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  • Al-Anbiyaa (The Prophets)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. اقْتَرَبَ لِلنَّاسِ حِسَابُهُمْ وَهُمْ فِي غَفْلَةٍ مُعْرِضُونَ {1} [Yusufali 21:1] Closer and closer to [...]

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  • The Holy Quran – Our Source of Guidance

    It was a peaceful and quiet evening in Mecca. Not yet a messenger, Muhammed [s] was busy pondering in the cave of Hira when he heard a strange voice from above saying, “Iqraa”. It was demanding [...]

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  • Ash-Shura (Consultation)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. حم {1} [Pickthal 42:1] Ha. Mim. عسق {2} [Pickthal 42:2] A’in. Sin. Qaf. كَذَٰلِكَ يُوحِي إِلَيْكَ [...]

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  • AL-FALAQ The Daybreak الفلق Meccan (surah 113 • 5 ayahs)

    AL-FALAQ The Daybreak الفلق Meccan (surah 113 • 5 ayahs) »The surah that opens with the mention of God as the Lord of THE DAYBREAK and that teaches one to seek refuge in Him from the evil in [...]

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  • The Spiritual Life and Death of The Heart

    By: Ayatullah al-Uzma Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi The Prophet Muhammad (S) has said, “O’ ‘Ali! Associating with three (groups) of people kills the heart: low people, rich people and [...]

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  • AL-ANFĀL The Spoils الأنفال Medinan (surah 8 • 75 ayahs)

    AL-ANFĀL The Spoils الأنفال Medinan (surah 8 • 75 ayahs) »The surah that answers the question that the believers put to the Prophet regarding how God and His Messenger would have them distribute [...]

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  • As-Saff (The Ranks)

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

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  • AL-ṢAFF Ranks الصف Medinan (surah 61 • 14 ayahs)

    AL-ṢAFF Ranks الصف Medinan (surah 61 • 14 ayahs) »The surah that declares God’s love of all those believers who maintain the solid RANKS or lines of unreachable communal unity in selflessly and [...]

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  • Zawahir al-Qur’an: The Authority of the Book’s Literal Meanings

    Written By: Grand Ayatullah Sayed Abul Qasim Al-Khoei Translated from the Arabic by Mujahid Husayn The author is one of the maraji (legal authorities) of the Shi’i world and one of the most [...]

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  • Al-Hijr (The Rock)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. الر ۚ تِلْكَ آيَاتُ الْكِتَابِ وَقُرْآنٍ مُبِينٍ {1} [Shakir 15:1] Alif Lam Ra. These are the verses of [...]

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  • Al-Ahqaf (The Dunes)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. حم {1} [Pooya/Ali Commentary 46:1] Refer to the commentary of Baqarah: 1.   تَنْزِيلُ الْكِتَابِ [...]

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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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  • Saba (Sheba)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي لَهُ مَا فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَمَا فِي الْأَرْضِ وَلَهُ الْحَمْدُ فِي الْآخِرَةِ [...]

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  • Al-Ghaafir (The Forgiver)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. حم {1} [Pooya/Ali Commentary 40:1] For Ha Mim (huruf muqatta-at) refer to the commentary of Baqarah: 1. [...]

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  • Muhammad (Muhammad)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. الَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا وَصَدُّوا عَنْ سَبِيلِ اللَّهِ أَضَلَّ أَعْمَالَهُمْ {1} [Pooya/Ali Commentary 47:1] [...]

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  • An-Najm (The Star)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. وَالنَّجْمِ إِذَا هَوَىٰ {1} [Shakir 53:1] I swear by the star when it goes down. مَا ضَلَّ صَاحِبُكُمْ [...]

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  • As-Saaffaat (Those Drawn up in Ranks)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. وَالصَّافَّاتِ صَفًّا {1} [Shakir 37:1] I swear by those who draw themselves out in ranks فَالزَّاجِرَاتِ [...]

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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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  • Al-Maaida (The Table)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful.   يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا أَوْفُوا بِالْعُقُودِ ۚ أُحِلَّتْ لَكُمْ بَهِيمَةُ الْأَنْعَامِ [...]

