The Will of Ali

The Will of Ali

$25.00

The Will of Ali is a translation of, and a commentary on, Letter 31 of Nahj al-Balagha, which Ali ibn Abi Talib wrote to his son Hasan shortly before his death. The will consists of comprehensive practical guidelines to conduct a more conscious and responsible life in this world. It awakens the spiritual seekers to realize the nature of their existence in this world, to develop a more intimate relationship with their Lord, and to treat others in a way that is sound both morally and rationally. competent and convincing translation of an important part of the Nahj al-Balagha, together with an interesting introduction by the commentator. -- Hamid Algar, Professor Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley

Book Title The Will of Ali
Publisher University Press of London (UPL)
Type Books
Date Published Dec 25, 2019

The Will of Ali is a translation of, and a commentary on, Letter 31 of Nahj al-Balagha, which Ali ibn Abi Talib wrote to his son Hasan shortly before his death. The will consists of comprehensive practical guidelines to conduct a more conscious and responsible life in this world. It awakens the spiritual seekers to realize the nature of their existence in this world, to develop a more intimate relationship with their Lord, and to treat others in a way that is sound both morally and rationally. competent and convincing translation of an important part of the Nahj al-Balagha, together with an interesting introduction by the commentator. -- Hamid Algar, Professor Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley

"A fine translation of a classical Shi'a text and an authoritative commentary on it, representing a significant theological school of thought from the intellectual centre of Qum." -- Oliver Leaman, University of Kentucky

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