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  • Al-Furqaan (The Criterion)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. تَبَارَكَ الَّذِي نَزَّلَ الْفُرْقَانَ عَلَىٰ عَبْدِهِ لِيَكُونَ لِلْعَالَمِينَ نَذِيرًا {1} [...]

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  • 103 Time and Age, Al-’Asr: Makki

    103 Time and Age Al-’Asr: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. TIME AND AGE are witness 2. Man is certainly loss, 3. Except those [...]

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  • Al-Furqaan (The Criterion)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. تَبَارَكَ الَّذِي نَزَّلَ الْفُرْقَانَ عَلَىٰ عَبْدِهِ لِيَكُونَ لِلْعَالَمِينَ نَذِيرًا {1} [...]

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  • The Qur’an And Modern Science

    Written By: Dr. Maurice Bucaille INTRODUCTION Dr. Maurice Bucaille is an eminent French surgeon, scientist, scholar and author of “THE BIBLE, THE QUR’AN AND SCIENCE” which [...]

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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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  • Az-Zukhruf (Ornaments of Gold)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. حم {1} [Yusufali 43:1] Ha-Mim وَالْكِتَابِ الْمُبِينِ {2} [Yusufali 43:2] By the Book that makes things [...]

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  • AL-QĀRIʿAH The Catastrophe القارعة Meccan (surah 101 • 11 ayahs)

    AL-QĀRIʿAH The Catastrophe القارعة Meccan (surah 101 • 11 ayahs) »The surah that opens with this single world, al-Qāriʿah, meaning THE CATASTROPHE, for that is the repeated sound that shall [...]

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  • Al-Baqara (The Cow)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful.   الم {1} [Pickthal 2:1] Alif. Lam. Mim. ذَٰلِكَ الْكِتَابُ لَا رَيْبَ ۛ فِيهِ ۛ هُدًى [...]

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  • Al-Mumtahina (She that is to be examined)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا لَا تَتَّخِذُوا عَدُوِّي وَعَدُوَّكُمْ أَوْلِيَاءَ تُلْقُونَ إِلَيْهِمْ [...]

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  • Al-Hujraat (The Inner Apartments)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا لَا تُقَدِّمُوا بَيْنَ يَدَيِ اللَّهِ وَرَسُولِهِ ۖ وَاتَّقُوا اللَّهَ ۚ [...]

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  • Astronomy – Light And Movement

    Written By: Dr. Maurice Bucaille Let us now turn to the subject of Astronomy. Whenever I describe the details the Quran contains on certain points of astronomy to Westeners, it is unusual for [...]

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  • The Scientific Facts Presented in The Holy Qur’an

    By: Dr. Syed Hasan Akhtar In the following paragraphs some of the verses from the Qur’an, dealing with various scientific facts, are presented. For the sake of convenience these are grouped under [...]

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  • Al-Jaathiya (Crouching)

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

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  • SABAʾ Sheba سبإ Meccan (surah 34 • 54 ayahs)

    SABAʾ Sheba سبإ Meccan (surah 34 • 54 ayahs) »The surah that mentions the gracious dwelling place of the blessed people of SHEBA in Yemen, whom God whelmed away for their rejection of God’s [...]

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  • Exegesis of al-Fateha (The Opening)

    Written by Ali A. Khalfan A survey of the tafseer in al-Mizan In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful (1). All praise is due to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds (2). The Beneficent the [...]

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  • AL-QAMAR The Moon القمر Meccan (surah 54 • 55 ayahs)

    AL-QAMAR The Moon القمر Meccan (surah 54 • 55 ayahs) »The surah that opens with the unnerving, cataclysmic sign of the end of the world coming and THE MOON having split apart. It takes its name [...]

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  • Science in The Holy Qur’an

    From a Gaseous Mass to the Heavens and the Earth The Qur’an was revealed in the seventh century. Many statements pertaining to physical phenomena are dispersed throughout the Qur’an. [...]

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  • Al-Hujraat (The Inner Apartments)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا لَا تُقَدِّمُوا بَيْنَ يَدَيِ اللَّهِ وَرَسُولِهِ ۖ وَاتَّقُوا اللَّهَ ۚ [...]

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  •  The Concept of Religion Part – III

    The Concept of Religion Part – III

    The Concept of Religion Part – III Research by scholars suggest that human history has been associated with religion, and man has never considered himself independent of religion. Even many [...]

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  • 80 He Made a Wry Face, ‘Abasa: Makki

    80 He Made a Wry Face ‘Abasa: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. HE FROWNED AND turned away, 2. Because a blind man came to him. [...]

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  • On The Knowledge of The Imam (Imamology)

    The Meaning of Imam Imam or leader is the title given to a person who takes the lead in a community in a particular social movement or political ideology or scientific or religious form of [...]

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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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  • 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 Reward of Loving Ahlul-Bayt (A.S)

    I found the following astonishing tradition in one of the most famous Tafsir book of the Sunni brothers, that is, “Tafsir al-Kabir”, by Fakhr al-Razi who is a leading Sunni scholar [...]

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  • The Imam’s Debate Concerning the Prophet’s Family

    Author : Imam Reza Network Yet this is another debate in which the Imam has provided evidence of that Allah chose the pure family (of the Prophet). The debate took place in the presence of [...]

