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  • 62 The Congregation, Al-Jumu’ah: Madani

    62 The Congregation Al-Jumu’ah: Madani ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. ALL THAT IS in the heavens and the earth sings the praises of [...]

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  • Al-Munaafiqoon (The Hypocrites)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. إِذَا جَاءَكَ الْمُنَافِقُونَ قَالُوا نَشْهَدُ إِنَّكَ لَرَسُولُ اللَّهِ ۗ وَاللَّهُ يَعْلَمُ إِنَّكَ [...]

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  • AL-ṬŪR The Mount الطور Meccan (surah 52 • 49 ayahs)

    AL-ṬŪR The Mount الطور Meccan (surah 52 • 49 ayahs) »The surah that opens with the oath of the Divine One swearing by THE MOUNT of Sinai, where the Torah was revealed to Moses. It takes its name [...]

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  • Norms of History Mentioned in The Holy Qur’an

    As we have said the Qur’anic concept of the norms of history has been mentioned in a large number of its verses and the fact of their existence has been emphasized in many ways. In some [...]

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  • AL-MUZZAMMIL Enwrapped المزمل Meccan (surah 73 • 20 ayahs)

    AL-MUZZAMMIL Enwrapped المزمل Meccan (surah 73 • 20 ayahs) »The surah that opens by addressing the mantled Prophet as the ENWRAPPED Messenger. It takes its name from the word “wrapped in mantle” [...]

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  • 83 The Defrauders, Al-Mutaffifin: Makki

    83 The Defrauders Al-Mutaffifin: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. WOE TO THOSE who give short measure, 2. Who insist on being [...]

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  • 78 The Announcement An-Naba’: Makki

    78 The Announcement An-Naba’: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. OF WHAT ARE they asking one another? 2. (Is it) of the great [...]

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

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

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  • Al-Ghaafir (The Forgiver)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. Beta version. Kindly report any error in this text (specify the surah and aya numbers). Quran arabic text [...]

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  • AL-QĀRIʿAH The Catastrophe القارعة Meccan (surah 101 • 11 ayahs)

    AL-QĀRIʿAH The Catastrophe القارعة Meccan (surah 101 • 11 ayahs) »The surah that opens with this single world, al-Qāriʿah, meaning THE CATASTROPHE, for that is the repeated sound that shall [...]

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  • Ar-Rahman (The Beneficent)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. الرَّحْمَٰنُ {1} [Pooya/Ali Commentary 55:1] Refer to the summary of surah al Fatihah and commentary of [...]

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  • Al-Hajj (The Pilgrimage)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. يَا أَيُّهَا النَّاسُ اتَّقُوا رَبَّكُمْ ۚ إِنَّ زَلْزَلَةَ السَّاعَةِ شَيْءٌ عَظِيمٌ {1} [...]

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  • 107 Things of Common Use, Al-Ma’un: Makki

    107 Things of Common Use Al-Ma’un: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. HAVE YOU SEEN him who denies the Day of Judgement? 2. It is [...]

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  • 69 The Concrete Reality, Al-Haqqah: Makki

    69 The Concrete Reality Al-Haqqah: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most-benevolent, ever-merciful. THE CONCRETE REALITY. 2. What is the concrete reality? 3. [...]

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  • An-Nahl (The Bee)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. أَتَىٰ أَمْرُ اللَّهِ فَلَا تَسْتَعْجِلُوهُ ۚ سُبْحَانَهُ وَتَعَالَىٰ عَمَّا يُشْرِكُونَ {1} [...]

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  • AL-ʿALAQ The Clinging Mass العلق Meccan (surah 96 • 19 ayahs)

    AL-ʿALAQ The Clinging Mass العلق Meccan (surah 96 • 19 ayahs) »The surah that contains the first revealed verses of the Quran, reminding the human being of THE CLINGING MASS, a stage that [...]

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  • 70 The Steps, Al-Ma’arij: Makki

    70 The Steps Al-Ma’arij: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. AN INQUIRER ASKED for the affliction that is to come 2. Upon the [...]

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  • The Holy Qur’an Brings a Message of Guidance and Social Justice

    By: Sayyid Muhammad Husayn Jalali The Qur’an is a revelation sent by God (the All-Mighty) to Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him and his family). Muslims believe that the Qur’an is the last [...]

