I have learnt that Muawiya has written to you to deceive your wit and blunt your sharpness. You should be on guard against him because he is the Satan who approaches a believer from the front and from the back, from the right and from the left, to catch him suddenly in the hour of his carelessness and overcome his intelligence. In the days of Umar bin Khattab, Abu Sufyan happened to utter a thoughtless point which was an evil suggestion of Satan, from which neither kinship is established nor entitlement to succession occurs. He who relies on it is like the uninvited guest to a drink-party or like the dangling cup (tied to a saddle).
Given to Muhammad bin Abi Bakr, when Imam appointed him as the Governor of Egypt. Behave humbly with the people, keep yourself lenient, meet them large-heartedly, accord them equal treatment ...Learn More
To Muawiya Surely, revolt and falsehood abase a man in his religious as well as worldly matters and manifest his shortcomings before his critic. You know that you cannot catch ...Learn More
Imam used to write to whoever he appointed for collection of zakat and charities. We have recorded a few portions of it here to show that he always erected the ...Learn More
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