Question:Please explain the main purpose one should seek in marriage, and mention the characteristics of a spouse who could bring us to this goal. Answer: Not only in marriage, but also in all other stages of life, one should have a major goal, namely to obey Allah (SWT) and to gain proximity towards Him. This is mainly because any other goal is transient and futile, and will eventually experience annihilation.
Birthday of Imam Ali - Amir al-Mu'minin (PBUH)
The life of Amir al-Mumenin (PBUH) is so appealing that it brings about feelings of either utmost infatuation or utmost envy in both friend and foe. The Prophet of Allah (PBUH&HP) has said regarding Ali, `Two groups, regarding you, will be annihilated: extremist friends and extremist foes.`