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  • Prophecies of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.)Regarding the Martyrdom of Imam Hussain (A.S.)

    Author : Imam Reza Network Due to their ignorance, some people allege that lamentation for Imam Hussain (A) is an innovation (bidat) and is ‘haram’. Some of them knowingly support the [...]

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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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  • 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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  • First Infallible Sayings

    * The most honored among people who is pious, and the strongest among people who depends on Allah. * A man giving in alms one piece of silver in his lifetime is better for him than giving one [...]

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  • ‘World and the Hereafter’ in light of Ahadith

    By: duas online Following are 40 sayings of holy Prophet and imams from his progeny, peace be upon them, regarding the world and the hereafter: 1- Imam Sajjad (A. S.) ((Osool-e-Kafi, vol. 3, p. [...]

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  • Imam al-Hadi (A.S.) reply on Fatalists

    Author : Abu Muhammad Al Hassan Bin Ali Al Harani The following narrations are related to the Imam Abul-Hasan Ali bin Mohammed Al-Hadi (peace be upon him) From Ali bin Mohammed: Peace and God’s [...]

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  • Maxims of Imam Hussain (A.S) Regarding Enjoining Good and Forbidding Evil

    The following sayings are related to the pious Imam, the Prophet’s grandson, the martyr Abu Abdillah Al-Hussain bin Ali (peace be upon them). Imam Al-Hussain’s sermon Regarding [...]

    Maxims of Imam Hussain (A.S) Regarding Enjoining Good and Forbidding Evil
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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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  • Imam Hassan (A.S)’s Words of Wisdom

    Imam Hasan(A.S.) said: O people, he who advises for Allah’s sake and betakes His sayings as guidance will surely be led to the most upright way and Allah will grant him success to the right [...]

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  • Sayings of Imam Hasan (A.S)

    Compiled and Translated by: Syed Zainulabedin Razavi, Tehran, Iran Name: Hasan Title: Mujtaba ,Sibte Akbar Bye name: Abu Mohammad Father: Ali ibne Abi Taleb(A.S). Mother: Fatima binte Mohammad [...]

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  • Imam al-Hadi’s Answers to Yahya bin Aktham’s Questions

    Author : Imam Reza Network Musa bin Mohammed bin Ali Ar-Reza related: I met Yahya bin Aktham in a public meeting and he asked me a number of questions. I then came to my brother Ali bin Mohammed [...]

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  • Those Who Prophesied Reappearance of The Imam (A.S) Of The Time

    The Life of Imam al-Mahdi By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Sayyid Athar Husain S.H. Rizvi p. 255-278 Numerous traditions of the Prophet of Islam and the Infallible Imams (a.s) [...]

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  • Supplications of Imam Zain ul Abideen (A.S) Part II

    The Life of Imam Zayn al-‘Abidin By: Bāqir Sharif al-Qarashi P. 449 – 469 The following is among his supplications in satisfaction when he looked upon the companions of the world: [...]

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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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  • Hijab and Family Life

    By: Mohammad Ali Shomali Allah (swt) has created human beings to act as His vicegerents on earth and, like all other forms of living beings, human beings cannot be complete unless they are in a [...]

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  • Imam Musa bin Ja’far al-Kazim(A.S.)The Seventh Holy Imam

    Author : Imam Reza Network Name Epithet and Titles Name “Musa”, epithet Abul Hasan and his famous title was Kazim. His matchless devotion and worship of God has also earned him the [...]

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  • Birthday of Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib (A.S.)

    Ali was born on the 13th of Rajab of the 30th year of the Elephant (A.D. 600). His cousin, Muhammad, was now 30 years old. Ali’s parents were Abu Talib ibn Abdul Muttalib, and Fatima, the [...]

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  • Imam Hassan Al-Mujtaba (A.S)

    Written By: Shaykh Fadhil Al-Sahlani Imam Hassan al-Mujtaba (a.s.) was the second Apostolic Imam of the Shia’ Muslims. The Holy Prophet particularly loved the son of Imam Ali Ibn Abu Talib [...]

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  • Imam Husain (A.S.) proceeding towards Iraq from Makkah

    Author : Hajj Shaikh AbbAs Qummi   (Irshad) Muslim bin Aqeel (a.s.)’s uprising in Kufa occurred on the eighth of the month of Zilhajj 60 A.H., while he was martyred on the day of Arafah i.e. [...]

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  • Hadrat Fatimah Zahra (A.S.), the Greatest Woman

    This Great Lady was the only daughter of the Holy Prophet (saww) and Hazrat Khadijah. She was born in Makkah on Friday, 20th Jamdi-ul-Akhar in the 5th year after the declaration of Prophethood [...]

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  • Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib (A.S) and The Holy Quran

    Written By: Mulla Mujahidali Sheriff RECITATION OF THE HOLY QURAN AFTER BIRTH: Ibn Shahr Aashoob in his book Manaqib Aali Abi Talib has written that Hasan bin Mahboob has reported from Imam [...]

    Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib (A.S) and The Holy Quran
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  • A Brief History of Al-Zahra’s Life

    Birth Fatimah, the only daughter of the Holy Prophet of Islam, was born in Mecca on 20th jumada ‘th-thaniyah 18 B.H. The good and noble lady Khadijah and the Apostle Of Allah bestowed all [...]

