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  • Yusuf (Joseph)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. الر ۚ تِلْكَ آيَاتُ الْكِتَابِ الْمُبِينِ {1} [Yusufali 12:1] A.L.R. These are the symbols (or Verses) of [...]

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  • IBRĀHĪM Abraham ابراهيم Meccan (surah 14 • 52 ayahs)

    IBRĀHĪM Abraham ابراهيم Meccan (surah 14 • 52 ayahs) »The surah that records the prayer of ABRAHAM for the security and perpetual godliness of the barren valley of Mecca, when, at God’s command, [...]

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  • Al-Faatiha (The Opening)

    بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ {1} [Pooya/Ali Commentary 1:1] BISMILLAHIR-RAHMANIR-RAHIM, as the first verse, is the part and parcel of al Fatihah. Aqa Mahdi Puya says: The Holy Prophet [...]

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  • The Word House (Ahlul-Bayt) in Holy Quran

    House of Abraham (AS) Quran testifies that Sarah, the wife of Prophet Abraham (AS), was blessed by angels and was given the glad tiding that she will give birth to two prophets of God: 11:71 And [...]

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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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  • An-Najm (The Star)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. وَالنَّجْمِ إِذَا هَوَىٰ {1} [Yusufali 53:1] By the Star when it goes down,- مَا ضَلَّ صَاحِبُكُمْ وَمَا [...]

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  • 72 The Jinns, Al-Jinn: Makki

    72 The Jinns Al-Jinn: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. SAY: “I HAVE been informed that a number of jinns had listened; then [...]

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  • Tafsir Surat At-Tin (The Fig)

    By: Nasir Makarim Shirazi In fact this sura rotates around the topic of the beautiful human creation, his stages towards perfection, his decline and this subject started by the meaningful vows [...]

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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} [Pickthal 11:1] Alif. [...]

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  • Benefits of Remembering Ones Origin

    By: Dastghaib Shirazi In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful Do they not see that We have created cattle for them, out of what Our hands have wrought, so they are their masters? And [...]

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  • AL-MĀʾIDAH The Table المائدة Medinan (surah 5 • 120 ayahs)

    AL-MĀʾIDAH The Table المائدة Medinan (surah 5 • 120 ayahs) »The surah that mentions the story of THE TABLE from Heaven that God sent down at the request of the Disciples to be a clear sign to [...]

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  • Al-Tawba (The Repentance)

    بَرَاءَةٌ مِنَ اللَّهِ وَرَسُولِهِ إِلَى الَّذِينَ عَاهَدْتُمْ مِنَ الْمُشْرِكِينَ {1} [Pickthal 9:1] Freedom from obligation (is proclaimed) from Allah and His messenger toward those of the [...]

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  • Maryam (Mary)

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

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  • Quran Translations

    Quran Translations: (Updated 2009.07.17) By Clay Chip Smith   In May 2001 I began looking into the Quran. Using a variety of English Quran translations and a few commentaries, I read, [...]

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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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  • Tafsir Surat ad-Duhaa (The Morning Hours)

    By: Nasir Makarim Shirazi in Tafsir Namuneh Translated from Farsi into English by: Fatima Zabeth Beenesh Surat A?-?uh^aa’ (The Morning Hours) – سورة الضحى This sura descended at Mecca [...]

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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 Value of the Qur’an in the Eyes of the Muslims

    The Qur’an Contains a Pattern of a Complete Way of Life for Man. The religion of Islam is superior to any other in that it guarantees happiness in man’s life. For Muslims, Islam is a [...]

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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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  • Promise and Pleasure of Allah

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

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  • Timeless Testimony

    By: Seyyed Ali Shahbaz “O’ God! Make the beginning of this day of mine righteousness, its middle prosperity, and its end success! I seek refuge in You from a day (of Judgement) whose beginning is [...]

