He who knows himself knows God[Traditional saying of The Prophet Muhammad]
At exactly which point do you start to realize That life without knowledge is, death in disguise? That's why, Knowledge Of Self is like life after death Apply it to your life, let destiny manifest[from Knowledge of Self (Determination) by Black Star]
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