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Everybody Will Be With The Person Whom He Loves

Hadrat [1] Imam-i Rabbani says in the 67th letter of the second volume of his Maktubat:

   We have received your valuable letter, which you so kindly sent to us. Hamd and gratitude be to Allahu ta'ala, because at such a time as this when doubts have been on the increase, you fortunate people, though you need nothing and though there is no occasion, have been taking notice of these faqirs [2] and thinking of us, who have been left, forgotten in the nook, thus showing that you have belief in this way, which befits your pure ancestry. It is such a great blessing that your various occupations and relations do not prevent you from this great fortune, nor do the confusing things you have to do hinder this love of yours. You should fulfil the thanks for this great blessing, and you should be hopeful, since it is stated in a hadith-i-sharif[3], "In the Hereafter everybody will be with the person whom he loves in the world!"

[1] Hadrat: title of respect used before the names of great people like and Islamic scholars.
[2] faqir: i) form of introduction of oneself, meaning poor, humble servant in need of Mercy; ii) poor Muslim who has more than his subsistence but less than nisab.
[3] hadith (sharif): i) a saying of the Prophet ('alaihi 's-salam).; al-Hadith ash-sharif: all the hadiths as a whole; ii) 'ilm al-hadith; iii) Books of the hadith ash-sharif. iv) Al-hadith al-qudsi, as-sahih, al-hasan: kinds of hadiths (for which, see Endless Bliss, II).