The Golden Chain

Stories and Sayings of Khwaja Arif ar-Rivgari

Khwaja Arif ar-Rivgari (may God sanctify his innermost being) was the twelfth Shaykh in the Naqshbandi Golden Chain and the third of the ‘Khwajagan’ – the Masters of Wisdom of Central Asia. Khwaja Arif’s students recorded many of his sayings. Some of them are as follows:-

“Too much hope in the future veils you from the good found in God’s way.”