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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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  • 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-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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  • 89 The Dawn, Al-Fajr: Makki

    89 The Dawn Al-Fajr: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. I CALL TO witness the dawn 2. And the Ten Nights, 3. The multiple and the [...]

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  • Yunus (Jonas)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. الر ۚ تِلْكَ آيَاتُ الْكِتَابِ الْحَكِيمِ {1} [Shakir 10:1] Alif Lam Ra. These are the verses of the wise [...]

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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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  • AL-NĀZIʿĀT The Wresters النازعات Meccan (surah 79 • 46 ayahs)

    AL-NĀZIʿĀT The Wresters النازعات Meccan (surah 79 • 46 ayahs) »The surah that opens with the oath of the Divine One swearing by THE WRESTERS, the angelic pullers, who shall harshly wrest out the [...]

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  • Al-Jumu’a (Friday)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. يُسَبِّحُ لِلَّهِ مَا فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَمَا فِي الْأَرْضِ الْمَلِكِ الْقُدُّوسِ الْعَزِيزِ [...]

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  • AL-ṬALĀQ Divorce الطلاق Medinan (surah 65 • 12 ayahs)

    AL-ṬALĀQ Divorce الطلاق Medinan (surah 65 • 12 ayahs) »The surah that issues the lawful procedures by which one may DIVORCE and that calls for fair parting between believers if marriage is to [...]

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  • ĀL ʿIMRĀN The Family of Imran آل عمران Medinan (surah 3 • 200 ayahs)

    ĀL ʿIMRĀN The Family of Imran آل عمران Medinan (surah 3 • 200 ayahs) »The surah that mentions that God has chosen THE FAMILY OF IMRAN to inherit prophethood above the people of all the world [...]

    ĀL ʿIMRĀN The Family of Imran آل عمران Medinan (surah 3 • 200 ayahs)
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  • The Extremists and Misinterpretation of the Holy Qur’an

    By: Ahmad Namaee The above-mentioned writer says, “A group of the extremists (ghulat) believe that the Holy Qur’an is misrepresented. Some chapters and verses on ‘Ali’s [...]

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  • Understanding the Uniqueness of the Qur’an

    The study and knowledge of the Qur’an is essential for every learned person as well as for all faithful believers. It is specially essential for those scholars who are interested in the [...]

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  • 78 The Announcement An-Naba’: Makki

    78 The Announcement An-Naba’: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. OF WHAT ARE they asking one another? 2. (Is it) of the great [...]

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  • Think Not of Those Who Are Slain in God’s Way as Dead

    Think not of those who are slain in God’s way as dead. Nay, they are living, finding their sustenance in the presence of their Lord (Qur’an 3:169) What None Muslims Say About … [...]

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  • Al-‘ankaboot (The Spider)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. الم {1} [Pooya/Ali Commentary 29:1] Refer to the commentary of al Baqarah: 1 for Alif, Lam, Mim (huruf [...]

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  • Hud (Hud)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. الر ۚ كِتَابٌ أُحْكِمَتْ آيَاتُهُ ثُمَّ فُصِّلَتْ مِنْ لَدُنْ حَكِيمٍ خَبِيرٍ {1} [Yusufali 11:1] A. L. [...]

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  • Al-A’araaf (The Heights)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. المص {1} [Shakir 7:1] Alif Lam Mim Suad. كِتَابٌ أُنْزِلَ إِلَيْكَ فَلَا يَكُنْ فِي صَدْرِكَ حَرَجٌ [...]

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  • AL-JUMUʿAH Friday الجمعة Medinan (surah 62 • 11 ayahs)

    AL-JUMUʿAH Friday الجمعة Medinan (surah 62 • 11 ayahs) »The surah that enjoins the believers to proceed at once to the ritual Prayer of the FRIDAY congregation and to quit all commercial [...]

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  • 32 As-Sajdah, As-Sajdah: Makki

    32 As-Sajdah As-Sajdah: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. ALIF LAM MIM. 2. The revelation of this Book free of doubt and [...]

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  • 22 The Pilgrimage, Al-Hajj: Madani

    22 The Pilgrimage Al-Hajj: Madani ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. O YOU PEOPLE, fear your Lord. The great upheaval of the Hour will [...]

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  • Lady Fatima (S.A) Protests Against Abu Bakr Actions

    Fatimah (AS) felt grieved by Abu Bakr’s actions, and was so displeased with him that when she knew of his attempt to seize Fadak, she accompanied a group of women to the mosque. There she [...]

