What is True Success? by Syed Akhtar
Exploring Answers from the Teachings of 7th Century Saint Ali Bin Abu Talib. Excerpts from Peak of Eloquence (Nahjul-Balagha)

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"The wisdom
offered in the book is valuable and inspiring"

"The theology and spirit of Ali--shines through in a clear, sincere way
that is sure to inspire the reader"

 - Kirkus Indie review



From his examination
of the nature of God to his deliberation on perfecting human virtues, the
teachings of the seventh-century saint, Imam Ali, are precious jewels. They are
as sparkling with truth and spirituality today as they were fourteen hundred
years ago.  Now, Syed Akhtar shares their
transcendent, thought-provoking messages in "What is True Success?"  This magnificent manual for inspired living is
a rousing and reverent inroad to obtaining an elevated spirituality and
understanding the context of our life. The book, in its first wide release in
English, presents Imam Ali's sermons and writings in an abridged easy-to-read



Syed H. Akhtar is a
cardiologist who resides in Austin, Texas. He has been involved in interfaith activity for many
years. He believes that modern humanity could derive many benefits from the teachings
of Imam Ali, selected and topically presented in "What is True Success?"


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Published September 26, 2011 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 268 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality.

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However, it is unclear who the intended audience is—it seems that Akhtar wants to introduce the well-known teacher to those unfamiliar with him, in which case such a reader would be better served by more encompassing context of Ali, his time period and his role in Islamic theology to supplement t...

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