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  • Al-Jaathiya (Crouching)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. حم {1} [Yusufali 45:1] Ha-Mim. تَنْزِيلُ الْكِتَابِ مِنَ اللَّهِ الْعَزِيزِ الْحَكِيمِ {2} [...]

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  • Amazing Quran

    Written By: Daim Hussain (Holland) Calling the Qur’an amazing is not something done only by Muslims, who have an appreciation for the book and who are pleased with it; it has been labeled [...]

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  • Protection from any Alteration

    The transmission of the Qur’an, from the day of its revelation up to the present day, is flawless. The chapters and verses have been in constant use amongst Muslims and have been passed on [...]

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  • Al-Munaafiqoon (The Hypocrites)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. إِذَا جَاءَكَ الْمُنَافِقُونَ قَالُوا نَشْهَدُ إِنَّكَ لَرَسُولُ اللَّهِ ۗ وَاللَّهُ يَعْلَمُ إِنَّكَ [...]

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  • Proofs of No Contradictions in the Quran

    ” But they who will disbelieve and treat Our signs as lies, these shall be the inmates of the Fire; herein shall they abide. ” 2:39 Response to “Islam On Line” regarding [...]

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  • Imam Hasan al-Askari (A.S.), who wrote a Complete Tafseer of the Holy Qur’an

    Born in Madina on the 10th of Rabuil Akhar 232 Hijri ( 6.12.846 AD) Died in Samarrah Iraq on 8th of Rabiul Awwal 260 Hijri (4.1.874) aged 28 years. Period of Imamat 6 years. Samarra (Surre Mun [...]

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  • The Holy Quran and Hadith on Music

    By: A. H. Sheriff After briefly explaining the evil effects of Music and dance, now time has come to give here some of the ayats of the Qur’an and some of the traditions of the Holy Prophet (S) [...]

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  • As-Sajda (The Prostration)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. الم {1} [Shakir 32:1] Alif Lam Mim. تَنْزِيلُ الْكِتَابِ لَا رَيْبَ فِيهِ مِنْ رَبِّ الْعَالَمِينَ {2} [...]

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  • AL-FATḤ Victory الفتح Medinan (surah 48 • 29 ayahs)

    AL-FATḤ Victory الفتح Medinan (surah 48 • 29 ayahs) »The surah that opens by acclaiming the manifest VICTORY or Triumph of peace that God accorded His Prophet in the truce he agreed to with the [...]

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  • Al-Hashr (The Exile)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. سَبَّحَ لِلَّهِ مَا فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَمَا فِي الْأَرْضِ ۖ وَهُوَ الْعَزِيزُ الْحَكِيمُ {1} [Pooya/Ali [...]

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  • Promise and Pleasure of Allah

    Written By: Ali Khalfan There is no doubt that when Allah makes a promise, it is a promise of truth. Even Shaitan acknowledges this fact as Allah quotes him: And the Shaitan shall say after the [...]

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  • Az-Zumar (The Groups)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. تَنْزِيلُ الْكِتَابِ مِنَ اللَّهِ الْعَزِيزِ الْحَكِيمِ {1} [Pickthal 39:1] The revelation of the [...]

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  • 86 The Night Star, At-Tariq: Makki

    86 The Night Star At-Tariq: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. I CALL TO witness the heavens and the night Star – 2. How will you [...]

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  • AL-TAḤRĪM The Forbidding التحريم Medinan (surah 66 • 12 ayahs)

    AL-TAḤRĪM The Forbidding التحريم Medinan (surah 66 • 12 ayahs) »The surah that opens with admonishing the Prophet against THE FORBIDDING or prohibition of something he once imposed on himself for [...]

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  • (3) THE IMRANS (al-imran)

    THE IMRANS (al-imran) (3) Number of Verses: 200 In the Name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful Alif. Lam. Mim. (3:1) God exists. He is the only Lord, the Everlasting and the Guardian of life [...]

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  • AL-ḤĀQQAH The Inevitable الحاقة Meccan (surah 69 • 52 ayahs)

    AL-ḤĀQQAH The Inevitable الحاقة Meccan (surah 69 • 52 ayahs) »The surah that opens by proclaiming one of the names of the Day of Resurrection, THE INEVITABLE reality or hour, so named because in [...]

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  • Al-Ahzaab (The Clans)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. يَا أَيُّهَا النَّبِيُّ اتَّقِ اللَّهَ وَلَا تُطِعِ الْكَافِرِينَ وَالْمُنَافِقِينَ ۗ إِنَّ اللَّهَ كَانَ [...]

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  • AL-ṢAFFĀT The Ranged Ones الصافات Meccan (surah 37 • 182 ayahs)

    AL-ṢAFFĀT The Ranged Ones الصافات Meccan (surah 37 • 182 ayahs) »The surah that opens with the oath of the Divine One swearing by the angels arrayed before Him in devotional ranks, THE RANGED [...]

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  • Maryam (Mary)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. كهيعص {1} [Yusufali 19:1] Kaf. Ha. Ya. ‘Ain. Sad. ذِكْرُ رَحْمَتِ رَبِّكَ عَبْدَهُ زَكَرِيَّا {2} [...]

