Taqwa : Ghadir & the Caliphate - Imam Ali: Defining Taqwa - 3/5 - Ramadan 1438/2017

- Story from Anas bin Malik, servant of the Prophet
- Many years later, people would still testify that Imam Ali was appointed by the Prophet
- Taqwa was an important theme in Nahjul Balagha, prevalent more than other topics
- Good deeds are not accepted without being based on taqwa. Example of building a mosque out of hypocrisy during the Prophets time
- With a higher spiritual status, the demands of taqwa also raises
- As the first Imam, and ruler of Muslims, Ali lived a simple life in spite of having all the wealth at his disposal


21st Night Laylatul Qadr - Ramadhan 1438 /June 15th, 2017
Recited By: Maulana Syed Muhammad Rizvi