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نهج البلاغه

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شک نیست که ترجمه فنی است ظریف و دقیق و دشوار، و این معنی در مورد کتابی که آن را «فروتر از کلام خدا و فراتر از سخن بشر» گفته‌اند بمراتب صدق بیشتری دارد، کتابی که گردآورندۀ خبیر و بصیر آن، سید شریف ابو الحسن محمد رضی، در بارۀ آن گوید: «سخنان برگزیدۀ سرور ما، امیر مؤمنان، سر چشمه و آبشخور فصاحت و منشأ و خاستگاه بلاغت است و اصول و قوانین سخن و سخنوری از آن اقتباس شده و روش آن ...more
Hardcover, 596 pages
Published 1991 by علمی و فرهنگی (first published 800)
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Sunny
Jul 25, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
6 stars. Stunning stunning stunning thought provoking book. A collection of Imam Alis sermons, letter and sayings. At times Nietzschean and at other times just superbly honest direct and unchallengly poetic. It challenges you on some of your most basic tenets of belief and makes you realize that there are other ways of looking at something you once regarded previously irrefutable. The book gets better and better as you read through it with the final sayings leaving you numbed under a barage of f ...more
Hyder
Apr 24, 2010 is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
When i started reading this book, for a moment I thought, how a Human Being can reach up to such heights of knowledge.! Amazing book, me gonna learn it by heart.
Jo
Feb 13, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love this book, but there's a problem... I don't fully believe in its authenticity, and therefore do not recommend it for most people. When I read it several years ago, I was not concerned with its authenticity, although I kept it in mind (if I were an Islamic scholar, however, it would have been of the greatest import). I read it at the recommendation of a Shi'a friend of mine. I found the beauty of the words inside to be very inspiring and spiritually uplifting. They also helped me understan ...more
Ali Arafat
Jul 16, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This Book is extremel religious and contains the precious teaching of muslims 1st Imam Hazrat Ali [a.s].
Bold
Jun 09, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The Best Book for All Human been .Discover the History of Galaxy
Maf Abdi
Jan 16, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: 20 Stars
The sheer wisdom and knowledge contained in this volume is both humbling and awe inspiring. As a collection of Imam Ali's speeches, sayings, writings, and letters, it provides a gateway into the mind of perhaps the wisest and most learned man ever to walk the earth, after the Holy Prophet himself.

After reading this volume, it becomes apparent why Imam Ali's "Peak of Eloquence" is hailed above the words of man, and second only to the revealed words of God Almighty, which are manifested in the Hol
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Amro
Oct 15, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
One of the most Amazing and Inspiring books I've ever read...


Imam Ali (as) said: Praise be to Allah Who lies inside all hidden things, and towards Whom all open things guide. He cannot be seen by the eye of an onlooker, but the eye which does not see Him cannot deny Him while the mind that proves His existence cannot perceive Him. He is so high in sublimity that nothing can be more sublime than He, while in nearness, He is so near that no one can be nearer than He. But his sublimity does not pu
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Sohayl
May 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: everyone
Recommended to Sohayl by: my grandmother
wonderful book full of wisdom and guidance and clever sayings.We understand the amazing personality that was ali ibn-abi talib (A.S) .As he has said,we know about someone threw they're letters and words and let our words known threw our communications of the mouth and pen.A rule book of the way a government should be,the way a father should be to his child,The rules of war and the importance of generosity and goodness to the people.A guidance that can be used threw out our life and a wonderful i ...more
Aliya
Nov 07, 2014 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I was gifted book (I suspect it was an attempt to proselytize). I began reading the introduction and for a full 40 pages the book kept saying how the writing was truly attributed to Ali. This was an ominous start. The truth is self evident, in my opinion. A book that needed to dedicate 40 pages to claim authenticity begins with a shaky foundation.

As a Sunni Muslim, I hold Ali (r.a) in high regard. He was the first child to accept Islam, and he was a close associate of Muhammad (saw) who spent hi
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Jane
May 12, 2008 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Jane by: Gulzar Rizvi
Fondren Library Does Not Have This Book

INCREDIBLE BOOK, TALKS ABOUT THE CREATION OF THE UNIVERSE IN LATE 7TH CENTURY. VERY INTERESTING BOOK.
Syed
May 02, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A key to success...
Ubaid Talpur
Jan 16, 2015 rated it really liked it
It's another holly book after Holly Quran in Shia sect of Islam, I red its Sindhi translation many years before ...more
Sarezh kamla
Jul 07, 2014 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: religious
Of course and without any doubt things from That Man( على بن أبي طالب )should be super perfect - as his high performance during all stages of Islam's Declare and his bright effect during Islamic caliphate-
but This book has some problems
- it is Authentication not yet proven well .
( and in some essays or sentence you feel that this mustn't be his ideas specially things regards to Females - something surely can be notice that shouldn't be his words )
- And His language of telling things and his w
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Yousuf
Mar 31, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: philosophy
This book was out of my depth, period; not because I couldn't comprehend the content, more so because I felt I couldn't do justice to the brilliance of the text, because of lacking requisite scholarship. The chapter explaining the unity of God was brilliant..why can the oneness of God every be quantified.

