The Office of the Supreme Leader

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  • Lessons From Nahj ul-Balaghah
    • Lesson one
    • Lesson Two
    • Lesson Three
    • Lesson Four
    • Lesson Five
    • Lesson Six
    • Lesson Seven
    • Lesson Eight
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      1)When Damascus was conquered by ‘Umar, the second Caliph, he appointed Yazid bin Abu Sufyan the governor of that region and when Yazid died, his brother Mu'awiya took over. Thus, the people of the region came to know only Mu'awiya and his family from the very beginning when they embraced Islam.
      2) This title is still found in many books of our Sunni brethren.
      3) Ash-Sharif Ar-Radi, the of Ali (Tehran: World Organization for Islamic Services, 1979), part one, page 19.
      4) Ibid. p. 20.
      5) Ibid. p. 30.
      6) Ibid. part two, page 406. parenthesis is the translator's.
      7) For a better understanding of this matter, refer to Martyr Murtada Mutahhari's The End of Prophecy
      8) Nahj-ul-Balagha of Ali, part two, page 410.
      9) In the terminology of the Qur’an and in Islamic usage „trial" (bala) comes to mean a bitter a and severe incident. Through these incidents, the human heroes have always been tried in the course of history and one cannot claim to be a perfect human being unless one exposes.
      10)   Akhavan-i-Thalith, one of the forerunners of modern Persian poetry, wrote a poem entitled „Wolves and Dogs" in which he pictures the status of rebellious believers with all hardships and calamities they suffer and their battle against oppressors as well as the status of the peace-seeking disbelievers and hypocrites who compromise with tyrants and do not refuse to he subjected to rneanness. Akhvan likens the believers to wolves which keep distance with the affluent and expose themselves to great sufferings for a loaf of bread, and compares the disbelievers with dogs which always serve faithfully, collar on the neck, in order to receive what is left over the master's table.

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  • The Charter of Freedom
  • Essence of Tawhid , Denial of Servitude But to God
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