This world is not a permanent place, it is a passage, a road on which you are...– Ali Ibn Abi Talib (a)
And if Allah touches you with hurt, there is none that can remove it but He.– (via darknessandlight)
Imam Redha (A.S.) said: He who sits in a gathering in which our affairs (and...– Bihar alAnwar vol 4 pg. 178.
اعوذ بالله من نفسی
Release me from these countless pains, From this tired heart and seared breast....– Imam Khomeini (ra)
This breath which goes and which returns is a precious pearl …
The Dunya Parable
They say one Thursday night (during the Iran-Iraq war) the Iranian soldiers had turned off the lights except a small one to recite Dua Kumail. The mood and surrounding was very spiritual … one of the brothers takes out a small container of Et’r (kind of like cologne) and starts offering it to the other brothers (it is traditionally polite to do so). Like usual, they each put on a...
Tell me why one should build high-rise residence for himself when his final bed...– (Persian couplet)
The real gift is irretrievable
This material world is based on extinction. The gifts given by the Highest of the high Almighty God should conform to His Greatness. His gifts are permanent. He does not take back what He grants. This world of matter is not spacious enough for this purpose. Here, what is given is also taken back. These eyes, hands and feet given to you are indeed great bounties during the safe period of youth or...
Man wants what his heart likes and loves. Since I and you and all of us are...– Ayatullah Dastghayb
There is a narration in the third volume of Biharul Anwar, which pleases the...
I swear by Him, in whose hand is the soul of Mohammad, I have never blinked my...– Prophet Mohammad (s.a.w)
Whenever I became restless and uneasy I remember my death and thereby I get...– Imam Ali (a.s.)
Satan’s regret for misguiding a believer
It is reported that the Holy Prophet said: It sometimes so happens that Satan, after misguiding a person, repents over what he (Satan) did and says: Oh! I should not have made this man commit this sin. People asked, “How is it that the devil repents over his misguidance to man?” The Holy Prophet replied, “Because that particular man, as an aftermath of his sinning, repents, burns within...
A Woman’s Reflection on Leading Prayer by Yasmin... →
Eat to live not live to eat.– Imam Ali (a.s.)
The only love that’s not blind is His.– Zahra M.
I have oppressed myself
Certainly it is “oppression of oneself”, one has oppressed himself. In the words of Khwaja Rabee, he used to weep during the nights instead of sleeping and he was begging to God. His mother asked him, “What sin have you committed that you are weeping so much restlessly? You are burning you heart so much. If you have killed someone, tell me. Do not fear. I will go there and make the victim’s...
Never have I dealt with anything more difficult than my own soul, which...– Imam Al-Ghazali
We were given mouths that close and ears that...
Everything we have is from Allah, even the time we have. It’s a gift from...– Sh. Salim Yusufali
خدایا آخر عاقبت همه رو ختم به خیر گردان
A guy asked a Muslim: Why do your girls cover up their body and hair? The Muslim...
Imam Khomeini (ra) once said, “We Muslims are busy...
You place into great scrutiny the faults of others but conveniently disregard...– Imam Ali (as)
If you like to see your prayers answered during hard times, you must pray hard...– Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (as)
Do not let your difficulties fill you with anxiety; after all, it is only in the...– Ali Ibn Abi Talib (ra)
‘O Hussain, when you reside in my heart, beating my chest is like knocking...
You will not be regarded as (true) believers before you see the misfortunes as...– Imam Ali (as)