The following sayings of the Holy Prophet of Islam are taken from Ayatollah Imani’s book A Bundle of Flowers, in which he has taken the great care of carefully selecting various traditions, from various sources, of the Prophet of Islam, and his Ahlul Bait. I, for this post, have only selected the sayings of the […]

In his Peak of Eloquence Imam Ali (as) give a most wonderful definition of the word Islam. Though already produced on this site, amongst many other immaculate sayings, I believe this one in particular deserves another look at.

  Life is but the shadow of a cloud – the dream of a sleeper. Imam Alī ibn Abī Ṭālib (AS)

Annie Besant– “It is impossible for anyone who studies the life and character of the great Prophet of Arabia, who knows how he taught and how he lived, to feel anything but reverence for that mighty Prophet, one of the great messengers of the Supreme. And although in what I put to you I shall […]

1. During civil disturbance adopt such an attitude that people do not attach any importance to you – they neither burden you with complicated affairs, nor try to derive any advantage out of you. 2. He who is greedy is disgraced; he who discloses his hardship will always be humiliated; he who has no control […]

Simon Ockley –(Professor of Arabic at the University of Cambridge) says-“One thing particularly deserving to be noticed is that his mother was delivered of him at Mecca, in the very temple itself; which never happened to any one else.”(History of the Saracens, London, 1894, pg 331). Thomas Carlyle -(Scottish historian and sociological writer) says-  “As […]

Praise is due to Allah whose worth cannot be described by speakers, whose bounties cannot be counted by calculators and whose claim (to obedience) cannot be satisfied by those who attempt to do so, whom the height of intellectual courage cannot appreciate, and the diving’s of understanding cannot reach; He for whose description no limit […]

Imam Hussein(as) says “If you do not believe in religion and do not fear the hereafter, then at least be free from Tyranny and Arrogance.” Imam Hussein(as) says “I swear by God I shall not surrender as a Humiliated person, and shall not escape like a slave.” Imam Hussein(as) says “I have not arisen for […]

“The best lesson which we get from the tragedy of Karbala is that Husain and his companions were rigid believers in God. They illustrated that the numerical superiority does not count when it comes to the truth and the falsehood. The victory of Husain, despite his minority, marvels me!” — Thomas Carlyle “In a distant […]