Monday, November 5, 2012

Online sitting on the Wisdom of Imam Ali (as)

Thursday, 8th November 2012
 5:00 to 6:00 pm

Online Sitting via Skype via Qum, Iran* 
The Wisdom of Imam Ali (as)
Syed M. Hasan Rizvi

The place in the mosque in Kufa from where Imam Ali (as) used to 
deliver sermons, and orders of Justice

Selections from Nahjulbalagha
 'نہج البلاغہ سے اقتباس'

*If you wish to participate, kindly send in your own Skype ID request to the Skype ID 'Hast-o-Neest' - and log in 10 minutes prior to the scheduled time with your mic switched off - Questions can be written at the end of the talk and Hasan Rizvi shb will answer them via Skype. (Please note that the class will be audio only)

Previous sitting recording: 


Al-Sharif Al-Radi Abu al Hasan (Baghdad, 970-1015) is the compiler of letters, sermons and sayings of Imam Ali (a.s.) known as Nahjul Balaghah - Peak of Eloquence.

Al-Seyyed al-Razi completed his education at the age of twenty. His fame as a poet overshadowed his excellence in all other fields. Abu Ishaq Ibrahim ibn Ahmad al-Tabari (d. 393/1002-3), a faqih of the Maliki school gifted a  house to him when he found out he had no residence of his own. In those days due to a climate of tolerance at least among scholars and students, the Shi'ah and Sunni students used to attend classes of teachers belonging to different sects. A number of al-Radi's teachers were Sunni and Mu'tazili. Al-Sharif al-Radi had intimate friendly relations of mutual respect and love with eminent contemporary scholars, poets and writers professing different faiths, which was an indication of his broad humanism and tolerance. 

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