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  • Al-Hujraat (The Inner Apartments)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا لَا تُقَدِّمُوا بَيْنَ يَدَيِ اللَّهِ وَرَسُولِهِ ۖ وَاتَّقُوا اللَّهَ ۚ [...]

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  • The Allegorical Verses of the Holy Qur’an about the Ismah of the Prophets

    By: Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi After explaining the meaning and importance of ‘ismah for the prophets and messengers of Allah which is also supported by the Qur’anic verses we quoted [...]

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  • Al-Ma’mun Questions Imam al-Rida (A.S)

    The Life of Imam Ali Ibn Musa al-Rida By : Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi P. 222 – 247 Al-Ma’mun asked Imam al-Rida, peace be on him,some questions. More likely, he wanted to test him. The Imam [...]

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  • Morality of Imam al-Hadi (A.S)

    AHL AL-BAYT THE CELESTIAL BEINGS ON THE EARTH Author: Allama Hussein Ansariyan Translator: Dr. Ali Akbar Aghili Ashtiani P. 229-231 Abu-Hashim Ja`fari has reported: I was afflicted with a bad [...]

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  • And Thus The Head Remains Held High

    Written By: Sayed Ahmed Marhamat On the day of Ashura, over 1300 years ago, a noble man was slaughtered thirsty on the land of Karbala, just by the river Euphrates The head of the martyr was [...]

    And Thus The Head Remains Held High
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  • Abu Bakr Versus Lady Fatima (S.A)

    Written By: Abu Muhammed Al-Ordoni Fatima-the only surviving child of the Prophet, his most beloved- claimed inheritance of the property which could be apportioned to her in the lands of Medina [...]

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  • The Sweet Basil of the Prophet (PBUH&HP)

    One of the most beautiful and deep aspects of the life of Imam Hussain (PBUH), is the great and excessive attention that Prophet Muhammad (PBUH&HP) showed towards him and his elder brother [...]

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  • Imam Hassan ibn Ali (A.S) and The Holy Quran

    Written By: Mulla Mujahidali Sheriff HIS RECITATION OF THE HOLY QURAN Shaykh Sadooq (a.r.) has reported that: [Whenever Imam Hasan al-Mujtaba (as) recited the Holy Quran and came across the [...]

    Imam Hassan ibn Ali (A.S) and The Holy Quran
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  • Ar-Radhiah Al-Mardhiyah

    Written By: Abu Muhammed Al-Ordoni AR-RADHIAH (THE SATISFIED OR GRATIFIED ONE) Accepting what Allah ordains for one’s self, is considered an excellent degree of belief in Allah-Glory be to [...]

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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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  • Ali ibn al-Husayn Zaynul-‘Abidin( Peace be Upon him )

    A Brief History of The Fourteen Infallibles By: Ansariyan Publications P. 111 – 116 Name: ‘Ali. Title: Zaynu’l-‘Abidin. Agnomen: Abu Muhammad. Father’s name: [...]

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  • Examples of Jurisprudence 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. 148-167   1. Queries of Muhammad bin Abdullah bin Ja’far Muhammad bin Abdullah [...]

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  • Imam Muhammad Al-Baqir (A.S)

    Taken from Kitab al Irshad By: Sheikh al-Mufid P. 393 – 401 Al-Baqir Muhammad b. Ali b. al-Husayn, peace be on them, was out of (all) his brothers the successor of his father, Ali b. [...]

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  • Ahlul-Bayt (A.S) in the Holy Qur’an and the Holy Prophet’s Traditions (Sunnah) – Part 2

    The Prophetic Traditions (Sunnah) in the School of the Ahlul-Bait It is narrated that the Messenger of Allah (s.a.w.) said: May Allah prosper the person who heard my saying, memorized it, [...]

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  • Martyrdom of Imam Musa Al-Kadhim (a.s.)

    The earth, as a whole, was created, in the eyes of the Imam to be a worshipping place, a concept first presented by the Apostle of Allah (s.a.w.). This life was created so that people could serve [...]

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

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

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  • Imam Ja’far bin. Muhammad al Sadiq (A.S)

    Kitab Al-Irshad By: Sheikh al Mufid P. 408 – 430 This is an account of the Imam who was in charge (al-qai’im) after Abu Ja’far Muhammad b. Ali, peace be on them, (including) who [...]

