fire_and_water_by_santijoel-d6eoqhyA saintly woman by the name of  Raabi’ah Basriyyah (Also known as Raabi’ah Adawiyyah), was once seen walking the streets carrying a pail of water in one hand and a fire in the other. On being asked the reason she replied,

I wish I could burn the gardens of Jannat with this fire and put out the fire of Jahannam with this water. Then people will worship Allah subhaanahu wata’ala for His pleasure alone and not for entry into Jannat or for safety from the fire of Jahannam


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