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  • Al-Fath (The Victory)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. إِنَّا فَتَحْنَا لَكَ فَتْحًا مُبِينًا {1} [Pooya/Ali Commentary 48:1] In the sixth year of Hijra, the [...]

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  • Imam Al-Hussain’s Saying on His Way to Karbala

    On his way to Karbala(1), Imam Al-Hussain (peace be upon him) said: This world has changed, snubbed, and its good has turned tail. Nothing has remained from it except a thing that is as scanty as [...]

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  • The Doyen of Martyrs

    Imam Husain (A.S), the Doyen of the Martyrs,the second child of Imam Ali(A.S.) and Hadrat Fatimah(A.S.), was born in the year 4 AH, and after the martyrdom of his elder brother, Imam Hasan(A.S.), [...]

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  • Historical Sermon of Bibi Fatima (S.A.) in the Nabawi Mosque

    Author : Imam Reza Network In the name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful By “Allah” we mean: Allah besides Whom there is no deity [God]; He describes Himself: the Knower of [...]

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  • The Greatness of Imam Ali (A.S.) in the Sayings of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.)

    It was not only at Ghadir Khumm that the Messenger of God, peace and blessings be upon him and his family, proclaimed ‘Ali, peace be upon him, to be the leader of the Muslims and his [...]

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  • Worth of Hajj & Umrah in 40 sayings of Masomeen (as)

    By: Abbas Shahid Baqir The Holy Prophet of Islam (S.A.W.) stated: Everyone who wants the world and the hereafter should perform hajj rituals. Someone asked Imam Baqir (A.S.): “Why Hajj has [...]

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  • O Ali, Prepare My Funeral at Night

    To some it may be unclear as to whether Hadrat Fatimah al-Zahra (A.S.)was oppressed and hurt after the demise of Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.). The answer to this question can be clearly and [...]

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  • Sunni Traditions on Imam Hussain (A.S)

    In this article, I would like to present some of the traditions recorded in the Sunni collections of the traditions Regarding him: The Messenger of Allah said: “Al-Hasan and al-Husain are [...]

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  • Debates of Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (A.S.)

    Abu Abd Allah (al- Sadiq), peace be on him, had many strong proofs with which he revealed the truth and refuted the proofs of others. We will tell you something about them, for they are a part of [...]

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  • Recognizing Justice

    The Life of Imam Zayn al-‘Abidin By: Bāqir Sharif al-Qarashi P. 332 – 375 The following tradition is one of the Imām’s wise sayings. In it the Imām defines man’s justice [...]

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  • Maxims of Imam Hassan (A.S)

    1 – Maxims by Imam Hassan peace be upon him when asked what piety is , Imam Hassan , peace be upon him replied : ” yearning for virtue and no longing for this world . ” 2 [...]

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  • Third Infallible Sayings

    * Allah made the obedience of Muslims to us (Ahlul Bayt) as discipline for the Omma, and our leadership as safety from differences. * Praise and Eulogy is for Allah for the blessing and bounties [...]

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  • The Holy Prophet (S.A.W.):“Fatema (S.A.) is a part of me

    By: Seyyed Ali Shahbaz “What Allah gave to His Prophet from them (and), you did not spur any horse for its sake (acquisition), nor any riding camel; but Allah makes His prophets prevail over [...]

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  • Short Sayings by Imam Ali (a)

    Author : Aim Islam 1- Piety, concealment of the good actions, steadfastness against disasters, and suppression of the misfortunes are within the treasures of Paradise.   2- The best friend [...]

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  • Lady Fatimah (S.A)’s Intercession

    On the Day when the oppressed shall bite their hands (in fear); when the oppressors shall be gathered in humiliation and lowliness, remembering their disgraceful and shameful deeds: Then every [...]

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  • Prayer and Its Effects

    The Holy Prophet [s] said: “The one who takes prayer light is not of me. No, by Allah such a person will not reach the Haud, Pond of abundant.” Man La Yahduruhul Faqih, vol. 1, p. 206 [...]

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  • Who Will Enter Paradise

    It is related that a companion of Amir al-mu’minin called Hammam(1) who was a man devoted to worship said to him, “O’ Amir al-mu’minin, describe to me the pious man in [...]

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  • Over 30 Questions Answered by Imam Hassan (A.S)

    The following sayings, maxims, and words of wisdom are related to the pious grandson of the Prophet (peace be upon him and his family) Abu Muhammed Al-Hassan bin Ali (peace be upon them). The [...]

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  • Recognition of The Imams (A.S.)

    It is related with a sound chain of authority from Salman al- Farsi, ‘ I visited the Messenger (PBUH)of Allah (SWT) who looked at me and said, ‘ “O Salman, Allah (SWT) does not [...]

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  • Sayings of Imam Husain (A.S.)

    Compiled and Translated by: Syed Zainulabedin Razavi, Tehran, Iran Name: Husain Title: Sayyed ush Shohada Byname: Aba Abdellah Father’s name: Ali ibne Abitaleb(A.S) Mother’s name: [...]

