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23+ Abdul Qadir Jilani R.A Quotes – Islamic Quotes

Abdul Qadir Jilani R.A Quotes & SayingsShaykh Abdul Qadir Jliani is one of the most influential Auliya of Islam. He also founded the sufi order, Qadriya among Muslims. This list of Abdul Qadir Jilani Quotes will share with you his amazing wisdom and spirituality. There is a brief overview of his life also after the list below.

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One of the reasons why I decided to curate a list of Quotes and Sayings of Abdul Qadir Jilani is that I was much inspired by the incidents of his life during my childhood. So this is my chance to promote the wisdom of this esteemed saint. May Allah accept my efforts and forgive any and every mistake.

23+ Abdul Qadir Jilani Quotes & Sayings 

  1. An action which is void of sincerity is nothing but non-productive hard work. – Abdul Qadir Jilani R.A
  2. As a Momin increase in age, he also increases in Faith and Eeman.
  3. Your worst enemies are your evil friends. Sheikh Abdul Qadir Gilani R.A
  4. A person who becomes aware of Allah everything except world, hereafter and Allah gets removed from the heart.

  5. It is incumbent upon you that your speech and talk is only and sincerely for Allah. Otherwise, it is better for you to be mute. – Abdul Qadir Jialni (Quotes)

  1. It is important that your life is spent in the way of Allah otherwise death is better for you. – Abdul Qadir Jilani (Sayings)

  2. The prosperity in which there is no gratitude of Allah is an evil trial for you and that poverty in which there is no patience is also an evil trial for you.
    Islamic Quotes of Abdul Qadir Jilani

  3. Think good and positive of people instead of yourself and thinking negative of people. If you do this then you will benefit yourself as well as other people. – Islamic Quotes of Abdul Qadir Jilani R.A

  4. The one who serves Allah, Allah makes everything else serves him because He never waste even a minutest deed of his servants. – Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jilani Quotes

  5. Everything which makes you forget Allah is evil for you. – Sayings of Abdul Qadir Jilani R.A

  6. It is important for trials and problems to befall you because gold is never purified without fire. Thus ask Allah that He gives patience with trials so that yours and His relation remains strong. – Abdul Qadir Jilani R.A
  1. Wrongdoing darkens the heart and blackens the face and book of deeds.
  2. This world and hereafter can never be united in one world. – Quotes of Abdul Qadir Jilani R.A

  3. There is so much to do in positive in productive work and activities that you should have no time left for unproductive and non-beneficial activities. – Abdul Qadir Jilani R.A Quotes

  4. Ride on your nafs otherwise it will ride on you.

  5. Flee from a person who makes you forgetful of Allah as you flee from a wild animal. – Islamic Quotes
  6. Purity of body with impurity of heart will not benefit you. – Islamic Quotes
    Abdul Qadir Jilani R.A
  1. Acquire knowledge and become sincere, so that you find escape from duality’s trap. – Islamic Quotes of Abdul Qadir Jilani R.A

  2. Till the time you yourself needs improvement. – Abdul Qadir Jilani R.A

  3. Trying to improve other people when you yourself needs improvement is ignorance and against the Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad (Peace be Upon Him). – Abdul Qadir Jelaani R.A

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  4. Be aware of sin in all its forms in all your organs of body and in your heart.
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  5. Trials and calamities strengthen the heart and certainty and establish the faith and patience and weaken the animal-self and its desires. – Abdul Qadir Gilani R.A
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  6. Three things are indispensable for a believer in all conditions of life. He should keep those commandments of God: he should abstain from the forbidden things; and he should be pleased with the decree of Providence. – Ghous Pak R.A

  7. When the heart is perfected all your conditions become perfect. – Abdul Qadir Jilani R.A Quotes

Brief overview of Life of Abdul Qadir Jilani R.A

Shaykh Abdul Qadir Jilani R.A was born in a city Jeelan which is in Tabristan in 471 A.H. His childhood is full of incidents which are a proof of his intellectual and spiritual capacity.

At the young age of 18 he went to Baghdad as a student which was then the center of all major activities including the religious knowledge. After studying and learning traditional sciences under the learned people and scholars of Islam, he met his a person with more spiritual inclinations.

Under his influence and teachings, Abdul Qadir Jilani R.A left his professional calling and spent almost about twenty five years in various regions of Iraq as a traveler. When he returned to Baghdad, he was over the age of 50 years of around 521 A.H which is 1127 C.E. After returning to Baghdad, Abdul Qadir Jilani R.A began to preach publicly. He contributed to the people of Baghdad a lot through his knowledge and the number of his students grew day by day, so he took residence at a traditional school, which belonged to one of his teachers, but due to the large number of students and his own large family the space proved to be insufficient

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So in 528 A.H many people donated for the construction of a residence which can house Shaikh Abdul Qadir Jilani R.A and his family along with the accommodation of his students. This place also has the capacity to accommodate seekers of knowledge who used to come from around the world for attending the sessions of Abdul Qadir Jilani R.A.

For more information on Abdul Qadir Jilani:
Overview of Sheikh R.A Life
Abdul Qadir Jilani R.A Biography in Urdu

Video Lecture on Sheikh R.A Life

With the Grace of Allah Almighty, He lived for a life of around 90 years and continued his mission of spreading the true knowledge until his last. He produced many works and books on various topics and is known as the highest of all saints.

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  2. Shaykh Abdul Qadir Jilani R.A was one of the most influential and wise saint of Baghdaad…. Thank You for sharing

  3. really an iconic figure in Islamic tradition. Abdul Qadir Jilani R.A quotes are really good. Thanks for collecting and sharing them with us.

  4. Abdul Qadir Jilani R.A was a great personality and his work is of immense benefit. Jazak’Allah for sharing these quotes.

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