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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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  • 45 Kneeling, Al-Jathiyah: Makki

    45 Kneeling Al-Jathiyah: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. HA MIM. 2. The revelation of this Book is from God, the mighty and [...]

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  • Types of Interpretation

    Al-Mizan Allamah Tabatabaee p. 3-16 All praise is for Allah Who sent down the Qur’an to His servant so that he may be a warner to the worlds; and blessings be on him whom He sent as a [...]

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  • Great Contribution of Shi’ites to the Quranic Sciences

    Author : Imam Reza Network Shi’ite Authors on the Quranic Jurisprudence(Ahkam-ul-Quran) The first person to write on this subject was Muhammad bin Sa’ib al-Kalabi who was a companion [...]

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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} [Pooya/Ali Commentary 56:1] The inevitable event is the resurrection for [...]

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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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  • Maryam (Mary)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. كهيعص {1} [Shakir 19:1] Kaf Ha Ya Ain Suad. ذِكْرُ رَحْمَتِ رَبِّكَ عَبْدَهُ زَكَرِيَّا {2} [...]

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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 إِلَّا مَا [...]

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  • Quran Index (A to Z)

    Written By: Mir Ahmad Ali   A Aaron, 4:163, 6:84, 7:122, 7:142, 7:150, 7:172, 10:75, 19:53, 20:30, 20:40, 20:90, 20:92, 21:48, 23:45, 25:35, 26:12, 26:48, 28:34, 37:114-120 House of, 2:248 [...]

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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} [Shakir 22:1] O [...]

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  • The Throne

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

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  • 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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  • 111 Abu Lahab, Al-Lahab: Makki

    111 Abu Lahab Al-Lahab: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. DESTROYED WILL BE the hands of Abu Lahab, and he himself will perish. [...]

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  • Al-Ghafir (The Forgiver)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. حم {1} [Yusufali 40:1] Ha Mim تَنْزِيلُ الْكِتَابِ مِنَ اللَّهِ الْعَزِيزِ الْعَلِيمِ {2} [...]

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  • Allegorical Interpretation (Ta’wil) in the Holy Qur’an

    By: Muhammad Husayn Ibrahimi Based on the classification of the verses of the Qur’an into the definitive {muhkam} and the metaphorical {mutashabih},[13][92] and into the abrogating {nasikh} [...]

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  • Saba (Sheba)

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

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  • At-Tur (The Mount)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. وَالطُّورِ {1} [Yusufali 52:1] By the Mount (of Revelation); وَكِتَابٍ مَسْطُورٍ {2} [Yusufali 52:2] By a [...]

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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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  • 114 Men, An-Nas: Makki

    114 Men An-Nas: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. SAY: “I SEEK refuge with the Lord of men, 2. The King of men, 3. The God of [...]

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  • Muhammad (Muhammad)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. الَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا وَصَدُّوا عَنْ سَبِيلِ اللَّهِ أَضَلَّ أَعْمَالَهُمْ {1} [Pooya/Ali Commentary 47:1] [...]

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  • Salat Al-Jama’ah (Congregational Prayers)

    The Holy Prophet of Islam (saw) said: ” The rows of my followers in the congregational (Jama’at) prayer on the earth are like the rows of angels in the sky; and a rak’at of [...]

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  • Timeless Testimony

    By: Seyyed Ali Shahbaz “O’ God! Make the beginning of this day of mine righteousness, its middle prosperity, and its end success! I seek refuge in You from a day (of Judgement) whose beginning is [...]

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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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  • Sayings of Imam Hassan (A.S)

    It was 15th of the holy month of Ramadan in the year 3 AH that the first happiness of the House of Prophethood “Al-Imam Al-Hassan bin Ali bin Abi Talib Al-Mujtaba (p)” was born in the holy [...]

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  • Prayer and Its Effects

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

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  • Prayer and Its Effects

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

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  • Imam Ali’s Commandments for his Son Muhammad bin Hanafiyya

    (73) In his commandment for his son Mohammed bin al-Hanafiyya, Amir ul-Mu’minin (a) said: O son, beware of relying on hopes, for they are the goods of the foolish. They also frustrate of [...]

