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

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

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  • As-Saff (The Ranks)

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

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  • Ar-Room (The Romans)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. الم {1} [Pooya/Ali Commentary 30:1] Refer to the commentary of al Baqarah : 1 for Alif, Lam, Mim (huruf [...]

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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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  • Al-Maaida (The Table)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful.   يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا أَوْفُوا بِالْعُقُودِ ۚ أُحِلَّتْ لَكُمْ بَهِيمَةُ الْأَنْعَامِ [...]

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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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  • Luqman (Luqman)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. الم {1} [Pooya/Ali Commentary 31:1] Refer to the commentary of Baqarah: 1.   تِلْكَ آيَاتُ [...]

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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} [Shakir 54:1] The hour drew nigh and the moon did rend [...]

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  • AL-MURSALĀT The Emissaries المرسلات Meccan (surah 77 • 50 ayahs)

    AL-MURSALĀT The Emissaries المرسلات Meccan (surah 77 • 50 ayahs) »The surah that opens with the oath of the Divine One swearing by the EMISSARIES as those sent forth in succession. It takes its [...]

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  • Al-Faatiha (The Opening)

    بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ {1} [Yusufali 1:1] In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ رَبِّ الْعَالَمِينَ {2} [Yusufali 1:2] Praise be to Allah, the [...]

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  • Al-A’araaf (The Heights)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. المص {1} [Yusufali 7:1] Alif, Lam, Mim, Sad. كِتَابٌ أُنْزِلَ إِلَيْكَ فَلَا يَكُنْ فِي صَدْرِكَ حَرَجٌ [...]

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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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  • The Science of Qur’anic Commentary and the Different Groups of Commentators

    Allamah Tabatabaee The Qur’an In Islam p. 47-51 After the death of the Prophet a group of his companions, including Ubayy ibn Ka’b, ‘Abd Allah ibn Mas’ud, Jabir ibn [...]

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  • Ar-Rahman (The Beneficent)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. الرَّحْمَٰنُ {1} [Pickthal 55:1] The Beneficent عَلَّمَ الْقُرْآنَ {2} [Pickthal 55:2] Hath made known [...]

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  • The Holy Qur’an’s Teachings about the Creator of the World

    By: Allamah Syed Muhammad Husain Tabataba’i “… Is there doubt about Allah, the Maker of the heavens and the earth … (14:10)?” Explanation: In daylight, everything is [...]

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  • 6 The Cattle Al-An’am: Makki

    6 The Cattle Al-An’am: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. ALL PRAISE BE to God who created the heavens and the earth, and [...]

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  • 109 The Unbelievers, Al-Kafirun: Makki

    109 The Unbelievers Al-Kafirun: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. SAY: “O YOU unbelievers, 2. I do not worship what you worship, [...]

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  • Al-Ahqaf (The Dunes)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. حم {1} [Pickthal 46:1] Ha. Mim. تَنْزِيلُ الْكِتَابِ مِنَ اللَّهِ الْعَزِيزِ الْحَكِيمِ {2} [...]

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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} [Pickthal 56:1] When the event befalleth – لَيْسَ لِوَقْعَتِهَا [...]

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  • An-Naml (The Ant)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. طس ۚ تِلْكَ آيَاتُ الْقُرْآنِ وَكِتَابٍ مُبِينٍ {1} [Pooya/Ali Commentary 27:1] Refer to the commentary [...]

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  • Sayings of Imam Hussain (A.S)

    Imam Husain’s Admonition I advise you to adhere to God-fearing, warn you against the difficult days, and show you the signs of Allah. The feared (death) is about to come with its frightful [...]

    Sayings of Imam Hussain (A.S)
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  • Birth of Hadrat Fatima Al-Zahra (S.A)

    A selection of narrations mentioned in Volume 6 of Bihar Al-Anwar. Gabriel descended to the Messenger of Allah (S) and told him: O Muhammad! The Most Exalted sends His peace upon you and commands [...]

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

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

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  • A Supplication from Imam Mahdi (A.T.F.)

