HOW HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF : SIMILARITIES BETWEEN THE SHE-CAMEL OF GOD AND IMAM ALI (AS)

In a tradition, it is narrated that the Holy Prophet (S) of Islam said:

“The most wicked person among the ancient ones was the murderer of the harmless she-camel of Salih (as), and the most wicked person of the latter age is the murderer of Ali Ibn Abi Talib. A wicked one, who will make his beard dyed (red) from the blood of his forehead.”

[Majma’-al-Bayan, vol. 10, p. 499; Tafsir Al-Qurtubi]

HONOUR YOUR SOUL

أكْرِمْ نَفْسَكَ ما أعانَتْكَ عَلى طاعَةِ اللّهِ

Imam Ali (as) said: “Honour your soul as long as it aids you in the obedience of God.”

[Ghurar Al-Hikam]

RIGHTEOUSNESS (تقوى) AND SELF-PURIFICATION (تزكية) | PART.2

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): إنَّ تَقوَى اللّه‏ِ دَواءُ داءِ قُلوبِكُم … وطَهُورُ دَنَسِ أنفُسِكُم

Imam Ali (as) said, ‘Verily, being wary of one’s duty to God is the remedy for the disease of your hearts … and the purifier of the pollution in your souls.’

[Nahjul Balaghah, no. 198]

RIGHTEOUSNESS (تقوى) AND SELF-PURIFICATION (تزكية) | PART.1

قال رسول الله (ص): أكثر ما تلج به أمتي الجنة تقوى الله وحسن الخلق

The Messenger of God (saw) said : “My Ummah will enter into Paradise mostly on the basis of piety and excellence in moral conduct. ”

[Al-Kafi, vol. 2, page 100]

REFLECTIONS ON THE CHAPTER OF THE CITY OF MECCA [90]

The Holy Prophet (S) has said:

“He who studies it, God will make him safe from His wrath on the Day of Judgement.”

[Majma’-al-Bayan, vol. 10, p. 490]