Imams are Ships of Salvation

The following poem is a composition by Shaykh Khudr of Syria. He was a contemporary of the fortieth Ismaili Imam, Nizar. In his adult life he visited Persia for an audience with the Imam, and was appointed to a senior position in the Syrian Ismaili community. Shaykh Khudr lived for seventy years.

The people of the house of Prophethood
are the manifestations of light;

They are that which exists forever
and in what has already elapsed;

Author: ismailimail

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