Imam Sadiq Online Seminary offers heartfelt felicitation on the Occasion of the 15th of the Holy Month of Ramadhan, the Birthday Anniversary of Imam Hasan al-Mujtaba (the Selected one)

 

 One of the consequences of being away from the teaching of Ahl al-Bayt (peace be upon them) is that we tend to take our concepts from fallible sources and thereby end up committing mistakes or embarking on a journey which doesn’t yield the intended result. On this beautiful day, lets read through a few definitions and concepts provided by Imam Hasan peace be upon him

 Amir al-Mu'minin (peace be upon him) asked his son Hasan (peace be upon him): "O my son, what is righteousness?"

Hasan (peace be upon him) Ibn Ali (PBUH) replied: "O father, righteousness is to replace the bad things with good deeds."

- What is Dignity?

To be good with relatives, and to remain tolerant of their cruel deeds.

- What is Bravery?

To be chaste

- What is Lowliness?

To think of cheap things in life and refuse to spend even the smallest belongings in charity.

- What is Generosity?

To give away (in charity) before requested.

- What is Cheapness?

To seek owns comfort and ignore one’s spouse.

- What is Mercy?

To give and benefit others, whether we are in need and whether full.

- What is Stinginess?

To consider your property as (your) honor, and what you have given away in charity as wealth that has been wasted.  

- What is Brotherhood?

To have Devotion and loyalty in the time of hardship and peace.

- What is Fear?

To act brave upon friends, and to run away from the enemy.

- What is Opportunity?

To be pious in this world

- What is Forbearance?

To control one’s anger and to keep resentment.

- What is Wealth?

To be satisfied with what Allah has given, no matter how small.

- What is Poverty?

To greed for everything.

- What is Abjectness?

To fear the truth.

- What is Worthless Suffering?

To talk about something that does not benefit you in any way.

- What is Greatness?

To give away (in charity) in your time of need and to forgive the bad deeds of others.

- What is Wisely?

To take good care of what is given to you.

- What is Great status?

To do what is beautiful and to refrain from what is ugly.

- What is Providence?

To be very patient and to treat people with leniency.

- What is Silliness?

To follow those who think cheap and interact with those who are not on the guided path.

- What is deprivation?

To lose a benefit that had been granted to you.

- What is Foolishness?

To rush in reaching opportunities before having them available, and to refrain from answering (to what you already know). Nonetheless, silence is a great companion in most cases, no matter how eloquent of a speaker you are.

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