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  • Karbala Movement

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 387-423   Imām Husayn Before Karbalā’ Although far too many remarks have been constantly made in light of [...]

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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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  • A Glance At “Transcendental Events”

    The previous paragraphs spoke of Lady Khadijas excellent and noble characteristics, which should be a fantastic example for mankind to follow. She is the lady who gave birth to Fatima Zahra and [...]

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  • Wilayah of Ahlul Bait

    He said: Abul Qasim Ja’far b. Muhammad – may Allah bless him with mercy, reported to me from his father, from Sa’d b. Abdillah, from Ahmad b. Muhammad b. Isa, from Muhammad b. [...]

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  • Short Biography of Hadrat Fatima Masoumah (S.A)

    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 mother was named Najma Khatun who [...]

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  • Hazrat Abbas (A.S), The Standard Bearer of Hazrat Hossein (A.S)

    abbas — the standard bearer of hossein (a.s) The shifting sand dunes of Karbala were smeared with blood. Near one of wash dunes, on the bank of Alkoma, lay the prostrate figure of a youth [...]

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  • Lady Fatimah Al-Zahra (S.A)

    Prophet Muhammed (PBUH) said: “Whoever injures (bodily or sentimentally) Fatimah, injures me, and whoever injures me, injures Allah and whoever injures Allah practices unbelief. O Fatimah! [...]

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  • Fadak: the property of Hadrat Fatima Zahra (A.S.)

    Fadak is a controversial issue that has since the death of Rasulullah (s) created an open wound between the Sunni and Shi’a schools of thought. The best summary exists from Sahih Bukhari [...]

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  • Sayings of Imam Hasan (A.S)

    Compiled and Translated by: Syed Zainulabedin Razavi, Tehran, Iran Name: Hasan Title: Mujtaba ,Sibte Akbar Bye name: Abu Mohammad Father: Ali ibne Abi Taleb(A.S). Mother: Fatima binte Mohammad [...]

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  • Muslim ibn Aqeel: Principle, Loyalty and Sacrifice

    Whenever mention is made of Muslim ibn Aqeel (a), one is immediately reminded of loyalty, courage and sacrifice. Integrity, valour and steadfastness still shine upon the pages of time with pride [...]

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  • Sayeda Zahra (S.A), The Only Daughter of Prophet Muhammed (PBUH)

    Written By: Mulla Mujahidali Sheriff Fatimah (a.s.) was born on 20th Jamadi-ul-Thaani 615 AD in Makkah. She was the one and only daughter of the Holy Prophet (saww) and Khadeejah (a.s.). Her [...]

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  • Imam al Musa al Kazim (A.S)

    Kitab Al-Irshad By: Sheikh al Mufid P. 436 – 457 (This is) an account of the Imam who undertook (the office) (al-qa’im) after Abu Abd Allah Ja’far b. Muhammad, peace be on them, [...]

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Duty of Man towards Himself

    By: Allamah Syed Muhammad Husain Tabataba’i No matter what policy or course of action man pursues in his life, indeed he looks after nothing but his happiness and prosperity. The [...]

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  • Bowing Down (Ruku) and Prostration (Sujud)

    By: Hojjat al-Islam Muhsin Qara’ati Bowing down {ruku‘} is an essential pillar of prayer. Performing it in an excessive or inadequate manner, whether intentional or unintentional, renders the [...]

    Bowing Down (Ruku) and Prostration (Sujud)
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  • Why Prostration in Prayer Must be Done on Earth?

    Abu Said Al Khudri narrates: The Messenger of Allah used to practice Itikaf (remaining in the mosque), in the middle third of Ramadan. After the twentieth night, he used to return home on the [...]

    Why Prostration in Prayer Must be Done on Earth?
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  • The Tendency of Rationalizing The Laws of The Shari’ah

    By:Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi “Why we have to pray five times a day? Why dogs and hogs are regarded unclean (najis)? Why an animal slaughtered in a non-Islamic way is forbidden (haram) and [...]

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  • Why do the Shi’ahs Combine Prayers?

    The Shi’ahs acknowledge the five obligatory daily prayers. However, they frequently combine the Zuhr and ‘Asr prayers by offering them consecutively during the time period defined by [...]

    Why do the Shi’ahs Combine Prayers?
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  • Khums; A Support for Financial Independence

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi In the previous part, we referred to the significance of khums in meeting the financial needs of the Muslim society and evaluated the arguments made by those who [...]

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  • Bayt al-Mal and the Distribution of Zakat

    By: Mahmood Namazi The Bayt al-Ma-l (literally meaning the House for Money, is used as an equivalent for the Treasury House where public fund is kept) is an Islamic concept built upon three main [...]

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  • Brief History of Jurisprudence and Jurisprudents

    By : Martyr Ayatullah Murtada Mutahhari As we mentioned in the previous lessons, one of the preparations for learning about any field of knowledge is to pay attention to the famous personalities [...]

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  • Diversity In The Topics of Fiqh

    Author : Imam Reza Network If we study the subjects of FIQH in detail, we find that every one of them is peculiar and singular in itself. There may seem to be some similarity at , first glance, [...]

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  • The Branches of Religion

    To be a sincere and good, practicing Muslim in the way of Islam and Allah, you should know Fooroo-e-deen. To consider yourself a lover and follower of Ahl-lul Bayt (a.s.), you should test [...]

