The Teaching of Hazrat Inayat Khan

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We must see what in us is fani, to be annihilated, and what is baqi, life, what will remain with us and what will not. We realize as our self that which dies, that which is not ours, and therefore we are afraid of death. Our coat will not remain with us. It is not ours. Therefore Christ said, "If a man sue you for your coat, give him your cloak also." Because neither is yours. The coat belonged to the sheep first and it will pass from us, etc. We see that we are always attracted to our like, to someone who is from our country, of our race, from our school. God is that which will never die. His nature is life. Our true affinity is with Him. He is our real friend.