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  • Az-Zumar (The Groups)

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

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  • Ibrahim (Abraham)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. الر ۚ كِتَابٌ أَنْزَلْنَاهُ إِلَيْكَ لِتُخْرِجَ النَّاسَ مِنَ الظُّلُمَاتِ إِلَى النُّورِ بِإِذْنِ [...]

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  • 61 Formations, As-Saff: Madani

    61 Formations As-Saff: Madani ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. ALL THAT IS in the heavens and the earth sings the praises of God. He [...]

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  • 55 Ar-Rahman, Ar-Rahman: Madani

    55 Ar-Rahman Ar-Rahman: Madani ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. AR-RAHMAN 2. Bestowed the Qur’an, 3. Created man, 4. And taught him [...]

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  • Ad-Dukhan (The Smoke)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. حم {1} [Pooya/Ali Commentary 44:1] Refer to the commentary of Baqarah: 1.   وَالْكِتَابِ [...]

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  • 3 The Family of Imran Al-’Imran: Madani

    3 The Family of Imran Al-’Imran: Madani ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. ALIF LAM MIM. 2. God: there is no god but He, the living, [...]

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  • Norms of History in the Holy Quran

    Muhammad Baqir Al-Sadr Three basic points can be derived from the passages of the Qur’an to prove the existence of the norms of history. The Qur’an has emphasized these points or [...]

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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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  • 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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  • Bees and the Hidden Miracles of Honey

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

    Bees and the Hidden Miracles of Honey
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  • The Throne

    Holy Quran: God is He Who raised the Heavens without any pillars that yea can see; is firmly established on the throne of Authority. Rad verse 2 Holy Quran: And is firmly established on the [...]

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  • AL-INSĀN Man الانسان Medinan (surah 76 • 31 ayahs)

    AL-INSĀN Man الانسان Medinan (surah 76 • 31 ayahs) »The surah that opens with a question posed to arrogant MAN about his utter nothingness before God brought him into existence. It takes its name [...]

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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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  • The Holy Quran – Cure For All Ailments

    Written By: Mulla Mujahidali Sheriff The Holy Quran contains cure for all ailments, physical and spiritual. We sent down in the Quran that which is a cure and mercy for the faithful. (17:82) [...]

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  • An-Noor (The Light)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. سُورَةٌ أَنْزَلْنَاهَا وَفَرَضْنَاهَا وَأَنْزَلْنَا فِيهَا آيَاتٍ بَيِّنَاتٍ لَعَلَّكُمْ تَذَكَّرُونَ {1} [...]

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  • The Holy Qur’an is safe from distortion

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi& Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani Question: Was the Qur’an revealed to the Prophet of Islam (s.a.w.a.) in the same form as it is presently? And what is the [...]

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

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

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  • What is Topical Exegesis?

    Exegetic Trends It is an indisputable fact that with regard to the exegesis of the Qur’an there is a variety of views, and diverse methods are followed by every school of thought. This can [...]

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  • At-Taghaabun (Mutual Disillusion)

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

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  • Ar-Rahman (The Beneficent)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. الرَّحْمَٰنُ {1} [Yusufali 55:1] (Allah) Most Gracious! عَلَّمَ الْقُرْآنَ {2} [Yusufali 55:2] It is He [...]

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  • Imam Zayn al-Abidin’s Supplication for the Muslims Guarding the Frontiers

    Author : Imam Reza Network This is one of the great supplications, which display the highest moral traits of the Ima`m, peace be on him, and his great talents, which did not yield to any desire [...]

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

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

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  • 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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  • The Historical Speech of The Holy Prophet (PBUH) in Ghadir Khum

    This is the English translation of the speech of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.) in Ghadir Khum. It is well written and documented with lots of references. O Allah! Send your blessings to the head of [...]

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  • Remembrance of The Beloved

    Author : Seyed Husain Husaini Prologue: During the period of the holy prophet’s (s.a.w.a.) appointment and proclamation, he entrusted the people with two precious souvenirs out of divine [...]

