A Heedless Heart ...
The most helpless person is the one who is helpless in reforming himself.
Imam Ali (AS)
{يأيها الذين امنو عليكم انفسكم}
“Take care of your souls.”
 the Holy Quran 5:105 (via thelittlephilosopher)
Piety means to attend a place where God has ordered and to be absent from where God has forbidden.
Imam Ja’far al-Sadiq (ع) Odattol Daee p. 435 
Fasting is not about a diet of burning calories. It’s about burning ego, pride & sins.
What God has [to give] is better for you, if only you knew.
The Holy Quran, Surat An-Naĥl: 16:95  
What is the purpose of fasting? You were given fasting, so you could develop a consciousness of Allah. You can become aware of Gods presence. You recognize that Allah is watching.
Nouman Ali Khan 
Iftar Sufra ready at Imam Redha (AS) shrine at Mashhad 

Iftar Sufra ready at Imam Redha (AS) shrine at Mashhad 

I feel sorry for a girl when her reputation is ruined, for she can’t grow a beard to erase that image.
Dr Ali Shariati  
Whoever reads from the text of the Holy Qur’an, his eye vision will be strengthened and his parents’ sins will be forgiven even if they are unbelievers.
Imam Ja’far al-Sadiq (ع) Odattol Daee p. 406  (via thelittlephilosopher)
In our dreams now, when we see a wolf attacking us, we wake up. But there (in barzakh), there’s no waking up. It’s the real thing, you’ll be attacked. By who? Your own actions.
Sheikh Sekaleshfar (via chador-lover)
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It is narrated that the Holy Prophet (saws) said that one who says the following supplication after each obligatory prayer during the month of Ramadhan will have all his sins forgiven up to the day of Resurrection:

In the Name of Allah; the All-beneficent, the All-merciful.

O Allah, gladden the people of the graves,

O Allah, enrich every poor person,

O Allah, satisfy every hungry one,

O Allah, clothe every unclothed one,

O Allah, help every debtor pay his debts,

O Allah, relieve every distressed one,

O Allah, return every traveler (to his home),

O Allah release every prisoner,

O Allah, correct every wrong in the affairs of the Muslims,

O Allah, cure every sick one,

O Allah, ease our poverty by Your wealth,

O Allah, change our evil state to a good one through Your excellent state,

O Allah, relieve us of our debts, and help us against poverty, Surely You have power over all things.


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If women would yearn for closeness with God the way they yearn for closeness from an earthly male, their lives would be absolutely transformed.
The twelve months of the year are like the twelve sons of Prophet Yaʿqūb. And just as Prophet Yūsuf was the most beloved to Yaʿqūb, the month of Ramaḍān is the most beloved to Allāh.
And just as Allāh forgave the eleven brothers by the duʿāʾ of one; Yūsuf, He can forgive your eleven months of sins by your duʿāʾ in Ramaḍān.

— Imām Ibn Jawzī, in: 

بستان الواعظين ورياض السامعين، مجلس ١٣

If one recites the following supplication everyday in Ramadhan, Allah (swt) will forgive the sins of forty years of his age