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  • 85 Signs of the Zodiac, Al-Buruj: Makki

    85 Signs of the Zodiac Al-Buruj: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. I CALL TO witness the sky (bespangled) with the signs of the [...]

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  • Al-Hadid (The Iron)

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

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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} [Shakir 38:1] Suad, I swear by the Quran, full of admonition. بَلِ [...]

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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} [Pooya/Ali Commentary 53:1] It is reported by Ibn Abbas that one night, [...]

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  • At-Talaaq (Divorce)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. يَا أَيُّهَا النَّبِيُّ إِذَا طَلَّقْتُمُ النِّسَاءَ فَطَلِّقُوهُنَّ لِعِدَّتِهِنَّ وَأَحْصُوا الْعِدَّةَ [...]

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  • 48 Victory, Al-Fath: Madani

    48 Victory Al-Fath: Madani ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most-benevolent, ever-merciful. WE HAVE GIVEN you a splendent victory 2. That God may save you from [...]

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  • Islam and Iman from the Viewpoint of the Holy Qur’an

    By: Ayatullah Ja`far Subhani {The Desert `Arabs (come to you O’ Muhammad) and say ‘We have true belief!’ Say to them (O’ Muhammad, blessings of Allah be upon him and his progeny) that, ’You are [...]

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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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  • 23 The True Believers, Al-Mu’minun: Makki

    23 The True Believers Al-Mu’minun: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. THE TRUE BELIEVERS will be successful, 2. Who are humble in [...]

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  • Surat Al-Fajr – A Commentary

    In The Name of Allah, The Beneficent the Merciful! Sura Fajr – Break of Dawn No. 89 (30 Verses) Contents of the Sura: This Sura, like many other Meccan Suras, contains short, meaningful, [...]

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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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  • Al-Kahf (The Cave)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي أَنْزَلَ عَلَىٰ عَبْدِهِ الْكِتَابَ وَلَمْ يَجْعَلْ لَهُ عِوَجًا ۜ {1} [...]

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  • Al-Mujaadila (The Pleading Woman)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. قَدْ سَمِعَ اللَّهُ قَوْلَ الَّتِي تُجَادِلُكَ فِي زَوْجِهَا وَتَشْتَكِي إِلَى اللَّهِ وَاللَّهُ يَسْمَعُ [...]

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  • 24 The Light, An-Nur: Madani

    24 The Light An-Nur: Madani ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. WE HAVE REVEALED this Surah and made it obligatory as We have sent down [...]

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  • Faatir (The Originator)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ فَاطِرِ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ جَاعِلِ الْمَلَائِكَةِ رُسُلًا أُولِي أَجْنِحَةٍ [...]

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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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  • AL-NŪR The Light النور Medinan (surah 24 • 64 ayahs)

    AL-NŪR The Light النور Medinan (surah 24 • 64 ayahs) »The surah that contains the inimitable verse that celebrates God as THE LIGHT of the heavens and earth, guiding to Himself whomever He so [...]

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  • Al-Waaqia (The Inevitable)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. إِذَا وَقَعَتِ الْوَاقِعَةُ {1} [Yusufali 56:1] When the Event inevitable cometh to pass, لَيْسَ [...]

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  • Arrogance of the Children of Isra’il

    In that book (Torah) we told the Children of Isra’il, “You are certain to become exceedingly arrogant and will establish tyrannical regimes on two occasions.” On the first, we [...]

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  • The Holy Quran – Book of Knowledge & Guidance

    Written By: Mulla Mujahidali Sheriff DYNAMIC SOURCE OF KNOWLEDGE: The Holy Quran is the dynamic source of Knowledge. Imam Ali bin Abi Talib (as) has said, Know that it (Quran) contains knowledge [...]

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  • Imam Hassan (A.S) – The Second Imam

    Name: HASSAN(AS) Title: AL-MUJTABAH(A.S) Kunyat: ABUL MOHAMMAD(A.S) Born: On Tuesday, 15h. Ramadan, 3 AH in Al-Medina, Arabia GrandFather: The Holy Prophet Mohammad(pbuh&hf) Father: Imam Ali [...]

