13:3 And He it is who spread out the earth and placed within it unshaking mountains.
In terms of the allusion and intimation of the Folk of the Haqiqah He is saying, "It is He who spread out the earth and placed within it the Pegs, namely the friends and masters among His servants, to whom recourse is had and from whom assistance comes."
The sun rises in the east and sets in the west for a hundred years before someone's eyes are daubed with the collyrium of the Haqiqah by the pencil of solicitude. Perhaps we will be allowed to see those chevaliers and reach endless felicity with one look at them. For thousands of years the moon-faced beauties of Firdaws and the houris of paradise have been standing in wait in that busy bazaar: When will they convey the fortunate procession of those chevaliers to the highest of the High Chambers so that they, as hangers-on, may step into the pageant of good fortune at an Omnipotent King [54:55].
On the day Junayd's bier was carried, a bird came and sat on the edge of his coffin. People were waving their hands at it but it would not leave. Ruwaym said, "In generosity the bird is telling us with the tongue of its state, 'Leave me alone, for my claws have been fixed to the edge of his coffin with the nails of passion. Today this frame of Junayd is the portion of the cherubim. If not for the intrusion of your tumult, you would fly with me like falcons in this air.'" When they buried him, one of the poor stood above him and recited these verses:
"Oh the grief at separation from a group
who are lamps and fortresses,
rain clouds, cities, and unshaking mountains,
good, security, and stillness.
The nights will not change for us
until they are brought forth by fate.
So every fire belongs to our hearts,
every water belongs to our eyes."