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  • Fatimah (S.A): The Link Between Prophethood and Imamate

    The link between prophethood and Imammah Fatimah (as) was the only woman connecting prophethood and Imamah and was the link between the two. She was the daughter of the Prophet (sawa), the wife [...]

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  • Sayings of Imam Hasan (A.S)

    Compiled and Translated by: Syed Zainulabedin Razavi, Tehran, Iran Name: Hasan Title: Mujtaba ,Sibte Akbar Bye name: Abu Mohammad Father: Ali ibne Abi Taleb(A.S). Mother: Fatima binte Mohammad [...]

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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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  • 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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  • Imam Ali (A.S.) and Caliphs

    By: Rasul Ja’fariyan If it is true to assume that at Messenger’s time, Muhajirun were of two different political fronts and some were trying to win the caliphate, then one must accept [...]

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

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

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  • The Sun Returned for Ali (A.S.)

    Author: Sheikh al-Mufid He said: Abu Ubaidullah Muhammad b. Imran al-Marzbani reported to me from Abu Bakr Ahmad b. Muhammad b. Isa al-Makki, who reported from al-Sheikh al-Swaleh Abu Abdil [...]

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

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

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  • The Traditions on the Twelve infallible and immaculate holy Imams (A.S.)

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi After proving imamate and the cImam Ali (A.S.)phate of Imam ‘Imam Ali (A.S.), peace be upon him, we will mention the Traditions in relation to the other Imams. 1. [...]

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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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  • The Prophetic Mission in Makkah

    Author : Imam Reza Network The First Revelation The Holy Prophet (S) use to spend a lot of his time in the cave of Mount Hira, which is a mountain overlooking the Holy Ka’ba, some three [...]

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  • The Divine Cultural Revolution

    By: Martyr Ayatullah Sayyid Muhammad Husayni Beheshti In the Name of Allah, the Merciful, the Compassionate Lord, open my breast, and ease for me my task. Unloose the knot upon my tongue that [...]

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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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  • Imam al-Baqir (A.S) Proclaimed Islamic Jurisprudence

    As for the jurisprudence of the members of the House (ahl al-Bayt), peace be on them, most of it was taken from the two Ima`ms al-Ba`qir and his son al-Sa`diq, peace be on them. The Ima`mi [...]

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  • The Love of Prophet (PBUH) for Lady Fatima (S.A)

    Fatima (A.S.) The Gracious By: Abu Muhammad Ordoni P. 175 – 181 It is difficult to define the extent of the Prophet’s love for Fatima (A.S.) for she occupied a special place in his [...]

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  • Fatima (S.A)’s Immigration

    Upon being inflicted with the deaths of Lady Khadija and Abu Talib, the Prophet decided to immigrate to Medina. He ordered Ali to lie down in his bed during the night that later came to be known [...]

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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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  • Kufa: Stage of Shi’i Activities

    By: Prof. Dr. Sayyid Husayn Muhammad Ja’fari From the time ‘Ali moved to Kufa in 36/656, or even earlier, the city became the main centre of Shi’i movements, aspirations, hopes, [...]

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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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  • 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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  • Lady Fatimah (S.A) in The Verse of Mubahala

    Allah, the Exalted said: “If anyone disputes in this matter with thee, now after (full) knowledge hath come to thee, say: `Come! Let us gather together; our sons arid your sons, our women [...]

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  • Purity: The Most Important Characteristic of Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.)

    By: Muhammadi Rayshahri The Messenger of Allah (S.A.W.) said: Allah the Almighty has divided people into two groups, holding us as the best of the two, for He has talked of Ashabal-Yamin (the [...]

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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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  • Character of Imam Mudjtaba (A.S)

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 333-335 Imām Hasan was born on Ramadān 15, 3 A.H. He looked like his forefather, Allāh’s Apostle.[1] After his [...]

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  • Hamzah, the Brave

    Muhammed Mustafa, the Messenger of Allah (may Allah bless him and his Ahlel-Bayt), though safe under the protection of his uncle, Abu Talib, was not immune from harassment by the infidels. [...]

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  • Do Shi‘ah think that Archangel Jibrail has Committed Treachery?

    By: Sayyid Rida’ Husayni Nasab Reply: Before proving the groundlessness of this loathsome accusation made against the Shi‘ah by some ignorant or spiteful people, it is appropriate to trace [...]