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  • Morality and Character of Imam Al-Mahdi (A.J)

    AHL AL-BAYT THE CELESTIAL BEINGS ON THE EARTH Author: Allama Hussein Ansariyan Translator: Dr. Ali Akbar Aghili Ashtiani P. 234-241 The Imams of Ahl al-Bayt (a.s), due to restrictions imposed on [...]

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  • Personality of Hadrat Abbas (A.S)

    Author : Imam Reza Network Al-Abbas ibn Ali was a whole world of virtues and merits. His personality included each and every lofty characteristic. It is however sufficient honor for him to be the [...]

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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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  • Lady Fatimah Zahra ( Peace be Upon her )

    A Brief History of The Fourteen Infallibles By: Ansariyan Publications P. 47 – 53 Name: Fatimah. Title: az- Zahra’. Agnomen: Ummu ‘l-A’immah. Father’s name: Muhammad [...]

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  • Imam Hasan al-Askari (A.S.)

    Author : Imam Reza Network Imam Hassan al-Askari was born in Madina,on 8th day of the month of Rabi’ Thani, in the year 232 A.H. He was called ‘al-Askari’ in connection with the [...]

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  • Birth of Imam Zayn al-Abidin(A.S.)

    The world brightened when Ima`m Zayn al-‘Abidin, peace be on him, was born, for he would split the fountain of knowledge and wisdom in the earth. He would also show, through his behavior, [...]

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  • The Ideal Leadership

    Written By: Ahmed H Sheriff NEED OF LEADERSHIP Man is a social animal. He is divinely endowed with gregarious nature to meet socially, to plan and do tasks in groups, to delight in company, to [...]

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  • Hadrat Fatima (A.S.): The Sacred Spring of Kawthar

    By: Seyyed Ali Shahbaz “We have given you Kawthar… Surely your enemy is the one who shall be without posterity.” (Holy Quran 109:1,3) God the Almighty revealed the above verses when ‘Amr ibn ‘Aas [...]

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

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

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  • Imam Hassan ibn Ali (A.S)

    Written By: Mulla Mujahidali Sheriff Birth: 15th Holy Ramadhan 3 A.H. in Madina Parents: Imam Ali (a.s) & Sayyida Fatimah al-Zahra (a.s) Death: 7th Safar 50 A.H. in Madina Death Cause: [...]

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  • Imam Ali Raza (A.S)

    Name: – Ali Title: – Ar-Ridha Kunyat: -Abul Hasan Born: -Thursday 11th of Zilqad 148 A.H., in Medina Father’s Name: – Moosa ibn Ja’far Al Kazim Mother’s Name: [...]

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  • We Cry for Hussain (A.S) So did the Prophet of Islam (PBUH)

    Written By: Yasser al-Madani Every year, Muslims around the world commemorate the tragedy of Karbala. They attend mourning meetings and processions in which the story of Karbala is retold, [...]

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  • The Status of Imam Hussain (A.S)

    The status of Imam Hussein (Abu-Abdullah) (a.s.) is unparalleled, except by that of his father, mother, brother, and the Imams of his offspring, on all of them be the peace and blessings of [...]

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  • Characteristics and Qualities 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. 47-52 The qualities and merits of His Eminence, Mahdi (a.s) are same as those of the [...]

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  • “Fatimah (A.S.) is the Master of All the Women of the Worlds.”

    In one of these statements (on which both Shiites and Sunnites agree) the Great Prophet (S.A.W.)says: “Fatimah is the master of all the women of the worlds.” Although it is mentioned [...]

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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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  • Impressions of Character of Imam Reza (A.S)

    The Life of Imam Ali Ibn Musa al-Rida By : Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi P. 103 – 122 Imam Abu Mohammed al-Rida, peace be on him, is famous for his outstanding merits and talents. He has [...]

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

      The Origins and Early Development of Shi’a Islam By: S. Husain M. Jafri P. 259 – 288 The sixth Imam, Abu ‘Abd Allah Ja’far, the eldest son of Muhammad al-Baqir, was [...]

