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  • 50 Qaf, Qaf: Makki

    50 Qaf Qaf: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. QAF. I CALL to witness the glorious Qur’an. 2. They are rather surprised that a [...]

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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-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 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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  • An-Najm (The Star)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. وَالنَّجْمِ إِذَا هَوَىٰ {1} [Yusufali 53:1] By the Star when it goes down,- مَا ضَلَّ صَاحِبُكُمْ وَمَا [...]

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  • AL-TAKĀTHUR Rivalry التكاثر Meccan (surah 102 • 8 ayahs)

    AL-TAKĀTHUR Rivalry التكاثر Meccan (surah 102 • 8 ayahs) »The surah that opens with the mention of the RIVALRY as mentioned in verse 1 ff. The surah criticizes man’s preoccupation with worldly [...]

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  • An Outline of Governance from a Qur’anic Perspective

    By: Muhammad Taqi Misbah Yazdi This paper is an attempt to partially delineate the salient features of Shi’ite political thought. It seeks to clarify that Islam is an all-embracing religion [...]

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  • 105 The Elephants, Al-Fil: Makki

    105 The Elephants Al-Fil: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. HAVE YOU NOT seen how your Lord dealt with the people of the [...]

    105 The Elephants, Al-Fil: Makki
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  • Al-Furqaan (The Criterion)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. تَبَارَكَ الَّذِي نَزَّلَ الْفُرْقَانَ عَلَىٰ عَبْدِهِ لِيَكُونَ لِلْعَالَمِينَ نَذِيرًا {1} [...]

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  • 2 The Cow Al-Baqarah: Madani

    2 The Cow Al-Baqarah: Madani ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. ALIF LAM MIM. 2. This is The Book free of doubt and involution, a [...]

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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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  • The Holy Quran – Recitation & Memorisation of Quran

    Written By: Mulla Mujahidali Sheriff The Holy Quran is the Book of Allah (SWT). In traditions, it is mentioned that one who wants to converse to Allah should supplicate (recite Dua) and one who [...]

    The Holy Quran – Recitation & Memorisation of Quran
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  • Omitting Prayer Intentionally is a Greater Sin

    Author : Al-Shia.org The greater sin is to omit prayer intentionally. The traditions of Imam Taqi (a.s.), Imam Rid(a (a.s.) Imam Mu-sa Kadhim (a.s.) and Imam Ja’far as-Sadiq (a.s.) (mentioned in [...]

    Omitting Prayer Intentionally is a Greater Sin
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  • AL-MUMTAḤANAH The Woman Tested الممتحنة Medinan (surah 60 • 13 ayahs)

    AL-MUMTAḤANAH The Woman Tested الممتحنة Medinan (surah 60 • 13 ayahs) »The surah that instituted for lone female Émigrés to Islam the swearing of a scared oath as the test of faith, THE WOMEN [...]

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  • Al-Baqara (The Cow)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful.   الم {1} [Pickthal 2:1] Alif. Lam. Mim. ذَٰلِكَ الْكِتَابُ لَا رَيْبَ ۛ فِيهِ ۛ هُدًى [...]

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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} [Pickthal 54:1] The hour drew nigh and the moon was rent [...]

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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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  • 73 The Enwrapped, Al-Muzzammil: Makki

    73 The Enwrapped Al-Muzzammil: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. O YOU ENWRAPPED in the cloak (of Prophethood), 2. Keep watch [...]

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  • A Survey of the Verses of the Holy Qur’an

    Written By: Dr. Ghalam Hussain Heidari Even in the shortest Chapter of the Quran, prayer exists: Sura Kawthar is the shortest chapter in the Quran which has three verses including ten words and [...]

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  • Ar-Room (The Romans)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. الم {1} [Yusufali 30:1] A. L. M. غُلِبَتِ الرُّومُ {2} [Yusufali 30:2] The Roman Empire has been [...]

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  • Imam Ali (A.S.) as Guardian and Successor

    The Shias are criticized for saying that the Prophet Muhammad (s) had recommended that the Imamate and the caliphate were for Ali and his sons (a), and that the Prophet’s Companions had [...]

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  • Fatima Zahra (S.A)’s Birth

    The clear disagreement on Fatima’s birth date is surprising. Some scholars state that she was born five years after revelation; while others say that she was born two or three years before [...]

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  • Ahl al-Bayt’s (A.S) Way of Worship

    Written By: Shaikh Muhammedi Rayshahri Imam Ali (A.S.): O Allah! I worshipped you neither out of greed for the Paradise nor as a result of fearing your Hell Fire, but I found you praise worthy [...]

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  • Imam Mohammad Baqir(a.s.)

    Author : ziaraat.com Birth and Imamate Imam Muhammad Baqir(a.s) was born in the 57th year of the Hijra, on Friday the first day of the month of Rajab, in the city of Madina. His honoured father [...]

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  • Appointment of Imam Ali (A.S), Explicit or Implicit?

    1. Introduction We have gathered[1] here tonight in memory of the person who has given us our identity as “Shi’a Muslims”. We take pride in calling ourselves “Shi’as [...]

