How Are You?

How are you? كيف الحال؟

1. (When he was asked ‘how are you O Amīr al-Mu’minīn?’, he replied: ) How would he be whom life is driving towards death, whose state of health can be changed to sickness at any moment and who can be approached [by death] from his place of safety?!

1ـ (وَ قيلَ لَهُ ـ عَليهِ السَّلامُ ـ كَيفَ تَجِدُكَ يا أميرَ المُؤمِنينَ؟ فقال: كَيْفَ يَكُونُ (حالُ) مَنْ يَفْنى بِبَقائِهِ، ويَسْقَمُ بِصِحَّتِهِ ويُؤتى مِنْ مَأْمَنِهِ؟!