    Compiled and Translated by: Syed Zainulabedin Razavi, Tehran, Iran O God! sustain us with Thy goodwill for obedience as a duty And for abstinence from sin and criminality, And for intentions with [...]

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  • Commentary on the Supplication of Salawat Sha’baniyyah as Taught by Imam Zainul Abideen (A.S)

    By: Jerrmein Abu Shahba بِسْمِ اللّهِ الرَّحْمـَنِ الرَّحِيمِ   In the name of Allah the Merciful, the Compassionate The expression of Bimillah Al Rahman Al Raheem, also known as Basmala, is [...]

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  • The Narrators of Imam Jafar al-Sadiq(A.S.)

    Author : Imam Reza Network The narrators of Abu Abd Allah (al- Sadiq), peace be on him, were over four- thousand, as we have already mentioned. In his book al- Irshad, Shaykh al- Mufid, may Allah [...]

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  • The towering status of Eid ul Ghadir

    By: Faez Karimi Hadith no. 1: The ‘Eid of the Khilafat and Wilayat It has been narrated from Ziyad ibn Muhammad that he said, “I went to see Abi ‘Abdillah [Ja’far ibn Muhammad [...]

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  • The Companions and the Narrators of the Traditions of Imam Hasan al-Askari (A.S.)

    By: Baqir Shareef al-Qurashi The Abbasid government did not allow ‘Ulama’ and jurisprudent to communicate with Imam Abu Muhammad (a.s.) lest his virtues and vast knowledge would be [...]

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  • Review of Al-Maqtal al-Husayni al-Ma’thur (The Hadith-Based Martyrdom Account of Imam al-Husayn (A.S.)

    Author : Imam Reza Network Review of: Al-Maqtal al-Husayni al-Ma’thur [The Hadith-Based Martyrdom Account of Imam al-Husayn], 2nd ed. by Muhammad-Jawad al-Tabasi. Tehran: Daral-Sami`, 2007. [...]

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

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

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  • Recognizing Justice

    The Life of Imam Zayn al-‘Abidin By: Bāqir Sharif al-Qarashi P. 332 – 375 The following tradition is one of the Imām’s wise sayings. In it the Imām defines man’s justice [...]

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  • Wonderful Short Maxims of Imam Hasan al-Askari (A.S.)

    Compiled by: Baqir Shareef al-Qurashi The following are some of the wonderful maxims transmitted from Imam Abu Muhammad al-Askari (a.s.). He said, 1. “If fate is inevitable, then for what [...]

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  • Sunni Traditions on Imam Hussain (A.S)

    In this article, I would like to present some of the traditions recorded in the Sunni collections of the traditions Regarding him: The Messenger of Allah said: “Al-Hasan and al-Husain are [...]

    Sunni Traditions on Imam Hussain (A.S)
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  • The Subject Matter: ILL Nature

    THE PROPHET OF ISLAM: “THE PERFECT EXEMPLAR” We all know that one of the most important factors of Islam’s advancement was the perfect conduct of the Prophet of Islam (SAW). [...]

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  • Imam Ali’s Maxims of Warning, and Admonition

    So now, surely slyness and cheating will be in Hell. Fear God and be cautious of His power. God does not accept to surprise the servants with destructions before He warns them. From this cause, a [...]

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  • Over 30 Questions Answered by Imam Hassan (A.S)

    The following sayings, maxims, and words of wisdom are related to the pious grandson of the Prophet (peace be upon him and his family) Abu Muhammed Al-Hassan bin Ali (peace be upon them). The [...]

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  • Brilliant words of Imam Reza (A.S.)

    Compiled and Translated by: Syed Zainulabedin Razavi, Tehran, Iran Name: Ali By name: Reza Title: Aalim e Aale Muhammad Father: Imam Moosa Kazim (A.S) Mother: Najma Khatoon(A.S) Date of birth: [...]

