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  • Al-Israa’ (The Night Journey)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. سُبْحَانَ الَّذِي أَسْرَىٰ بِعَبْدِهِ لَيْلًا مِنَ الْمَسْجِدِ الْحَرَامِ إِلَى الْمَسْجِدِ الْأَقْصَى [...]

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  • Al-Qamar (The Moon)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. اقْتَرَبَتِ السَّاعَةُ وَانْشَقَّ الْقَمَرُ {1} [Yusufali 54:1] The Hour (of Judgment) is nigh, and the [...]

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  • AL-MULK Sovereignty الملك Meccan (surah 67 • 30 ayahs)

    AL-MULK Sovereignty الملك Meccan (surah 67 • 30 ayahs) »The surah that opens with the statement “Blessed is He in whose hands is all SOVEREIGNTY”. It takes its name from Divine sovereignty (mulk) [...]

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  • 34 Sheba Saba’: Makki

    34 Sheba Saba’: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. ALL PRAISE BE to God to whom belongs whatsoever is in the heavens and the [...]

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  • What Is The Aim of Repetitions In The Holy Qur’an?

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi & Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani Question: Why are some ayats repeated in the Qur’an and in this way why are some stories mentioned on many places? Answer: We [...]

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  • An Ecological Reading of the Qur’anic Understanding of Creation

    Mr. Jose Abraham is Lecturer in the Department of Religion and Culture at the United Theological College, Bangalore, India. This article is from the book Bangalore Theological Forum, Vol. XXXIII, [...]

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  • Astronomy – Light And Movement

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

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  • 97 Determination, Al-Qadr: Makki

    97 Determination Al-Qadr: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. TRULY WE REVEALED it on the Night of Determination. 2. How will you [...]

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  • 27 An-Naml An-Nami: Makid

    27 An-Naml An-Nami: Makid ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. TA SIN. THESE are the verses of the Qur’an, and collection of explicit [...]

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  • AL-FĀTIḤAH The Opening الفاتحة Makkah (surah 1 • 7 ayahs)

    AL-FĀTIḤAH The Opening الفاتحة Makkah (surah 1 • 7 ayahs) »The surah that is THE OPENING to the Quran and the straight way of God. Another common name of the surah is THE [LORD’S] PRAISE [...]

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  • Saad (The Letter ‘Saad’)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. ص ۚ وَالْقُرْآنِ ذِي الذِّكْرِ {1} [Pooya/Ali Commentary 38:1] For sad see commentary of al Baqarah: 1. [...]

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  • AL-INSHIQĀQ The Splitting الإنشقاق Meccan (surah 84 • 25 ayahs)

    AL-INSHIQĀQ The Splitting الإنشقاق Meccan (surah 84 • 25 ayahs) »The surah that opens with a riveting description of THE SPLITTING of the sky and the levelling of the earth as a sign of the [...]

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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} [Pooya/Ali Commentary 21:1] The day [...]

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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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  • Ad-Dukhan (The Smoke)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. حم {1} [Shakir 44:1] Ha Mim! وَالْكِتَابِ الْمُبِينِ {2} [Shakir 44:2] I swear by the Book that makes [...]

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  • Ar-Room (The Romans)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. الم {1} [Shakir 30:1] Alif Lam Mim. غُلِبَتِ الرُّومُ {2} [Shakir 30:2] The Romans are vanquished, فِي [...]

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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} [Pickthal 37:1] By those who set the ranks in battle order فَالزَّاجِرَاتِ [...]

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  • Al-Qamar (The Moon)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. اقْتَرَبَتِ السَّاعَةُ وَانْشَقَّ الْقَمَرُ {1} [Pooya/Ali Commentary 54:1] The reference is a famous [...]

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  • AL-NĀS Humans الناس Meccan (surah 114 • 6 ayahs)

    AL-NĀS Humans الناس Meccan (surah 114 • 6 ayahs) »The surah that opens with the mention of God as the Lord of HUMANS and teaches one to seek refuge in Him from the whisperings of Satan and those [...]

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  • 76 Time, Ad-Dahr: Madani

    76 Time Ad-Dahr: Madani ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. WAS THERE NOT a time in the life of man when he was not even a mentionable [...]