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  • The Glorious Qur’an and the Holy Ahlul Bayt (A.S.) cannot be separated from each other

    Among the arguments put forward from the Ahl’ ul-Sunnah to justify the adallah (justice) of the sahaba is that they complied the Qur’an. To question their trustworthiness is to [...]

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  • On The Way to Marriage

    When Fatima Zahra reached nine years of age, she was a full-grown woman who enjoyed intellectual maturity and integrity of conduct. Allah gifted her with a brilliant mentality and cleverness, [...]

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  • Attributes Of The Righteous [5]

    Text of Hadith; A mumin is a trust worthy person, he avoids evil, faith is his companion, he loves modesty, he is alert to possible danger and chances of him straying from the path are ever slim, [...]

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  • Good Qualities of God’s Servants

    Hadith; Once bn Malik narrated that the people asked the prophet [S A W] “Who are those fearless and unmiserable friends of God?’’ He replied: They are people who when they cast their eyes [...]

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  • Some of The Etiquettes of Charity

    Author : Imam Reza Network   Imam Ali Ibn Hussein (AS) has said: * * * “Charity during night extinguishes God’s wrath.” The Imam said to Abi Hamzah: * * * “If you wish God to make you die [...]

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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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  • Al-Tahira (The Viruous)

    Written By: Abu Muhammed Al-Ordoni As we have already mentioned, one of Fatima Zahra’s (A.S.) names was “At Taherah” (the virtuous or pure). This meaning is related to the [...]

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  • Contemplation (Tafakkur)

    By: An Exposition of Hadith by Imam Khomeini Muhammad ibn Ya’qub (al-Kulayni), from ‘Ali ibn Ibrahim, from his father, from al-Nawfali, from al-Sakuni, from Abu ‘Abd Allah (Imam al Sadiq) (A) [...]

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

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

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  • 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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  • Sayings about high status of Fatimah Az-Zahraa (AS)

    By: Faez Karimi Fatimah Az-Zahraa (AS), daughter of Prophet of Allah Muhammad bin Abdullah (SAWW) and Queen of Arabia Khadija-tol Kobra (AS), was born in the holy city of Medinah on Jamadi [...]

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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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  • 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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  • 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 [...]

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  • The Perfect Level of Faith [IMAN].

    Nafe reported from Ibn Amr that the Holy Prophet stated;” faith of a believer is not complete unless he possesses five qualities namely; [a] Reliance upon God [b] Committing all affairs to God [...]

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  • Short Ahadeeth by Imam Al-Hussain (A.S.)

    1. Imam Al-Hussain (peace be upon him) said: Sitting with the intelligent is a sign of successfulness. Disputation with other than the disbelievers is a sign of ignorance. A sign of a scholar is [...]

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  • What The Wahabis Say AboutT Imam Mahdi

    Author : Al-shia.org After propounding the Koran and traditional ar­guments there remains no doubt amongst the Muslims, irrespective of his religion either Sunni, Shiite, Wahabi or non-Wahabi, [...]

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

    The Life of Imam Zayn al-‘Abidin By: Bāqir Sharif al-Qarashi P. 408 – 448 In this supplication, the Imām, peace be on him, mentioned the followers of the messengers and those who [...]

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

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

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  • Great Women of the World

    By: Sayyid Khomeini Hazrat Fatima Zahra (upon whom be peace) The anniversary of Hazrat Fatima’s birthday and Women’s Day Tomorrow is Women’s Day. It is the day when (the birth of) a woman is [...]

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  • Ali Ibn Muhammad al-Hadi ( an-Naqi ) (Peace be Upon him)

    A Brief History of The Fourteen Infallibles By: Ansariyan Publications P. 151 – 154 Name: Ali Title: al-Hadi or and – Naqi Agnomen: Abn’l-Hasan Father’s name: Muhammad [...]

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  • The Twelfth Imam Hazrat Mahdi (A.S)

    Roots of Religion p. 217-235 The Imam, the just Guide, Hazrat Mahdi (A.S.) was born half-way through the month of Sha’ban in the year 255 A.H. in the town of Samarra, and in 260 A.H., when [...]