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  • Wuzu in the Holy Qur’an and The Hadith

    By: Ayatollah Sayyid Muhammad Reza Mudarrisi Yazdi One of the rules on whose necessity and conditions for performing the five daily (obligatory) prayers all the Muslims have consensus is the [...]

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  • Najasat and Taharat Rules

    By: Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi A. SOME IMPORTANT TERMS “Najasat” (pl. najasaat) means uncleanliness, impurity. In Islamic laws, the najasat if of two types: inherent and acquired. To [...]

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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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  • Social Dimensions of Hajj

    By: Imam Khomeini All Muslim brothers and sisters must bear in mind that one of the important elements of the philosophy of Hajj is creation of mutual understanding and consolidation of [...]

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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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  • How to Perform the Daily Prayers

    “…but when ye are free from danger, set up Regular Prayers: For such Prayers are enjoined on believers at stated times.” (Qur’an: Chapter 4, Verse 103) It is obligatory to perform the [...]

    How to Perform the Daily Prayers
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  • The Chapters and Titles in Fiqh

    Author : Imam Reza Network As mentioned earlier, the range of topics covered by Fiqh is very wide. It is therefore necessary to briefly acquaint oneself with the chapters and headings of these [...]

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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 Knowledge of the Holy Imams (A.S.)

    Author : Imam Reza Network The Meaning of Imam Imam or leader is the title given to a person who takes the lead in a community in a particular social movement or political ideology or scientific [...]

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  • The Geographical Expansion of Shi‘ism

    By: Ghulam-Husayn Muharrami It is certain that the first center of Shi‘ism had been the city of Medina and the pioneering Shi‘ah among the companions {sahabah} of the Prophet (S) lived in that [...]

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  • Finality of Prophethood

    By : Martyr Ayatullah Murtada Mutahhari We have said that despite the differences in details all Prophets have delivered the same message and belonged to the same ideological school. The [...]

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  • Philosophy of Muharram

    In the hot and crowded hall, muffled laments are released like sullen doves and tears roll amidst sobs like dew on the petals of trembling roses. All are focused on Hossein. All are thinking [...]

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  • A Meeting With Sayyid Muhammad Baqir Al-Sadr

    Author: Tijani Al-Samawi I went with Abu Shubbar to al-Sayyid Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr’s house, and on the way he honoured me and talked to me about the famous Ulama and about Taqlid [...]

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  • The Prophet’s Emigration to Yathrib

    The Life of Muhammad (PBUH) By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Abdullah al-Shahin p. 187-199   The Prophet (a.s.) was assured as to the homage of the Ansar and he trusted in [...]

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  • Khadija, The Loyal Wife of Prophet

    Qusayy, then, is the ancestor of all clans belonging to Quraysh. According to some historians, Quraysh’s real name was Fahr, and he was son of Malik son of Madar son of Kananah son of [...]

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  • Publicity of The Holy Mission

    The Life of Muhammad (PBUH) By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Abdullah al-Shahin p. 139-164 Three years passed and the Islamic mission was still secret. After that, Allah ordered [...]

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  • Conquest of Makkah

    By: Yasin T. al- Jibouri The Prophet Visits Mecca (629 A.D.) Having returned to Medina from Khayber and the other Jewish strongholds victoriously, the Prophet spent four or five months in Medina. [...]

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  • Prophet Shu’ayb (A.S)

    The Prophet Shu’ayb was a descendent of the Prophet Ibrahim. He was sent to Midian and the Dwellers of the wood to give them Allah’s message. The Midianite people committed many sins. [...]

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  • Holy Prophet (PBUH); Marriage up to Prophethood

    The Message By: Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani P. 157 – 164   The most sensitive period of the life of a person begins when he (or she) comes of age. It is so because at this time the [...]

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  • Wilayah of AhlulBayt (A.S)

    Written By: Shaikh Al-Mufid Abul Qasim Ja’far b. Muhammad – may Allah bless him with mercy, reported to me from his father, from Sa’d b. Abdillah, from Ahmad b. Muhammad b. Isa, [...]

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  • Who is Mukhtar Thaqafi?

    In his youth, spent in Medina after the death of his father. Mukhtar was known to be an Alid sympathiser. Yet, according to Tabari (2nd vol.,p.520) there is a story which depicts him as [...]

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  • The Universal Mission of Holy Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.)

    By : Ayatullah Muhammad Jawad Chirri Late Director of the Islamic Center of America Wilson: The history of the Prophet informs us that at the age of forty, while he was worshipping on Mount Hira, [...]

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  • The Great Trial

    THE LIFE OF FATIMA AZ-ZAHRA’ By: Allamah Baqir Shareef al-Qurashi P. 201 – 226 No writer, whatever skilled he is in describing the minutes of history and in analyzing the events, can [...]

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  • Some Important Works of The Holy Prophet (PBUH)

    The Life of Muhammad (PBUH) By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Abdullah al-Shahin p. 248-264 The Prophet (a.s.) paid too much attention to education. He cared much for the spread [...]

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  • Uthmān’s Opponents

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 134-142 The dominating ‘Uthmānī view of Islamic society since the reign of the Umayyads (41 H.) resulted in [...]