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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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  • ‘World and the Hereafter’ in light of Ahadith

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

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Rights of Sadaat (Descendants of Prophet Muhammad PBUH)

    Allama Hilli in his book `Qawaidul Ahkam’ counsels his son Fakhrul Muhaqqiqin in the following words : “You should practise Sileh Rahmi with the pure descendants of the Sadaat also. [...]

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  • The Promised Dawn and Expectation of Relief

    Author : Imam Reza Network Murtadha Mutahhari The Promised Dawn and Expectation of ReliefThe idea of the final victory of the forces of righteousness, peace and justice over those of evil, [...]

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  • Imam Sajjad’s (A.S.) Letter

    Imam al-Sajjad (A.S.) in his advising letter to Muhammad Ibn Muslim al-Zuhri: May Allah keep the calamity far from me and you and have mercy on you and keep you away from the fire of Hell, [...]

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  • Historical Books of Shi’ites in Kalam, Hadith and Rijal

    By: Rasul Ja ‘fariyan Kalami-Historical Books Part of the Shi‘ite kal?m? works have extended the discussion to history in proportion with its importance to the issue of Imamate. The [...]

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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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  • 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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  • Attributes Of The Righteous [1]

    Text of Hadith; A mumin [faithful] reminds the negligent and the heedless; he educates the ignorant; he does not trouble anyone who vexed him; he avoids private matters. He does not rejoice at [...]

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  • Mention of Hadrat Abu Talib (A.S) in The Ahadith

    By:Abdullah al-Khunayzi The Prophet (s), who was the highest example of loyalty, fealty and fairness, would never deny a favor of any one; therefore the death of Abu Talib had left a deep effect [...]

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  • 40 Sayings of Lady Fatimah (S.A)

    Written By: Ali Abbas The following sayings are taken from Fascinating Discourses of the 14 Infallibles (AS), Islamic Propagation Organization, Translated By: Javed Iqbal Qazilbash Ansariyan [...]

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  • Desire and Hope

    By: An Exposition of Hadith by Imam Khomeini Muhammad ibn Ya’qub (al-Kulayni) (R) reports from al-Husayn ibn Muhammad, he from Mu’alla ibn Muhammad, from al-Washsha’, from ‘Asim ibn Humayd, he [...]

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  • Hadeeth Al-Kisaa (Story of the Cloak)

    One day, my dear Father, The Holy Prophet of Allah (s), came to my house and said to me: Peace be upon you, O Fatima. I replied: And upon you be peace. He said: I feel some weakness in my body. I [...]

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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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  • Characteristics of Shiite

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

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  • Imam Ali’s priority in Belief in God

    Author : Al-shia.org Reports of his Priority in Belief in God and His Apostle and of his Being the First of all Responsible Men in (Faith) [Abu al-Jaysh al-Muzaffar b. Muhammad al-Balkhi informed [...]

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  • Sermon of Hadrat Zainab (S.A) in Shaam

    By: Kaniz Aaliya Presenting this sermon of Bint-e-Ali on the occasion of Arba’in when Hadrat Zainab Bint-e-Ali (A.S.) along with other holy ladies and children of Ahl-ol Beit (A.S.) came to [...]

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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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  • Hadrat Fatimah Siddiqah (the Righteous)

    By Abu Alial-Fadl ibn al-Hasan ibn al-Fadl at-Tabrisi (c.468/1076 – 548/1154). Her (‘a) Birth, Names And Epithets The most predominant view in the traditions transmitted by our [...]

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  • Hadrat Fatima’s Youth

    Lady Fatima Zahra (A) opened her eyes to the world to enjoy prophetic fatherly love and to suckle Khadija’s milk, which was mixed with excellent morals and perfection. Growing in the house [...]

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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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  • Imamate of Imam Zain ul Abideen (A.S)

    The Life of Imam Zayn al-‘Abidin By: Bāqir Sharif al-Qarashi P. 81 – 101 The Imāmate is an important element in forming the civilizational and political thought in Islam. It is an [...]

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  • Lady Fatimah (S.A) in Surat Al-Insaan (76)

    Allah the Exalted has said: “Verily the Good shall drink of a Cup (of wine) mixed with Kafur. A fountain where the Devotees of God do drink, making it flow in unstinted abundance. They [...]