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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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  • We Must Always Go To the Source of the Problem

    By:Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi Imam ‘Ali b. Muhammad al-Hadi (as) was a great Imam who lived under some of the hardest conditions and opposition (to his leadership). It was through the use [...]

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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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  • Al Mahdi (A.S), The Jesus and Moshaikh [The Anti Christ

    Narrated by the late Grand Muhaddith of Morocco Sheikh, Abdullah ben Sadek, Ph.D. (1914 – 1993) may Allah be pleased with him Translated by Sheikh Ahmad Darwish This book is divided into [...]

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  • Imam al-Baqir(A.S.) Urguing the Muslims to Strive Hard

    Ima`m al-Ba`qir, peace be on him, presented during his lectures and his behavior the most important economic research. The following are some of them: 1. The Necessity of Improving Livelihood [...]

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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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  • The Immortal, Historic Sermon of Lady Fatima (S.A)

    THE LIFE OF FATIMA AZ-ZAHRA’ By: Allamah Baqir Shareef al-Qurashi P. 227 – 242 Fatima (a.s.) could bear no more, for the severe procedures of Abu Bakr against her were very hard and [...]

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  • Prayer and Its Effects

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

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Epistles of Imam Sajjad (A.S.)

    By: Sayyid Ali Al-Shahristani Imam `Ali- ibn al-Husayn is reported to have written down many epistles the most famous of which are Risa-lat al-Huqu-q (The Treatise on Rights) and al-Sahi-fah [...]

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  • 100 sayings of Imam Muhammad b. Jafer As-Sadiq (A.S.)

    By: Saira Hussain Rabi-ul Awwal 17 is the birth anniversary of holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (SAWW) and his sixth infallible descendant Hazrat Imam Jafer As-Sadiq (AS). Here is a little collection [...]

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  • Recognition of The Imams (A.S.)

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

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  • 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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  • The Life and Times of Imam Hassan Ibn Ali (A.S) – Part 3

    Written By: Syed-Mohsin Naquvi Imam Hasan bin Ali, the fifth of the Khulafa-e-Raashidoon The fifteenth day in this holy month of Ramadhan is the birth anniversary of Imam Hasan bin Ali. The [...]

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  • Al-Kawthar: Sayeda Fatimah Al-Zahra (S.A)

    Written By: Mulla Mujahidali Sheriff In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful Indeed We have given you AL-KAWTHAR So pray to your Lord and offer sacrifice (to Him) Indeed it is your [...]

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  • Imam Mahdi (A.J.)

    By:Sayyid Sa’eed Akhtar Rizvi Now that we have come to the prophecies about the advent of Imam Mahdi (a.j.) and Prophet Jesus, son ‘of Mary (a.s.), it is advisable to describe these [...]

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  • Fatimah Al-Zahra, The Only Daughter of Prophet Muhammed (PBUH)

    Name:Fatimah. Title: az- Zahra’. Agnomen: Ummu ‘l-A’immah. Father’s name: Muhammad ibn `Abdillah. Mother’s name: khadijah bint khuwaylid. Birth: Born in Mecca of [...]

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  • The Leadership of Ahlul-Bayt (A.S.)

    The purpose of this article is merely to demonstrate that Shia views about the special importance and the leadership of Ahlul-Bayt do not come out of the blue. In this way, I hope to contribute [...]

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  • Imam Ali (A.S.) Based His Government on Social Justice

    When the people objected to Imam Ali’s equitable distribution of wealth he replied: (i) If the wealth had belonged to me even then I would have distributed it equally among the people but [...]

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  • Signs of The Reappearance of The Imam (A.S) of The Time Part-I

    The Life of Imam al-Mahdi By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Sayyid Athar Husain S.H. Rizvi p. 286-289 The Jews have recorded in their books the signs of the reappearance of the [...]

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  • Hazrat Ali Al-Akbar (A.S), Look-alike Holy Prophet (PBUH)

    By: Mikdad El-Awsat The Hashemite Prince Hazrat Ali Al-Akbar (p), son of Imam Al-Hussain (p) and Hazrat Umm-e-Layla (p), born on 11 Shaban, possessed so much remarkable resemblance to the holy [...]