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  • The Life and Times of Imam Hassan Ibn Ali (A.S) – Part 2

    Written By: Syed-Mohsin Naquvi In the first of the articles on the Life and Times of Imam Hasan bin Ali, I presented a general overview of the details as found in some of the most authentic books [...]

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  • The Holy Shrines of Ahlul Bayt (A.S.) in Iran

    By: Hamid Raza DEDICATION I hereby dedicate this small effort of mine to my great grandmother FATIMA BINTE IMAM MOOSA-E-KAZIM POPULARLY KNOWN AS KARIMA=E-AHLE-BAIT MASOOMA-E-QOM PREFACE I belong [...]

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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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  • Maxims of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.) and the Imams (A.S.)

    (74) Mohammed bin Abi Umair narrated from Eban bin Othman and Husham bin Salem and Mohammed bin Hamran that Imam As-Sadiq (a) said: I wonder at four (people); why they do not restore to four [...]

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  • Some Sciences of Imam Zain ul Abideen (A.S)

    The Life of Imam Zayn al-‘Abidin By: Bāqir Sharif al-Qarashi P. 253 – 301 As for the sciences of Imām Zayn al-‘Ābidin, peace be on him, they were an automatic extension to the [...]

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  • The Scientific Progress during the Time of Imam Reza (A.S.)

    Author : Imam Reza Network The time of Imam Reza, peace be on him, was called the Golden Time. It was the most brilliant and wonderful of all the times in Islamic history. That is because [...]

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  • Ahlul-Bayt (A.S) in the Holy Qur’an and the Holy Prophet’s Traditions (Sunnah) – Part 1

    The Qur’an emphasizes the lofty position and significance of the Ahlul-Bait so as to make mankind follow their right path, consult them when their opinion differs or their faith, situation [...]

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  • Blessings of Kowthar

    By: Seyyed Ali Shahbaz “When one of them is brought the news of a female [newborn], his face becomes darkened and he chokes with suppressed agony. “He hides from the people out of [...]

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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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  • Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (A.S.) and the Adversities

    By:Ayatullah Shaykh Muhammad Husain Muzaffar This lasting conflict between the religion and the world, which are rarely united during a certain time, is a trial for religious people. This [...]

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  • The Holy Qur’an and Ahlul Bayt (A.S)

    Based on a parallel (Mutawatir) tradition upon whose authenticity all Muslims agree, the Messenger of Allah (AS) informed his followers in several occasions that he would leave them two [...]

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  • Lady Khadija (S.A), The Loyal Wife of Prophet

    Author : coiradio.com 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 [...]

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  • The Time of Imam Al Baqir (A.S)

    The Life of Imam Muhammad ibn ‘Ali al-Baqir By: Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi P. 381- 392 As for the talk about the time of Ima`m Abu` Ja’far (al-Ba`qir), peace be on him, and mentioning [...]

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  • Failing Attempts

    At sunrise people gathered to participate in Fatima’s funeral, but they were informed that the darling of Allah’s Messenger (P.B.U.H.) had been secretly buried during the night. [...]

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  • A Brief Biography of Lady Fatima Az-Zahra(S.A)

    Most historians agree Lady Fatima was born five years after Prophethood, on the 20th of Jumada-Al-Thani in Mekkah. Fatima was one of the four daughters of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh&hf) and his [...]

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  • Imam Hasan (A.S), A Brief Look into His Life

    Kitab al-Irshad (The Book of Guidance) By: Sheikh al Mufid Translated by I.K.A Howard Published by Tahrike Tarsile Quran Pages 279 – 289 Contributed by Br. Ali Abbas, [email protected] [...]

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  • Historic Journey of Imam Hussain (A.S) to Karbala

    While in Makkah, Imam Husayn received the news that Yazid had sent ‘Umar Ibn Sa’d Ibn al-As as delegate of the caliph to the Hajj pilgrims and that among his duties was to kill Imam [...]

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  • Birth of Prophet Abrahim (A.S)

    Wiladat of Prophet Ibrahim – 25th Dhul Qa’dah The Birth of Prophet Ibrahim (a.s) Ibrahim was born in the fifth generation from Hud, and during the reign of a tyrant known as Namrood [...]

