Ali Ibn Abi Talib

Before reading Islam quotes originating from friend and son in law of the Prophet Muhammad who was also 4th Caliph of Islam is Ali ibn Abi Talib, I'll tell you a little about the history of Ali ibn Abi Talib.

Ali Ibn Abi Talib was born in Makkah in the year 599 and died on January 28, 661 in the city of Najaf, Iraq.

Ali was born of a mother named Fatima bint Asad and his father named Assad, who is an uncle of the Prophet Muhammad.

Birth of Ali ibn Abi Talib provide entertainment for many a prophet because he had no sons. Elderly and his family faqir Abu Talib gave an opportunity for the prophet Muhammad along with his wife Khadijah, to nurture and make the adopted son, Ali.

It is well to give back to Abu Talib who had been caring for the Prophet since his childhood to adulthood, so since childhood Ali bin Abu Talib had been with the Prophet Muhammad.

In his teens after the revelation down, Ali lot to learn directly from the prophet Muhammad as a foster child, had the opportunity to stay close to the prophet it continued until he became in-law of the Prophet Muhammad.

This is the evidence for some of the Sufis that there are certain lessons or spiritual problem that was then known as Sufism teaches special prophet to him but not to students or other companions.

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Direct instruction from the prophet Mohammed to his adopted son Ali ibn Abu Talib in all aspects of the science of both Islamic and spiritual Islam or Sufism galvanize Ali into a young man who is very intelligent, brave and wise.

Some time after her marriage to Fatimah, daughter of the Prophet Muhammad, broke the battle of Badr, the first war in the history of Islam. Here Ali really became a hero in addition to Hamza, the uncle of the prophet.

The number of Quraysh of Mecca who died at the hands of Ali is still in dispute, but all agree he's become a football star in a very young age about 25 years.

After the Treaty of Hudaybiya containing a peace agreement between the Muslims and the Jews, the Jews later betray the agreement so that the outbreak of war against the Jews who survived in the Citadel Khaibar very solid, commonly called the Khaibar.

At the time of the companions were able to open the fortress of Khaibar, the Prophet Muhammad said:

"Tomorrow, I will submit the flag to someone who will not run away, he will attack repeatedly and God will give the victory to him. Allah and His Messenger love him and he loves Allah and His Messenger".

Thus, all the companions even dreamed to get the glory. However, it turned out to Ali ibn Abi Talib, who had the honor of it and be able to destroy the fortress of Khaibar and managed to kill the enemy soldier who dared named Marhab.

The murder of Caliph Uthman bin Affan resulted crunch across the Muslim world that the time was already stretched to Persia and North Africa. The rebels, who was master of Medina has no other choice but Ali ibn Abi Talib as the Caliph.

At that time, Ali tried to refuse, but Zubayr ibn al-Awam, and Talhah bin Ubaidullah forced him, so finally Ali accept their allegiance. Ali made the sole Caliph inducted en masse, because the early caliphs been through different ways.

As the 4th Caliph who ruled for about 5 years. Reign inherit the mess that occurs when the government of the previous Caliph, Uthman ibn Affan.

For the first time a civil war between Muslims occurred when his reign. At the battle of Basra, Ali led 20,000 troops against 30,000-led forces Zubayr ibn al-Awam, Talhah bin Ubaidullah and mu'minin Umm Aisha bint Abu Bakr, the Prophet's wife. The war was won by the party of Ali.

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Abstinence from sins is better than seeking help afterwards.

Do for this life as if you live forever, do for the afterlife as if you die tomorrow.

A man’s behaviour is the index of his mind.

A man’s glory from his virtue is greater than the glory of his pedigree.

A man's measure is his will

A man’s worth depends upon the nobility of his aspirations.

A poor man is like a foreigner in his own country.

Body is purified by water. Ego by tears. Intellect is purified by knowledge. And soul is purified with love.

A true friend is one who sees a fault, gives you advice and who defends you in your absence.

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