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Nahjul Balagha 12 Sep 2020

Sermon 46

When Imam decided to march towards Syria he spoke these words: My Allah, I seek Your protection from the hardships of journey, from the grief of returning and from the ...

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Nahjul Balagha 12 Sep 2020

Sermon 45

Praise is due to Allah from Whose mercy no one loses hope, from Whose bounty no one is deprived, from Whose forgiveness no one is disappointed and for Whose worship ...

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Nahjul Balagha 12 Sep 2020

Sermon 44

When Masqalah ibn Hubayrah ash-Shaybani fled to Mu`awiyah because he had purchased some prisoners of Banu Najiyah from an executive of Ameerul Momineen, but when he demanded the price ...

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Nahjul Balagha 12 Sep 2020

Sermon 43

 After Ameerul Momineen had sent Jarir ibn `Abdillah al-Bajali to Mu`awiyah (for securing his allegiance) some of his companions suggested preparation to fight with him then he said: ...

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Nahjul Balagha 12 Sep 2020

Sermon 42

O people what I fear most about you are two things - acting according to desires and extending of hopes. As regards acting according to desires, this prevents from truth; ...

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Nahjul Balagha 12 Sep 2020

Sermon 41

Surely fulfilment of pledge is the twin of truth. I do not know a better shield (against the assaults of sin) than it. One who realises the reality of return (...

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Nahjul Balagha 12 Sep 2020

Sermon 40

When Imam heard the cry of Kharijites that "Verdict is only that of Allah" he said: The sentence is right but what (they think) it means, is wrong. ...

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Nahjul Balagha 12 Sep 2020

Sermon 39

I am faced with men who do not obey when I order and do not respond when I call them. May you have no father! (Woe!) What are you waiting ...

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Nahjul Balagha 12 Sep 2020

Sermon 38

Doubt is named doubt because it resembles truth. As for lovers of Allah, their conviction serves them as light and the direction of the right path serves as their guide; ...

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Nahjul Balagha 12 Sep 2020

Sermon 37

Ameerul Momineen’s utterance which runs like a Sermon: I discharged duties when others lost courage (to do so), and I came forward when others hid themselves. I spoke ...

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Nahjul Balagha 12 Sep 2020

Sermon 36

Warning the people of Nahrawan of their fate: I am warning you that you will be killed on the bend of this canal and on the level of this low ...

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Nahjul Balagha 12 Sep 2020

Sermon 35

Ameerul Momineen said after Arbitration: All praise is due to Allah even though time has brought (for us) crushing calamity and great occurrence. And I stand witness that there is ...

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Nahjul Balagha 12 Sep 2020

Sermon 34

To prepare the people for fighting with the people of Syria Ameerul Momineen said: Woe to you. I am tired of rebuking you. Do you accept this worldly life in ...

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Nahjul Balagha 12 Sep 2020

Sermon 33

Abdullah ibn Abbas says when Ameerul Momineen set out for war with the people of Basrah he came to his audience at Dhiqar and saw that he was stitching his ...

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Nahjul Balagha 12 Sep 2020

Sermon 32

O' people! we have been borne in such a wrongful and thankless period wherein the virtuous is deemed vicious and the oppressor goes on advancing in his excess. We do ...

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Nahjul Balagha 12 Sep 2020

Sermon 31

When before the commencement of the Battle of Jamal Imam sent ibn `Abbas to Zubair  with the purpose that he should advise him back to obedience, he said to ...

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Nahjul Balagha 12 Sep 2020

Sermon 30

Disclosing real facts about assassination of Uthman , Imam said: If I had ordered his assassination I should have been his killer, but if I had refrained others from killing him ...

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Nahjul Balagha 12 Sep 2020

Sermon 29

O' people, your bodies are together but your desires are divergent. Your talk softens the hard stones and your action attracts your enemy towards you. You claim in your sittings ...

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Nahjul Balagha 12 Sep 2020

Sermon 28

So now, surely this world has turned its back and announced its departure while the next world has appeared forward and proclaimed its approach. Today is the day of preparation ...

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Nahjul Balagha 12 Sep 2020

Sermon 27

Now then, surely jihad is one of the doors of Paradise, which Allah has opened for His chief friends. It is the dress of piety and the protective armour of ...

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Nahjul Balagha 12 Sep 2020

Sermon 26

Allah sent Muhammad (S.A.) as a warner for all the worlds and a trustee of His revelation, while you people of Arabia were following the worst religion and you ...

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Nahjul Balagha 12 Sep 2020

Sermon 25

When Ameerul Mumineen received successive news that Muawiyah's men were occupying cities and his own officers in Yemen namely Ubaydullah ibn Abbas and Said ibn Nimran came to him ...

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Nahjul Balagha 12 Sep 2020

Sermon 24

By my life there will be no regard for anyone nor slackening from me in fighting against one who opposes right or gropes in misguidance. O' creatures of Allah, fear ...

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Nahjul Balagha 12 Sep 2020

Sermon 23

Now then, verily Divine orders descend from heaven to earth like drops of rain, bringing to every one what is destined for him whether plenty or paucity. So if any ...

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Nahjul Balagha 12 Sep 2020

Sermon 22

Beware! Satan has certainly started instigating his forces and has collected his army in order that oppression may reach its extreme ends and wrong may come back to its position. ...

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Nahjul Balagha 12 Sep 2020

Sermon 21

Your aim (reward or punishment) is before you. Behind your back is the hour (of death ) which is driving you on. Keep (yourself) light and overtake (the forward ones). Your ...

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Nahjul Balagha 12 Sep 2020

Sermon 20

If you could see that has been seen by those of you who have died, you would be puzzled and troubled. Then you would have listened and obeyed; but what ...

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Nahjul Balagha 12 Sep 2020

Sermon 19

Imam was delivering a lecture on the pulpit when Ash`ath ibn Qays  objected and said, "O' Ameerul Mumineen this thing is not in your favour but against ...

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Nahjul Balagha 12 Sep 2020

Sermon 18

Imam said in disparagement of the differences of view among the theologians. When a problem is put before anyone of them he passes judgement on it from his imagination. When ...

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Nahjul Balagha 12 Sep 2020

Sermon 17

About those who sit for dispensation of justice among people but are not fit for it Among all the people the most detested before Allah are two persons. One is ...

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