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Nahjul Balagha

Nahjul Balagha 24 Sep 2020

Sermon 137

On the occasion of the Consultative Committee No one preceded me in inviting people to truthfulness, in giving consideration to kinship and practising generosity. So, hear my word and preserve ...

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Nahjul Balagha 24 Sep 2020

Sermon 136

Referring to events in the future He will direct desires towards (the path of) guidance while people will have turned guidance towards desires, and he will turn their views to ...

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Nahjul Balagha 24 Sep 2020

Sermon 135

About Talha and Zubair By Allah, they did not find any disagreeable thing in me, nor did they do justice between me and themselves. Surely, they are now demanding a ...

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Nahjul Balagha 24 Sep 2020

Sermon 134

Your allegiance to me was not without thinking, nor is my and your position the same. I seek you for Allah's sake but you seek me for your own ...

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Nahjul Balagha 24 Sep 2020

Sermon 133

There was some exchange of words between Uthman ibn `ffan and Imam when Mughirah bin Akhnas said to Uthman he would deal with Imam on his behalf whereupon Imam said: ...

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Nahjul Balagha 24 Sep 2020

Sermon 132

 Delivered when Caliph Umar ibn al-Khattab consulted Ameerul Momineen about himself, taking part in the march towards Rome (Byzantine Empire). Allah has taken upon Himself for the followers of ...

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Nahjul Balagha 24 Sep 2020

Sermon 131

This world and the next have submitted to Him their reins, and the skies and earths have flung their keys towards Him. The thriving trees bow to Him in the ...

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Nahjul Balagha 24 Sep 2020

Sermon 130

We praise Him for whatever He takes or gives or whatever He inflicts on us or tries us with. He is aware of all that is hidden and He sees ...

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Nahjul Balagha 24 Sep 2020

Sermon 129

O' (people of) differing minds and divided hearts, whose bodies are present but wits are absent. I am leading you towards truthfulness, but you run away from it like goats ...

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Nahjul Balagha 24 Sep 2020

Sermon 128

Delivered when Abu Dharr was exiled towards Rabazah O' Abu Dharr! You showed anger in the name of Allah therefore have hope in Him for whom you became angry. The ...

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Nahjul Balagha 24 Sep 2020

Sermon 127

About measure and weights O' creatures of Allah! You and whatever you desire from this world are like guests with fixed period of stay, and like debtors called upon to ...

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Nahjul Balagha 24 Sep 2020

Sermon 126

About important happenings in Basrah O' Ahnaf! It is as though I see him advancing with an army which has neither dust nor noise, nor rustling of reins, nor neighing ...

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Nahjul Balagha 24 Sep 2020

Sermon 125

About the Kharjites If you do not stop believing that I have gone wrong and been misled, why do you consider that the common men among the followers of the ...

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Nahjul Balagha 24 Sep 2020

Sermon 124

When Ameerul Momineen was spoken ill of for showing equality in the distribution (of shares from the public Treasury) he said: Do you command me that I should seek support ...

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Nahjul Balagha 24 Sep 2020

Sermon 123

 We did not name people the arbitrators but we named Quran arbitrator. The Quran is a book, covered, between two flaps, and it does not speak. It should therefore ...

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Nahjul Balagha 24 Sep 2020

Sermon 122

To exhort his followers to fight Put the armoured man forward and keep the unarmoured one behind. Grit your teeth because this will make the swords skip off the skull, ...

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Nahjul Balagha 24 Sep 2020

Sermon 121

Ameerul Momineen’s address to his followers on the battlefield of Siffin. Whoever among you feels spiritedness of heart during the action and finds any of his comrades feeling ...

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Nahjul Balagha 24 Sep 2020

Sermon 120

When Kharijites persisted rejecting Arbitration, Imam went and addressed them thus: Were all of you with us in Siffin? They replied that some of them were but some of them ...

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Nahjul Balagha 24 Sep 2020

Sermon 119

A man from among the Imam’s companions stood up and said, "You first stopped us from Arbitration and then gave order for it. We do not know ...

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Nahjul Balagha 24 Sep 2020

Sermon 118

By Allah, I have knowledge of the conveyance of messages, fulfilment of promises and of entire expressions. We the people of the house (Ahlulbayt) possess the doors of wisdom and ...

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Nahjul Balagha 24 Sep 2020

Sermon 117

Imam collected the people and exhorted them to jihad but they observed long silence. Then he said: "What is the matter with you. Have you become dumb?" A ...

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Nahjul Balagha 24 Sep 2020

Sermon 116

You are supporters of Truth and brethren in faith. You are the shield on the day of tribulation, and trustees among the rest of people. With your support I strike ...

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Nahjul Balagha 24 Sep 2020

Sermon 115

You spend no wealth in the cause of Him Who gave it, nor do you risk your lives for the sake of Him Who created them. You enjoy honour through ...

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Nahjul Balagha 24 Sep 2020

Sermon 114

Allah deputised him (the Prophet) as a caller towards Truth and a witness over the creatures. The Prophet conveyed the messages of Allah without being lazy and without any short-coming, ...

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Nahjul Balagha 24 Sep 2020

Sermon 113

Seeking rain O my Allah! Surely our mountains have dried up and our earth has become dusty. Our cattle are thirsty and are bewildered in their enclosures. They are moaning ...

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Nahjul Balagha 24 Sep 2020

Sermon 112

 Praise be to Him Who makes praise followed by bounty and bounty with gratefulness. We praise Him on His bounties as on His trials. We seek His help against ...

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Nahjul Balagha 24 Sep 2020

Sermon 111

I warn you of the world for it is the abode of the unsteady. It is not a house for foraging. It has decorated itself with deception and deceives with ...

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Nahjul Balagha 24 Sep 2020

Sermon 110

About the Angel of Death and departure of the spirit Do you feel when the Angel of Death enters a house, or do you see him when he takes out ...

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Nahjul Balagha 24 Sep 2020

Sermon 109

So now, certainly I frighten you from this world for it is sweet and green, surrounded by lusts, and liked for its immediate enjoyments. It excites wonder with small things, ...

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Nahjul Balagha 24 Sep 2020

Sermon 108

The best means by which seekers of nearness to Allah seek nearness, is the belief in Him and His Prophet, fighting in His cause, for it is the high pinnacle ...

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