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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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  • The Holy Prophet (S.A.W.) is the “Seal of Prophecy”

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi A Clear Meaning of ‘Seal’ The Prophet of Islam is the last Prophet of God and the hierarchy of prophethood ends with him. This is one of the necessary precepts of [...]

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

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

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  • Khadija, The Wife of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

    Author : Yasin T. Jibouri Introduction: If you wish to research the life of this great lady, and if you do not have al-Majlisi’s voluminous [110 Vol.] encyclopedia titled Bihar al-Anwar, [...]

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  • Imam Hasan (A.S)’s Knowledge of The Holy Qur’an

    A Man came to Ibn Abbas and IbnUmar, and asked the interpretations of SHAAHID (Witness) and MASH-HOOD (One who is witnessed) in the Holy Quran. Ibn Abbas said, SHAAHID was the day of Friday [...]

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  • Khadija, The Loyal Wife of Prophet

    Qusayy, then, is the ancestor of all clans belonging to Quraysh. According to some historians, Quraysh’s real name was Fahr, and he was son of Malik son of Madar son of Kananah son of [...]

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  • Lady Fatima (S.A) and the Great Islamic Revolution

    THE LIFE OF FATIMA AZ-ZAHRA’ By: Allamah Baqir Shareef al-Qurashi P. 159 – 170 Fatima, the daughter of the Prophet, since her early childhood, lived with the great Islamic revolution [...]

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  • Imam Hassan (A.S)’s Imamate

    After the martyrdom of Imam Ali (Pbuh), the people of Kufa City swore allegiance to Imam Hassan (Pbuh) who had been governing as caliph for about six months. Unfortunately; in the time of Imam [...]

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  • Islam did not rise except through Ali’s sword and Khadija’s wealth

    Written By: Yasin.T.al Jibouri INTRODUCTION: “Islam did not rise except through Ali’s sword and Khadija’s wealth,” a saying goes. Khadija al-Kubra daughter of Khuwaylid [...]

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  • A Quiet Funeral

    Fatima (S.A) The Gracious By: Abu Muhammad Ordoni P. 264 – 267 In the darkness of the jet-black night, when eyes were asleep and voices were silent, a Heavenly procession left Ali’s [...]

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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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  • The Truth About Imam Hussain’s Revolution

    Written By: Martyr Ayatullah Murtadha Mutahhari Different phenomena vary as to their realities. Similarly, every uprising or revolt is unique as to the truth/s underlying its eruption [and [...]

    The Truth About Imam Hussain’s Revolution
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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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  • Knowledge of Lady Fatima (S.A)

    Fatima (S.A) The Gracious By: Abu Muhammad Ordoni P. 182 – 185 Fatima (a.s.) acquired her divine knowledge from the clear spring of Prophethood and received the excellence of truth from the [...]

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  • Morality of Imam Musa al-Kazim (A.S)

    AHL AL-BAYT THE CELESTIAL BEINGS ON THE EARTH Author: Allama Hussein Ansariyan Translator: Dr. Ali Akbar Aghili Ashtiani P. 220-221 Worshiping Allah and Serving The People Imam Musa ibn Ja`far [...]

    Morality of Imam Musa al-Kazim (A.S)
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  • Hadrat Zainab bint Ali (A.S): The Greatest Messenger of The Hussaini Revolution

    Hadrat Zainab(A.S.) was born in the holy city of Madina on 5th Jamadi-ul-Awwal in the 5th year of Hijrah/627 A.D. Her Holiness became famous for her knowledge of the Holy Qu’ran and [...]

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  • Birthday of Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib (A.S.)

    Ali was born on the 13th of Rajab of the 30th year of the Elephant (A.D. 600). His cousin, Muhammad, was now 30 years old. Ali’s parents were Abu Talib ibn Abdul Muttalib, and Fatima, 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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  • Wilayah of Ahlul Bait

    He said: Abul Qasim Ja’far b. Muhammad – may Allah bless him with mercy, reported to me from his father, from Sa’d b. Abdillah, from Ahmad b. Muhammad b. Isa, from Muhammad b. [...]