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  • High prestige of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.) and His Ahlul-Bayt (A.S.) on the Day of Qiyamat

    By: Allamah Sayyid Saeed Akhtar Rizvi Previous chapters have shown some of the ‘Fadhilat’ (High prestige) of the Holy Prophet (S) and his Ahlul-Bayt (A) on the Day of Qiyamat. Based [...]

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  • The Generous and Pious

    By: Huda Jawad Forty years of the life of Imam Ali ar-Ridha (peace be upon him) had passed, and he still had no son to inherit the Imamate. On the tenth of Rajab, in the year 195 AH, the [...]

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  • Continued Conquests in Iraq and the Conquest of Iran

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 97-106 ‘Umar’s caliphate was accompanied with several conquests of Muslim troops in Syria, which started with the [...]

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  • Imamate

    Imāmate or caliphate means leadership. It has become a term for leading the Muslims after the demise of the Messenger of Allāh (ṣ), a term which nobody can deny because leadership is an [...]

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  • There is Always An Imam

    By: Ayatullah al-Uzma Naser Makarem Shirazi WE BELIEVE that as God has decreed to send His Apostles with divine Guidance, so also for any age or time, God Has appointed an Imam to look after the [...]

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  • Last words of Prophet Mohammad (s)

    By: Abd An-Nabi In memory of the demise of Prophet Mohammad (peace be upon him) and his -grand child -Imam Hassan’s (peace be upon him) on 28th day of Safar… Historians mentioned that [...]

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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 [...]

    Method in Mufid’s Kalam and in Christian Theology
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  • Faith in Islam

    Having a Good Opinion About God 149- In Al-Mahasin it is narrated that Imam Baqir (a.s) said: “We find in (Imam) Ali ibn Abitalib’s (a.s) book that God’s Prophet (a.s) used to say the [...]

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  • Is Death The End of The Soul?

    By:Sayyid Saeed Akhtar Rizvi What is death? Does a man become ‘nothing’ after death? Is death the end of the soul as well as the body? In the eyes of those who believe that life is [...]

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  • The Relationship between Philosophy and Theology in the Postmodern Age

    Dr. Muhammad Legenhausen When I was a student at a Catholic high school in Queens, New York, I was taught that although philosophy is the mother of the sciences, she is also the handmaid of [...]

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  • Prophet Adam (A.S)

      Allah made the mountains and the seas. He made all the animals. He made the heavens and the stars. He made the sun and the moon and he made the angels. The angels were like Allah’s [...]

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  • The Merits of The Companions According to Ahle Sunnah

    By: Ahmad Namaee The author of the above-mentioned book has attributed some merits to the Companions and has devoted a chapter to “Abu Bakr in the shade of the Qur’an”[158][248], another [...]

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  • Discussion Concerning Origin of Creation is Natural

    By: Allamah Syed Muhammad Husain Tabataba’i With his Allah-given instinct, man searches for the reasons and causes leading to the appearance of any phenomenon or occurrence that he sees. He [...]

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  • Prophets and Miracles

    The Roots of Religion p. 136-146 Divine Prophets have always been sent with clear signs, so that men might be convinced that they had come from God. For this reason those who have souls like [...]

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  • Muhammad (S.A.W.) in the Mirror of Islam

    By: Allamah Tabataba’i In the Name of God, Most Merciful and Compassionate ISLAM AND OTHER RELIGIONS: THE SHI’ITE VIEW Islam is based on two realities: the blessed personality of the [...]

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  • When is the Promised Mahdi Expected to Appear?

    Dr. Jalali: When is the promised Mahdi expected to appear? Mr. Hoshyar: No time has been fixed for his appearance (zuhur). As a matter of fact, the Imams have regarded those who fix the time of [...]

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  • How does the Quran present God?

    God and His Attributes By: Sayyid Mujtaba Musavi Lari Translated by: Hamid Algar P. 95-100   When we wish to assess the scientific personality and knowledge of a scholar we examine his works [...]

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  • Which is Correct, “Wa ‘Itrati” {and My Progeny}, or “Wa Sunnati” {and My Tradition}?

    By: Sayyid Rida’ Husayni Nasab The hadith scholars {muhaddithun} have narrated hadith ath-thaqalayn {Tradition on the Two Weighty Things} in two ways and it has been recorded in the books [...]

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  • The Excellence of Imam Ali Bin Abu Talib (A.S)

    1. Through his chain of authorities, he, peace be on him, said: [Allah’s Messenger, may Allah bless him and his family, said:] “O ‘Ali, I am the master of the messengers, and [...]

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  • Quran, Imam Ali (a.s.) and Shi’a

    In The Name Of Allah,The Most Compassionate, The Merciful O Allah! Send your blessings to the head of your Messengers and the Last of your Prophets Muhammad ( saw ),and his pure and cleansed [...]

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  • Some Signs of Day of Resurrection

    By:Sayyid Saeed Akhtar Rizvi   Exact Timing: a Hidden Secret of Allah The coming of the Day of Reckoning is a certainty, as Allah has said in the Qur’an:- “This is because verily [...]

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  • Quraysh and The Holy Prophet (PBUH)

    The Life of Muhammad (PBUH) By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Abdullah al-Shahin p. 139-164 The people of Quraysh had no patience with the principles and values the Prophet [...]

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  • Allah Originating the Creation

    An Exposition of Hadith by Imam Khomeini With my chain of authorities reaching up to the august shaykh, the Pillar of Islam, Muhammad ibn Ya’qub al-Kulayni (R) from several of our Companions, [...]