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  • The Event of Al-Khandaq (Trench)

    The Life of Muhammad(PBUH) By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Abdullah al-Shahin p. 471-478   The battle of al-Khandaq was one of the most violent battles that Muslims were [...]

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  • Acquiring the Ma’rifah, i.e. of the Rights of the Holy Imam’s (A.S.)

    Author : Sayyid Khomeini Acquiring the Ma’rifah, i.e. of the Rights of the Holy Imam’s (A.S.) An Exposition of Hadith by Imam Khomeini With my chain of authorities reaching up to the pioneering [...]

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  • Imam Ali (A.S)’s Regard for Lady Fatima (S.A)

    Written By: S.V. Mir Ahmad Ali Ali’s regard for Fatema was the same as was the regard of the Holy Prophet for Lady Khadija. Until the life of Lady Khadija, the Holy Prophet did not accept [...]

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  • The Army Staff Headquarters of The Holy Prophet (PBUH)

    By: Muhammad Dhahir Watr The [Army] Staff Headquarters was responsible for organizing the affairs pertaining to recruitment of soldiers and encouraging them [to join the army], as well as [...]

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  • The Sahabah in Islam (The Shia: The Real Followers of the Sunnah)

    When going through the topic of Sahabah without any prejudice or emotions, we see that the Shi’ah have given them the ranks ordained by the Qur’an and the Prophetic Sunnah and as [...]

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  • Anecdotes from the Life of the Holy Prophet of Islam(S.A.W.)

    Author : Imam Reza Network Nasiba The Hero of Uhud Battle The deep scar on the shoulder of Nasiba, daughter of Kaab, spoke of a major wound in the past. Whenever the women, especially of the [...]

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  • The Holy Prophet’s (S.A.W.) Endeavors in Introducing Imamat

    Some people have this absurd and obsti­nate passion of viewing all Islamic teachings from the microscope of the so called ‘modern thinking’. Usually, these people are of the opinion [...]

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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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  • The Last and Final Messenger of God

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

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  • The Battle of Badr

    The battle of Badr was the most important among the Islamic battles of Destiny. For the first time the followers of the new faith were put into a serious test. Had victory been the lot of the [...]

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  • Deputies of The Holy Prophet (PBUH)

    The Life of Muhammad (PBUH) By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Abdullah al-Shahin p. 228-246   At the beginning of establishing his state in Yathrib, the Prophet (a.s.) began [...]

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  • The Issue of Apostasy

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 24-34 The main problem of Muslims was a move known as “Apostasy”. According to historians, after the Prophet’s [...]

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  • Is this Revival of Islam or Double Standards?

    By: Mahmood Abdullah Please note: This is a detailed paper, comprising (i) the subject article, (ii) the website links, (iii) Press Release of Dr. Zakir Naik and (iv) the paper presented by [...]

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  • The Battle of Badr

    The Life of Muhammad (PBUH) By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Abdullah al-Shahin p. 439-448   The battle of Badr had a great importance in the history of Islam, for by this [...]

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  • Ghadir Tradition: The Expressive Evidence for Guardianship

    Author : Prepared by Islamic Sciences and Researches Group Unprecedented offence! In the open political climate recently established in the country, a number of Sunnite Molavi in the southern [...]

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  • Arbaeen of Imam Hussein (A)

    Author: hujjat.org Imam Hasan Al-Askari (A) has said: The signs of a believer are five: • Performing fifty-one rakats of salaa daily, • Reciting Ziyarah of Arba’een, • Wearing a ring in the [...]

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  • Expeditions by the Holy Prophet (PBUH)

    The Life of Muhammad (PBUH) By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Abdullah al-Shahin p. 489-523 Here we discuss the raids of the Prophet (a.s.) against some areas, provinces, and [...]

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  • Hadrat Ibrahim (A.S), The Flag-Bearer of Tawhid

    Translated by Fatima Zabeth Beenesh from the Farsi book “Tarikh i-Anbiya az Adam ta Khatam” by Husain Imadzadeh In Sur e Anbiya سوره انب?ا The Benevolent God addressed: Blasphemy and [...]

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  • Was The Jesus Sent to be Crucified?

    It wasn’t One of the fundamental beliefs of Christianity relates that Jesus died and allowed for the shedding of his blood for the sake of granting forgiveness to people. In other words Jesus [...]

