Imam  warned against  pursuing worldly joys and material gains, is

Imam warned against pursuing worldly joys and material gains, is

Imam Khomeini through his theological works explains that one who invites and induces thee to pursue the worldly joys and material gains, is evidently one of the satanic hosts in the human form, who undoubtedly is an emissary of the Satan. ‘

Imam explains the matter as following: 

Thou should be regretful before God for thy past deeds, and commence a new journey in the direction of His prescribed goal, the journey that leads to the life of eternity and perpetual bliss.

Thou should not bargain short-lived transitory joys, which are hard to obtain for eternal bliss and felicity.

Think for a while, O Callous self!

Thou should think over the conditions of the people from the dawn of civilization up to the present time that is witnessed by thee.

See and balance their hardships and torments with the comforts and pleasures they could attain, and thou shall see their pains and sufferings always overwhelmed and cancelled their joys and pleasures.

Joys and pleasures are not for everyone in this life.

One who invites and induces thee to pursue the worldly joys and material gains, is evidently one of the satanic hosts in the human form, who undoubtedly is an emissary of the Satan. ‘

He always induces other men to join him in his indulgence in sensualities, and declares his conviction in material life herewith.

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