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  • Hazrat Imam Mahdi (ATF) in light of Prophet (S) sayings

    By: Yahya Ali Bismillah Hirrahman Nirraheem The 12th Imam – co-name and co-filial appellation of the prophet of Allah (SAWW) – Hazrat Mahdi bin Hassan bin Ali bin Muhammad bin Ali bin [...]

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  • Two Historic and Memorable Speeches of The Prophet After Hujjatul Wida and Before He Left His World

    On the 25th of Zu’l -Ka’da (23rd Feb 632 A.C.), the Prophet left Madina with an immence concourse of Muslims. On his arrival at Mecca, and before completing all the rites of the [...]

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  • Hadith According to the Shia

    Allamah Tabatabaei The principle that the hadith possesses validity, as attested by the Quran, is not at all disputed among Shi’ites or in fact among all Muslims. But because of the failure [...]

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  • Shi’ite Books on ‘Dirayatul Hadith’

    The first person to begin in this field was Hakim Abu Abdullah Neishabouri who is known as Ibn-ul-Bai’a. We wrote a book titled Ma’rifat-u-Ulumil-Hadith. According to Kashfuz-Zunun, [...]

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  • Hadrat Fatimah Zahra (A.S.): “A Proof upon the Creation”

    The short lifetime of lady Fatima (A.S.) was not enough for her real rank to be revealed through her words and deeds that were based on the invisible world; this is why she was likened to the [...]

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  • On The Way to Marriage

    When Fatima Zahra reached nine years of age, she was a full-grown woman who enjoyed intellectual maturity and integrity of conduct. Allah gifted her with a brilliant mentality and cleverness, [...]

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

    By: Sheikh Taqi ad-Din Ibraim, son of Ali al-`Amili Be informed that it is mandatory on the backbiter to repent, regret and feel sorry for what he has done so he may get himself out of Alla-h [...]

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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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  • The Angel of Death Visits Every House Five Times a Day

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi Zuhri has narrated from Anas b. Malik that he said “I heard the Messenger of Allah (S) say, ‘There is not a single house which exists except that the Angel [...]

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  • Imam Sadiq’s Discussion with the Sufis

    Sufian At Thawri related: As I saw Abu-Abdillah[Imam Sadiq](A.S.) putting dresses as white as eggs. I said: This is not your dress.” The Imam Sadiq(A.S.) answered: Listen to me carefully so [...]

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  • Imam Hussein (p) narration on what different species chant

    By: Ibtehal Mohammad Al-Varsh It is narrated in 64th volume of Bihar-ul Anvar by Allamah Majlisi from the book Al-Kharaij (by Sayed Hibatullah Rawandi) that someone asked the grandson of the holy [...]

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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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  • The Ahlul Bayt and the Recordation of Hadith

    By: Sayyid Ali Al-Shahristani It has been uninterruptedly narrated that the Ahl al-Bayt allowed the recordation of the Had?th. Imam `Al? ibn Ab?-T?lib recorded the seventy-cubit book of [...]

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  • Hazrat Ali Akbar (A.S), The Hashimite Prince

    Name: – al-Akbar(a.s.) Title: – Shabih-e-Payambar (Look-alike of the Prophet (pbuh&hf) Agnomen: – Ali Father: – Imam Hussain (a.s.) – the 3rd Holy Imam Mother: [...]

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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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  • Worship of Imam Zainul Abideen (a.s.)

    Author : Imam Reza Network Various testimonies are available with regard to the intellectual accomplishments of Imam (a.s) in form of statements of Moayyad, Imam Zuhri, Saeed bin Musayyab, Ibn [...]

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  • Lady Fatima’s (S.A) Magnificence in Prophet’s (PBUH) Words

    Prophet (PBUH) praised Fatimah (AS) frequently. He said: Her father is sacrificed for her a lot and sometimes bended and kissed her hand. He bid farewell to her as the last person before going to [...]

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

    Author : Imam Reza Network Ima`m Zayn al-‘Abidin, peace be on him, became old and weak. This is because he exhausted himself by hard worship and obedience to Allah. The historians [...]

