Whoever increases his remembrance of the Hereafter, his transgressions reduce.
The darkness of the heart is the worst kind of darkness.
I came to Madina and saw a man whose beauty astonished me. So I asked who this man was and was told, ‘He is Hasan b. Ali.’ [The Syrian man said], ‘I envied Ali for having such a son. So I went to him and asked, ‘Are you the son of Abu Talib?’ He replied, ‘Indeed I am his [grand] son’. I then said, ‘Curses be on you and your father, curses be on you and your father.’ He observed silence and did not reply. He then said, ‘I see you are a stranger in town. Should you need a ride, we will provide you with one. Should you have any needs, we will fulfil them for you. Should you need any help, we will help you.’ He said, ‘I left him [in a state] whereby no one on earth was more beloved to me than him.
Do not call us Lords ( Arbab ), but (other than this) tell anything you wish in our merits, because you will never reach the depth of the merits that Allah has bestowed upon us.
And He made it a lasting word among his posterity so that they may come back [to the right path] (28:43). This (word) means leadership (Imamate), which Allah has placed it in the offspring of al-Husain (as) until the Day of Judgement.
Behold! The greatest case of
enjoining righteous deeds is
comprehending my saying,
conveying it to whoever is
not present, urging him to
accept it, and advising him
against violating it, for it is
an order from Allah, the
mighty and the majestic, and
There is no (value or effect
for) enjoining (other)
recognized deeds and
forbidding the detested deeds
except with (the recognition
of) an infallible leader
On verse “Should anyone follow a religion other than Islam, it shall never be accepted from him, and he will be among the losers in the Hereafter. (3:85)” means: he who does not submit to our Wilaya