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  • Birth of Hadrat Fatima Al-Zahra (S.A)

    A selection of narrations mentioned in Volume 6 of Bihar Al-Anwar. Gabriel descended to the Messenger of Allah (S) and told him: O Muhammad! The Most Exalted sends His peace upon you and commands [...]

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  • Birthday of Hadrat Fatima Masoumah (S.A)

    Author : Ma’asumah Website The name of this divine lady was Fatima and her nickname was Masoumah. Her father was Imam Musa al-Kazim (A.S.), the seventh Imam of the Shi’ites and her [...]

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  • The Sahifa of al-Rida (A.S)

    The Life of Imam Ali Ibn Musa al-Rida By : Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi P. 313 – 314 Among the works of Imam al-Rida, peace be on him, is this excellent dissertation called Sahifat al-Rida;a [...]

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  • Hazrat Fatimah (S.A), The Radiant

    Written By:  Abu Ali al-Fadl ibn al-Hasan at-Tabrisi The Author was born on (468/1076) and passed away on (548/1154) This chapter deals with Fatimah az-Zahra’ (the Radiant), the daughter of [...]

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  • The Second Imam, Hassan ibn Ali AlMujtaba (A.S)

    Imam Hasan Mujtaba–upon whom be peace–was the second Imam. He and his brother Imam Husayn were the two sons of Amir al-mu’minin Ali and Hadrat Fatimah, the daughter of the [...]

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  • Psychological Qualities of Imam Zain ul Abideen (A.S)

    The Life of Imam Zayn al-‘Abidin By: Bāqir Sharif al-Qarashi P. 51 – 79 All the noble virtues and gifts which Allah created to distinguish man were found in the character of Imām Zayn [...]

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  • Examples of Moral Virtues of Imam Ali (A.S)

    AHL AL-BAYT THE CELESTIAL BEINGS ON THE EARTH Author: Allama Hussein Ansariyan Translator: Dr. Ali Akbar Aghili Ashtiani P. 168-189 Imam `Ali (a.s) Intervenes Imam `Ali (a.s) was once passing by [...]

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  • The Birth of Imam Ali, Ameer – al – Mu’mineen (A.S)

    Twenty-three years before the Hijra, on the thirteenth of Rajab, a miraculous birth took place. Fatima-bint-Asad, the wife of Abu Talib, was Divinely Guided with sudden labor pains to the Holy [...]

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  • The Greatness of Imam Taqi al-Jawad (A.S.)

    After the death of Imam Ali ibn Musa al-Reza (A.S.), Mamun, the Abbasid caliph was under constant criticism by his subjects who blamed him for Imam (A.S.)’s death. In order to keep the [...]

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  • The Deputies of the Imam of the Age Hazrat Hujjat ibnil Hasan al-Askari (a.t.f.s.)

    Author : Imam Reza Network Allah’s mercy is infinite. None else is more gracious than the Almighty to His creatures. Even the vast love of a mother for her child is just a minor ray of endless [...]

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  • Imam Ali (A.S.) and Caliphs

    By: Rasul Ja’fariyan If it is true to assume that at Messenger’s time, Muhajirun were of two different political fronts and some were trying to win the caliphate, then one must accept [...]

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  • The Sermon of Imam Sajjad (A.S.) in Kufa

    The fourth Imam addressed the people of Kufa and delivered a sermon before them. After making a sign to them to keep silent, he said: “O people! Whoever knows me knows me, and he, who does [...]

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  • Imam Hassan AlMujtaba (A)

    Written By: Bint-e-Moosa Hazrat Imam Hassan Al-Mujtaba (AS), son of Hazrat Imam Ali (AS) and Hazrat Fatimah Zahra (SA) and grandson of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad Mustafa (SAW) was martyred due to [...]

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  • Examples of Jurisprudence of the Imam of The Time

    The Life of Imam al-Mahdi By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Sayyid Athar Husain S.H. Rizvi p. 148-167   1. Queries of Muhammad bin Abdullah bin Ja’far Muhammad bin Abdullah [...]

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  • Imam Reza’s Morals and Counsels

    Author : Imam Reza Network The value of wisdom and moral is when it sets out of its leading springs to make its way in life to plant goodness, beauty, and love, and to uproot evil, corruption, [...]

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  • Hadrat Fatima (S.A.) was a Mine of Knowledge and Wisdom

    As he neared the city in the burning heat of the mid-day sun, he shaded his eyes with his hands and cast a look at the green date- palms of Medina behind which were a row of modest houses. He [...]

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  • Martydom of Imam Hasan (A.S)

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 335-337 One of Mu‘āwiya’s unforgivable crimes is martyring Imām Hasan (a) who was the apple of the Apostle’s eye [...]

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  • Role of Imam Hasan (A.S) In Islamic Life

    The second part or stage of the role of Imam Hasan (a.s.) in the life of the Muslims commenced when his father appointed him as the next Imam. In the wake of the cruel attempt on his life by [...]