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  • Why Shiaism is Named Jafri School of Law?

    Author : Imam Reza Network The sun of the existence of Imam Sadiq (A.S.) arose from the lap of his mother Ome-Farwah on the 17th of Rabiul Awal, 83rd year Hijrah, in the city of Madina. His [...]

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  • Quranic, Rational and Historical Basis of Islamic Jihad

    Murtaza Mutahhari A- Abrogation Our discussions have been about Islamic jihad. Tonight, there are three issues that I wish to speak about, one of which has a Quranic basis, the other, reason as a [...]

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  • Paradise and Hell are the Embodiment of our Deeds

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi Many people ask themselves, “Is the world after death similar to this world? Or does it have differences?” Its rewards, its punishments, and, finally, the laws [...]

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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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  • Pessimism; The Bright and Dark Points of Life

    By: Ayatullah Sayyid Mujtaba Musavi Lari Man’s life is a mixture of pain and comfort. Each one of these two states absorbs a portion of life in this world. Every individual faces his own share of [...]

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  • Another Proof of the Rightfulness of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.)

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi In order to understand the truth of the invitation of a claimant to prophethood, and his truthfulness or falsity, we have other ways in addition to the question [...]

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  • Identifying Al- Mahdi

    The following is the list of traditions reported by Sunni and Shia sources about the identification of Al- Mahdi’. 1. The imams are twelve in number, among whom the first is Ali b Abi Talib [...]

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  • Understanding of Creation of The World

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi We all want to know, in truth: Did this elevated heaven, with its beautiful stars, this extensive earth, with its heart-rendering views; these various creatures; [...]

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  • Hadrat Muhammad (S.A.W.), the Radiance that Shone Forth in the Darkness

    Author : Imam Reza Network The World before Islam The chaotic situation of the world prior to Islam is clearly reflected in the accurate mirror of history. The outline of decline, oppression, [...]

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  • Imam ‘Ali (A.S), the Source of Authentic Qur’anic Knowledge

    Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.), whose heart and soul brimmed with Divine Revelation, had, since the initial days, a very close and dear companion, who was a source of peace and serenity to his [...]

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  • Faith Depends Upon Knowledge

    Author : Imam Reza Network An Expression of Faith Hazrat Abu Talib (‘a) took the Holy Prophet (s) under his protection after his (s) grandfather died. He also happened to be the Chief of the [...]

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  • The Impact of the Belief in Resurrection

    By:Professor Muhsin Qara’ati Hope and fear in whatever small proportion they may be are the best incentive to man’s performance not to speak of the hope for eternal Paradise and the [...]

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  • The Day of Judgment

    INTRODUCTION And the Moon is eclipsed, and the Sun and the Moon are fused together, on that Day man will ask: “Where can I run?” No indeed! There will be no safe place. That Day, the [...]

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  • The Duty of Man towards Allah (Cognizance of Allah)

    By: Allamah Syed Muhammad Husain Tabataba’i Our duty towards the Almighty Allah is the most important duty of all and we must perform it with a pure heart and a sincere intention. It is the [...]

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  • The Eternal Message of Ashura

    Author : Imam Reza Network This article is dedicated by the writer, Umm Hussain, a Scottish Muslim, to the memory of Jmam Muhammad Baqir as-Sadr who remained true to the teachings of his Master [...]

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  • Al-Husayn ibn ‘Ali Sayyidu’sh-Shuhada (Peace be Upon him )

    Author : Ansariyan Publications In the House of the Holy Prophet , which presented the best image of both the worlds – the heaven and the earth- a child who benefited humanity as if he was [...]

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  • Truth of The Holy Prophet (S.A.W.)

    By: Sayyid Sa’eed Akhtar Rizvi Now that I have explained all necessary conditions of prophet-hood, it will not be out of place to give in short sentences some proofs of the Divine origin of the [...]

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  • Moment by Moment Expectation of the Savior

    Author : Imam Reza Network Introduction During their missions, all the Prophets and Apostles have emphasized the fact that a savior will arrive at the end of time who will implement the [...]

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  • The Last Hours of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.)