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  • Backbiting

    Ethical Role-Models By: Sayyid Mahdi as-Sadr P. 149 – 154 Backbiting is to speak ill of a believer behind his back, including matters concerning his moralities, appearance, or personality. [...]

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  • Philosophical Theology

    Knowing God In this section the main emphasis is on the Eminent Greek Philosophers i.e. ‘Plato’ and ‘Aristotle’. However, it is appropriate first to briefly look into the [...]

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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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  • Philosophical Theology

    Knowing God In this section the main emphasis is on the Eminent Greek Philosophers i.e. ‘Plato’ and ‘Aristotle’. However, it is appropriate first to briefly look into the [...]

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  • Islamic Faith and Human Perfection

    Author : al-shia.org What is that faith which is spoken of in Islam and referred to throughout the Qur’an, as an axis around which all questions revolve? It refers to faith in God in the [...]

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  • ILL Temper

    Ethical Role-Models By: Sayyid Mahdi as-Sadr P. 25 – 27 Ill-temper is a mental aberrance that causes depression and truculence. It is the opposite of moral conduct. Often the repercussions [...]

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  • Philosophical Theology

    Author : Imam Reza Network Knowing God In this section the main emphasis is on the Eminent Greek Philosophers i.e. ‘Plato’ and ‘Aristotle’. However, it is appropriate [...]

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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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  • Rights of Teacher and Students

    Ethical Role-Models By: Sayyid Mahdi as-Sadr P. 227 – 230 Faithful teachers who enjoy good traits occupy a high position in the society because of the appreciative efforts they exert for [...]

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  • Matrimonial Rights

    Ethical Role-Models By: Sayyid Mahdi as-Sadr P. 242 – 286 Merits of Marriage Marriage is the holy legal tie between man and woman through which they share the same life and reciprocate [...]

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  • Who was Ibn Saba?

    The mercenary writers whose goal is to split the Muslims allege that a Yemenite Jew from Sana’, Abdullah Ibn Saba (also called Ibn al-Sawda), adopted Islam during the reign of the third [...]

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  • Patience

    Ethical Role-Models By: Sayyid Mahdi as-Sadr P. 106 – 112 Patience is the moderate steadfastness against misfortunes. It is also defined as to compel oneself to stand the necessities of the [...]

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  • The Marvels of The Eyes and Tongue

    Author : Imam Reza Network Usually the eyes are compared with the camera with has delicate lenses that take pictures of various scenes. The pictures reflect like a movie in the eye channel and [...]

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  • Truth

    Ethical Role-Models By: Sayyid Mahdi as-Sadr P. 27 – 29 Truth stands for the conformity between word and deed. It plays a great role in the lives of both the individuals and communities. [...]

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  • Secular Democracy and its Philosophical Underpinning

    By: Muhammad Taqi Misbah Yazdi The new concept of democracy as being necessarily secular is advanced by statesmen in Western countries in which no trace of religion must be seen in any government [...]

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  • The Various Levels of Perfection in Iman

    By: Ayatullah al-Uzma Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi It has been narrated from Nafi’ from Ibne ‘Umar that the Messenger of Allah (S) said, “A servant’s faith in Allah will never [...]

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  • Different Methodological Approaches to Spirituality

    By: Mohammad Ali Shomali In this paper we will review and briefly discuss different methodologies among Muslim scholars in studying spirituality in general and morality (akhlaq) in particular. In [...]

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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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  • The Meanings, Philosophy and Dimensions of Worship (Ibadah)

    By: Muhsin Qara’ati Before embarking on the discussion of prayer, I shall deal with the meanings, philosophy and dimensions of worship {‘ibadah} and servitude as they are the spirit of prayer. [...]

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  • A Healthy Society Under The Grace of Ethics

    By:Ayatullah al-Uzma Naser Makarem Shirazi Without ethic, the plan of a healthy society is defeated We know that man has a social life, and undoubtedly, “society” is the most [...]

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  • The Religion of Human Rights and Other Religions

    By: Dr. S. Bahmanpour The concept I am trying to address in this paper is a dilemma faced by most people who are faithful to God and at the same time want to make sure that the basic rights of [...]

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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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  • What None Muslims Say About …Islam

    Those who listen to the word and follow the best of it; those are the ones whom God has guided, and those are the ones endowed with understanding (Qur’an 39:18) The Fastest Growing Religion [...]

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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 [...]

    Islam and the Question of Violence
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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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  • How I Found the Right Path

    By Brother Muhammad Yusuf BisMillah Hir Rahman Nir Rahiim How did I, a Sunni following Hanafi fiqh, come to find and embrace the Right Path of Ahl ul-Bayt? All Praise and all Thanks are for Allah [...]

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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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  • Islam the Ultimate Way to Salvation

    By: Dr. Syed Hasan Akhtar In the name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful ISLAM ISLAM means… The word Islam means “submission,” as in submission to the Will of Almighty God. He is referred [...]

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  • Growth of Shi’ism

    Shi’ism began with a reference made for the first time to the partisans of Ali (shi’ah-i ‘ Ali), the first leader of the Household of the Prophet, during the lifetime of the [...]

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  • Introduction to Islam

    By : Sayyid Hussein Ahmed The word “ISLAM” is derived from the Arabic words “salaam”, which means peace and “taslim”, which means submission. The follower of [...]

