Date :Monday, February 4th, 2019 | Time : 10:38 |ID: 85440 | Print

What should be the ultimate target for the human being?

SHAFAQNA – In a letter to Ibn Abbas the Governor of Basra, Imam Ali (AS) wrote: Your happiness must be for provisions which are useful for you in the hereafter, and your sorrow must be for losing a thing (a Provision) for the hereafter. Do not get overjoyed for what you attain in the world (worldly goods/properties), and do not get too distressed for what you lose in the world (worldly assets); and dedicate your efforts for the world (you enter) after death [1].

[1] Nahjul Balaghah, Letter 22.

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