Gulistan of Saadi
The Morals of Dervishes
One of the ulemma of solid learning, having been asked for his opinion about waqfbread, answered:
‘If it be accepted to insure tranquillity of mind from cares for food and to obtain leisure for devotion, it
is lawful but if it be taken for maintenance it is forbidden.’
Bread is taken for the corner of devotion
By pious men and not the corner of devotion for bread.