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

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

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  • A Note on Economic Ideas of Imam Ali (A.S.) with Special Reference to his Letter to Malik al-Ashtar

    Author: Prof. Dr. Sayed Afzal Peerzade Abstract An attempt is made to study economic ideas of Imam Ali (A.S.) (600-661 C.E.) with special reference to his letter to Malik al-Ashtar (d.658 C.E.). [...]

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  • Short Maxims of Imam Al-Hussain

    1. Imam Al-Hussain (peace be upon him) said to a man who begged him: Asking for financial- help is acceptable only in big loss, extreme poverty, or horrible guarantee. The man said: Because of [...]

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  • Recordation of Hadith during the Imamate of Imam Baqir (A.S.) and Imam Sadiq (A.S.)

    By: Sayyid Ali Al-Shahristani The age of Imam Muhammad al-B?qir and Imam Ja`far al-S?diq is considered the golden age as regards the spread of the rulings of the School of Recordation. During [...]

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  • The Believer’s Trials And Tribulations

    An Exposition of Hadith by Imam Khomeini Muhammad ibn Ya’qub al-Kulayni (R) from ‘Ali ibn Ibrahim, from his father, from Ibn Mahbub, from Abu ‘Abd Allah (A) that he (A) said: “Verily, it is [...]

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  • The Sahifa of al-Rida (A.S)

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

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

    Written By: Asiya Syed –A blessing is trial, if gratitude is shown for it, it becomes a blessing, and if you show ingratitude for it then it becomes a wrath. –One who lacks [...]

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  • Short Maxims of Imam Hassan (A.S)

    1- The people who consult for their affairs will surely be guided to the right. 2- Meanness is to avoid thanking the grace. 3- Imam al-Hasan (A.S.) said to one of his sons: O son, do not befriend [...]

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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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  • How Does Prayers Keep a Person Away From Sin?

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi & Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani Question: According to Qur’an’s point of view one of the effects of Prayers is that it keeps one away from sins and [...]

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  • Points of wisdom from Bab Madina-tul Ilm

    By: Fatimah Seal of Messengers Prophet Muhammad b. Abdollah (s)’s seventh infallible descendant Al-Imam Musa b. Jafar Al-Kazem (s) narrated from his respected father from their respect worthy [...]

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  • Salat Al-Jama’ah (Congregational Prayers)

    The Holy Prophet of Islam (saw) said: ” The rows of my followers in the congregational (Jama’at) prayer on the earth are like the rows of angels in the sky; and a rak’at of [...]

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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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  • Guidance from the Knowledge of Sayyida Fatimah Zahra (A.S.)

    The Holy Prophet (saww) has said, “Fatimah is part of me, whoever harms her, harms me”. He (saww) has also said, “Fatimah is part of me, whoever disappoints her, disappoints me”. In these [...]

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  • Short Maxims of Imam Al-Hasan (a)

    Author : AimIslam 1- The people who consult for their affairs will surely be guided to the right. 2- Meanness is to avoid thanking the grace. 3- Imam al-Hasan(A.S.) said to one of his sons: O [...]

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  • Forty Sayings of Masumeen (A.S) on The World and The Hereafter

    By: Abbas Shahid Baqir 1- The Endeared Prophet of Islam (P.B.U.H.) ((Ashshehab Fel-Hekame-Val-Adab, p. 7)) The world is the prison of the religious people and paradise of unbelievers. [...]

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  • The Life of Imam Zayn al-‘Abidin (A.S)

    The Life of Imam Zayn al-‘Abidin By: Bāqir Sharif al-Qarashi P. 377 – 408 It is certain that the Imāms of the members of the House (ahl al-Bayt) , peace be on them, and the great [...]

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  • Islamic Government According to Imam Ali [a]

    Author : Aim Islam Upon appointing Malik Al-Ashtar as the governor of Eygpt, Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib [a] sent a letter advising Malik in his post. This letter is an invaluable document [...]

