The Arab version of “G-d helps those who help themselves”
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This is a tale based on an Arab proverb, “Trust in God by tie your camel”. It is one of the reported sayings of the Prophet Muhammed, compiled by the 9th-century scholar “Tirmidhi“. A
nother tale that mentions this proverb is found in the story of the Lion and the Beasts in Tales from Masnavi by Rumi a 13th-century Persian Sunni Muslim poet, dervish, jurist, Islamic scholar, theologian, and Sufi mystic who we met in episode 8.