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  • Prominent Characteristics and Merits of The Imam of The Time

    The Life of Imam al-Mahdi By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Sayyid Athar Husain S.H. Rizvi p. 53-57 The predominant characteristics and personal traits of His Eminence, Mahdi [...]

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  • Usurpation (Ghasb)

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

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  • Vow and Convent

    Author : Aalulbayt Global Information Center Vow (Nazr) 2649. Vow means making it obligatory upon oneself to do some good act, or to refrain from doing an act which it is better not to do, for [...]

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  • Secrets of The Hajj

    By: Shaykh Husain Mazaheri The entire journey of Hajj is a spirituality excursion that covers three stages: The First Stage: Cutting oft affinity from all things with the exception of Allah in [...]

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  • Social Dimensions of Hajj

    By: Imam Khomeini All Muslim brothers and sisters must bear in mind that one of the important elements of the philosophy of Hajj is creation of mutual understanding and consolidation of [...]

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  • The Value of Duties and Obligations

    By: Allamah Syed Muhammad Husain Tabataba’i All these innumerable means of living, that are now available to man and that we endeavor to acquire and use them day and night, were not [...]

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  • Fasting – A Body/Mind/Spirit Healing

    By: Sheikh Mansour Leghaei Allah the Almighty says in the Qur’an: “And seek (Allah’s) assistance with Patience and Prayer; and truly it is extremely heavy and hard except for those with full [...]

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  • Bayt al-Mal and the Distribution of Zakat

    By: Mahmood Namazi The Bayt al-Ma-l (literally meaning the House for Money, is used as an equivalent for the Treasury House where public fund is kept) is an Islamic concept built upon three main [...]

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  • The Jehad; The Holy War

    By: Sayyid Mujtaba Musavi Lari   Islam’s aim, in its wars, battles and national uprisings against polytheism and materialism, has not been conquest, expansionism, imperialism or the [...]

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  • What is Meant by “Temporary Marriage” {Mut‘ah}?

    By: Sayyid Rida’ Husayni Nasab Reply: Marriage {nikah} is an agreement between a man and a woman. Sometimes this bond has a permanent effect and the contract {‘aqd} does not have time [...]

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  • AL-Zakat

    The literal meaning of zakat In defining zakat, it is said to have both the meaning of cleansing and nurturing. If zakat’s definition is taken from the root Arabic word, tazkiya meaning [...]

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  • The Jehad; The Holy War

    By: Sayyid Mujtaba Musavi Lari   Islam’s aim, in its wars, battles and national uprisings against polytheism and materialism, has not been conquest, expansionism, imperialism or the [...]

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  • Preliminaries of Prayer

    Author : Muhsin Qara’ati   To embark on the constructive form of worship, i.e. prayer, we shall cite a set of physical and spiritual preliminaries in terms of cleanliness and purity of body [...]

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  • Diversity In The Topics of Fiqh

    Author : Imam Reza Network If we study the subjects of FIQH in detail, we find that every one of them is peculiar and singular in itself. There may seem to be some similarity at , first glance, [...]

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  • Justice in All Islamic Laws

    After we have dealt with the Justice of Allah we now switch over to social justice. Since the subject of social justice has a wider range we confine ourselves to quoting relevant matters from the [...]

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  • Eighteen Reasons Why a Muslim Fasts

    Author : Al-Shia.org Ramadhan Every year the month of Ramadhan comes and goes; every year we fast, yet without proper appreciation of the potentials of character building that the fasts hold for [...]

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  • Does Prayer have a Role in Acceptance of All Deeds?

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi & Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani Question: I have seen an objection against Muslims in books that the Islamic scholars have written in the books of [...]

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  • The Meanings, Philosophy and Dimensions of Worship (Ibadah)

    By: Muhsin Qara’ati Before embarking on the discussion of prayer, I shall deal with the meanings, philosophy and dimensions of worship {‘ibadah} and servitude as they are the spirit of prayer. [...]