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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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  • Imam Hossein(as) In other Islamic Sectors

    Shi”ahs regard Husayn as an Imam (lord of the spiritual kingdom) and a martyr.He is believed to be the third imam. He set out on his path in order to save Islam and the Ummah from [...]

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  • The towering status of Eid ul Ghadir

    By: Faez Karimi Hadith no. 1: The ‘Eid of the Khilafat and Wilayat It has been narrated from Ziyad ibn Muhammad that he said, “I went to see Abi ‘Abdillah [Ja’far ibn Muhammad [...]

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  • The Battle of Ahzab

    Author : Imam Reza Network When the Jews of Bani Qaynqaa were expelled from Madina because of their trouble making, their sister tribe, the Bani Nuzayr, were very angry. They became deadly [...]

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  • The Element of Invisibility in Karbala

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 423-425   Among the factors that have played pivotal roles in the historical dimension of ideological epic in [...]

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  • 40 Ahadith Regarding the Month of Ramadan

    Introduction The Holy Prophet (peace be upon him and his progeny) has said: Those people from amongst my ummah, who memorise forty traditions pertaninig to those issues of religion, which they [...]

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  • The Lives and Maxims of the Prophets Quoted by Imam al-Baqir(A.S.)

    Imam Abu Ja’far (al-Baqir), peace be on him, talked very much about the lives and maxims of the prophets. The specialists in these subjects have reported many traditions on his authority. [...]

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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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  • Jesus’ Prophcy About Muhammad

    “And when Jesus son of Mary said: 0 Children of Israel! Surely I am the apostle of Allah to you, verifying that which was (revealed) before me of the Torah, and giving the good tidings of [...]

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  • Hadith According to the Shia

    Allamah Tabatabaei The principle that the hadith possesses validity, as attested by the Quran, is not at all disputed among Shi’ites or in fact among all Muslims. But because of the failure [...]

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  • An Account on Arbaeen

    By: Khatar Nurrizadeh It has been narrated by the eleventh Imam Hazrat Hasan Askari (A.S) “There are five signs for a believer: A) Reciting 51 Rakats of Salat (Prayers) (seventeen Rakats of [...]

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  • Forty Traditions from Imam Mahdi (A.S.)

    1. “I am the Mahdi. I am the Qaem of the time” (Bihar V.52 p.2) 2. “I am the one who will fill it (the earth with justice as it would be full of tyranny”. (Bihar, V.52, [...]

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  • Letters 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. 131-147 Narrators have recorded some of the letters that His Eminence addressed to [...]

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  • Striving for Right Guidance

    A Speech Delivered by Dr. Muhammad al-Tijani al-Samawi Author of “Then I was Guided” Translated from the Arabic by YASIN T. AL-JIBOURI   In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most [...]

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  • The Holy Prophet Muhammed (PBUH)

    Name: Muhammad Parents: Abdullah bin Abdul Muttalib & Aamina binti Wahab Birth: Friday 17th Rabi al-awwal 571 AD, Mecca Death: Monday 28th Safar 11 A.H., Madina Life span: 63 years AN [...]

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  • An account of Ya‘qub and Yusuf

    Hayat Al-Qulub Vol. 1, By: Allamah Muhammad Baqir Al-Majlisi Abu Hamza Thumali narrates through a correct chain of traditionalists that one day he performed the morning prayers with Imam Zayn [...]

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

    By: Sayyid Ahmad al-Fahri 1. So, woe unto the worshippers, who are neglectful of their prayers, those who (want only) to be seen (by men), but they refuse (to supply even) neighborly needs. [...]

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  • A Supplication from Imam Mahdi (A.T.F.)

    Compiled and Translated by: Syed Zainulabedin Razavi, Tehran, Iran O God! sustain us with Thy goodwill for obedience as a duty And for abstinence from sin and criminality, And for intentions with [...]

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  • Imam Ali Ibn Abi Talib (A.S)

    (This part gives) an account of the Commander of the faithful, peace be on him, the first of the Imams of the belicvers, of the rulers (wulat) of the Muslims and of God’s (appointed) [...]

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  • Musa ibn Ja’far al-Kazim (Peace be Upon him)

    A Brief History of The Fourteen Infallibles By: Ansariyan Publications P. 131 – 136 Name: Musa Title: al-Kazim Agnomen: Abu Ibrahim Father’s name: Ja’far as-Sadiq Mother’s [...]

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  • Actions of Imam Hasan (A.S) and Muawiya

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 313-319 Earlier we referred to one of Imām’s letters to Mu‘āwiya and its answer. The exchanged letters recorded by [...]