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  • Lady Fatima’s Glorification of Allah

    It is reported in Bihar that Ali (A) said to a man from Bani Sae’ed: “Should I speak to you about Fatima and Myself? She was my spouse who was the most beloved to the Prophet. Once, [...]

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  • Imam Mahdi (A.S.) in Sihah Sitah

    The belief in Imam Mahdi (A.S.) has been a topic of debate since the very inception of Islam. Most of the Islamic scholars are so deeply drowned in the pit of prejudice that they deny 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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  • Under the Care of Imam Musa Kazim (A.S)

    The Life of Imam Ali Ibn Musa al-Rida By : Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi P. 123 – 156 Imam al-Rida, peace be on him, lived under the wing of his father, Imam Musa al-Kazim, peace be on him, for [...]

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  • Imam Ali bin Abu Talib (A.S.),His Life, Achievements, and Merits

    By: Syed Hasan Akhtar Ali bin Abu Talib (A.S.) was the cousin and son-in-Law of Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.). It is outside the scope of this presentation to record the numerous achievements and [...]

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  • Lady Fatima Zahra (S.A) on The Last Day

    Fatima (S.A) The Gracious By: Abu Muhammad Ordoni P. 268 – 273 On the Day when the oppressed shall bite their hands (in fear); when the oppressors shall be gathered in humiliation and [...]

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  • Fatimah Al-Zahra (S.A)

    Muhammed (SAWW) was the great leader of all time, and the last messenger to mankind. He had laid out the course of truth to people by setting out an example of the perfect human. Perfect in all [...]

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  • The Concept of Ahlul Bayt: Tribal or Islamic?

    Written By: Sayyid Muhammed Rizvi The Meaning of Ahlul Bayt “Ahlul Bayt” literally means people of the house and it refers to the family or children of a person. In Islamic [...]

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  • Abu Bakr’s Family versus Lady Fatima’s Progeny

    Written By: Abu Muhammed Al-Ordoni The early injustices done by Abu Bakr against Lady Fatima Zahra (A), paved the way for his offspring to do the same against the Prophet’s progeny. Sayyid [...]

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  • Imam al Musa al Kazim (A.S)

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

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  • The Journey of Imam Hussain (A.S)

    Taken from Kitab-al Irshad by Shaykh Al-Mufid Imam Hussain (as) sets out on his Journey Al Husyan, the blessings of God be on him, set out from Mecca to Iraq on the day of Muslim’s [...]

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

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

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  • Transfer of Caliphate to the Marwanids

    By: Rasul Ja’fariyan Dispute Between Hijaz and Damascus Seemingly subsequent to Imam Husayn’s martyrdom, there existed no hurdle facing the Umayya. It was Yazid’s impudence that [...]

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  • Karbala: A Revolution of Hearts and Minds

    Author : Islamic Sight The event of Karbala always evokes strong emotions and deep intellectual thoughts which touch and affect the whole existence of those who seek to find a path through it. [...]

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  • The Generous and Pious

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

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  • The Immortal Disaster

    The Life of Muhammad (PBUH) By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Abdullah al-Shahin p. 547-561   After appointing Imam Ali (a.s.) in Ghadeer Khum as the caliph over the nation [...]

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  • Zulqarnain

    Translated by Fatima Zabeth Beenesh 3457 years after Habuth (descent of Adam a.s from Heaven) Al-Kahf [18:94] 18:94 They said: “O Zul-qarnain! the Gog and Magog (People) do great mischief [...]

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  • The Four of Ali b. Abi Talib (A.S.) Virtues

    Author : Sheikh al-Mufid He said: Abul Hasan Ali b. Khalid al-Maraghi reported to me from Abul Qasim al-Hasan b. Ali al-Kufi, who reported from Ja’far b. Muhammad b. Marwan al-Ghazzal, who [...]

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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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  • 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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  • The Martyrdom of Imam Hussain (A.S.)

    By: Syed Hasan Akhtar, M.D. The month of Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar year. An important and tragic event took place on the tenth of Muharram that shook the Muslim world. [...]

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  • Karbala: A Revolution of Hearts and Minds

    Author : aimislam.com The event of Karbala always evokes strong emotions and deep intellectual thoughts which touch and affect the whole existence of those who seek to find a path through it. But [...]

