REFLECTIONS ON THE CHAPTER OF THE ULTIMATE COVERING [88]

As for the virtue of studying this Surah, there is a tradition from the Holy Prophet (S) that says:

“He who recites this Surah will be reckoned with an easy reckoning by God.”

[Majma’-al-Bayan, vol. 10. pg. 477]

MORALITY AND ETHICS BETWEEN MAN AND WOMAN

قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ (ص) :‏ أَكْمَلُ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ إِيمَانًا أَحْسَنُهُمْ خُلُقًا وَخِيَارُكُمْ خِيَارُكُمْ لِنِسَائِهِمْ خُلُقًا ‏

The Messenger of God (ص) said: “The most complete of believers in faith are those with the best character (morals, ethics, kindness etc) and the best of you are the best in character (morals, ethics, kindness etc) to their women.”

[Wasa’il Al-Shia, Al-Hur Al-Amili, Volume 12, Page 157, Jami` At-Tirmidhi 1162]

IMAM ALI (AS) ABOUT THE CREATION OF THE BAT

Now that the Coronavirus has spread, it’s a perfect time to reflect upon the wonderful creation of the bat. In Islamic law, eating bats is haram, but it is never haram to reflect upon the beautiful creation of the bat.

REFLECTIONS ON THE CHAPTER OF THE DAYBREAK [89]

Imam As-Sadiq (as) said:

“Recite Surah Al-Fajr, which is Hussain Ibn Ali’s Surah, in your prayers, whether they be obligatory or optional. He who recites it will be with him (Hussain Ibn Ali) at the same place in Heaven on the Day of Judgement”

[Majma-al-Bayan Vol 10, p. 481.]

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]