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  • Lady Fatimah Al-Zahra (S.A)

    Prophet Muhammed (PBUH) said: “Whoever injures (bodily or sentimentally) Fatimah, injures me, and whoever injures me, injures Allah and whoever injures Allah practices unbelief. O Fatimah! [...]

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  • Prophecies of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.)Regarding the Martyrdom of Imam Hussain (A.S.)

    Author : Imam Reza Network Due to their ignorance, some people allege that lamentation for Imam Hussain (A) is an innovation (bidat) and is ‘haram’. Some of them knowingly support the [...]

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  • Fatimah Al-Mardhiya (S.A)

    Written By: Zahra and Zeinab Al Hameem BIRTH Fatima, was a special person even before she was born because she was conceived from the fruits of paradise. The Prophet (S.A.W) says: that before she [...]

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  • Lady Fatimah (S.A) – Life History

    Written By: Maulana Ali Naqi Naqvi Name and Genealogy Her name was Fatima and the most celebrated title Zahra and kunniyat (family name) Umme Abiha. She was that single peerless daughter of the [...]

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  • Centuries of poetry speaks of oppressions on Sayyidah Zahra (p)

    By: Saeed al-Jibali Sayyedah Fatima Az-Zahraa (a.s.), daughter of the Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.) and Sayyedah Khadija Al-Kobra (a.s.), spouse of Imam Ali (a.s.) and mother of Imam Hassan (a.s.), [...]

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  • The Minor Occultation

    The Life of Imam al-Mahdi By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Sayyid Athar Husain S.H. Rizvi p. 183-189 The oppressive Abbasid caliphs tried very much to arrest His Eminence, Imam [...]

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  • The Fourth Imam Ali ibn Al-Husayn Zayn al-Abidin(A.S.)

    Author : Imam Reza Network Mother: Shahr Banoo daughter of Iran’s last Sasanid emperor Yazdjerd III Kunniyat (Patronymic): Abu al-Hasan Laqab (Title): Zayn al-‘Abidin, Al Sajjad [...]

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

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

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  • 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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  • Short Sayings of Imam Ali (A.S.)

    Compiled and Translated by:  Syed Zainulabedin Razavi, Tehran, Iran   Name: Ali Title: Amiral Momineen (Leader of the believers) By name: Abul Hassan,Abu Toraab, Asadollah Father: Abu Talib [...]

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  • Imam Hussain (A.S.): the Universalist

    By:Martyr Murtuza Mutahhari It is in the very nature of great reformers that they belong to everybody, everywhere. Hussain’s noble deed is so relevant to the entire human race that I am sure [...]

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  • Al-Husayn ibn ‘Ali Sayyidu’sh-Shuhada (Peace be Upon him )

    A Brief History of The Fourteen Infallibles By: Ansariyan Publications P. 95 – 110 Name: al-Husayn. Title: Sayyidu’sh-Shuhada’. Agnomen: Abu ‘Abdillah. Father’ s [...]

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  • Glimpses into the Family Life of Hazrat Fatima (SA)

    Author : Aalulbayt Global Information Center Relationship with Children The Fundamental Role of a Mother in the Well-Being and Prosperity of a Generation: There is no doubt that to a very large [...]

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  • Ask Ahl al-Dhikr If You Do Not Know

    All praise is for Allah, the Lord of the universe. May the best of blessings and greetings be upon our leader and master Muhammad, who was sent as a mercy to the universe, he is the master of the [...]

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  • The Most Similar Person to the Holy Prophet of Islam (PBUH)

    His father was the Commander of the faithful (Amir al-mu’minin), ‘Ali b. Abu Talib(A.S.). His mother was the leader mistress of the women of the worlds, Fatima Zahra(A.S.) the [...]

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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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  • The Great Shi’ite Fuqaha (Jurisprudents)

    Author : Imam Reza Network To understand any system thoroughly, it is imperative to get acquainted with its scholars, particularly those who have made significant contribution to its development. [...]

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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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  • Questions about Jihad in Islam

    Ayatullah Shaheed (Martyr) Murtaza Mutahhari «And Fight those who have not faith in God, nor in the Hereafter, and (who) forbid not what God and His Prophet have forbidden and (who ) are not [...]

