or 17th Rabī‘ al-Awwal
– 25th Shawwāl
) was a descendant of Muhammad
and a prominent Muslim jurist
. He is revered as an Imam
by the adherents of Shi'a Islam and as a renowned Islamic scholar and personality by Sunni Muslims. The Shi'a Muslims consider him to be the sixth Imam or leader and spiritual successor to Muhammad. The internal dispute over who was to succeed Ja'far as Imam led to schism within Shi'a Islam.
Be careful to have truthful friends and try to obtain them, for they are your support when you are in welfare, and your advocator when you have misfortune.
Immorality and surliness makes the human's life miserable and bitter.
There are three things that signify the magnanimity of a person: good temper, patience, and to avoid aggressive gaze.
Whenever the mind of a person is rectified, he becomes strong and powerful in appearance.
Paying visits to ones own relatives prolongs the life of a person and prevents poverty and indigence.
The person who is aware of the present situations of his time, will never get involved with falsifying and wrongdoing.
Having the foresight to plan to earn a living, is half of the peace and leisure in life.
A learned person among ignorant people, is like a live person among the dead.
To acquire knowledge is neccessary at all times.
Write knowledge since you can’t memorize unless with writing. Heart confides to written.