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  • Hadrat Khadija (S.A), Mother of All True Believers

    By: Seyyed Ali Shahbaz   “By God, the Almighty did not grant me a better wife than her. She believed in me when the people used to mock at me and she acknowledged me when the people [...]

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  • An introduction to second infallible Hazrat Imam Ali (AS)

    Birth On the 13th of the month of Rajab, twenty-three years before the migration of the Prophet (P.B.U.H.) a child was born in the family of Abu Talib, the light of whom kindled the whole World. [...]

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  • Imam Hasan (A.S)’s Knowledge of The Holy Qur’an

    A Man came to Ibn Abbas and IbnUmar, and asked the interpretations of SHAAHID (Witness) and MASH-HOOD (One who is witnessed) in the Holy Quran. Ibn Abbas said, SHAAHID was the day of Friday [...]

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  • Lady Fatimah (S.A) in the Verse of Relationship

    The verse of relationship, from the Quran, says: “Say: `No reward do I ask of you for this except the love of those near of kin. ‘And if anyone earns any good, We shall give him an [...]

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  • Worship of Imam Zainul Abideen (a.s.)

    Author : Imam Reza Network Various testimonies are available with regard to the intellectual accomplishments of Imam (a.s) in form of statements of Moayyad, Imam Zuhri, Saeed bin Musayyab, Ibn [...]

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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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  • 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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  • Life of Imam Ali (A.S)

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 294-297 The analysis of Imām’s lifestyle as a paragon seems beyond the possibility here; yet, we refer to some [...]

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  • Fatimah Az-Zahra – A perfect example of Infallibility

    Written By: Ali Jaafary In the Name of ALLAH, the Beneficent, the Merciful. 1. INTRODUCTION : When I first decided to write a brief study on a subject which would be related to Lady Fatimah [...]

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  • The Seventh Imam, Musa ibn Ja’far Al-Kadhim

    Written by Sheikh Al-Mufeed   (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, (describing) who [...]

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  • Doors of Knowledge of Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.)

    By: Ayatullah Muhammadi Rayshahri The Knowledge of the Book Abu Said al-Khudri: I asked the Messenger of Allah (S.A.W.) about the noble Ayah, “And such as have knowledge of the Book” [...]

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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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  • Grief of Lady Zahra (S.A)

    All praise belongs to the Almighty [swt], the Master of the Universe. After the Prophet’s death, events continued to occur. When studying the era following the Prophet’s death, [...]

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  • Hazrat-e-Fatima (S.A)

    The great lady, Hazart-e Fatemeh Zahra (S.A) was the dear daughter of the Prophet, Mohammad (S.W). Some Shiite scholars believed that she was born on 20th of Jamadi-ul-Sani, 5 th A.H. But the [...]

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  • Hadrat Abu Taleb (A.S): Al-Momin

    By: Ayatullah Abdullah al-Khunayzi Eeman is the infinitive form of the verb (aamana) and it means believing or trusting. Later on the word eeman takes a religious sense to mean faithfulness and [...]

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  • Imam Hassan AlMujtaba (A.S)

    The birth of Imam Hasan Mujtaba (A.S), the first child of Hazrat Fatema Zahra (A.S), the honored daughter of the Holy Prophet of Islam (S.A). According to authentic sources, the birth of Imam [...]

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  • The Exalted Holy Personality of Hadrat Fatimah Zahra (S.A.)

    Name: Janabe Fatimah (s.a.) Kuniyat: Ummul Hasan, Ummul Husain, Ummul Aimmah and Ummul Mohsin Title: Zahra, Batool, Siddiqa Kubra, Mubarika, Tahira, and Sayyedatun Nisa. Father: Messenger of [...]

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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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  • Objectives and Bebefits of The Hajj

    “And proclaim among people the Pilgrimage; they will come to you on foot and on every lean camel coming from every remote path. That they may witness advantages for them and mention the name of [...]

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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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  • The Tendency of Rationalizing The Shari’ah Laws

    By: Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi Why we have to pray five times a day? Why dogs and pigs are regarded as ritually impure animals? Why an animal slaughtered un-Islamically is forbidden and ritually [...]

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Superiority of Islamic Laws

    By: Muhammad Taqi Misbah Yazdi Undoubtedly, the above two interpretations of justice—which are cited as an example—are in total conflict and disharmony with each other in practice. They seem to [...]

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  • The Principles of Jurisprudence (Usul al-Fiqh)

    By : Martyr Ayatullah Murtada Mutahhari Lesson One: Introduction The subject under consideration here is the ‘ilm, or knowledge of the principles of jurisprudence, usul ul fiqh. The two [...]

