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فَكُلِي وَٱشْرَبِي وَقَرِّي عَيْناً فَإِمَّا تَرَيِنَّ مِنَ ٱلبَشَرِ أَحَداً فَقُولِيۤ إِنِّي نَذَرْتُ لِلرَّحْمَـٰنِ صَوْماً فَلَنْ أُكَلِّمَ ٱلْيَوْمَ إِنسِيّاً
-Maryam ( مريم )

Tafsir al-Tustari

…I have vowed to the Compassionate One abstinence (ṣawm)…He said:‘I have abstained from all [speech] save Your remembrance, [as] when the person observing abstinence asks for comfort in You, and his heart finds repose in You, and no one else. …so I will not talk to any human today.’His words:

Tafsīr al-Tustarī, trans. Annabel Keeler and Ali Keeler
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