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  • Morality of Imam al-Jawad (A.S)

    AHL AL-BAYT THE CELESTIAL BEINGS ON THE EARTH Author: Allama Hussein Ansariyan Translator: Dr. Ali Akbar Aghili Ashtiani P. 226-228 Imam al-Jawad was unique in terms of knowledge, forbearance, [...]

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  • Hadrat Fatimah Zahra (S.A) Pleads Her Case

    After all else failing, the holy Lady Fatimah Al-Zahra(A.S.), in her desperation and frustration, causes a great controversy among all the Muslims. By personally going to her Father’s [...]

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  • Life of Imam Hassan Bin Ali (A.S)

    On the 15th day of the holy month of Ramazan, 3rd A.H, the first son of Imam Ali(A.S) and Hazrat Zahra (A.S) and grandson of prophet Muhammad (pbuh&hf) was born. The Kunyat of Imam Hassan [...]

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  • Vow and Convent

    Author : Aalulbayt Global Information Center Vow (Nazr) 2649. Vow means making it obligatory upon oneself to do some good act, or to refrain from doing an act which it is better not to do, for [...]

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  • Fiqh and Ijtihad in Shia’ism

    It is wajib (obligatory) for Muslims to study everything which is necessary for the physical and spiritual well being and development of the Muslim community. The waajibaat is known as wajib e [...]

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  • Taqlid and Marji’iyyah in Islam

    By:Muhammad al-Tijani al-Samawi al-Tunisi Taqlid and Marji’iyyah in the Shi’ah’s View It is incumbent upon every mature (mukallaf) Muslim, if not being a mujtahid -i.e. who can [...]

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  • Fasting – A Body/Mind/Spirit Healing

    By: Sheikh Mansour Leghaei Allah the Almighty says in the Qur’an: “And seek (Allah’s) assistance with Patience and Prayer; and truly it is extremely heavy and hard except for those with full [...]

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  • Secrets of The Hajj

    By: Shaykh Husain Mazaheri The entire journey of Hajj is a spirituality excursion that covers three stages: The First Stage: Cutting oft affinity from all things with the exception of Allah in [...]

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  • Simultaneous Performance of Prayers

    By: Ayatollah Sayyid Muhammad Reza Mudarrisi Yazdi One of the issues, which is of great attention to the observers and is especially evident in places of pilgrimage like Mecca and Medina, is that [...]

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  • Usurpation (Ghasb)

    Author : Al-Shia.org Usurpation means that a person unjustly seizes the property or right of another person. This is one of the major sins and one who commits it will be subjected to severe [...]

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  • Justice in All Islamic Laws

    After we have dealt with the Justice of Allah we now switch over to social justice. Since the subject of social justice has a wider range we confine ourselves to quoting relevant matters from the [...]

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  • Facts With Deep Meanings

    Author : Al Balagh Foundation Islam fixed stated times for prayer, and embellished them with a certain precise, accompanying rituals. It stipulates rules for the prayer’s correctness, [...]

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  • The Value of Duties and Obligations

    By: Allamah Syed Muhammad Husain Tabataba’i All these innumerable means of living, that are now available to man and that we endeavor to acquire and use them day and night, were not [...]

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  • Do we have the right to ask about the Logic behind Islamic Laws?

    By: Nasir Makarem Shirazi Now we discuss the most important topics about Islamic laws, its rules and regulations and their philosophy and most of the questions and answers are based on this. “Why [...]

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  • Hajj in Social Perspective

    By: T. Jamshidian The fact that Hajj has been granted the status of being the third pillar of the secondary principles (Foroudeen) Islam is itself an indication of its importance in religion [...]

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  • Preliminaries of Prayer

    Author : Muhsin Qara’ati   To embark on the constructive form of worship, i.e. prayer, we shall cite a set of physical and spiritual preliminaries in terms of cleanliness and purity of body [...]

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  • Haidh (Menstruation or Period)

    Haidh is a type of blood that is discharged from the womb of a woman every month. In order to better understand haidh let us follow the eight simple steps below: Verification If the blood seen is [...]

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  • Laws of The Shari’ah and Their Categories

    By: Ayatullah Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr We have come to know that ‘Ilmul Usul studies the common elements in the process of deduction to derive laws of the Shari’ah, hence, it is [...]

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  • Forty Ahadith Regarding The Importance of Zakat

    Author : Imam Reza Network Hadith Number 1:Zakat, A Bridge of Islam رُوِيَ عَنِ النَّبِي أَنَّهُ قَالَ: أَلزَّكَاةُ قَنْطَرَةُ الإِسْلاَمِ، فَمَنْ أَدَّاهَا جَازَ الْقَنْطَرَةَ وَمَنْ مَنَعَهَا [...]

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  • A Religious and Political Journey

    Written by Ayatullah Shaikh Jafar The sixth year of migration was terminating with all its bitter and sweet events when suddenly the Prophet dreamt a pleasant dream that the Muslims were [...]

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  • An Everlasting Peace Treaty

    By: Ayatullah Ja`far Subhani {And if two factions from amongst the believers begin fighting against one another, then restore peace between them both. However, if one party revolts against the [...]

