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28-02-2024 |19 Shaʿbān 1445 AH

The Blessing

Description: Imam al-Sadiq (a.s.), with regards to the verse:“He has made me blessed, wherever I may be”, said, ‘[Blessed means] very beneficial [to others].’

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) ـ في قولِه تعالي: «وجَعَلَني مُبارَكا أيْنَما كُنتُ» ـ: نَفّاعاً.

Reference: [al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 165, no. 11]

Description: The Prophet (S) said, ‘Weigh your food, for there is blessing in weighed food.

رَسولُ اللّٰهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللّٰهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): كِيلوا طَعامَكُم، فإنَّ البَرَكةَ في الطَّعامِ المَكِيلِ.

Reference: ’[Kanz al-’Ummal, no. 9434]

Description: The Prophet (S) said, ‘Four things, of which even if only one enters a house, it will destroy it such that it will never again be able to flourish through blessing: betrayal, theft, wine-drinking, and adultery.’

رَسولُ اللّٰهِ (صَلَّيَ اللّٰهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): أرْبَعٌ لا تَدخُلُ بَيتاً واحدةٌ مِنهُنَّ إلّا خَرِبَ ولَم يَعْمُرْ بالبَرَكةِ: الخِيانةُ، والسَّرِقةُ، وشُربُ الخمرِ، والزِّنا..

Reference: [Bihar al-Anwar. v. 79, p. 19, no. 4]

Description: Imam Ali (a.s.) said, ‘Blessings are multiplied with justice.’

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): بالعَدلِ تَتَضاعَفُ البَرَكاتُ.

Reference: [Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 4211]

Description: Imam Ali (a.s.) said, ‘When crimes prevail, blessings are lifted away.’

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): إذا ظَهَرتِ الجِناياتُ ارْتَفَعتِ البَرَكاتُ.

Reference: [Ghurar al-Hikam,. no. 4030