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  • A Brief History of Imam Hasan’s Life

    The Son of the Prophet 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 Hadhrat Fatimah, the [...]

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

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

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  • Zaynab Al-Hauraa (A.S), Granddaughter of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

    By: S.N. Mohammadi Sayedah Zaynab Al-Hauraa (peace be upon her) …. She was the granddaughter of Prophet Muhammad and Khadija, the daughter of Fatima az-Zahraa and Ali, the sister of the Youths of [...]

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  • The Only Daughter, Lady Fatimah (S.A)

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

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  • Aspects of the Life of Imam Husayn (A.S)

    Written By: Sayyed Fadhil Bahr-ul-Uloom The third infallible Imam is Husayn ibn Ali (peace and blessings be with them), grandson of the Last Messenger of Allah, The Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace [...]

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

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

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  • Al-Siddiqah (The Honest)

    Written By: Abu Muhammed Al-Ordoni We have already mentioned that one of Fatima’s names was Siddiqah. This word means a woman with scrupulous honesty or sincerity. Siddiqah differs from the [...]

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  • The Ideal of Womanhood

    By: Seyyed Ali Shahbaz Her birth revolutionized the status and position of women after ages of oppression. It gave to the world a practical paradigm for the daughters of Eve to mould their lives [...]

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  • Imam Sajjad’s Deep Love for the Holy Quran

    Author : Imam Reza Network Imam Ali ibn al-Husayn al-Sajjad (as) held the Holy Quran dearly to his heart. This is evident from his sayings and behaviour with regard to the Quran. For instance, [...]

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

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

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  • Syeda Fatima Al-Zahra (S.A), As a Mother

    Written By: Abu Muhammed Al-Ordoni Imam Hassan (A.S.) is Born When Fatima (A) was twelve, she became pregnant with Imam Hassan. Thus, the light of Imamate was carried on from Ali unto Fatima (A). [...]

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  • The Birth of the Savior

    By: Dr. Gharavi In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent; the Most Merciful Oh Allah, be upon your last representative, our twelfth Imam, Hojjat ibn al-Hasan, may your peace be upon him and his [...]

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

    The following narrations are related to Imam Abu Ja’far Mohammed bin Ali Al-Jawad (peace be upon him). Imam Al-Jawad’s Answer about a Muhrim That Kills a game When the Abbasid caliph Al-Ma’mun [...]

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  • The Establishment of The Art of Islamic Warfare

    By: Muhammad Dhahir Watr The establishment of ‘the art of Isla-mic warfare’ emerged after the migration of the Holy Prophet (s) to Madina with the implementation of the first Sariya [...]

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  • Umar’s Caliphate

    By: Ahmad Namaee Abu Bakr did not view the caliphate as an elective office; it is only natural that he appointed ‘Umar his successor without prior consultation. Only after he had decided to [...]

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  • Dispute Between Hidjaz and Damascus

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 433-434   Seemingly subsequent to Imām Husayn’s martyrdom, there existed no hurdle facing the Umayya. It was [...]

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  • Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib (A.S)

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

    By: Amin El-Hosayn Abu Dharr al-Ghaffari (ra)’s name was Jundab ibn Junadah. He was an inhabitant of ar-Rabadhah, a small village on the east side of Medina. When he heard about the [...]

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  • Early Converts to Islam and Their Persecution

    Author : Sayed Ali Asgher Razwy Though Abu Lahab frequently succeeded in dispersing the crowds that gathered to hear the Apostle’s homilies, word nevertheless spread in Makkah about them. [...]

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  • A Biographical Profile of Imam Ali (A.S)

    This well-written profile of Imam Ali (a) has been copied from a book by Syed Muhammad Askari Jafari. While providing a glimpse into our glorious history, it provides an unbiased and fair [...]

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  • Miracles of Al-Imam Al-Mehdi (AS)

    By: Zara Husseini Although there are a plenty number of the miracles of Imam-e-Zaman but we point out two of them as under: 1) Shiekh Tusi has narrated it from a man named Rashiq, who was the [...]