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  • What Is the Decree Regarding the Game of Chess?

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi & Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani Question: Is there in Islam any problem in playing chess? Indeed you know that generally there is no betting in chess. It can [...]

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  • What is Meant by “Temporary Marriage” {Mut‘ah}?

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  • Imam Husain’s Role in Reviving Islam

    Author : Imam Reza Network On the third day of the blessed month of Sha’ban, the fourth year after Hijrah and a year after the birth of Imam Hasan (A.S.), the Messenger of Allah (S.A.W.) [...]

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  • Imam Ali (A.S) in the Face of Infidels (Djamal War)

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 223-240 Only several months after Imām came to power in 36H., the first civil war happened in Djamādī al-Thānī of [...]

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  • Little about Hadhrat Abu Dharr al-Ghaffari (ra)

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  • Did Janab Abu Talib die a believer?

    By: Sayyid Rida’ Husayni Nasab Reply: From the viewpoint of the Shi‘ah, Abu Talib, the son of ‘Abd al-Muttalib, the eminent father of the Commander of the Faithful ‘Ali (‘a) and the uncle [...]

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  • Norms of History Mentioned in The Holy Qur’an

    As we have said the Qur’anic concept of the norms of history has been mentioned in a large number of its verses and the fact of their existence has been emphasized in many ways. In some [...]

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  • Reformation, Fundamental Policy of Imam Ali (A.S)

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 217-223 Imām considered his major mission a reformation. This was because he abided by religion and tradition. In [...]

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  • The Unique Medical Dissertation by Imam Reza(A.S.)

    Author : Imam Reza Network The sciences of Ima`m al-Reza`, peace be on him, were not confined to the precepts of Islamic law; rather they included all kinds of science of which was medicine. The [...]

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  • Transfer of Caliphate to the Marwanids

    By: Rasul Ja’fariyan Dispute Between Hijaz and Damascus Seemingly subsequent to Imam Husayn’s martyrdom, there existed no hurdle facing the Umayya. It was Yazid’s impudence that [...]

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  • Imam Husain’s Revolution: Analytical Review

    Author : imamreza.net INTRODUCTION This survey of the unique revolution of Imam Hussain (p.b.u.h.) is analytical in essence. The purpose of this essay is to give a qualitative rather than [...]

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  • Operations Personnel of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.)

    By: Muhammad Dhahir Watr Operations personnel were all the units responsible for planning, command, training, upgrading weapons, equipment and war strategies and all matters related to these. We [...]

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  • Harun al-Rashid

    Imam al-Rida, peace be on him, was a contemporary of three ‘Abbasid kings: Al-Rashïd, al-Amïn, and al-Ma’mun. In the time of al-Rashïd, the Imam’s soul was full of deep sadness [...]

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  • Hazrat Abbas (A.S) … In whose Face Bravery of Others Fades

    By: M. Hamzah Hejazi Abu’l Fadhl Al-Abbas (AS) is that great personality in the face of whom the bravery of other heroes of history fades. Hussain ibne Ali (AS) represented holy Prophet (SW) in [...]

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  • Saviour of Humanity

    By: Seyyed Ali Shahbaz “This day, Allah has permitted us to engage in jihad and He shall reward us for our martyrdom. So prepare yourself to fight against the enemies of Islam with patience [...]

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  • Appointment of Imam Ali (A.S), Explicit or Implicit?

    1. Introduction We have gathered[1] here tonight in memory of the person who has given us our identity as “Shi’a Muslims”. We take pride in calling ourselves “Shi’as [...]

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  • Prophet Muhammed (PBUH) – Feast of Dhul Asheera

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  • The Constitution of The First Islamic Community

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  • Merits of the Fourteen Infallibles

    By: Maulana Sayyid Zafar Hasan Amrohi Just as man is created from four elements, the basics of ethical values are also four, wisdom, chastity, justice and valour. As if these are the four walls [...]

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  • Muawiya’s Endeavor for Hereditary Caliphate

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 377-385   Earlier it was quoted from Muhammad Rashīd Ridā that Abū Bakr’s action in delegating a successor [...]

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  • Shi‘ism During Caliphate of Imam Ali (A.S)

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 184-198 Muslims’ disagreements over caliphacy as well as other fields were dealt with in previous parts in detail. [...]

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  • The Rights of the Holy Imams (A.S.)

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  • The Department of Intelligence and Security of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.)

    By: Muhammad Dhahir Watr The Intelligence Department The department of Intelligence is a department which is responsible for acquiring and collecting all the information in matters pertaining to [...]

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  • On The Knowledge of The Imam (Imamology)

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  • The Last and Final Messenger of God

      By: Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi Muhammad bin `Abdulla-h is the last and final messenger of God. The message he brought from God is known as “al-Isla-m,” and the scripture he was given by God is [...]

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  • Life of The Next World

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  • Criticism against The Caliphs

    By: Murtaza Mutahhari The next point with regards to this subject is the issue of criticism against the Caliphs. Criticism by ‘Ali (A.S.) against them is an indisputable fact, and the method [...]