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  • Imam Hassan (A.S)

    Written By: Um Ali His birth Hassan (as) bin Ali (as)al Mujtaba was born on the 15th of Ramadhan, 3 AH into an auspicious household. His mother was Fatima (as), daughter of the Prophet (pbuh) [...]

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  • Peace Pact

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 328-333 Concerning the articles stipulated in the pact and signed by Imām Hasan (a) and Mu‘āwiya, there is no [...]

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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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  • Fadak in the Political Arena

    Written By: Abu Muhammed Al-Ordoni In addition to being a reason encouraging others to be unjust to Ahlul-Bayt, the usurping of Fadak by Abu Bakr ignited political unrest throughot history. Sheik [...]

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  • Attitude & Conduct of the Holy Prophet Muhammed (PBUH)

    Written By: Martyr Murtadha Mutahari In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. “It was by the mercy of Allah that you were gentle with them (O, Muhammed) for if you had been harsh [...]

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  • Did Janab Abu Talib die a believer?

    By: Sayyid Rida’ Husayni Nasab Reply: From the viewpoint of the Shi‘ah, Abu Talib, the son of ‘Abd al-Muttalib, the eminent father of the Commander of the Faithful ‘Ali (‘a) and the uncle [...]

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  • A Meeting With Sayyid Muhammad Baqir Al-Sadr

    Author: Tijani Al-Samawi I went with Abu Shubbar to al-Sayyid Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr’s house, and on the way he honoured me and talked to me about the famous Ulama and about Taqlid [...]

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  • The Destiny of Muslim Ibn e Aqil (A.S)

    By: T. Zayn al-‘Abidin Introduction The caravan of al-Imam al-Husayn (‘alayhi salam) was travelling toward the city of Kufa in Iraq, during the month of Zhul Hijjah 60AH when a [...]

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  • Shi‘a Ideology’s Practicality

    By: Sayyid Lutfullah Safi al-Gulpaygani QUESTION: Keeping in view the fact that aside from the short five-year period of Amir al-Mu’minin (peace be upon him), the administration of society was [...]

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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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  • Birth of Prophet Hazrat Muhammed (PBUH)

    Muhammed (s) was born on Friday, the 17th Rabi’-ul-Awwal, 1st year of ‘Amul-Fil (corresponding to 570 C.E.) to bring the Message of God to the world. In Sunni circles, 12th [...]

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  • Arabia Before Islam

    Author : Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani To know the conditions prevailing in Arabia before the advent of Islam we can avail ourselves of the following sources: 1. The Old Testament [...]

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  • Hazrat Adam (A.S)

    Author : Imam Reza Network When the God, the Munificent (extremely liberal in giving, very generous) wished and created the earthly face and body of Adam a.s. and kindled the spirit in it and [...]

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  • The Trustworthy

    It had rained heavily and continuously for a long period, and the water poured down towards the Holy Ka’aba in Masjid-ul-Haram, the big mosque in Mecca, The Ka’aba was in the lower [...]

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  • How do the Shi‘ah view the Sahabah {Companions}?

    By: Sayyid Rida’ Husayni Nasab Reply: According to the Shi‘ah, those who happened to meet and accompany the Prophet (S) can be divided into some groups. Before explaining this statement in [...]

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  • Arbaeen of Imam Hossein (A.S)

    Arbaeen Anniversary of Imam Hossein We condolence on the Arbaeen anniversary, marking end of a 40-day mourning period after the martyrdom anniversary of Hazrat Hussein ibn Ali (AS), the third [...]

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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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  • A Refuge of Mankind

    “Because of you we are relieved of our sorrows and our difficulties are solved.” (Ziaarat-e-Jamia) “If we had not protected you, you would have been surrounded by calamities and your [...]

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  • Hazrat Mohammad (PBUH), the Messenger of merciful

    Truly, even thinking about the Prophet (saw) is extremely difficult and awe inspiring. A great personage like Ali (AS) said: “Whenever we found the situation to be grave, we used to take [...]