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  • Shaking Hands with a Non-Mahram Woman

    By : The Scholar Murtuda Mutahhari Another issue is shaking hands. Of course, all of these issues arise only when there is no lust or fear of deviation present; otherwise they are clearly not [...]

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  • The Duty of Man towards Himself

    By: Allamah Syed Muhammad Husain Tabataba’i No matter what policy or course of action man pursues in his life, indeed he looks after nothing but his happiness and prosperity. The [...]

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  • Taqlid and Marji’iyyah in Islam

    By:Muhammad al-Tijani al-Samawi al-Tunisi Taqlid and Marji’iyyah in the Shi’ah’s View It is incumbent upon every mature (mukallaf) Muslim, if not being a mujtahid -i.e. who can [...]

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  • Ijtihad, Taqleed, & Marja’a

    An Individuals faith in the principles of religion, endeavors to find accurate instructions from the text of the Quran and also from the statements and practices of the Prophet (Book & [...]

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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 Tendency of Rationalizing The Shari’ah Laws

    By: Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi Why we have to pray five times a day? Why dogs and pigs are regarded as ritually impure animals? Why an animal slaughtered un-Islamically is forbidden and ritually [...]

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  • Sources of Islamic Law

    By:Dr Muhammad Husayni Behishti & Dr Muhammad Jawad Bahonar Law is a body of definite rules and regulations which have the force and authority recognized socially, and which determine the [...]

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  • Bowing Down (Ruku) and Prostration (Sujud)

    By: Hojjat al-Islam Muhsin Qara’ati Bowing down {ruku‘} is an essential pillar of prayer. Performing it in an excessive or inadequate manner, whether intentional or unintentional, renders the [...]

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  • The Branches of Religion

    To be a sincere and good, practicing Muslim in the way of Islam and Allah, you should know Fooroo-e-deen. To consider yourself a lover and follower of Ahl-lul Bayt (a.s.), you should test [...]

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  • Etiquette and Codes of Prayer

    Author : Haj Mirza Javad Agha Maliki Tabrizi (R.A.) In accordance with the faculty of reason and on the basis of Islamic traditions, prayer too has its etiquette and codes; some of them will be [...]

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  • Why Prostration in Prayer Must be Done on Earth?

    Abu Said Al Khudri narrates: The Messenger of Allah used to practice Itikaf (remaining in the mosque), in the middle third of Ramadan. After the twentieth night, he used to return home on the [...]

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  • Hajj in Social Perspective

    By: T. Jamshidian The fact that Hajj has been granted the status of being the third pillar of the secondary principles (Foroudeen) Islam is itself an indication of its importance in religion [...]

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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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  • Rules Related to Covering

    Author : Rafed Network “O children of Adam! We have indeed sent down to you clothing to cover your shame, and (clothing) for beauty and clothing that guards (against evil), that is the best. This [...]

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  • Social Justice in Islam

    By: Shaykh Muhsin Qara’ati The purpose of our discussion on social justice is to mention those verses of the Holy Qur’an and the traditions through which the Holy Qur’an and our [...]

    Social Justice in Islam
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  • Laws of The Shari’ah and Their Categories

    By: Ayatullah Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr We have come to know that ‘Ilmul Usul studies the common elements in the process of deduction to derive laws of the Shari’ah, hence, it is [...]

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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 Last Message the Last Prophet (PBUH)

    Roots of Religion By: DAR RAH-E HAQ ISLAMIC INSTITUTE P. 158 – 169 From the first, Islam has said that it is the last message, and Muslims have accepted this fact with wisdom and with love, [...]

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  • Birth of Light: A brief account of the life of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

    Until the advent of Islam, people all over the world were in great poverty as to thought, opinions, individual and social attitudes. The world was troubled and submerged with polytheism and [...]

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  • The Prophethood

    Prophet hood is among the subjects which have been dealt with in the Nahj-ul-Balagha and a discussion about which can help us understand one of the basic principles of Islam. In fact, it is not [...]

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  • Wilayah of AhlulBayt (A.S)

    Written By: Shaikh Al-Mufid 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, [...]

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  • An Account on Arbaeen

    By: Khatar Nurrizadeh It has been narrated by the eleventh Imam Hazrat Hasan Askari (A.S) “There are five signs for a believer: A) Reciting 51 Rakats of Salat (Prayers) (seventeen Rakats of [...]