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  • The Prayer from The Perspective of The Holy Qur’an and Hadith

    By: Muhsin Qara’ati We have discussed the acts of worship and their conditions and philosophy. After stating those generalities, we shall now deal with their manifestations and examine the most [...]

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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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  • Grief and Sorrow of Hadrat Fatima (S.A) after Holy Prophet (PBUH)

    On the day, when the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.) expired, there was not a single minor or major who was not overtaken by grief. Everybody was sobbing and weeping. Friends, relatives and kinsmen all [...]

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  • Imam Al-Hassan AlMujtaba (A.S)

    Written By: Ansariyan Publications Imam Hasan was the eldest son of Imam ‘Ali and Hadrat Fatimah. When the Holy Prophet received the happy news of the birth of his grandson, he came to the [...]

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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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  • The Visage of Hazrat Fatimah Zahra (S.A)

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

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

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

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  • 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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  • Prominent Characteristics and Merits 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. 53-57 The predominant characteristics and personal traits of His Eminence, Mahdi [...]

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  • Az-Zahra

    Written By: Abu Muhammed Al-Ordoni As it was reported in v. 10 of Bihar al-Anwar, Ibn Abbas narrated that Allah’s Messenger said: “Surely my daughter Fatima is: The Mistress of all [...]

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  • Will of Lady Fatima Zahra (S.A) to Imam Ali (A.S)

    Fatima (S.A) The Gracious By: Abu Muhammad Ordoni P. 260 – 263 Imam Ali (A.S.) was surprised to find that his dear wife had left her bed and had started doing the housework; he asked her [...]

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  • The Most Similar Person to the Holy Prophet of Islam (PBUH)

    His father was the Commander of the faithful (Amir al-mu’minin), ‘Ali b. Abu Talib(A.S.). His mother was the leader mistress of the women of the worlds, Fatima Zahra(A.S.) the [...]

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  • Glimpses of The Life of Imam Al Hassan AlMujtaba (A.S)

    His Relationship with Allah Almighty Among the stories told, Imam Zein Al Abidin (PBUH) once talked about the worship specifications of Imam Al Mojtaba (PBUH) and said, When he used to purify and [...]

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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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  • Comparison Between the Conditions of Imam Hasan (A.S) Imam Husayn (A.S)

    Many people think that the Hashimite pride, which always resulted from honorable attitudes, was more appropriate for the attitude of al Husayn, peace be on him, than the attitude of al-Hasan, [...]

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  • Name 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. 39-41 The name of the Holy Imam was same as that of his respected great grandfather, [...]

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  • Meher of Hadrat Fatima Zahra (A.S.)

    The Dowry and Mehr of the Holy Prophet’s (s.a.w.a.) daughter, Fatema Zahra (s.a.): 1. One Armor 400 or 480 or 500 Dirhams. 2. One pair of cotton Yemeni Gloves. 3. Raw and untanned hide of a [...]

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  • The Moon of Bani Hashim (Hashemites)

    By: Javad Mohaddesi Youth season Abbas was with Amiralmomenin, Imam Hassan and Imam Hossein since his birth, and had enjoyed the spring of their knowledge and virtue. Abbas lived with Ali (a.s.) [...]

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  • Ashura and Imam Hussain (A.S)

    In the month of Muharram 61 AH (approx. 20 October 680 AD), an event took place in Iraq at a place known as Kerbala on the bank of the river Euphrates. It seemed in those days insignificant from [...]

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  • Family Life of Hazrat Fatima (S.A)

    Written By: Azra Ansari Relationship with Children The Fundamental Role of a Mother in the Well-Being and Prosperity of a Generation: There is no doubt that to a very large extent, the future of [...]

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  • Ahl-al-Bayt (A.S): Its Meaning and Origin

    The term “ahl” signifies the members of a household of a man, including his fellow tribesmen, kin, relatives, wife (or wives), children, and all those who share a family background, [...]

