Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Visiting Imam Ali Reza (a.s.)

Imam Kazim (a.s.) said:
One who performs the Ziyarat of this son of mine - Imam Reza (a.s.), will be rewarded with paradise.

Ref: Kamiluz Ziaraat, Ch. 101, Tr. 10

Imam Ali Reza (as) Wiladat Mubarak

11 Zil-Qada: Wiladat of Imam Ali Reza (as) Mubarak

Monday, August 17, 2015

Masooma Qum (s.a.)

Imam Mohammad Taqi (a.s.)
Whoever visits my aunt (Ma'sooma') in Qum will enter Heaven.
Ref: Bihar al-Anwar, vol. 102, pg. 265

Saturday, August 8, 2015


Imam Ali (a.s.) said:
Soldiers are defenders of the people.
(Ghurar al-Hikam, page no. 43)

A Leader

Imam Ali (a.s.) said:
A leader needs a wise mind an eloquent tongue and a heart that is steadfast in the establishment of truth.
(Ghurar al-Hikam, page no. 809)


Imam Ali (a.s.) said:
Little with planning is more lasting than a lot done with wastefulness.
(Ghurar al-Hikam, page no. 817)

Friday, August 7, 2015

Obeying Imam

Imam Ali (a.s.) said:
One who obeys his imam has obeyed his Lord.
(Ghurar al-Hikam, page no. 632)

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Eating Less Food

Imam Ali (a.s.):
Eating less food is more honorable for the soul and makes good health last longer.
 Ghurar al-Hikam, page no. 370

Household of Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.)

Imam Ali (a.s.):
Indeed we, the household [of the Prophet (S.a.w.a.)], are the doors of wisdom, the lights that dispel darkness and the illumination of the nations.
Ghurar al-Hikam, page no. 179, tradition no. 54

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Lovers of Ahlulbayt (a.s.)

Imam Ali (a.s.):
Whoever loves us with his heart, supports us with his speech and fights our enemies with his sword, then he will be with us in Paradise at our stage.
(Ghurar al-Hikam, pg. 599, B. Anwar, V. 10, pg. 107, al-Khisal, V. 2, pg. 629)

Tuesday, August 4, 2015


The writing of a man is the symbol of his intellect and the evidence of his  merit.
- Imam Ali (a.s.) -
(Ghurar al-Hikam, page no. 54)

Monday, August 3, 2015

Books are the Garrdens of the Scholars

قال امام على (عليه السلام) : اَلكُتُبُ بَساتينُ العُلَماءِ

Imam Ali (a.s.) said
Books are the gardens of scholars

(Ghurar al-Hikam, page no. 54) 

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Source of Knowlwdge

In the Name of Allah the Beneficent the Merciful

فَلْيَنظُرِ الْإِ نسَانُ إِلَىٰ طَعَا مِهِ
“Then Let man look at his food (as to what he is taking?)”
 (Abasa: 24)
Imam Mohammad al-Baqir (a.s.) has narrated the exegesis (tafseer) of this verse as follows: 

عِلمُهُ الَّذِى يَاخُذُه مِمَّن يَأ خُذُه
“(the word food implies) his knowledge he is acquiring from whom he is acquiring.”
(Behaar al-Anwaar, vol. 2, page. 96)

Saturday, August 1, 2015

The Winner

Imam Ali (a.s.) said:
The winner is one who sells his world for his Hereafter.
- Ghurar al-Hikam, Page no. 79 -