Bee and Divine elixir

When a bee-keeper sees a swarm of bees, he brings a hive in which he lays sweet and perfumed things. When the bees sense the perfume they enter the hive. If the abode is well prepared then they will appreciate it and settle in. Otherwise they will only stay a day or two and then leave for good.

The same phenomenon applies to the Divine Secret: if it finds the heart clean and perfumed, it shall settle in permanently and produce a Divine elixir.

- saying of Sidi al-Qadiri al-Boutchichi, Master of Tariqa Qadiriya Boustahishiya. May God bless his path. Read about Sidi Hamza Qadiri al-Boutshishi, the present master.

And thy Lord inspired the bee, saying: Choose thou habitations in the hills and in the trees and in that which they build;

Then take-in of all the beautiful produce of the earth, and follow the spacious paths of thy Lord submissively. There cometh forth within it a beverage of many hues, wherein is healing for mankind. Lo! herein is indeed a sign for people who meditate.

- The Quran, from the chapter An-Nahl, The Bee.
16:68, 69


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