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  • The Impact of Karbala on Vigilance of Muslims

    By: Mansour Leghaei Imam Husain (a.s.): “Indeed, I did not revolt (against the tyrannical regime of Bani-Omayya) joyfully, arrogantly, to be an oppressor or a corrupted one, rather, I revolted [...]

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  • Little about Hadhrat Abu Dharr al-Ghaffari (R.A)

    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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  • Ancestors of The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

    The Message By: Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani P. 67 – 118 1. IBRAHIM THE CHAMPION OF MONOTHEISM The object of giving an account of the life of Prophet Ibrahim is to make known the [...]

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  • Beginning of Abbasid Campaign and Its Effect upon The Spread of Shi‘ism

    By: Ghulam-Husayn Muharrami The campaign of the ‘Abbasids started in 111 AH.[20][274] On the one hand, it contributed to the spread of Shi‘ism in the various territories of the Muslim world, and [...]

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  • The Bodleian Tribute to Islamic Sciences

    By : Charis Waddy   [In 1981 Oxford University’s Bodleian Library mounted a display of 50 choice works to tell one of the great stories in the history of ideas: the flowering of [...]

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  • Yazid’s Reign and the Martyrom of Imam Husayn(A.S.)

    By: Ahmad Namaee Mu’awiya died in Rajab 60/680, while his son Yazid was in Hawran, on a hunting trip. Yazid wrote a letter to al-Walid b. ‘Utba, the governor of Medina, asking him to [...]

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  • Humbleness and Forgiveness of the Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.)

    Written By: Shaikh Muhammedi Rayshahri The Messenger of Allah (S.A.W.): An angel came down to me who had neither descended on any prophet before me nor will descend on anyone after me. He was the [...]

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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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  • Leader of The Youth of Paradise

    The fragrance of paradise could be felt in the air of Holy Medina this day in the year 3rd AH. It was a day of rejoicing. The Almighty’s Last Messenger to mankind had become grandfather for [...]

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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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  • Publicity of The Holy Mission

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

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  • Karbala Revitalized the True Islamic Spirit

    By: Syed Kazim Reza Events leading to the martyrdom of Imam Hussain and his family have great significance in the history of Islam. As one poet wrote on these events: Islam is revived after every [...]

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  • The Disciplines of Islam

    By: Ayatullah Ja`far Subhani O’ you who have true faith! Do not give preference (to your own words and deeds) above those of Allah and His Messenger (the Prophet Muhammad, blessings of Allah be [...]

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  • Death of the Holy Prophet (s): The Immortal Sorrow

    Baqir Shareef Al Qurashi Death of the Holy Prophet (s): The Immortal SorrowAfter appointing Imam Ali (a.s.) in Ghadeer Khum as the caliph over the nation after him, the Prophet (saws) set out [...]

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  • Weeping during Tragic Times

    By: Second Martyr, Sheikh Zayn ad-Din Ali ibn Muhammad al-Jabil Amili Translated from the Arabic by Yasin T. al-Jibouri Be informed that weeping by itself does not clash with perseverance or with [...]

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  • Life of Holy Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.) before Starting the Mission

    By: Ahmad Rahnamaei This paper is an attempt to study some aspects of the Prophet Mohammad’s life before his mission started. Issues such as the Prophet’s birth, his nursing, the [...]

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  • The Names of the Imams in the Holy Qur’an

    By: Hojjat al-Islam Mahdi Hadavi Tehrani Question: Why aren’t the names of the Imams expressly mentioned in the Qur`an? Brief Answer It must be noted that although the names of the pure Imams (ع) [...]

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  • A Brief Look at The Life of Imam Hussain (A.S)

    (This is) an account of the Imam after al-Hasan b. Ali, peace be on him, (giving) the date of his birth, the evidence of his Imamate, the age he reached, the period of his succession (khalifa), [...]

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  • The Nature of Understanding Allah

    By: Ayatullah al-Uzma Shaykh Husain Mazaheri A human being possesses innumerable instincts. One of these is the instinct of recognizing Allah or God. This means that man always makes an effort to [...]

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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 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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  • Imam Husain’s Great Revolution

    Author : Imam Reza Network Yazid’s Demand for Allegiance In 50 A.H. when Imam Hasan (A) was poisoned, the duty of Imamat became the responsibility of his younger brother Imam Husain (A). At [...]

