Nahj Al-Balagha

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The Nahj al-Balagha is the most famous collections of Shi'a sermons, attributed to Ali (Ali ibn Abi Talib). It was collected by Al-Sharif al-Radi, or in Persian Seyyed Razi, in the 10th century. It is considered by many to be the epitome of eloquence, a masterpiece of Arab literature and, for Shi'a Muslims, is second only to the Qur'an. Nahj means open way, road, course, method or manner. Balaghah means eloquence, art of good style and communication, rhetoric. less

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Mohammed Dewji Mo I just finished reading the Nahjul balagha (peak of eloquence) it’s a book that has recorded Imam Ali’s early life, his sermons on the pulpit, his letters to the people within his government while he was a caliph and his sayings about life/patience/death. It’s an amazing read! (Source)

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