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  • Imam Husain’s Great Revolution

    Author : Imam Reza Network Yazid’s Demand for Allegiance In 50 A.H. when Imam Hasan (A) was poisoned, the duty of Imamat became the responsibility of his younger brother Imam Husain (A). At [...]

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  • Some Important Events during the Holy Prophet’s Mission in Madinah

    Author : Imam Reza Network THE DECLARATION OF BROTHERHOOD After his arrival in Madina, the Holy Prophet (S) was faced with a new challenge. For the first time, the Muslims were centralised and [...]

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  • Role of the Imams in the Reconstruction of Islamic Society

    Written By: Ayatullah Sayed Muhammed Baqir al-Sadr Transalated By: M.A.Ansari. Allah who brought prophethood to an end with Prophet Muhammed (S.A.W.), decreed that he should be followed by his [...]

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  • The Holy Prophet’s Succession

    THE PROPHET’S SUCCESSION IS A SUBJECT PROVIDED DURING HIS LIFETIME There are tangible evidences prove that the Prophet provided question of his succession since the first stages of the divine [...]

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  • Monotheism: The First Principle of Divine Outlook on Universe

    By:Professor Muhsin Qara’ati We all have heard the word “Outlook on Universe” which means a complete enunciation of life. Some people who observe this Universe find it a [...]

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  • Advent of Sufyani

    The Life of Imam al-Mahdi By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Sayyid Athar Husain S.H. Rizvi p. 344-350 One of the sure signs of the reappearance of the Awaited Imam (a.s) is the [...]

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  • Monotheism as an Outlook of Human Existence

    Sayyed Ali Khamenei Tawhid as an outlook of human existence, implies the equality and unity of all human beings in their relation with God. He is the Lord of all human beings. No one has any [...]

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  • The Instances of Injustice

    By: Allamah Syed Muhammad Husain Tabataba’i   Homicide Another which is very indecent and reproachable in the holy religion of Islam is homicide and killing an innocent person. [...]

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  • The Actions of God, Compulsion or Freedom

    By: Sayyyid Saeed Akhtar Rizvi A. GOD CAN DO NO WRONG The Shi’ahs say that hod does nothing which is rationally wrong or evil. [1] I do not use this phrase in the sense that “King [...]

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  • The Dhikr of Allah in All States

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi Of the things which all people are responsible for enacting, however not all are able to, is to remember Allah (SwT) in all states. The remembering of Allah (SwT) [...]

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  • The Glorious Event of Eid ul Ghadir

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi We are on the heels of the commemoration of the glorious event of ‘Eidul Ghadir. May Allah (SwT) make this a graet day of celebration for all of the Shia, [...]

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  • Compatibility Between Faith and Nature

    Author : Imam Reza Network With the strength given by Allah and the blessings of the Immaculate ones, I am beginning my talks in this Holy Month of Ramadan. As you know, the subject of discussion [...]

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  • Some Queries Regarding Occultation of Imam Mahdi (A.S)

    The Life of Imam al-Mahdi By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Sayyid Athar Husain S.H. Rizvi p. 246-254 1. What is the benefit derived from the occultation of the Imam of the Age [...]

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  • Scoldings and Spiritual Punishment in Hell

    Author : Imam Reza Network Among various tortures is the scolding, threating and humiliating. All of theses will be meted out to the hell dwellers not only by God and Angels but by the people of [...]

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  • Morality of Imam Hasan al-Askari (A.S)

    AHL AL-BAYT THE CELESTIAL BEINGS ON THE EARTH Author: Allama Hussein Ansariyan Translator: Dr. Ali Akbar Aghili Ashtiani P. 232-233 From among the letters sent by Imam `Askari to `Ali ibn Husayn [...]

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  • The Development of Beliefs Through the Ages

    God and His Attributes By: Sayyid Mujtaba Musavi Lari Translated by: Hamid Algar P. 11-18 Among the fundamental intellectual topics that concern human life religious questions enjoy a particular [...]

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  • Morality of Imam Ja`far al-Sadiq (A.S)

    AHL AL-BAYT THE CELESTIAL BEINGS ON THE EARTH Author: Allama Hussein Ansariyan Translator: Dr. Ali Akbar Aghili Ashtiani P. 215-219 Mu`awiyah ibn Wahab has reported: I was with Imam al-Sadiq [...]

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  • Obligations of The Rulers

    Ethical Role-Models By: Sayyid Mahdi as-Sadr P. 315 – 320 All over history, rulers, according to their qualifications, have played influential roles in the development and retardation of [...]

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  • Honesty, The Most Manifest Sign of Personality

    By:Ayatullah al-Uzma Naser Makarem Shirazi Undoubtedly, two attributes of truthfulness and honesty (truth and trust) are the most manifest signs of personality. Rather, we can not call a human [...]

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  • Deception

    Ethical Role-Models By: Sayyid Mahdi as-Sadr P. 132 – 146 Deception means to be deceived by a devilish trickery or a wrong idea, such as spending the usurped property in fields of charity. [...]

