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06-12-2023 |24 Jumādá al-ūlá 1445 AH


Description: Imam Ali (a.s.) said, ‘Separation from one’s beloved is the penalty for infatuation.’

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): الهِجرانُ عُقوبَةُ العِشقِ.

Reference: [From Mizan al Hikmat -- Bihar al-Anwar, v. 78, p. 11, no. 70]

Description: Imam Ali (a.s.) said, ‘The one who is infatuated with something, his eyes become blind and his heart becomes sick, such that he sees with unsound eyes and hears with deaf ears, his base desires having torn apart his reason and [love of] the world having killed his heart.’

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): ومَن عَشِقَ شَيئاً أعشي (أعمي) بَصَرَهُ وأمرَضَ قَلبَهُ ، فَهُوَ يَنظُرُ بِعَينٍ غَيرِ صَحيحَةٍ ، ويَسمَعُ بِاُذُنٍ غَيرِ سَميعَةٍ ، قَد خَرَقَتِ الشَّهَواتُ عَقلَهُ ، وأماتَتِ الدّنيا قَلبَهُ.

Reference: [From Mizan al Hikmat -- Nahjul Balaghah, Sermon 109]

Description: Imam al-Sadiq (a.s.), when asked about infatuation, replied, ‘Hearts that are empty of the remembrance of Allah are given to taste by Allah the love of other than Him.’

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) ـ لَمّا سُئلَ عَنِ العِشقِ ـ: قُلوبٌ خَلَت من ذِكرِاللّه‏ِ فأذاقَها اللّه‏ُ حُبَّ غَيرِهِ.

Reference: [From Mizan al Hikmat -- Amali al-Saduq, p. 531, no. 3]

Description: The Prophet (S) said, ‘Whoever loves someone passionately, then suppresses his love in order to remain chaste and dies in the process, is a martyr.’

رسولُ اللّٰهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللّٰهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): مَن عَشِقَ فكَتَمَ وعَفَّ فماتَ فَهُوَ شَهيدٌ.

Reference: [From Mizan al Hikmat -- Kanz al-’Ummal, no. 7000]

Description: Imam Ali (a.s.) said, ‘The fighter who is martyred in the way of Allah has no greater reward than the one who is able to sate his lust but restrains himself.’

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): ما المُجاهِدُ الشَّهيدُ في سَبيلِ اللّه‏ِ بِأعظَمَ أجراً مِمَّن قَدَرَ فعَفَّ.

Reference: [From Mizan al Hikmat -- Nahjul Balaghah, Saying 474]