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  • Characteristics of Shiite

    282- Imam Sadiq (a.s) said: “Once a group of people started walking behind Ameer al-Momineen (a.s). He asked them who they were. They said that they were his followers. He asked them why [...]

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  • The Religion of Islam

    By: Allamah Syed Muhammad Husain Tabataba’i The holy religion of Islam is the last divine religion, and for this reason it is the most perfect of them all. With the advent of this religion, [...]

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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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  • The Islam Part-II

    In some sense, every historian and philosopher of history since Hegel is his child. His system of thought, capable of elaboration in any direction has given rise to all sorts of interpretations, [...]

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  • The world in the Islam sight

    The meaning of the world in Islam The word ‘world’ literally means closer. This concept makes sense given the hereafter. Actually the word ‘world’ refers to the world that is closer to humans [...]

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  • The Advantages of Religion

    By: Allamah Syed Muhammad Husain Tabataba’i It was revealed that religion has a profound effect in reforming the individual and the society. It is also the only means of obtaining bliss and [...]

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  • Why Shi’ah?

    The term “Shi’ah” is an adjective used by Muslims who follow the Imams from the Family of the Prophet (Ahl al-Bayt). They use it not for reasons of sectarianism or for causing [...]

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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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  • Afterlife: Comparison of Muslim and Christian Doctrines

    By: Mehdi Nawrozzadeh The afterlife has always been something of great appeal with differing approaches of different religions. Each having focused, discussed and explained the events and [...]

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  • Islam; The Freedom of Thought and Belief

    By Shahid Murtada Mutahhari This is a rather free translation of two lectures delivered by Martyr Mutahhari at the Husayniyyeh Irshad, Tehran, in the fall of 1969. They form part of a [...]

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  • Karbala & Humanity

    Written By: Ali Khalfan When Imam Hussein and his 72 faithful companions were in Kerbala standing up against the soldiers of Yazid, the tyrannical ruler and usurper of the mantle of Khilafah, [...]

    Karbala & Humanity
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  • Sciences are Means for Obtaining Closeness to God

    By: Prof. Dr. Mahdi Gulshani Evidently, there are various dimensions to endeavour for obtaining closeness to God and His good pleasure. These include the obligatory worship, acquaintance with [...]

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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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  • Can Science Dispense with Religion?

    Author : Aalulbayt Global Information Center 1. What is your definition of science and of religion? The question implies that science and religion cannot be defined with proximate genus and [...]

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  • Natural Therapeutics of Medicine in Islam

    Syed Ahmed Ali, M.D., Dr. Sadiq H. Hussain , Ahmed H. Sakr, Ph.D. 1.INTRODUCTION Medicine is both an art and a science. It encompasses prophylaxis or prevention, diagnosis, and finally treatment [...]

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  • Prosperity of the Scientific Life among the Muslims

    By: Muhammad Baqir Qarashi Islam has overthrown totally all of the concepts of Jahilism* including ignorance, fables, and submission to delusions and hallucination. It brought about a genuine [...]

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  • Imam Khomeini, Ethics and Politics (4)

    Positive Asceticism Here, in order to present a correct picture of the ideal Islamic asceticism, we will state its features and facets in the course of some questions and answers: By citing [...]

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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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  • Islamic Medicine History And Current Practice

    Husain F.Nagamia MD, FRCS (Eng & Edin) Chairman International Institute of Islamic Medicine Introduction: Considerable confusion exists in literature regarding the definition of [...]

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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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  • Shi‘ism among the Different Tribes

    By: Ghulam-Husayn Muharrami Basically, ‘Ali (‘a) had more Shi‘ah and sympathizers from the ‘Adnanis from among the Qahtani tribes, and Shi‘ism among the Qahtanis had enormously expanded. The main [...]

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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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  • 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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  • Jabir Ibn Haiyan: the Father of Chemistry

    Jabir Ibn Haiyan, the alchemist Geber of the Middle Ages, is generally known as the father of chemistry. Abu Musa Jabir Ibn Hayyan, sometimes called al-Harrani and al-Sufi, was the son of the [...]

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  • Human Behavior and Its Organization

    Published by: Al-Balagh Foundation Introduction Praise be to Allah. Who created man and inspired him with knowledge and high ideals, and peace be upon Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.) and his infallible [...]

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  • Foreign Policy of an Islamic State

    By : Ayatullah Ibrahim Amini Introduction Before entering into discussion on the subject, I would like, to refer to two points. The first relates to our conviction that Islam is concerned with [...]

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  • Night Prayer and The Human Body Clock

    By: Hwaa Irfan The sleep-wake cycle of the pineal gland becomes disrupted as we increasingly eat, socialize and sleep not questioning the psychological and physical effects of our [...]

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  • Hazrat Ali’s Famous Epistle To Malik Ashtar, Governor of Egypt

    Note by the Translator Hazrat Ali, the Great Khalif of Islam, and the first in the line of the Imamat, apart from his abiding contribution to spiritual thought, is known to the Arabic world as a [...]

    Hazrat Ali’s Famous Epistle To Malik Ashtar, Governor of Egypt
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  • Guardianship of the scholar (Wilayat-e-Faqih)

    The Life of Imam al-Mahdi By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Sayyid Athar Husain S.H. Rizvi p. 202-204 The Awaited Imam (a.s) has appointed the great Shia jurists as his Wali and [...]