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  • Morality of Imam al-Hadi (A.S)

    AHL AL-BAYT THE CELESTIAL BEINGS ON THE EARTH Author: Allama Hussein Ansariyan Translator: Dr. Ali Akbar Aghili Ashtiani P. 229-231 Abu-Hashim Ja`fari has reported: I was afflicted with a bad [...]

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  • Morality of the Holy Prophet (PBUH)

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  • The Philosophical Issue Regarding Knowledge

    By : Ayatullah(Shaheed) Muhammad Baqir as-Sadr The largest philosophical issue regarding knowledge is the casting of knowledge in a philosophical form that reveals its reality and essence and [...]

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  • Scientific Indications of Resurrection

    By : Ayatullah Sayyid Mujtaba Musavi Lari One of the valuable benefits that have been derived from the ceaseless progress of experimental science is that it has proven the possibility of the [...]

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  • The Problem of Contradiction in Islamic Philosophy

    by : Martyr Murtuda Mutahhari Introduction He makes the night enter into the day and makes the day to enter into the night and brings forth the living from the dead and brings forth the dead from [...]

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  • Scientific Philosophy and Metaphysics

    By: Muhammad Taqi Misbah Yazdi Admitting the existence of problems that must be investigated on a philosophical plane, Marxism has tried to pretend that these problems can be solved by using the [...]

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  • Rights of Parents and Sons

    Ethical Role-Models By: Sayyid Mahdi as-Sadr P. 230 – 242 Rights of Parents It is absolutely impossible for any writer to depict the parents’ grandeur and favors on their sons, since they [...]

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    Ethical Role-Models By: Sayyid Mahdi as-Sadr P. 126 – 132 Hope is the expectation of a dear thing the arrangements of which are already done, such as hope for the yield of a land after it [...]

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  • The Subject Matter: ILL Nature

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  • The Karamah of Awliya’Allah

    By: Muhammad Husayn Ibrahimi Another point upon which the Wahhabis differ with the Sunnis and the Shi`ah is the issue of miracles {karamat}. All Muslim sects regard the prophets (‘a) as [...]

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  • The Divine Rights

    Ethical Role-Models By: Sayyid Mahdi as-Sadr P. 168 – 201 Rights vary from one to another according to values of favors. A friend has his own familiar rights that are a degree lower than [...]

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  • Rights of Scholars

    Ethical Role-Models By: Sayyid Mahdi as-Sadr P. 223 – 227 Merits of Knowledge and Scholars Knowledge is the dearest thing for man, since it is the base of civilization and the honor of this [...]

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  • Morality of Imam Zayn al-`Abidin (A.S)

    AHL AL-BAYT THE CELESTIAL BEINGS ON THE EARTH Author: Allama Hussein Ansariyan Translator: Dr. Ali Akbar Aghili Ashtiani P. 204-210 A relative of Imam Zayn al-`Abidin was standing beside him, [...]

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  • Moral Conduct

    Ethical Role-Models By: Sayyid Mahdi as-Sadr P. 19 – 25 Moral conduct is a mood arousing good behavior with others by showing happy mien, nice wording, and kind manners. As he was asked [...]

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  • Are Other Religions Right?

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi & Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani   Question: Since Islam had canceled all other religious, in some verses of Qur’an why does it considers all the people [...]

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  • Shiahs and the Purified Sunnah

    Author : Imam Reza Network   Both Parties` Stand Towards The Sunnah One of the lies circulated against the Shi`ahs by some fools is that Shi`ahs reject the Sunnah of the Chosen One, peace [...]

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  • The Doctrine of Islam

    By: Martyr Ayatullah Murtadha Mutahhari Belief in God and the Hereafter The relation of this world to the hereafter is similar to the relation between the body and the spirit, or the relation of [...]

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  • The Origins of the Sunni/Shia split in Islam

    Author : Aalulbayt Global Information Center Introduction The Shia shahadah (declaration of faith) states: “There is no god but Alla’h, Muhammad is the Messenger of Alla’h, [...]

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  • Islam and the Question of Violence

    Al-Serat A Journal of Islamic Studies Published by: Muhammadi Trust of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Seyyed Hossein Nasr Vol. XIII, No. 2 Despite the presence of violence in many regions of [...]

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  • Method in Mufid’s Kalam and in Christian Theology

    By: Martin McDermott I. Al-Mufid’s Notion of Kala’m II. Al-Mufid’s Kala’m in Practice III. Comparison with Theology Notes I do not think I can tell you anything new about [...]

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  • The Historical Occasion of the Triumphant Victory of Islam over Christianity

    Author : Imam Reza Network 24th Zilhajj 10th Hijrah is celebrated as the Eid al-Mubahila. On this historical occasion, Islam emerged triumphantly against Christianity. The historical event of [...]

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  • Islam, Humanity and Human Values

    By: Ayatullah Sayyid Musa Sadr Defining Humanity A definition of humanity seems easy to think of yet difficult to propose, and there have been disputes about it among different schools of [...]

