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Is the Annihilation of the Solar System during the Countdown towards the Day of Judgment Consistent with our Present-Day Knowledge?
In the first verse of Suratul Takwir, regarding the issue of Resurrection, we read: “When the sun is covered and when the stars darken.” In view of the above verses, the question that looms up is: Is the dying out of the sun and … consistent with the present day knowledge?

Sermon 28 of Nahj al-Balagha: About the transient nature of this world and importance of the next world
Today is the day of preparation while tomorrow is the day of race. The place to proceed to is Paradise while the place of doom is Hell. Is there no one to offer repentance over his faults before his death? Or is there no one to perform virtuous acts before the day of trial?

Sermon 32 of Nahj al-Balagha: About the disparagement of the world and categories of its people
O people! We have been born in such a wrongful and thankless period wherein the virtuous is deemed vicious and the oppressor goes on advancing in his excess. We do not make use of what we know and do not discover what we do not know. We do not fear calamity till it befalls.

Sermon 45 of Nahj al-Balagha: About Allah’s greatness and lowliness of this world
Praise is due to Allah from Whose mercy no one loses hope, from Whose bounty no one is deprived, from Whose forgiveness no one is disappointed and for Whose worship no one is too high. His mercy never ceases and His bounty is never missed.

Sermon 63 of Nahj al-Balagha: About the transience of the world
Beware! Surely this world is a place from which protection cannot be sought except while one is in it. The action which is performed only for this world cannot secure salvation. People are tested in it through calamities.

Sermon 64 of Nahj al-Balagha: About decline and destruction of the world
O creatures of Allah! Fear Allah and anticipate your death by good actions. Purchase everlasting joy by paying transitory things - pleasures of this world. Get ready for the journey, for you are being driven, and prepare yourselves for death, since it is hovering over you.

Sermon 82 of Nahj al-Balagha: About the world and its people
In what way shall I describe this world whose beginning is grief and whose end is destruction? The lawful actions performed here have to be accounted for, while for the forbidden ones there is punishment.

Sermon 99 of Nahj al-Balagha: About abstinence of the world and vicissitudes of time
We praise Allah for what has happened and seek His succour in our affairs for what is yet to happen, and we beg Him for safety in the faith just as we beg Him for safety in our bodies.