    Author : Imam Reza Network The Holy Prophet (S) returned from the Farewell Haj at the end of the month of Zilhaj of 10 A.H. After passing the one month of Muharram, he fell ill at the beginning [...]

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  • The Resurrection of Man in Both His Dimensions

    By: Ayatullah Sayyid Mujtaba Musavi Lari Now let us see what the nature of life will be in the hereafter. Will resurrection be exclusively corporeal, so that man is restored to life in the [...]

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

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

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  • Imam Hassan AlMujtaba (A)

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

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  • The Muslim Way of Speaking

    Who speaks anything better than the one who summons to Allah, acts righteously, and says, “I am among those who submit to Allah”? (Surah Fussilat: 33) Just think how many years have [...]

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  • The Status of Martyrdom in Islam

    All the nations of the world view the word ‘martyrdom’ as sacred and holy. Martyrdom refers to lay down one’s life while defending one’s religion or nation or while [...]

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  • Islamic Generosity

    By: Allamah Sayyid Sa’eed Akhtar Rizvi “Be generous as Allah is generous to thee” (Qur’an:Chapter 28 Verse 77) It is the foundation of Islamic generosity. Allah gave us every thing, right [...]

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  • Some of The Etiquettes of Charity

    Author : Imam Reza Network   Imam Ali Ibn Hussein (AS) has said: * * * “Charity during night extinguishes God’s wrath.” The Imam said to Abi Hamzah: * * * “If you wish God to make you die [...]

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  • The Best of Actions

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi The Prophet Muhammad (S) has said, “O’ ‘Ali! The greatest of actions are the following three: Your acting in fairness with people more than with your own [...]

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  • Qualities of an Ideal Scientist – An Islamic Perspective

    By: Prof. Dr.Mohsen Reza Hayderi Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran Scientists are people with several extraordinary qualities. However, these qualities differ among scientists [...]

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  • Meditation

    By : Sayyid Khomeini One of the disciplines of reciting the Qur’an is the presence of heart, to which we have already referred in this book, when we discussed the general disciplines of the [...]

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  • Imam Ali (A.S)’s Last Will and Testament

    Written By: The Muhammadi Trust Imam Ali’s (AS) last will to his sons Imam Hasan (AS) and Imam Hussain (AS) following a fatal blow on his head during morning prayers by Ibn Muljim (A [...]

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  • The Reality of Death

    Author : Shaykh Abbas Qummi   Ma’ad is derived from the root word Aud that means to return. Hence the returning of the spirit (rooh) back to it’s body is called Ma’ad. [...]

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  • The Classification of Sciences

    An Exposition of Hadith by Imam Khomeini With my chain of transmission reaching up to the best and the earliest of traditionists, Muhammad ibn Ya’qub al-Kulayni (R) from Muhammad ibn al-Hasan and [...]

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  • Hadrat Fatimah (S.A)

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

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  • Patience Strengthens Will Power

    By: Sayyid Jan Ali Kazmi The second best act to make the willpower strong is patience. Whether, it is the achievements (attainment) of the world or those of the hereafter. Patience is [...]

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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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  • Islam And the Freedom of Thought and Belief

    Author : Al-shia.org 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 posthumously [...]

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  • The Greatest Master of Sciences

    The sixth holy Imam, Ja’ffar Ibn Muhammad Al-Sadiq (as) was born in Madinah on 17th Rabi’ al Awwal 83 Hijrah (702 AD). He was martyred in Madinah by poisoning on 15th/25th Shawwal, 148 Hijrah [...]

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  • Arbitration in Islam

    Author: Muhammed Beheshti From time to time differences arise on various questions between the people living together. Historical and personal experience shows that no society has ever existed, [...]

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  • The Glorious Qur’an and the Holy Ahlul Bayt (A.S.) cannot be separated from each other

    Among the arguments put forward from the Ahl’ ul-Sunnah to justify the adallah (justice) of the sahaba is that they complied the Qur’an. To question their trustworthiness is to [...]

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  • How to Live by The Shari’ah?

    By: Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi The Muslims during the days of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) lived by the shari’ah by following the Qur’an and the sunnah. Sunnah means the example of the Prophet. Was not [...]

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