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  • Holy Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.)” Champion of Human Rights”

    Written By:  Shahid Juma A brief Description of the Time before the Birth of the Prophet: The whole concept of Human Rights was far away from the minds of the population. Some of the examples [...]

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  • Martyrdom of Imam Hasan Al-Askari (a)

    Author : Baqir Shareef Al-Qurashi Imam Hasan Al-Askari (a) spent his short life in sufferings and distresses. The Abbasid kings spared no effort in oppressing him. They moved him from a prison to [...]

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  • The Rewards of Mourning for Ahlul Bait (A.S)

    The Holy Prophet (S.A.W.) (said to Syeda Fatimah (A.S.): On the Day of Judgment, you shall intercede for the ladies and I shall intercede for the men; every person who has wept over the tragedy [...]

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  • The Slave Zayd Bin Harithah

    Author : Al-shia.org On the day of his marriage, The Holy Prophet Mohammad Al-Mustafa(pbuh&hf) had set free Barakah, the faithful slave he had inherited from his father; and on the same day [...]

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

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  • Medina shakes… Prophet (PBUH)’s Daughter Departs

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  • Imam Ali’s Distinguished Place in Literary History

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  • The Necessity for sending the Messengers

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  • Imam Mahdi’s Imamate

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  • Obligations of The Rulers

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  • The Relationship between Philosophy and Theology in the Postmodern Age

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  • The Causes Responsible for Materialist Tendencies in the West

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  • Deception

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  • Do we have the right to ask about the Logic behind Islamic Laws?

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  • Distinguishing Features of Islam

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  • The Advantages of Religion

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  • Shiahs and the Purified Sunnah

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

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  • The Doctrine of Islam

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  • A Brief History of Shiite

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  • Rational Thought in Shi’ism

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  • Islam, the Last Manifestation of Revelation

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  • Why Shi’ah?

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  • Arbitration in Islam

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  • Qadianis Exposed

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  • Government in Islam

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  • Islam is an Institution of Social Justice

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  • Method in Mufid’s Kalam and in Christian Theology

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  • Growth of Shi’ism

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  • Islamic Medicine: 1000 Years Ahead of its Times

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  • Islam’s Ideal Form of Democracy

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  • The Geographical Expansion of Shi‘ism

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  • Law and The Difference in Outlook and Origin

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  • Woman’s Role in the Islamic Civilization

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  • Islam’s Position Towards Freedom and Social Assurance

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  • Scientific Philosophy and Metaphysics

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  • Islamic Economy: Its Ideological and Legal Foundations

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  • Jabir Ibn Haiyan: the Father of Chemistry

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  • Criterion of Credibility of Law

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  • Devotion Among Animals Revealing The Work of God

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  • The Divine Cultural Revolution

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  • A Healthy Society Under The Grace of Ethics

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  • Who is Responsible for Education?

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  • The Unique Medical Dissertation by Imam Reza(A.S.)

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  • Can Science Dispense with Religion?

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  • Islamic Government According to Imam Ali [a]

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  • Thankfulness (Shukr)

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  • Self-Sacrifice in Order to Reach One’s Objectives

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  • The Jehad; The Holy War

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  • Had I But Known

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  • A Call for an Islamic Union

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  • Al-Serat “Islam and the Question of Violence “

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  • Islamic Gnosis (‘Irfan) and Wisdom (Hikmat)

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  • Mutual Rights in Islam

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  • Imam Sajjad’s Book on Asceticism

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  • Sayings of Imam Hassan (A.S)

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  • Doors of Knowledge of Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.)

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  • Islam and The Position of Women

    By:Sayyid Mujtaba Musavi Lari The West’s vociferous partisans of Women’s Lib. have no idea of the revolutionary leap forward in women’s position which Islam brought about. In [...]

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  • The Holy Quran – Our Source of Guidance

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  • Vow and Convent

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  • The Natural and Intellectual Rights in Islam

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  • Some of The Etiquettes of Charity

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  • Morality of the Holy Prophet (PBUH)

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  • The Resurrection of Man in Both His Dimensions

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  • Four Islamic Commandments and the Transient Life of This World

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