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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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  • Humanity Awaiting the Promising Hope

    By: Ayatullah Muhammad Taqi Mudaressi And how can you disbelieve, while it is you to whom the communications of Allah are recited, and among you is His apostle? And whoever holds fast to Allah he [...]

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

    By: Prof. Dr. Sayyid Husayn Muhammad Ja’fari On Mu’awiya death, his son Yazid assumed the caliphate in accordance with the former’s unprecedented testament in Rajab 60/March [...]

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  • Hazrat Is’haq (A.S) and Hazrat Yaqub (A.S)

    Translated by Fatima Zabeth Beenesh from the Farsi book “Tarikh i-Anbiya az Adam ta Khatam” by Husain Imadzadeh There are ten ayaat present in the Holy Quran about Prophet Is’haq a.s. [...]

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  • Imam Ali’s Distinguished Place in Literary History

    “Ali deserves a distinguished place in literary history,” Devenport remarks, “in as much as he had cultivated his mind with an ease and assiduity unusual in his age and country. He left many [...]

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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 Universal Mission of Holy Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.)

    By : Ayatullah Muhammad Jawad Chirri Late Director of the Islamic Center of America Wilson: The history of the Prophet informs us that at the age of forty, while he was worshipping on Mount Hira, [...]

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  • Issue of Badaa

    Author : Imam Reza Network In another session, al-Mamoon invited him to debate Sulayman al-Maroozi, Khurasan’s scientist in kalam(theology), and the debate between them dealt with some [...]

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  • The Relationship between Philosophy and Theology in the Postmodern Age

    Dr. Muhammad Legenhausen When I was a student at a Catholic high school in Queens, New York, I was taught that although philosophy is the mother of the sciences, she is also the handmaid of [...]

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  • Belief in the Reality of the Unseen Involves More than God

    God and His Attributes By: Sayyid Mujtaba Musavi Lari Translated by: Hamid Algar P. 37-46 One of the characteristics of the unique God to the knowledge and worship of Whom Prophets and religious [...]

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  • The Aversion for Death

    By: An Exposition of Hadith by Imam Khomeini With my continuous sanad reaching up to the pillar of Islam and its reliable authority, Muhammad ibn Ya’qub al-Kulayni, from Muhammad ibn Yahya, from [...]

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  • Misgivings about the Religious Pluralisms of Seyyed Hossein Nasr and John Hick

    Dr. Muhammad Legenhausen 0n 25 October 1994, the Turkish scholar Adnan Aslan interviewed Profs. Nasr and Hick at the home of John Hick in Birmingham. The topic of discussion was religious [...]

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  • Operations Personnel of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.)

    By: Muhammad Dhahir Watr Operations personnel were all the units responsible for planning, command, training, upgrading weapons, equipment and war strategies and all matters related to these. We [...]

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  • The Infinite Power of God

    By: Sayyid Mujtaba Musavi Lari The infinite power of God has no clearer proof than that furnished by the study and examination of the phenomena of the created universe and the multiple forms and [...]

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  • The Infinite Knowledge of Allah

    By: Ayatullah Ja`far Subhani {Say (to the people O’ Muhammad): ‘Do you wish to teach Allah about your Din (complete way of life) whereas Allah knows all that is contained in the Heavens and all [...]

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  • Tawassul

    Written by Dr. ‘Abd al-Karim Bi-Azar “O you who believe! Fear Allah and seek an approach unto Him…” (Holy Qur’an 5:35) Over the last few centuries, the Muslims have [...]

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  • Some Signs of Day of Resurrection

    By:Sayyid Saeed Akhtar Rizvi   Exact Timing: a Hidden Secret of Allah The coming of the Day of Reckoning is a certainty, as Allah has said in the Qur’an:- “This is because verily [...]

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  • Holy Prophet of Allah in His youth

    Author : Imam Reza Network From this discussion we can hopefully know and follow the Prophet of Islam (S.A.W.) better than before. 1- Prophet (S.A.W.) at breast and his childhood Prophet Muhammad [...]

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  • Beginnings of Bitter Struggle

    Balagh Foundation The reaction of the pre-Islamic Arabs towards the call of the Prophet (pbuh) took many forms: Attacking the Prophet (saw) in Person At the beginning of the Prophet’s [...]

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