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • ‘Smaller’ And ‘Greater Sins’

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi& Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani   Question: How can we differentiate between ‘Smaller’ and ‘Greater sins’? Answer: Actually the [...]

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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 [...]

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  • AL-Zakat

    The literal meaning of zakat In defining zakat, it is said to have both the meaning of cleansing and nurturing. If zakat’s definition is taken from the root Arabic word, tazkiya meaning [...]

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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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  • Mubahilah – An Extremely Imperative Event of History

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  • Imam Ali bin Abi-Talib (A.S.):The Great Martyr in the Cause of Defending Justice

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  • Imam Ali (A.S.) and the First Two Caliphs

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  • Ghadir Tradition

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  • Birth of Light: A brief account of the life of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

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  • Islam and the African World

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  • A Glimpse at the Life of the Holy Prophet of Islam (S.A.W.)

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  • Laws of History in The Holy Qur’an

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  • People’s Allegiance to Imam Ali (A.S)

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  • The Imamate of Ja’far as-Sadiq (A.S)

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  • The Day of Final Victory

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  • The Necessity for sending the Messengers

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  • What the Bible Says About Prophet Muhammed (PBUH)

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  • The Wonders of Creation

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  • Did Amirul Momineen Ali (A.S.) ever depend on the tradition of Ghadeer to prove his Caliphate?

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  • The Last Hour of The Prophet (PBUH)

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  • Guarding the Tongue

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  • Patience

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  • Morality of Imam `Ali ibn Musa al-Rida (A.S)

    AHL AL-BAYT THE CELESTIAL BEINGS ON THE EARTH Author: Allama Hussein Ansariyan Translator: Dr. Ali Akbar Aghili Ashtiani P. 222-225 Ibrahim ibn `Abbas has reported: I never saw Imam al-Rida say [...]

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  • Obligations of The Rulers

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  • Self-Judgment And Self-Control

    Ethical Role-Models By: Sayyid Mahdi as-Sadr P. 174 – 179 Self-judgment is to call oneself to account every day regarding the good deeds and wrongdoings. If the scale of acts of obedience [...]

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    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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  • Epistemology of Prophethood in Islam

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    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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  • 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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  • The Philosophy of Maintenance in Islam

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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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    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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    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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  • Allegations Against the Shi’a

    Author : Sayyid Akhtar Razivi Refutation of the Claim that their are Un-Islamic Borrowings in Shi’a Beliefs. All that we have set down in this book is but a mere indication of the beliefs [...]

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    By: Allamah Sayyid Sa’eed Akhtar Rizvi What is Religion? The Arabic word “Deen” دين which is translated as “Religion” in English is used for several meanings: (a) “Islam; Belief in unity of [...]

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    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi Imam Ja’far b. Muhammad as-Sadiq (as) has said: “Surely our Shi’a (true followers) are those who follow our virtues (those who follow all of the good and noble [...]

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  • Historical Factors and Shi’ism

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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 Iran

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    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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  • The Natural and Intellectual Rights in Islam

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  • Introduction to Islam

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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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    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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  • Human Behavior and Its Organization

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  • Imam Khomeini, Ethics and Politics (2)

    Social participation as a requisite of combat with the self Just as some people would imagine that combat with the self implied self-denial and uprooting of instincts, some others have supposed [...]

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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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  • 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, [...]

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  • Can Science Dispense with Religion?

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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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  • The Islamic Opinion about Education

    By: Abdul Adheem al-Muhtadi al-Bahrani Question: Western and eastern scholars have written many books and detailed studies on education, and Islamic scholars have also written much on this [...]

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  • Imam Khomeini, Ethics and Politics (1)

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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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  • 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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  • Fatimah (S.A): The Link Between Prophethood and Imamate

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  • Life and Teachings of Holy Prophet (PBUH)

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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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  • Jihad in Islam: Defense or Agression

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  • The Importance of Work in Islam

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  • Islamic Belief, Doctrine and Practices

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  • The Spiritual Message of Shi’ism

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  • Fault-Finding; Ignorance of One’s Own Faults

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  • Imam Sajjad’s Book on Asceticism

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  • Types of Responsibilities

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  • According to Islam, Is Religion Separate from Politics?

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  • Morality of Imam `Ali ibn Musa al-Rida (A.S)

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  • Shaking Hands with a Non-Mahram Woman

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  • The Seekers of Knowledge

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  • Morality of Imam Muhammad Baqir (A.S)

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  • There is Always An Imam

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  • Golden quotes of Imam Hassan Al-Mujtaba (A.S)

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