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  • Martyrdom of Imam Ali (A.S)

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 292-294 In was Ramadān, 19th 40 A.H. at dawn when Imām was preparing to head for Siffīn to battle once again with [...]

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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 Philosophy of Azadari

    By: Zaheer Abbas Karim “I have risen (against Yazid) as I wish to reform the ummah of my grandfather. I wish to encourage the good and discourage the evil, and follow in the way of my [...]

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  • The Obligations during the Era of Occultation of Imam Mahdi al-Qaim (ATFS)

    By: Sheikh Mansour Leghaei Al-Hurr Al-Amili narrates seventeen narrations in the thirteenth chapter of the section on Jihad in Wasailul Shi’a (the chapter dedicated to rising up militarily before [...]

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  • The Great Martyrs of Karbala

    Hujjat al-Islam Syed Zaki Baqueri   What is raining? Blood. Who? The eyes. How? Day and night. Why? From grief. Grief for whom? Grief for the king of Karbala . -Qaani This poem, in its [...]

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  • The Kharidjites in Muawiya’s time

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 372-376 Succeeding Imām’s martyrdom, Kūfa was composed of classes with various schools of thought, the majority [...]

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  • Role of Hadrat Abbas (A.S) in The Historical Epic of Ashura

    By: Javad Mohaddesi, Qum, Iran Symbol of bravery and fidelity Neither bravery without fidelity is worthy, nor fidelity without bravery is working. The path of truth calls for the strong, [...]

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  • Prophet Muhammed (PBUH) Biography

    Birth Muhammad (PBUH) (Blessings and Peace be upon him) was born in Makkah, Arabia, on Monday, 12 Rabi’ Al-Awwal (2 August C.E). His mother, Aminah was the daughter of Wahb bin Abd Al-Manaf [...]

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  • Imam Husayn (A.S) and Compromise

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 326-327 We discussed earlier that a group of historians and tradionists have done their utmost to introduce the [...]

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  • Morals From The Life of Hazrat Moosa (A.S) and Event of Bal’am bin Ba’oora

    Translated by Fatima Zabeth Beenesh 1- The human being gets affected with the circumstances which he or she does not like but by fulfilling the duties of God ultimately brings that person [...]

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  • What None Muslims Say About Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH)

    Muhammad is not the father of any of your men, but he is the Messenger of God and the Last of the Prophets (Qur’an 33:40) The Prophet Of Islam (Peace and Blessings be Upon Him and His [...]

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  • Our Belief (A Brief Description of Islam as the Shi’ites Believe)

    By: Ayatullah al-Uzma Naser Makarem Shirazi PREFACE 1- In our era we witness a great deal of changes that are caused by Islam, which is the greatest of the Divine Religions. It has obtained a new [...]

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  • Scientific Indications of Resurrection

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

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  • Ahl al-Bayt’s (A.S.) Status on The Day of Resurrection

    Written By: Shaikh Muhammedi Rayshahri The Messenger of Allah (S.A.W.) said: The first who will join me by the Hawd of Kawthar are my Ahl al-Bayt and those of my Ummah who love me. Al-Imam Ali [...]

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  • Exemplary Life of the Messenger of Allah

    Author: Aim Islam Arabia is a land of unparalleled charm and beauty, with its trackless deserts of sand dunes and mirages in the dazzling rays of a tropical sun. Its starry sky has excited the [...]

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  • The System of Ijtihad in Shi’ahs

    By: Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi   Some Important Terms 1. Ijtihad literally means “to endeavor, strive, put one­self out, work hard.” In Islamic legal terminology it means “the process [...]

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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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  • Imam Hasan (a): Justifications of the Treaty and its Terms

    Al Balagh Foundation All through our studies on the life of Imam Hasan [a], whether during the lifetime of his father or during his own reign, we witnessed his strength of character, his steely [...]

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  • Why do The Shi‘ah Prostrate on Turbah {Dried Clay}?