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  • Lady Fatima (S.A), The Withering Rose

    Fatima (S.A) The Gracious By: Abu Muhammad Ordoni P. 245 – 256 It was a short life… As short as the lives of fragrant roses… A life that Lady Fatima (A.S.) endured and now it is [...]

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  • After The Prophet (PBUH)

    After the Prophet’s death, events continued to occur. When studying the era following the Prophet’s death, history speaks of the wonders which occurred. Indeed, history tells us about [...]

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  • Talents and Genuineness of Imam Muhammad Baqir (A.S)

    The Life of Imam Muhammad ibn ‘Ali al-Baqir By: Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi P. 127 – 184 The talents and genius of Imam Abu Ja’far (al-Baqir), peace be on him, resulted in great [...]

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

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

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  • A Glance at The Life of Imam Hassan (A.S)

    Name : Hasan Title : al-Mujtaba (The Chosen One) Kuniyat : Abu Muhammad Father : Imam Ali (A) Mother : Bibi Fatima Zahra (A) Birthdate : 15th Mahe Ramadhan 3 A.H. in Madina Imamat : From 40 A.H. [...]

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  • Imam Jafar Al-Sadiq’s Life in Detail

    Author : coiradio.com Imamate After the martyrdom of his holy father in 114 A.H., he succeeded him as the sixth Imam, and thus the sacred trust of Islamic mission and spiritual guidance was [...]

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  • The Ideal of Womanhood

    By: Seyyed Ali Shahbaz Her birth revolutionized the status and position of women after ages of oppression. It gave to the world a practical paradigm for the daughters of Eve to mould their lives [...]

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  • The Birthday of Hadrat Fatima Zahra(A.S.)

      Hadrat Khadija’s(S.A.) excellent and noble characteristics are fantastic example for mankind to follow. She is the lady who gave birth to Fatima Zahra(S.A.) and brought her up with [...]

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  • Fatimah Al-Zahra, The Only Daughter of Prophet Muhammed (PBUH)

    Name:Fatimah. Title: az- Zahra’. Agnomen: Ummu ‘l-A’immah. Father’s name: Muhammad ibn `Abdillah. Mother’s name: khadijah bint khuwaylid. Birth: Born in Mecca of [...]

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  • Al-Hasan Ibn ‘Ali al-Mujtaba (A.S)

    A Brief History of The Fourteen Infallibles By: Ansariyan Publications P. 87 – 93 ( Peace be Upon him ) Name: al-Hasan. Title: al-Mujtaba. Agnomen: Abu Muhammad. Father’s name: [...]

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  • A Glance At “Transcendental Events”

    The previous paragraphs spoke of Lady Khadijas excellent and noble characteristics, which should be a fantastic example for mankind to follow. She is the lady who gave birth to Fatima Zahra and [...]

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  • Imam Musa bin Ja’far al-Kazim(A.S.)The Seventh Holy Imam

    Author : Imam Reza Network Name Epithet and Titles Name “Musa”, epithet Abul Hasan and his famous title was Kazim. His matchless devotion and worship of God has also earned him the [...]

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  • 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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  • Birth and Upbringing of Lady Fatima (S.A)

    THE LIFE OF FATIMA AZ-ZAHRA’ By: Allamah Baqir Shareef al-Qurashi P. 37 – 47 The Prophet (a.s.) eagerly received the birth of Pure Fatima (a.s). He perceived from behind the unseen [...]

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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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  • Eid al Ghadir – Greatest Event of Islamic History

    By: Hojjet Sistani The formal declaration of Imamat of Imam Ali (A.S.) at Ghadir Khumm has been unanimously described by the learned historians and scholars of both sects. Here a brief account is [...]

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  • Conceptual Foundations of Shi’i Islam

    By: Prof. Dr. Sayyid Husayn Muhammad Ja’fari The division of the community of Islam into Sunni and Shi’i branches has commonly been explained in terms of purely political differences. [...]

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  • Jannat al-Baqi Cemetery in the Holy City of Madinah

    Jannat-al-Baqi is the famous burial place of great personalities without whom the history of Islam is incomplete, in fact, some of them wrote the history of Islam with their deeds and [...]

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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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  • History of the Khoja Shia Ithna Ashari Shia Muslims

    Author : Imam Reza Network Some 600 years ago a missionary by the name of Pir Sadruddin arrived in Sind in India. There are a number of myths about his origins. The most common consensus among [...]

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  • The Prophet’s Birth and Childhood

    Makka was covered by a heavy blanket of darkness. No sign of life and activity could be observed in it.Only the moon slowly emerged from behind the darkened surrounding mountains and cast its [...]

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  • Imam Hasan (A.S.):The Saviour of Islam

    (This is) an account of the Imam Hasan(A.S.) after the Commander of the Faithful(A.S.), the date of his birth, the evidence for his Imamates the period of his succession, the time of his death, [...]

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  • Ascension and Mabath of Chief of Prophets (PBUH)

    Written By: Zaynab Abbas Highlighting the significance of 27 Rajab, history recounts two very important events that took place on this date. The first event was Mabath (Holy Prophet Muhammeds, [...]

