Q. Old Age and Death
Amir-ul Mominin Mowla Murtaza Ali (A.S.) says in His Holy Qalam Mubarak: O Momins, be careful and remember that black hair of your head has now turned to grey. It is a message of the Angel of Death. His message states that now you should be prepared for your departure from this material world. The message also states that you have to leave your present home and that your new home will in the GRAVE. The message of the Angel of Death also states that you will have to leave your present home at any time either in the morning or in the evening and then you will sleep in the grave. Your OLD AGE gives you a warning that NOW is the time to awaken and earn Spiritual Treasures-IBADAT BANDAGI (DHARMIC BENEFITS). YES! NOW IS THE TIME to fulfill your religious duties. Remember, while you had black hair you were young and in a slumber of ignorance. It was the period of the dark night of your life, that is the life of ignorance. Since your hair has now turned grey, your time in this world is very short. So you are in your old age, you are now in this world as a guest. Old age is a disease. It is not an ordinary state of life. Old age is full of extra-ordinary problems of various diseases. In this state-do not be tempted with your material life. If you make a blunder and become tempted by this world, you will gain nothing but insignificants and futiles. Even if you gain anything of this world all your gains will be for others and not for yourself. The grey hair of your head is the sign of your move and departure from this world. Remember old age is an injurious and terrible disease. From young you become old and in old age you catch a lot of diseases. As a result of this you are no longer at rest and peace.
O Young fellows, do good actions as much as you can during your young age because you will not find your vigour and youth once it is lost. You will never regain the most valuable time of your life-YOUR RADIANT YOUTH.
O young fellows, once your young age is gone you will become old; and in old age you will live like a guest in this world and you will have to leave at anytime. Old age is a terrible and miserable time of life. One cannot do anything in old age. Old man cannot hear with the ears; old man cannot see with the eyes. Their memory weakens; the charm of life is much reduced in old age. During old age one cannot even perform IBADAT BANDAGI.
O young fellows, AWAKEN: your vigourous young age will soon pass away. Enjoy the innocent pleasures of your life and give generously in charity, give the benefits of education, knowlege and experience to your fellow beings and help them sincerely as much as you can. If you do so, then you will have gained all the good things in your life and also you will have earned AKUBAT. If you will follow the right path you will have indeed won the VICTORY in your life.
O young fellows, once the Golden period of your youth will be over and if you will not gain benefits of your Life then you will regret tremendously, but later it will be too late for you to rectify your mistakes when your young age will have passed away.
O young fellows, the water of river passes away and it never turns back; in the same manner your youth will pass away and it will not come back.
O young fellows, perform IBADAT BANDAGI during your young age. IBADAT BANDAGI performed during the young age helps tremendously in the later life. Remember, this time of your life is most precious -it is much more precious than anything else in this world: one cannot buy even one breath of life for all the wealth of this world. Imagine just one breath of life at the cost of all the wealth of the world! Time and Life are so precious.
O Momins, say TAWBA, say from the depth of your heart say "YA ALLAH I repent".
O Momins,your sincere repentance will be accepted by the Most Merciful-the Almighty ALLAH. Say TAWBA from the bottom of your heart and your TAWBA will be considered as your best Spiritual acquisition.
O Momins, you can positively gain Paradise -the real JANNAT -HOLY NOORANI DIDAR -by saying Tawba from the depth of your heart before performing IBADAT BANDAGI.
O Momins, dignify your old age -ENLIGHTEN your old age -Do not darken it by committing SINS. It is through the DIVINE LIGHT THE NOOR that your heart will be enlightened with DIVINE ROSHANI.
O young fellows, you always slept too much during the past nights. AWAKE -Now, awake and earn Spiritual treasures for the life to come. Perform IBADAT BANDAGI regularly every night or else ALLAH will be angry upon you for your negligence.
O Momins, be aware that old age is inevitable. Under no circumstance can old age be avoided. Old age comes ever so quickly in one's life.
O Momins, it is necessary to remind yourself regularly that old age is inevitable and that it comes quickly in ones life. Remind yourself of this important point often. Now look at the angel of Death. He has already come and knocks upon your door. Do not be careless in performing your religious duties.
O Momins, do not think the angel of Death is far away from you. You should be assured that he is very close to you.
O Momins, have a fear of ALLAH'S wrath and anger.
O Momins, if you wish to please ALLAH always do good to your fellow beings. If you will do good for others, if you will do good actions -DIVINE LIGHT -"THE NOOR" will shine in your hearts. If you want to impart yourself with the most instructive teachings then REMEMBER DEATH. To remember death seriously imparts the best of teachings to one's SELF. After all, everyone has to make their HOME IN THE GRAVE, where no friends, relatives or beloveds can come to meet you. Any person who has sincerely realized this truth will not under any circumstances act in a wrong way. He will endeavour not to commit sins. He will not act against the Holy Firmans of ALLAH. He will live in this material world as a guest -or a temporary resident.
O Momins,Waez-teachings (Ginans and Holy Firmans) have appealed or not can be proved when you find -person who gives importance to his religious duties.
Amir-ul Mominin Mowla Murtaza Ali (A.S.) says in His Holy Qalam Mubarak: O Momins, the moment a baby is born in this world, he instantly recieves the message of the ANGEL OF DEATH.
The messages states, "DEATH IS DESTINED FOR YOU-DEATH IS INEVITABLE."
O Momins, anyone who takes a birth in this mortal world, DEATH comes to him unfailingly.
