And then, sometimes a person feels joyful about a thing which he was not to miss in any case and feels grieved for a thing which was not to come to him at all. Therefore, you should not regard the attainment of pleasure and the satisfaction of the desire for revenge as the best favour of this world, but it should be the putting off of the (flame of) wrong and the revival of right. Your pleasure should be for what (good acts) you have sent forward; your grief should be for what you are leaving behind; and your worry should be about what is to befall after death.
Written to people describing what took place between him and people of Siffin The whole thing began thus that we and the Syrians met in an encounter although we believe ...Learn More
To one of his officers Now, you are one of those whose help I take in establishing religion and with whose help I break the haughtiness of the sinful and ...Learn More
Given to Abdullah bin Abbas at the time of his being deputed to confront the Kharijites. Do not argue with them by the Quran because the Quran has many faces. ...Learn More
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