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

    By: Sayyid Rida’ Husayni Nasab Reply: Marriage {nikah} is an agreement between a man and a woman. Sometimes this bond has a permanent effect and the contract {‘aqd} does not have time [...]

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  • Reasons for the Differences among the Miracles of the Messengers

    By: Murtuza Mutahhari There is a h.a-di-th which is somewhat well-known which backs up our claim of differences in the methods of guidance as seen in the reasons for the differences among the [...]

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  • Eighteen Reasons Why a Muslim Fasts

    Author : Al-Shia.org Ramadhan Every year the month of Ramadhan comes and goes; every year we fast, yet without proper appreciation of the potentials of character building that the fasts hold for [...]

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  • Marriage Issues

    By: Ayatullah al-Uzma Hussain Madhahiri Today we shall discuss about the reasons for people opting for polygamy. This discussion is neither on jurisprudence nor on the cultural aspect of human [...]

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  • Imam Hasan (A.S)’s Teachings

    Written By: Ali Ja’afary INTRODUCTION: One of the great social problems that our society is conflicted with is the understanding of freedom. In my own personal case this was both an inner [...]

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  • Challenges of Youths in East Africa and the West

    By: Zaheer Abbas Karim, Toronto Canada “…This day have I perfected for you, your religion, and have completed my Favor on you, and chosen for you ISLAM (to be) the Religion…” (V: [...]

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  • Meaning of Ismat

      By: Sayyid Sa’eed Akhtar Rizvi ‘Ismat’ literally means ‘Protection ‘ In Shia terminology it means ‘A special Grace (Lutf) of Allah to a person which enables the said person to [...]

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  • Youth and Religion

    By T. Sarlak Faith in Allah, the All-Knowing, the All-Powerful, is an intrinsic part of the innate human nature. Thus, man inevitably reaches out to Allah and has no other means to satiate the [...]

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  • Destiny and Beyond It

    Author : Husain ibn ‘Ali ibn Sadiq al Bahrani   A Believer’s Conviction is Incomplete without Certain Merits Be informed that you are expected to emulate the Sunnah of your Lord, the [...]

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  • Sayings of Imam Hussain (A.S)

    Imam Husain’s Admonition I advise you to adhere to God-fearing, warn you against the difficult days, and show you the signs of Allah. The feared (death) is about to come with its frightful [...]

    Sayings of Imam Hussain (A.S)
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  • Sayings of the Holy Prophet of Islam (S.A.W.)

    Charity A man giving in alms one piece of silver in his lifetime is better for him than giving one hundred when about to die. To meet friends cheerfully and invite them to a feast are charitable [...]

    Sayings of the Holy Prophet of Islam (S.A.W.)
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  • Sins (Offences) Are of Three Kinds

    By: Ayatullah Shaheed Sayyid Abdul Husain Dastghaib Amirul Momineen Ali (a.s.) says in Nahaj-ul-Balagah: Zunbun…Maghfoor meaning: Sins are of three kinds: The one which will be forgiven, two; the [...]

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  • Islam’s Position Towards Freedom and Social Assurance

    By: Ayatullah Muhammad Baqir as-Sadr We have come to know, from the above con­tents, that freedom is the central point in the capital­ist thinking, and the concept of “insurance” [...]

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  • Spiritual Freedom

    “Say, oh people of the Book Come now to a word common between us and you that we worship none but God and that we associate not ought with Him and do not some of us take others as Lard, [...]

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  • Imam Ali’s Martyrdom (Poem)

    By: Zainab Kazim Sleep reigned over the Kufan town, As from the mosque came a godly sound. The call for prayer filled the sky, Moving the air with a gentle sigh. Awakening Muslims with a gentle [...]

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  • Imam Hassan (A.S)

    Written By: Mulla Mujahidali Sheriff Birth: 15th Holy Ramadhan 3 A.H. in Madina Parents: Imam Ali bin Abi Talib (as) & Sayyida Fatima Zahra (as) Titles: Al-Mujtaba Death: 28th Safar 50 A.H. [...]

    Imam Hassan (A.S)
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  • Imam Sajjad’s Book on Asceticism

    Author: Sheikh Al Mufid And with the first chain of narration from Ali b. Mahzyar, from al-Hasan b. Mahboob, from Malik b.Atiyya, from Abu Hamza al-Thumali, who said: “I had not heard of [...]

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  • The Natural and Intellectual Rights in Islam

    By: Sayyid Muhammad Taqi Hakim The Father: My child! My purpose of speaking about the religious issues was for you to become familiar with a sample of the beliefs of you father and mother, and to [...]

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  • Morality of Imam Husayn (A.S)

    AHL AL-BAYT THE CELESTIAL BEINGS ON THE EARTH Author: Allama Hussein Ansariyan Translator: Dr. Ali Akbar Aghili Ashtiani P. 200-203 Imam Husayn (a.s) is reported as saying: I am sure that Allah’s [...]

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  • The Islamic Approach to the Modern Sciences

    By: Ibrahim B. Syed, PhD President Islamic Research Foundation International, Inc. 7102 W. Shefford Lane Louisville, KY 40242-6462, U.S.A. Introduction The Qur’an is a book of guidance; [...]

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