Amir-ul Momimin Mowla Murtaza Ali (A.S.) says in His Holy Qalam Mubarak: O Momins, If any person has sincerely and consciously accepted and truly believed that he has to die one day then he would not become hypnotized at anytime by this material world. He will not feel joy and happiness in this life but he will work intensely and extensively for his ETERNAL LIFE -THE AKUBAT. He will strenuously work for progress of his religious life and fulfill his religous obligations (that is: Holy D'ua, Dasond, IBADAT BANDAGI and to obey Holy Firman Mubarak of Beloved Hazar Imam).
Amir-ul Mominin Mowla Murtaza Ali (A.S.) says in His Holy Qalam Mubarak: O Momins, disobedience and ignorance of the TRUTH is not a joy of life rather it is the darkness of Life.
Amir-ul Mominin Mowla Murtaza Ali(A.S.) says in His Holy Qalam Mubarak: O Momins, while you are out of town, your conscious will say it is not the HOME -Sweet Home. Then why do you love this material world -why are you so attached to this mortal Life? Who told you that this world belongs to you? It is not your country. It is not your land. It is not your HOME.
Amir-ul Mominin Mowla Murtaza Ali (A.S.) says in His Holy Qalam Mubarak: O Momins,if you sincerely accept and truly believe that YOU HAVE TO DIE ONE DAY AND FOR SURE, you will not be arrogant you will consider this life as nothing but a dream - A DREAM OF AN ABSOLUTELY UNREAL NATURE.
O Momins, DEATH IS A MUST -DEATH IS INEVITABLE. No one can stay permanently in this world. THINK OVER AND OVER AGAIN seriously and your ARROGANCE will not remain and your worldly futile ambitions will greatly reduce.
O Momins,if you do not remember your DEATH seriously then what will happen to you? Darkness will penetrate into your heart and mind just as a bright sword becomes rusty if it is not sharpened regularly. In the same manner both your heart and mind will become DARK and RUSTY.
O Momins, if you desire to see the DIVINE LIGHT -ROSHANI in your heart REMEMBER YOUR DEATH -REMEMBER it at all TIME -while you are seated and while you are standing. Remember your death. REMEMBER YOUR DEATH EVERY MORNING AND EVERY EVENING.
O Momins, CHECK YOUR DAILY LIFE, CHECK YOUR DAILY ACTIONS. If you are alert and remain awakened in your life you will not tend to do wrong -you will now strictly follow Hazar Imam's Holy Firman Mubarak.
O Momins, motionless and stagnant water becomes dirty. A flowing river and its water remains clean. In the same manner your awakening and awarness of your DEATH will purify your life considerably.
O Momins, by remembering DEATH your heart will be much enlightened.
O Momins, during each and every breath of your life remember YOUR DEATH, because, one day your sweet Home in this perishable world will become barren and THE GRAVE will become your FINAL HOME.
O Momins, take this for granted, that you have to eventually live in the GRAVE and some other persons will come to stay in your present HOME. This is the TRUTH. Anyone who endeavours sincerely and consciously to understand this TRUTH, Amir-ul Muminin Mowla Murtaza Ali (A.S.) says, his heart will be greatly enlightened with the ROSHANI, THE DIVINE LIGHT.
O Momins when you believe and accept sincerely that ONE DAY you have to die, you will definitely do more and more NEKI Good Actions to benefit both LIVES-THE TEMPORAL AND THE SPIRITUAL LIVES. Both lives will then become beneficial, your status will be sound and secured, and this will take you towards the supreme goal-THE PARADISE -JANNAT where DEATH does not come. IT IS THE REAL JANNAT -The Holy Noorani DIDAR of the NOOR-EN-ALLAH-NOOR.
O Momins, the angel of DEATH takes away the Souls of all in this world but fortunate people are those who know 'HOW TO DIE BEFORE DEATH COMES'. Anyone who had experienced this unique practice through IBADAT BANDAGI, he will EVER LIVE (IN THE HAQIQATI KHUSHALI) in the ETERNAL WORLD. His Spiritual NOORANI HOME is unperishable. A Perfect Momin, knows HOW TO DIE BEFORE DEATH COMES. It IS THROUGH THE IBADAT that one can achieve this high glorious Spiritual Standard. Through IBADAT BANDAGI one can reach the DIGNITY OF A VALl (SAINT) or THE PERFECT MOMIN. These are the Holy Qalams of Amir-ul Mominin Mowla Murtaza Ali (A.S.).
Amir-ul Mominin Mowla Murtaza Ali (A.S.) says in His Holy Qalam Mubarak: O Momins, it is only at THE DIVINE SEAT (HOLY TAKHAT) OF ALLAH where DEATH DOES NOT COME. ALLAH is everywhere. There is no place where ALLAH'S PRESENCE DOES NOT EXIST. Everything is within the Almighty ALLAH and He is within everything. He is present within and outside everything. Anyone who gets into UNION WITH THE ALMIGHTY ALLAH in a state of supreme Spiritual LOVE AND DEVOTION. He is "LA-MOWT" DEATHLESS. He will even LIVE PEACEFULLY IN THE ETERNITY. He will LIVE ETERNALLY IN THE PARADISE (A REAL JANNAT) with the BELOVED MASHOOQ -BELOVED MAHABOOB -THE ALMIGHTY ALLAH. Please say a Holy SALWAT:
ALLAHUMA SALLIALLAH MUHAMMADAN WA AA'LE MUHAMMAD.