    By: Sayyid Rida’ Husayni Nasab   Reply: Some think that prostration on the earth or turbah taken from the burial site of martyrs is tantamount to worshipping it and consider it a form [...]

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  • Rights of The Imams

    Ethical Role-Models By: Sayyid Mahdi as-Sadr P. 212 – 223 The Immaculate Imams of the Ahl ul-Bayt (a) preceded everyone else in the fields of virtue and perfection and won the loftiest [...]

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  • Imam Mahdi , The Herald of Divine Justice

    Author : Dr.A.R.Ghavidel Sha’ban 15, which coincides with Aug.7.2009, is the birth anniversary of the Promised one, the only Real Savior of all mankinds, the only Hope in this depressed [...]

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  • The Faithful Tested with Calamities

    By: Second Martyr, Sheikh Zayn ad-Din Ali ibn Muhammad al-Jabil Amili Translated from the Arabic by Yasin T. al-Jibouri One who is afflicted by a calamity should remember that calamities, trials [...]

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  • Benefits of Remembering Ones Origin

    By: Ayatullah 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 [...]

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  • The Dhikr of Allah in All States

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

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  • Discussion Concerning Origin of Creation is Natural

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

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  • Leadership and Command in Wars during the Prophethood of the Holy Prophet (PBUH)

    By: Muhammad Dhahir Watr Etiquettes of Leadership The Noble Prophet (s) was the commander in many battles[275] and he sent forth numerous Sariyah missions. As far as good leadership, which [...]

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Protection From Any Alteration

    Allamah Tabatabaee The Qur’an In Islam p. 101-103 The transmission of the Qur’an, from the day of its revelation up to the present day, is flawless. The chapters and verses have been [...]

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  • The Principles of General Health in Islam

    Author : Aalulbayt Global Information Center   Islam has adopted positively the principles of the general health to concentrate in the legislative fields. All of the precepts and laws of [...]

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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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  • Imam Ali’s Internal and External Policy

    Internal Policy ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT AIMS OF ISLAM was to restrain the strong from oppressing the weak, and to put an end to exploitation in all its forms. When Ali took charge of the [...]

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  • Reasons for the Differences among the Miracles of the Messengers

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

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  • 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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  • Prayer and Its Effects

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

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  • 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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  • Wonderful Maxims and Teachings

    The Life of Muhammad (PBUH) By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Abdullah al-Shahin p. 371-396 The Prophet (a.s.) established wonderful methods of education, morals, and good [...]

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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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  • 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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  • Elegy-Recitation by Shi‘ah poets

    By: Ghulam-Husayn Muharrami Another important arena about which the Shi‘ah poets have recited poetry and delivered speeches extensively is the commemoration of the tragedy experienced by the [...]

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  • Thankfulness (Shukr)

    By: An Exposition of Hadith by Imam Khomeini Through my continuous sanad going back to the proof of the sect and its leader, Muhammad ibn Ya’qub al-Kulayni (Q) from Humayd ibn Ziyad, from [...]

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  • In Search of True Beauty

    Written By: Ayatullah Jawadi Amuli “… Ibn Mas’ud narrates: I once saw Prophet Muhammad crying, and so I asked him the reason. He replied: I cry because of the compassion I have [...]

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  • The 19th Night of Ramadhan

    According to Hadith, Laylatul Qadr is either on the 19th, 21st or 23rd night of ramadhan. More emphasis is laid on the 21st and the 23rd, particularly the 23rd. The A`maal for this night are: 1. [...]

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

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

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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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  • 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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  • Imam Hussain (A.S.) And The Four Kinds of Friends

    Imam Al-Hussain (peace be upon him) said: There are four kinds of friends: there is the friend who is for you and for himself, the friend who is for you, the friend who is against you, and the [...]

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  • The Month of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w) – Sha’baan

    The Holy Prophet said: “Shaa’baan is my month”. Imam Ali bin Husayn Al Zaynul Abideen (a.s.) told his companions: “The Holy Prophet (s.a.w.) used to observe fast during [...]

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