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  • Wilayat in Ghadir

    Author : Al-shia.org Hadith no.29: The Prophet and the Wilayat of ‘Ali عَنْ أَبِي سَعِيدٍ قَالَ: لَمَّا كَانَ يَوْمُ غَدِيرِ خُمٍّ أَمَرَ رَسُولُ اللٌّهِمُنَادِيًا فَنَادى: أَلصَّلوٌةُ [...]

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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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  • Visiting The Shrines of The Prophets, Imams and Saints

    Some people accuse the Shias of believing that it is permissible to visit the shrines of the Prophets, Imams and saints, building them, to seek blessings through them, to pray and make [...]

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  • Ghadir Tradition: The Expressive Evidence for Guardianship

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

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

    Allamah Tabatabaee The Qur’an In Islam p. 17-22 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 [...]

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  • Reformation, Fundamental Policy of Imam Ali (A.S)

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 217-223 Imām considered his major mission a reformation. This was because he abided by religion and tradition. In [...]

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  • Islam, the Last Manifestation of Revelation

    Written by: Dar Rahe Haq Institute Writing Board, Qom, Iran From the first, Islam has said that it is the last message, and Muslims have accepted this fact with wisdom and with love, and have [...]

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  • The Caliphate of Imam Hasan (A.S.)

    By: Prof. Dr. Sayyid Husayn Muhammad Ja’fari During the last year of ‘Ali’s caliphate, Muawiya b. Abi Sufyan, the governor of Syria and the main challenger of ‘Ali, [...]

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  • Life of The Next World

    By : Martyr Ayatullah Murtada Mutahhari The principle of belief in the eternal life of the next world is one of the important points of Islamic conception of cosmos and a fundamental tenet of [...]

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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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  • How does the Quran present God?

    God and His Attributes By: Sayyid Mujtaba Musavi Lari Translated by: Hamid Algar P. 95-100   When we wish to assess the scientific personality and knowledge of a scholar we examine his works [...]

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  • The Splendor of the Prophet of Islam

    Author : Aim Islam Network Previous Prophets mentioned some of the characteristics of the Prophet of Islam in their heavenly books, giving their followers the glad tidings of his future [...]

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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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  • Monotheism: The First Principle of Divine Outlook on Universe

    By:Professor Muhsin Qara’ati We all have heard the word “Outlook on Universe” which means a complete enunciation of life. Some people who observe this Universe find it a [...]

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  • Salat is The Pillar of Faith

    By: Allamah Syed Muhammad Husain Tabataba’i The precepts and teachings of Islam are divided into three parts: beliefs, ethics, and commandments. After knowing Allah, we must perform actions [...]

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  • Definition (of God) in Divine Theology

    Author : Imam Reza Network It was related that in the divine religions, mysticism to lordly essence has never been discussed in the form of one irresolute and uncertain matter, which requires [...]

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  • Fair Exposition of The Difference Between The Truth and Aberration

    By: Muhsin Fayz Kashani (d. 1091.1680) Praise be to Allah Who has saved us by our clutching the rope of the two weighty things which He has extended for us into the abyss of error, and [...]

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  • Why is the Holy Qur’an a Miracle and How ?

    The Light of The Holy Qur’an Sura Al-Baqarah Verses 23 – 24, Part 1 p. 117 – 122 Sura Al-Baqarah (23) وَإِن كُنتُمْ فِي رَيْبٍ مِّمَّا نَزَّلْنَا عَلَى عَبْدِنَا فَأْتُواْ [...]

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  • Some Queries Regarding Occultation of Imam Mahdi (A.S)

    The Life of Imam al-Mahdi By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Sayyid Athar Husain S.H. Rizvi p. 246-254 1. What is the benefit derived from the occultation of the Imam of the Age [...]

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  • The Bridge, Which Passes from The Top of The Hell

    Author : By: Shaykh Abbas Qummi   Serat’ in the grammatical sense means a way or a road, and it’s meaning according to the Shari’ah is a bridge or a road which passes from [...]

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  • Prophet Yaqub (A.S) & Prophet Yusuf (A.S)

    Yaqub was also known as Israil. Israil’s children could see that Yusuf was their father’s favourite. This made them very jealous. They became so jealous, some of them actually wanted [...]

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  • The Day of Judgment

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

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