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  • The Accusation of “Exaggeration” (Ghuluww) Against the Shi‘a

    By: Sayyid Lutfullah Safi al-Gulpaygani QUESTION: Some writers classify certain sects of the ghulat as Shi‘a and may very well accuse the Shi‘a of exaggerating the status of the Ahl al-Bait [...]

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  • Shia Muslims Cultural and Educational Institutions

    Author : Imam Reza Network United Muslim Women of Canada A great need to unite the Muslim sisters, led to the formation of the United Muslim Women of Canada, in October of 1995. The UMWC, a [...]

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  • The concept of religion

    1 Law abiders Religion means procedure and law and religious is the one who abides law. Law or religion is a set of rules that a person or group is committed to, who shape their personal and [...]

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  • Shi’ism in Relation to Various Islamic Sects

    By Dr. Abulqasim Gorji Usul al-Din (The Principles of Faith) The faith of Islam is based upon three principles: (1) belief in the One God, the Creator of the world-which is called al-tawhid [...]

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  • The Origin of Shiaism

    By: Ayatullah al-Uzma al-Hajj ash-Shaykh Lutfullah as-Safi al-Gulpaygani   QUESTION: Have historical factors influenced the development of Shiaism, or is this sect a set of beliefs derived [...]

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  • Islamic Beliefs from The Shi’ite Point of View

    The World Seen from the Point of View of Being and Reality ; The Necessity of God Consciousness and perception, which are intertwined with man’s very being, make evident by their very [...]

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  • The Islam Part-III

    Even the most fanatic Christians could not ignore its corruption as a factor helping the spread of Islam. A. Miller states: “Paganism, with its numberless false Gods, still covered a large [...]

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  • Shiahs And The Purified Sunnah

    Both Parties` Stand Towards The Sunnah One of the lies circulated against the Shī`ahs by some fools is that Shī`ahs reject the Sunnah of the Chosen One, peace and blessings of Allāh be upon [...]

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  • How Islam is Related to Other Religion

    Mir Ahmed Ali Khan Islam is a religion that came after Judaism, Christianity, etc. Sometimes people of other faiths ask this question: How is Islam related to the other religions preceding it? In [...]

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  • Debate with the Christians

    A very important and historical event occurred on the 9th year of Al-Hijrah, when The Messenger of Allah, Mohammad A-Mustafa(pbuh&hf) sent a letter of invitation to the leaders of the Najran [...]

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  • Attributes of Shias

    The central part of volume 65 of Bihaar Anwar deals with attributes of a Shia and how necessary it is for us all to read this part and discover what vital responsibility has been laid down upon [...]

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  • Islam – A Comprehensive School

    Author : Martyr Ayatullah Murtada Mutahhari Islam, which is based on a perfect conception of the universe is a comprehensive and realistic school. In Islam attention has been paid to all aspects [...]

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  • Society and Tradition

    By: Martyr Murtuda Mutahhari If society has real existence, it should naturally possess laws peculiar to it. If we accept the first theory about the nature of society (which we have already [...]

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  • A Healthy Society Under The Grace of Ethics

    Without ethic, the plan of a healthy society is defeated We know that man has a social life, and undoubtedly, “society” is the most important factor in development, improvement and or [...]

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  • Islamic Gnosis (‘Irfan) and Wisdom (Hikmat)

    By : Ayatullah Muhammad Taqi Misbah Yazdi Preface In the Name of Allah, the Merciful, the Compassionate In the cosmic realm, human beings are like balls released into space which have within them [...]

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  • Imam Ja’far al-Sadiq’s Contribution to the Sciences

    Below are extracts from the book “The Great Muslim Scientist and Philosopher – Imam Jafar Ibn Mohammed As-Sadiq (a.s.)” This book is a translation of “Maghze Mutafakkir Jehan Shia”, the [...]

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  • The Basis of Individual and Social Ethics

    In his life, both personal and social, man is in need of a number of non-material objectives. Every social system requires a number of objectives which are common between individuals, without [...]

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  • The Unique Medical Dissertation by Imam Reza(A.S.)

    The sciences of Ima`m al-Reza`, peace be on him, were not confined to the precepts of Islamic law; rather they included all kinds of science of which was medicine. The Ima`m was unique in [...]

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  • Islam and The Social Problem

    By: Martyred Ayatullah Muhammad Baqir as-Sadr In order to reach the first circle in analyzing the social problem, we have to question that materialistic individualistic interest established by [...]

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  • The Divine Cultural Revolution

    By: Martyr Ayatullah Sayyid Muhammad Husayni Beheshti In the Name of Allah, the Merciful, the Compassionate Lord, open my breast, and ease for me my task. Unloose the knot upon my tongue that [...]

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  • Islam and Democracy: An Obscure Relationship

    By: Fatima Al-Samak Democracy is determined by many different elements: culture, wealth, equalities, education, and some will say, religion. Religion as a determinant of democratic development [...]

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  • Bees and the Hidden Miracles of Honey

    The honey bee exhibits a combination of individual traits and social co-operation which is unparalleled in the animal kingdom. A glimpse into the nest makes it apparent why honey bees have [...]

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  • Astronomy – Light And Movement

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