Taqwa - Talent without Taqwa; Defining True Followers - Imam Ali: Defining Taqwa - 5/5 - Ramadan 1438/2017

- Continuing the theme of Taqwa and Imam Ali 
- Among the essential qualities for Friday Khutba, is advising the audience. And this is regarding taqwa, not salat, fasting, hajj, or anything else
- What type of followers does Ali want?
- 5 qualities listed in Sura Baqarah which are important within a follower
- Talent without taqwa is of no value
- The example of an-Najjashi, famous poet who would boost the morale of Ali's army, but was weak spiritually, easily overcome with desires
- Narrating a story of his during the month of Ramadhan
- Going through the last will of Imam Ali (letter 47 in Nahjul Balaghah)
- He addressed his two sons, family, followers, communities
- He gave the advice of taqwa even here


22nd Night - Ramadhan 1438/ June 16th, 2017
Recited By: Maulana Syed Muhammad Rizvi