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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 Twelfth Imam, the Savior of Humanity

    Author : Imam Reza Network There Existed a good deal of harmony and uniformity between the aspects pertaining to the births of Prophet Muhammad, the last Apostle of Allah and Imam al-Mahdi, the [...]

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  • Explaining Islam before Christian Scholars

    Author : Ibrahim Amini In the early days of Islam Muslims were very few in number, and idolaters opposing to Islam used to persecute Muslims. Being so few, Muslims could do nothing to stop their [...]

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  • History of the Holy Shrine of Imam Ali (A.S)

    The visit of Prophet Abraham and Isaac and Abraham’s prediction and desire to buy the Valley of Peace. Those who have visited Najaf will remember vividly that to the north and east of the [...]

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  • Sheikh Mufid and Imam Sajjad (A.S)

    Author : coiradio.com He was born in Madina some 22 years ago, on 5th Shabaan 38 year of Hijra. In some history books his date of birth is shown as 15th Jumada Awwal 38 AH. His mother was Shahr [...]

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  • Recommendations by The Holy Prophet (PBUH)

    The Life of Muhammad (PBUH) By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Abdullah al-Shahin p. 291-345   The Prophet (a.s.) paid much attention to establish a society balanced in [...]

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  • The Message of Karabala

    By: Shaykh Fadhlalla Haeri The form of our gathering tonight is to show allegiance to the message and the conduct of the Ahl ul-Bavt. In every aspect of life there is an outer form and an inner [...]

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  • Who were the Omayyads and the Abbasids

    By:Ayatullah Shaykh Muhammad Husain Muzaffar The Holy Koran clearly says: “And We did not make the vision which We showed you but a trial for men and the cursed tree in the Koran as [...]

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  • Saqqa (One who quenches the thirst); The Celebrated Title Hadrat Abbas (A.S)

    Author : Imam Reza Network The Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.) said, “The most superior deed before Allah is to satiate the thirst of the thirsty, even if it be an animal.” (Darrusslam, vol. [...]

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  • The Constitution of The First Islamic Community

    By: Sayyid Ahmad Rahnamaei The formation of the Islamic community dates from the time of the Prophet in Madina. He created a new community there shortly after arriving in this first city-state of [...]

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  • Imam’s Succession To The Caliphate His Abdication

    When the Commander of the faithful, peace be on him, died, al- Hasan add- ressed the people. He reminded them of his right (to authority). The followers of his father pledged allegiance to him in [...]

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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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  • The Birth Day of The Jesus (A.S) According to Islamic Teachings

    In the Name of Allah the Beneficent the Merciful   INTRODUCTION Praise be to Allah who has made the new moon an appointed time for (the benefit of) people and has raised great people out of [...]

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  • Abu Bakr’s Caliphate

    By: Ahmad Namaee It was a Monday morning, when the people of Medina heard of the Apostle of God’s death. They rushed toward the mosque. ‘Umar addressed the Muslims assembled at the [...]

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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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  • Imam Hasan (A.S.):The Saviour of Islam

    (This is) an account of the Imam Hasan(A.S.) after the Commander of the Faithful(A.S.), the date of his birth, the evidence for his Imamates the period of his succession, the time of his death, [...]

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  • “And we have sent you making you only a mercy for the worlds” Holy Quran-21;107

    Written By: Sughra Khatoon Our holy prophet Hazrat Muhammad Mustafa S.A.W , the last apostle and messenger of Allah was sent to mankind as a mercy for this world and the Hereafter. Superior to [...]

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  • Hazrat Salih (A.S)

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  • Iran’ Islamic Story

    IRAN’ISLAMIC STORY Iran Before Islam The starting point for our discussions has been chosen from an aspect which in fact marks the origins of Islam, and from another viewpoint, is inseparably [...]

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  • Virtues of Hazrat Imam Taqi Al-Jawad (AS)

    By: Baqir Reza In respect of his manners and qualities, Imam Muhammad Taqi (A.S.) – the ninth infallible successor f Prophet Muhammad (SAW) – occupied that lofty position of humaneness that [...]

