Extracts From Imam Ali's (as) Will
EXTRACTS FROM IMAM ALI'S (A.S) WILL
(Made shortly before his death when he was fatally wounded by Ibn Muljim)
Yesterday I was your companion, today I am a lesson for you, whilst tomorrow I shall have left you.
I am just like a night traveller who reaches the spring (in the morning) or like the seeker who secures his aim.
Fear Allah, to your affairs in order, and maintain good relations amongst yourselves for I have heard the Prophet say "Improvement of mutual differences is better than general praying and fasting".
Fear Allah and keep Allah in view when dealing with orphans.
Do not let them starve and they should not be ruined in your presence.
Fear Allah and Keep Allah in view in the matter of your neighbours because they were the subjects of the Prophet's advice. He went on advising in their favour till we thought he would allow them a share in inheritance.
Fear Allah and keep Allah in view in the matter of prayers, because it is the pillar of religion.
Fear Allah and keep Allah in view in the matter of your Lord's house - Ka'ba. Do not forsake it as long as you live.
Fear Allah and keep Allah in view in the matter of jihad with the help of your property, lives and tongues.
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