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  • Meaning of Miracle

    Meaning of Miracle By: Sayyid Sa’eed Akhtar Rizvi ‘Mujiza’ (معجزة) in Arabic language means ‘that which disables,’ ‘that which people are unable to do-‘ In [...]

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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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  • The Arch Prophets

    There were five prophets who had divine books and independent teachings. They are referred to as Nuh (Noah) (AS), Ibrahim (Abraham) (AS), Musa (Moses) (AS), ‘Isa (Jesus) (AS), and Muhammad [...]

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  • Prophet Shu’ayb (A.S)

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

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  • 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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  • The Reappearance of The Great Reformer of The World – A Fundamental Religious Belief

    The Life of Imam al-Mahdi By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Sayyid Athar Husain S.H. Rizvi p. 279-285 The belief that at the end of the time a universal reformer will arise and [...]

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  • The Prophet’s Message To The Islamic Nation

    Author : Aalulbayt Global Information Center Intellectual problems regarding the relationship between the modern world and the age of the Prophet The Prophet came to the world to the burden that [...]

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  • Taqiya: Hiding One’s Religion in Times of Danger

    By:Ayatullah Shaykh Muhammad Husain Muzaffar No one of the Imams but al- Sadiq, peace be on him, suffered from the Marwani and the Abbasid dynasties, which waged war against the Islamic Law and [...]

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  • Muslims in the West

    The Holy Qur’an calls on women to cover their heads from men other than their father, husband, sons, uncles, and nephews, in order to avoid the risk of untoward glances and exploitation that [...]

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  • There is Always An Imam

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

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  • Karbala & Humanity

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

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  • Lady Fatimah (S.A) in Surat Al-Insaan (76)

    Allah the Exalted has said: “Verily the Good shall drink of a Cup (of wine) mixed with Kafur. A fountain where the Devotees of God do drink, making it flow in unstinted abundance. They [...]

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  • Morality of the Holy Prophet (PBUH)

    AHL AL-BAYT THE CELESTIAL BEINGS ON THE EARTH Author: Allama Hussein Ansariyan Translator: Dr. Ali Akbar Aghili Ashtiani P. 154-167 Imam al-Sadiq (a.s) reports: `Ali ibn Abi-Talib (a.s) was [...]

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  • Patience (Sabr)

    An Exposition of Hadith by Imam Khomeini Muhammad ibn Ya’qub al-Kulayni (R) from a group of his teachers, from Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Khalid, from his father, from ‘Ali ibn al-Nu’man, from ‘Abd [...]

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  • Sayings of Imam Hassan (A.S)

    1. Magnanimity is adhering to the religion, and honouring one’s self (nafs), and having a lenient conduct, and permanency of favours, and the discharging of rights. 2.Piety is the gateway [...]

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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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  • Youth and Religion

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

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  • Islamic Belief, Doctrine and Practices

    BY JIBRAIL BRILL The word Islam means peace and total submission to the will and law of God. A Muslim therefore is a person of peace to others and at peace with oneself and the environment. A [...]

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  • Zaynab Al-Hauraa (p), granddaughter of Prophet Muhammad (p)

    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 Islamic Concept of Knowledge

    While it is an open question whether an explicit and systematically worked out Islamic epistemology exists, it is undeniable that various epistemological issues have been discussed in Muslim [...]

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  • According to Islam, Is Religion Separate from Politics?

    By: Sayyid Rida’ Husayni Nasab Reply: First of all we had better clarify the meaning of “politics” so that its relationship with religion may become clear. There are two interpretations for [...]

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  • Islam’s Ideal Form of Democracy

    By: Muhammad Taqi Misbah Yazdi As to which of these administrative forms is acceptable to Islam, we have said earlier that if democracy in legislation means that whatever is approved by the [...]

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  • Factors for Islamic Unity

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  • Meaning of Ismat

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

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  • Sins (Offences) Are of Three Kinds

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

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  • The Ideal Leadership

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  • Islam and Democracy: An Obscure Relationship

    By: Fatima Al-Samak Democracy is determined by many different elements: culture, wealth, equalities, education, and some will say, religion. Religion as a determinant of democratic development [...]

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  • Seven Strategies to Train Kids in Ramadhan

    Holy Prophet Muhammad (saww): “No father has given a greater gift to his children than good moral training.” The many aspects of Ramadan – fasting, prayers, moral values, [...]

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