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  • Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib (A.S)

    Birth On the 13th of the month of Rajab, twenty-three years before the migration of the Prophet (P.B.U.H.) a child was born in the family of Abu Talib, the light of whom kindled the whole World. [...]

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  • Ashura, The 10th of Muharram

    By: Muhammad Reza Hakimi In the Name of Allah, the most Gracious, the most Merciful The Religion of Islam was presented to the world and human society Forthrightly; no problem, or issue, which [...]

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  • The Martyrs of Karbala and Kufah

    1 Abu-Bakr ibne Ali ibne Abi Taleb: He was called ‘Muhammad-e-Azghar’ or Abdullah from Laila daughter of Masu’ud, son of Hanzala, son of Manath, son of Tameem. 2 Abi Bakr: Son [...]

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  • The Kharidjites in Muawiya’s time

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 372-376 Succeeding Imām’s martyrdom, Kūfa was composed of classes with various schools of thought, the majority [...]

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  • Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) in the Mirror of Islam

    Written By: Allamah Tabatabai Translated from the Persian By: William Chittick and Dr. Seyyed Hossein Nasr Free Islamic Literatures, Inc, Houston In the Name of God, Most Merciful and [...]

    Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) in the Mirror of Islam
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  • Childhood of the Holy Prophet (PBUH)

    Written By: Ayatullah Shaikh Jafar Al-Subhani History tells us that the life of the Prophet, the noble guide of the Muslims, was replete with a chain of wonderful events from his very childhood [...]

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  • Imam Husain’s Great Revolution

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

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  • The Great Virtues of Imam Ali (A.S.)

    The Great Virtues of Imam Ali (A.S.) In praise of Ali (AS) He said: Abu Ja’far Muhammad b. Ali b. al-Husain reported to me from his father, who reported from Muhammad b. Yahya al-Attar, who [...]

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  • Position of Ahlul Bayt (A.S.) on the Day of Judgement

    On the Day when the oppressed shall bite their hands (in fear); when the oppressors shall be gathered in humiliation and lowliness, remembering their disgraceful and shameful deeds: Then every [...]

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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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  • Meaning of ‘Nabi’ and ‘Rasul’

    By: Sayyid Sa’eed Akhtar Rizvi The word ‘Nabi’ (نبي) is derived from ‘Nubuwwat’ (نبوة). ‘Nubuwwat’ means ‘to be high’ and, thus ‘Nabi’means a ‘High person’: high in the presence of Allah, The [...]

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  • The House of Quraysh

    Author : Al-shia.org It’s Orgin and Development Qusayy Another of the most powerful Arab tribes of the Abrahamic descent was Quraysh; and about four hundred years after Christ, a man of [...]

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  • Birth of Imam Ali ibn Abu Talib (AS) : Self-preservation of Imam Ali (AS) : Ghadeer Affair

    Author : ezsoftech.com On the 13th of the month of Rajab, twenty-three years before the migration of the Prophet Mohammad (pbuh) a child was born in the family of Abu Talib, the light of whom [...]

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  • Some Important Events from the Seerah of the Holy Prophet of Islam (S.A.W.)

    By: Ja’far Subhani   The sixth year of migration was terminating with all its bitter and sweet events when suddenly the Prophet dreamt a pleasant dream that the Muslims were performing [...]

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  • Islam and the Question of Violence

    Al-Serat A Journal of Islamic Studies Published by: Muhammadi Trust of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Seyyed Hossein Nasr Vol. XIII, No. 2 Despite the presence of violence in many regions of [...]

    Islam and the Question of Violence
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  • Prophets and Miracles

    The Roots of Religion p. 136-146 Divine Prophets have always been sent with clear signs, so that men might be convinced that they had come from God. For this reason those who have souls like [...]

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  • What The Wahabis Say AboutT Imam Mahdi

    Author : Al-shia.org After propounding the Koran and traditional ar­guments there remains no doubt amongst the Muslims, irrespective of his religion either Sunni, Shiite, Wahabi or non-Wahabi, [...]

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  • Admiration and Glorification

    The Life of Imam Muhammad ibn ‘Ali al-Baqir By: Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi P. 91 – 106 The learned, the scholars, the researchers, and the authors glorified Imam al-Baqir, peace be on [...]

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  • Role of Imam Hasan (A.S) In Islamic Life

    The second part or stage of the role of Imam Hasan (a.s.) in the life of the Muslims commenced when his father appointed him as the next Imam. In the wake of the cruel attempt on his life by [...]

    Role of Imam Hasan (A.S) In Islamic Life
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  • Islam: The Message of The Prophets

    The concept of submission to Allah has thus been described as the core of the religion and the gist of faith. Here, Islam’ as a special title given to the eternal Divine Religion – [...]

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  • Nearness to Allah

    Author : Imam Reza Network Recitation of the Holy Quran Desired by the Holy Prophet (s) Ibn e Masood was one of the scribes of the revealed Verses of the Holy Quran. He wrote down a verse as soon [...]

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