the world respect him and calls him Ghaus-Al-Azam. Here are the famous Hazrat Sheikh Abdul Qadir Gilani Quotes that will inspire you and heal your soul.

1. “The worldly people who are not pleased even with their Creator, how can they be pleased with you?” – Abdul Qadir Gilani

2. “Ask your Lord for a physician who can treat the illnesses of your hearts, a healer who can heal you, a guide who can guide you and take you by the hand.” – Hazrat Shaykh Abdul Kadir Gilani

3. “If you come to me but do not put my teachings into practice you would only be a nuisance to the audience. As long as you are in your shop, you continue to think of your failing business, and when you come to me it is only to comfort yourself. No matter how many times you come to listen, it is as if you heard nothing. O property owner! Forget about your property and come and sit among the poor and be humble to Allah and to them” – Hazrat Abdul Qadir Jilani

4. “The ultimate division of humanity will be into three categories and not just two – people bound for Hell,
people bound for Paradise,
and, out of the latter,
people closest to Allah.
(Quran: Al-Waqia 7-11)” – Hazrat Abdul Qadir Jilani

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5. “Do not be fooled by your youthful appearance for very soon it would be taken away from you.” – Sheikh Abdul Qadir Gilani

6. “Look towards that person who looks towards you. Love that person that loves you, listen to that person that listens to you and give your hands in his hands that are prepared to grasp it.” – Hazrat Abdul Qadir Jilani

7. “Do not become the candle that gives light to others but itself remains in darkness. Do not follow the desires of your lower self. Should the Lord wish, He himself will pick you out and prompt you to be a source of guidance. He Himself shall endow you with the inner strength to endure the changes of fortune and will instill within you infinite wisdom.” – Sheikh Abdul Qadir Gilani

8. “Listen to your heart and not your ego. Your ego prompts you to boast of vain assertions to obtain the glory of this world. Turn away from vanity and seek Him in the recesses of your heart and soul.” – Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jilani Quotes

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9. “Seek the fellowship of those who enjoy fellowship with the Lord.” – Hazrat Abdul Qadir Jilani Quotes

10. “O my Beloved, in both worlds, the best place is that where I can prostrate myself upon Thy feet And where
in words of love, YOU and I can converse.” – Hazrat Abdul Qadir Jilani

11. “How can you lay claim to faith, when you have no patience at all. Surely you must have heard the saying of the prophet, peace, and blessings be upon him “patience is to faith, as the head is to the body.” – Abdul Qadir Gilani

12. “O you who complain to people about your misfortunes, what good will it do you to complain to creatures? They can bring you neither benefit nor harm. If you rely on them and associate partners with the Lord of the Truth, they will make you distant from Him, cause you to fall into His displeasure.” – Shaykh Abdul Qadir Gilani

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13. “As long as your pride and anger remain, don’t consider yourself among the righteous.” – Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jilani Quotes

14. “You are ending your age by building homes, where others will live and you will be held accountable.” – Abdul Qadir Gilani

15. “Disrespect earns the displeasure of the Creator and the creation.”- Sheikh Abdul Qadir Gilani Quotes

16. “O doers, create sincerity, otherwise it is only hardship” – Abdul Qadir Gilani

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