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Hadrat Sayyiduna Wahb – may Allah be pleased with him – narrates:
Once the companions of Nabi ‘Isa – peace be upon him – asked him, “O ‘Isa! Who are those Awliyah upon whom there is no fear or grief?”
Nabi ‘Isa – peace be upon him – explained, “They are those blessed people who when the world becomes apparent to someone they are looking at the eventual destruction of the world. If there anything in the world which can create danger to them they completely remove those things. When they see something which will eventually leave them, from the beginning they stay away from that object. Everything material seems small to them and they do not concentrate on things which will only remain for a few moments. When material things are given to them, they become saddened. They are unaffected by worldly calamity. They refrain from accepting any man-made position or rank. In their eyes, the world has become old and ancient and they do not wish to renew it. In their eyes, the world is nothing. It has no importance in their eyes. Carnal desires have died within them. After divorcing the world, they never wish to acquire it. They only think about the reward of the Hereafter. In place of the wonders of the world, they have purchased the wonders of the Hereafter.
“They are very pleased with this trade and consider it a very profitable trade. When they see people fighting for position and material wealth they busy themselves in thinking about death. They forget about thinking of material things and objects. They are people who love the Dhikr of Allah Almighty and are blessed with immense Nur.
“Their speech and words are very strange and unusual. In the Divine Message of Allah Almighty, there is glad tidings for these people and they practise on the Divine Commands of Allah Almighty. Their attributes have been described in the Qur’an and they increase in the recitation of the Qur’an. They understand the message of the Qur’an. They do not think highly of their good deeds but consider it very little. They only think about the reward of the Hereafter and have great hope in this. They do not fear anything except the Fire of hell.” (Uyunul Hikaayah)