The Oil is Acquired from the Olive Tree

Peace, one and all…

‘Know, O seeker of the mysteries of Reality! What is intended by the blessed olive tree is ‘knowledge’, and by the oil thereof, ‘knowledge of God’, which is obtained through the perfection of knowledge, just as the oil is acquired from the olive tree’
(Isma`il Anqarawi, The Lamp of Mysteries, referring to 24:35)

Truly, ‘the beginning of knowledge draws to a close in the art of relationship

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