Date :Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 | Time : 04:13 |ID: 35047 | Print

The Path (Siraat)



We have heard a lot about the Siraat – The Path over which the people will have to walk over on the day of Judgement.
Let’s see what else our Imam’s (A.S) have said about the “Siraat”.

عن المفضل بن عمر قال: سألت أبا عبدالله عليه السلام عن الصراط
قال: هو الطريق إلى معرفة الله عزوجل، وها صراطان: صراط في الدنيا، وصراط في الآخرة
وأما الصراط الذي في الدنيا فهو الامام المفترض الطاعة، من عرفه في الدنيا واقتدى بهداه مر على الصراط الذي هو جسر جهنم في الآخرة، ومن لم يعرفه في الدنيا زلت قدمه عن الصراط في الآخرة فتردى في نار جهنم

.From Mufaddal b. `Umar, who said:
I asked Aba Abdallah (A.S) about al-Siraat (the Path) [1:6].
He replied: It is a course towards the cognition (Marifah) of Allah, Mighty and Exalted. And these are two paths: the path in the world, and the path in the hereafter. And as for the path that is in this world, it is the Imam whose obedience is imposed. Whose recognizes him in the world and emulates his guidance will cross over the path in the hereafter that spans over Hell. And whoso does not recognize him (the Imam) in the world will misstep on the path in the hereafter and will fall into hellfire.
[Source: Maani Al Akhbar – Vol,1 Ch,22 Hadees,1]


عن أبي عبدالله عليه السلام قال: الصراط المستقيم أمير المؤمنين علي عليه السلام

From Abi Abdallah (al-Sadiq) (A.S) who said:
The Straight Path [1:6] is the Prince of the Believers, Ali (A.S).
[Source: Ma’ani Al Akhbar – Vol.1 Ch.22 Hadees.2]


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