Archive for the ‘Hadith’ Category

Tradition 5 – Good Behavior

January 24, 2011 Leave a comment

Train yourself in good behavior with regards to what you dislike in others.

– Imam Ali (a.s)


Tradition 4 – The Most Superior Among Men According to Jesus

January 19, 2011 Leave a comment

Someone asked Jesus as to who was the most superior among men. He bent to the ground and taking two handfulls of the earth in both his hands said,

“Both are the earth but , i.e. all men are equally from the dust and shall return to it but the more superior one in the view of God is the one who is more pious”

Tradition 3 – The Best Charity

January 19, 2011 Leave a comment

The Sixth Holy Imam Jafar ibne Muhammed As-Sadiq said,

The charity which God loves the most, i.e. which is more readily accepted by God is the peace re-established between two quarreling men or groups.

Tradition 2

December 12, 2010 Leave a comment

Allah, the Exalted, does not look at your faces, but He looks at your hearts.

– Imam Ali ar-Ridha (Bihar al-Anwar, vol 67, p. 241)

Tradition 1

December 10, 2010 Leave a comment

People of Ma’arifat (recognition) see that the worldly people are more concerned about physical death. While more serious is the death of their hearts within their living bodies.”

– Imam Ali (Nahjul Balagha, Sermon 259)

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