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وَقَالَ لِفِتْيَانِهِ ٱجْعَلُواْ بِضَاعَتَهُمْ فِي رِحَالِهِمْ لَعَلَّهُمْ يَعْرِفُونَهَآ إِذَا ٱنْقَلَبُوۤاْ إِلَىٰ أَهْلِهِمْ لَعَلَّهُمْ يَرْجِعُونَ
-Yûsuf ( يوسف )

Kashani Tafsir

As for his statement, to his young men: 'Place their merchandise in their saddlebags, this is an allusion to the heart commanding its young men, the vegetative faculties, at the giving of enjoyment to the soul during [its] reassuredness, to supply the substrata for their faculties by which they are nourished and by which they are empowered to earn their perfections, since these are that merchandise of theirs from which they can seek provision. Their saddlebags represent the instruments of their perceptions and earnings; so that they may, recognise their faculties and their capacities to earn, when they return to their folk, from among all of the animal faculties, such as the irascible, the concupiscent and their like, and so they might come back', to the station of profit-making and seeking provision from the nourishment of meanings and forms of beneficial knowledge from that merchandise.