The reason for giving it three stars is for poor editing, though. I found the book rife with mistakes.
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Zulfiqar
Full of wisdom and insights into so many practical aspects of life that it baffles you at times. A handbook of guidance to the right path. You get to learn from the great Hazrat Ali (Karam Allah Wajh) himself.
Jarrar Kazim Invoker
'tis flower which blossoms every season
'tis fountain of springs never stops flowing
'tis as sweet as wine and intoxicating
'tis the gateway to the next and broader realms of this world and beyond
'tis peak of eloquence, beyond my thoughts, beyond my words.
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PRINCESS
Sep 21, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites, 2016
Imam Ali Bin Abi Taleb, the first Imam of the Ahlul-Bayt and the fourth Caliph of Islam, is well known for his abiding contribution to spiritual thought. In the Arabic and Islamic world he’s just as famous for being a great jurist and man of letters dealing with philosophy, religion, law and politics.
Here we present Imam Ali’s famous letter of advice while Caliph, to the Governor of Egypt, Malik Ashtar. The latter scholar, regarded this letter “as a basic guide in Islamic administration.”
Imam A
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Mahtab shafiee
Jun 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing
The book was as good as it was supposed to be
Yawar
Oct 09, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I read Nahjul Balagah sometime ago. NB is one of the important most piece of work for Shia Islam. It is written by Ammeer ul Momneen Ali ibn e Abi Talib a.s. Imam Ali a.s has a personality which each one of us human beings can relate to. He was a father, a farmer, a dispenser of justice, a scholar, a head of a state, a most feared yet compassionate warrior at different point of times in his life.
He was one of most feared fighters in Arab yet when in one battle a man spit at him when Ali a.s wa
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Hamza
Nov 05, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: islam, religion
I really wanted to give this five stars, but a few things prevented me:

- One of those absurdly long introductions that really isn't even worth reading since it goes over a number of things in the text before you even get to them. I skimmed half of it, then skipped the rest. Once you get past the basic stuff about how it was compiled and such, the rest is a bit superfluous.
- Numerous typos, like at least one to three on each page, and sometimes many more.
- Obviously, things that I as a Sunni do n
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Alipoorfard
Scholar Dashti translate a book from Imam Ali the successor of Prophet of Islam. The original book called Nahjol Balagheh that is collected letters and speech of Imam Ali by Seyed Razee 300 years after Ali ibn Abi Talib . There are a lot of Translation of this book in different language including English and Farsi. Between all Farsi translation of Nahjol Balagheh, Mr Dashti tried to use a method of detail classficiation of each part of Ali ibn Abi Talib letters or speeches in a simplest possible ...more
Sagheer Afzal
Oct 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
After having read this tome I was convinced that Hazrat Ali was the words first ever Sufi who had nigaah (communion) with the Holy Prophet (PBUH. The depth and profundity of his dictums is mind blowing. There is no doubt in my mind that had Hazrat Ali been the first Caliph the Muslim ummah would have been in a much better state for the simple fact that Hazrat Ali had spiritual wisdom as well as eloquence and above all he the gift of judgement. Some of the letters to Muawiah do show a partisan te ...more
Mujtaba Moosavi
Jun 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: religious
Again, this is one of those religious books that have such a large consumer base drawing on their wisdoms, that for a Muslim believing in the divine connection to the utterances it contains, reviewing these masterpieces seems futile. Still I will endeavour to do so. It may by happenstance grasp the attention of a non-Muslim, or even non-Shi’a Muslim audience thereby.

This is a compilation of a few of the numerous Sermons, Letters, and Sayings of Imam Ali ibn Abu Talib (peace be upon him), the fi
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Reemooh
Apr 29, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I can not get enough reading this book. It's so precious, One of my favourite. It has lots of lessons to live this life better. Through the book I could see really how Imam Ali really suffered in his life.

It's a book for life, should be in everybody's book shelve. Even if I read it thousend times, I would always get up woth new thing from it.
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Zeeshan Raza
Sep 05, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Undoubtedly the best book in the world after the Holy Qura'an.

Check out one of the miracles of this book and its author.

Sermon without Dots
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Saif Ali
Jan 31, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
You would be hard pressed to find a book that is more stirring in the wisdom it imparts unto the reader. A guide on how to live life from one of the great paragons of Islamic history, the Nahjul Balagha is a way in which a human may conduct him/herself in such a way as to live an honorable, modest, and kindly life.
Naman Chaudhary
Jul 24, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
You would be hard pressed to find a book that is more stirring in the wisdom it imparts unto the reader. A guide on how to live life from one of the great paragons of Islamic history, the Nahjul Balagha is a way in which a human may conduct him/herself in such a way as to live an honorable, modest, and kindly life.
RAMAK
Nov 02, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
i can never forget the first time i red a piece of this book calaed "Jahad" transalted by Seyed Jafar Shahidi...it was one of our courses at high school, and i directly went to bye one for me. it was magnifique,,, ...more
Soad
Aug 08, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
if i ever feel pushed down this is the book i go to i am always currently reading it there is no way someone can say they finished it and not want to go back to it there is nothing like it in its kind i love it and recommend it to all human beings regardless of religion
Houssein Sarout
May 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
this book is the most important and beneficial book after koraan ever for shia and for every one I think that no one in the past or the future is like ali ibn abi taleb. no one can write something like that
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علي بن أبي طالب (علیه السلام) الشهير بالإمام علي وأمير المؤمنين، (13 رجب سنة 23 قبل الهجرة ـــ 21 رمضان سنة 40 للهجرة)، الإمام الأول عند مذاهب الشيعة. صحابي، وراوي، وكاتب للوحي، ورابع الخلفاء الراشدين عند أهل السنة. ابن عم النبي الأكرم (صل الله علیه و آله و سلم) وصهره. زوج السيدة فاطمة (سلام الله علیها)، وأبو إمامين من أئمة الشيعة (الحسن والحسين عليهما السلام) وجدّ تسعة آخرين من
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