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  • Muhammad(S.A.W.), The Prophet

    By Prof. K. S. Ramakrishna Rao, Head of the department of Philosophy, University of Mysore, India In the desert of Arabia was Mohammad born, according to Muslim historians, on April 20, 571. The [...]

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  • Types of Interpretation

    Al-Mizan Allamah Tabatabaee p. 3-16 All praise is for Allah Who sent down the Qur’an to His servant so that he may be a warner to the worlds; and blessings be on him whom He sent as a [...]

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  • Remembrance of God

    An Exposition of Hadith by Imam Khomeini Muhammad ibn Ya’qub al-Kulayni (R) from Muhammad ibn Yahya, from Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn ‘Isa, from Ibn Mahbub, from ‘Abd Allah ibn Sinan, from Abu Hamzah [...]

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  • Signs: Last Days

    Author : Muhammad Cbaqir Majlisi Below you will find the excerpt from Day of Judgement by Moulana Sayyid Saeed Athtar Rizvi, 1978. (Moulana’s source is Bihar-ul-Anwar, Vol. III). The hadith [...]

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  • Islamic Beliefs from The Shi’ite Point of View

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

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  • The Conditions and Special QuImam Ali (A.S.)ties of the infallible and immaculate holy Imams (A.S.)

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi Before anything else, in the discussion of this issue, we must note ore necessary point and that is that: It can clearly be seen in the Holy Qur’an that the [...]

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  • Achievements of The Holy Prophet (PBUH) in Medina

    The Life of Muhammad (PBUH) By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Abdullah al-Shahin p. 199-227 The Ansar were very happy with the coming of the messenger of Allah to their town and [...]

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  • The Bible Testifies for Mohammad(S.A.W.)

    By Sheikh Muhammad Jawad Chirri (The following is another chapter of the book. It is in the format of questions asked by Dr. Wilson H. Guertin, from the University of Florida, answered by the [...]

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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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  • 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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  • Ascension and Mabath of Chief of Prophets (PBUH)

    Written By: Zaynab Abbas Highlighting the significance of 27 Rajab, history recounts two very important events that took place on this date. The first event was Mabath (Holy Prophet Muhammeds, [...]

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  • The Holy Prophet’s Mission

    The Roots of Religion p. 147 – 150 The Mission Lover of nature and Quite, worried about human sufferings, Muhammad very often retired toMount Hira’ for meditations. One night, [...]

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  • The Last Luminary

    The magnificent and auspicious celebration of the fifteenth of Sha’ban can be observed everywhere. Every place has been decorated. In every place joyful and cheerful gatherings can be seen. [...]

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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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  • The Last Holy Prophet and Universal Man

    By: Professor Sayyid Husayn Nasr “Extract” The Holy Prophet Muhammad(S.A.W.) and Holy Prophet Muhammad(S.A.W.) traditions — from Ideals & Realities of Islam written by Professor [...]

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  • The Concept of Love in The Shi’i Creed

    By: Sayyid Muhammad Rida Hijaz Love is one of the sublimest and most appealing of concepts in Shi’ism in particular and Islamic culture and belief in general. In Shi’i belief, [...]

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  • Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) in the Mirror of Islam

    Written By: Allamah Tabatabai Translated from the Persian By: William Chittick and Dr. Seyyed Hossein Nasr Free Islamic Literatures, Inc, Houston In the Name of God, Most Merciful and [...]

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  • Imam Husain’s Role in Reviving Islam

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

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  • The Signs of God in our Daily Life

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi Pretend that a friend has come from a trip and has brought a book as a present for you. He says that it is an excellent book, because the author of this book is [...]

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  • Satanic Insinuation

    An Exposition of Hadith by Imam Khomeini Through my continuous chain of transmitters reaching up to the shaykh of the traditionists and the best of them, Muhammad ibn Ya’qub al-Kulayni (M) who [...]

