Story No. 247 – Famous Sayings of Holy Prophet Muhammad (saw) on Imam Ali, Abu Turab (as)

Holy Prophet Muhammad (saw) said: “Whoever wishes to see Adam in his knowledge, Nuh/Noah in his piety, Ibrahim/Abraham in his forbearance (patience), Musa/Moses in his strength, and Isa/Jesus in his worship and devotion should look at Ali ibn Abi Talib.”

Holy Prophet Muhammad (saw) said: “Make your gatherings lively with the remembrance of Ali ibn Abi Talib.”

Holy Prophet Muhammad (saw) said: “Annazro ela’a wajhe Aliyin ibadah (Looking at the face of Ali is Worship.)”

Holy Prophet Muhammad (saw) said: “You (Ali) are in the same position with respect to me as Aaron (Harun) was to Moses (Musa) except that there is no prophet after me.”

Holy Prophet Muhammad (saw) said: “Nobody knows Allah except me and Ali. Nobody knows me except Allah and Ali. Nobody knows Ali except Allah and me.”

Holy Prophet Muhammad (saw) said: “I am the City of Knowledge and Ali is its Gate.”

Holy Prophet Muhammad (saw) said: “Allah (SWT) has created me and Ali from the same one Noor.”

Holy Prophet Muhammad (saw) said: “I am from Ali and Ali is from Me.”

Holy Prophet Muhammad (saw) said: “Ali is my brother in the world and hereafter.”

Holy Prophet Muhammad (saw) said: “Ali is with Haqq (truth) and Haqq is with Ali – O Allah (SWT) turn Haqq in the same direction in which Ali turns.”

Holy Prophet Muhammad (saw) had affirmed in the battle of Khyber, when he said: “Tomorrow, I will give the banner to a man who loves Allah and His Prophet (pbuh) and whom Allah and His Prophet (pbuh) love.” This man attacks but never flees. He does not come back from a battle, until he achieves victory by Allah’s Blessings.

Holy Prophet Muhammad (saw) said the following about Ali ibn Abi Talib:

He is the first one to believe in Islam; He is the most knowledgeable; He is the most correct one in his DEEN; He is the most certain; He is the most patient; He is the most forgiving and generous; He is the bravest in heart; He is the IMAM and the successor after me.

Dr. Allama Iqbal said: “Har Ke Dar Aafaaq Gardad Bu Turaab; Baaz Gardaanad Ze Maghrib Aaftaab (In spiritual exaltation, if anyone can achieve the status of Bu Turaab, then he will be able to cause the sun to rise from the West.)”