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  • Intention (Niyyah): The first Essential Element of Prayer

    By: Hojjat al-Islam Muhsin Qara’ati The first essential element {rukn} of prayer is the intention {niyyah}. Intention means that we have to know what we are doing, what we are reciting, and for [...]

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  • Jihad in Islam: Defense or Agression

    Ayatullah Shaheed (Martyr) Murtaza Mutahhari A- Christianity’s Protest Against Islam Previously we said that one of the points that, in its own view, the world of Christianity considers to [...]

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  • Facts With Deep Meanings

    Author : Al Balagh Foundation Islam fixed stated times for prayer, and embellished them with a certain precise, accompanying rituals. It stipulates rules for the prayer’s correctness, [...]

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  • Imam Hasan al-Askari (A.S.), the Master of Interpreters of the Holy Qur’an

    By: Baqir Shareef al-Qurashi The infallible imams of the Ahlul Bayt (a.s) paid excessive attention to the interpretation (tafsir) of the Holy Qur’an. Each one of them had a school of [...]

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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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  • Imam Reza (A.S.) Judged People Based on Their Piety and Good Deeds

    According to the Islamic thought, value is based on deeds, and this is the person who builds up his/her own character. Every person is judged, gains superiority, and reaches salvation based on [...]

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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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  • Islam and the African World

    By: Prof Sulayman S.Nayang The Islamic religion is now a major factor in human life and its impact is felt not only in Arabia, where it started out and then spread to the four corners of the [...]

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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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  • Holy Imams (A.S) – Clear and Coherent Policy

    Written By: S.J Hussain A question has puzzled some believers a great deal, namely why did al-Husayn fight with the sword, while his successors refrained from doing so, especially as all the [...]

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  • Prophet Muhammed (PBUH) in the Bible

    To come before the Second Advent of Jesus (AS) Peter describing the time of “That Prophet” [that prophet is referring to “that prophet” mentioned in Deuteronomy 18:18] [...]

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  • The Glorious Event of Eid ul Ghadir

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  • What the Bible Says About Prophet Muhammed (PBUH)

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  • Opinions Concerning God’s Justice

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

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  • The Last Hours of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.)

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  • The Boundless Knowledge of God

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  • The Infinite Knowledge of Allah

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  • The Study of The Creed and Sciences of The Shi’ah

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  • Physical and Mental Necessities

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  • The Problem of Contradiction in Islamic Philosophy

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  • The Marvels of The Eyes and Tongue

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  • Rights of Teacher and Students

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  • Mutual Rights in Islam

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  • The Relationship between Philosophy and Theology in the Postmodern Age

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  • Morality of the Holy Prophet (PBUH)

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  • The Subject Matter: ILL Nature

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

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  • Contemporary Problems of Christian Theology in Islamic Thought

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  • Conceptual Foundations of Shi’i Islam

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  • The Origins of the Shi’as

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  • The Spiritual Message of Shi’ism

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  • Spread of Tashayyu’ and Beginning of Shi’ite Historiography During The Safawid Era

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  • Islamic Medicine History And Current Practice

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  • Islam’s Ideal Form of Democracy

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  • A Healthy Society Under The Grace of Ethics

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  • Jabir Ibn Haiyan: the Father of Chemistry

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  • The Shi‘ah-Populated Places during the Second Century Hijri

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  • The Rules of the Bay’ (Selling)

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  • Foreign Policy of an Islamic State

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  • Four Islamic Commandments and the Transient Life of This World

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  • A True Believer; Trustworthy

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  • The Greatness of the Holy Ahlul Bayt(A.S.)

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  • Shaking Hands with a Non-Mahram Woman

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  • Patience Strengthens Will Power

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  • The Levels of Certainty

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  • The Glorious Qur’an and the Holy Ahlul Bayt (A.S.) cannot be separated from each other

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  • Youth and Religion

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  • Five Life Giving Lessons and Refraining from Doubtful Things

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  • Imam Hasan (A.S)’s Teachings

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  • Prophet Muhammed (P.): Celebrating Eid Al-Milad

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