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  • The Instances of Injustice

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

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  • Interaction With a True Believer is Pleasant

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi In our previous discussions, we had narrated a tradition from the Noble Prophet (S) which he spoke to ‘Ali (as) in which he listed the characteristics of a [...]

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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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  • Omitting Prayer Intentionally is a Greater Sin

    Author : Al-Shia.org The greater sin is to omit prayer intentionally. The traditions of Imam Taqi (a.s.), Imam Rid(a (a.s.) Imam Mu-sa Kadhim (a.s.) and Imam Ja’far as-Sadiq (a.s.) (mentioned in [...]

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  • Prayer And Concentration

    An Exposition of Hadith by Imam Khomeini With my chain of transmitters reaching up to the most venerable shaykh and the trustworthy authority Muhammad ibn Ya’qub al-Kulayni (R) who reports from a [...]

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  • Usurpation (Ghasb)

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

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  • Morality of Imam Hasan (A.S)

    AHL AL-BAYT THE CELESTIAL BEINGS ON THE EARTH Author: Allama Hussein Ansariyan Translator: Dr. Ali Akbar Aghili Ashtiani P. 197-199 Quoting his grandfather, Imam al-Sadiq (a.s) has reported: [...]

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  • Three Important and Fate Deciding Traits in the Life of a Person

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi The Prophet Muhammad (S) has said, “O’ ‘Ali! If the following three traits are not found within a person, then his actions shall not be complete: Wara’ [...]

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  • Duties of a True Muslim

    By Peak of Eloquence Duties of a True MuslimVerily, the Almighty Allah has sent a Book for your guidance. It is a Book which clearly defines, describes and distinguishes between right and wrong, [...]

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  • The Divine Rights in Islam

    Rights vary from one to another according to values of favors. A friend has his own familiar rights that are a degree lower than these of the affectionate brother who joins the tie of relation to [...]

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  • The Relevance of Islamic Ideology in Human Sciences

    By: Ayatullah Muhammad Taqi Misbah Yazdi Now, how should the influence of the culture and ideology of Islam be exercised upon the human sciences Should it be done in a revolutionary manner or in [...]

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  • The Prayer; One of The Greatest Gifts Allah All-Merciful has Given

    By: Sayyid Muhammad Husayn Jalali One of the greatest gifts Allah (the All-Merciful) has given mankind is prayer. Now, there is ritual prayer (salat) that involves specific actions and sayings to [...]

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  • The Seekers of Knowledge

    By: An Exposition of  Hadith by Imam Khomeini With my chain of transmission reaching up to the proof of the sect and its authority, Muhammad ibn Ya’qub al-Kulayni (R) from ‘Ali ibn Ibrahim, who [...]

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  • Love of Ahlul Bait leads to Paradise

    He said: Abu Ja’far Muhammad b. Umar al-Zayyat informed us that Ali b. Ismail reported to him from Muhammad b. Khalaf, who reported from al-Husain al-Ashqar, who reported from Qais, from [...]

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

    By: Ayatullah Sayyid Mujtaba Musavi Lari One of the greatest behavioral weaknesses of man is the ignorance of his own faults. In many instances the soul ignores an unwanted quality which results [...]

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  • The Muslims are of Three Types

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi ‘Abdullah b. ‘Umar said, “I heard the Messenger of Allah (S) say, ‘My nation will be divided into three categories in the transient world. The first group [...]

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  • Short Maxims of Imam Hassan (A.S)

    1- The people who consult for their affairs will surely be guided to the right. 2- Meanness is to avoid thanking the grace. 3- Imam al-Hasan (A.S.) said to one of his sons: O son, do not befriend [...]

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  • Islam and Manners

    By: Aisha Mutuku, Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania Islam has outlined good manners in a precise way. It combats vice and moral corruption by every means. Islam has taken care of educating the [...]

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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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