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  • AL-MASAD Palm Fibre المسد Meccan (surah 111 • 5 ayahs)

    AL-MASAD Palm Fibre المسد Meccan (surah 111 • 5 ayahs) »The surah that mentions the PALM FIBRE rope that in Hellfire shall be twisted around the neck of the wife of the Prophet’s uncle, who [...]

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  • AL-ṢAFFĀT The Ranged Ones الصافات Meccan (surah 37 • 182 ayahs)

    AL-ṢAFFĀT The Ranged Ones الصافات Meccan (surah 37 • 182 ayahs) »The surah that opens with the oath of the Divine One swearing by the angels arrayed before Him in devotional ranks, THE RANGED [...]

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  • AL-RAʿD Thunder الرعد Medinan (surah 13 • 43 ayahs)

    AL-RAʿD Thunder الرعد Medinan (surah 13 • 43 ayahs) »The surah that translates into human experience the overpowering meaning of what THUNDER says when it resounds through the sky and God sends [...]

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  • Tafsir Surat al-Humazah (The Slanderer)

    By: Ayatullah al-Uzma Nasir Makarim Shirazi in Tafsir Namuneh Translated from Farsi into English by: Fatima Zabeth Beenesh The sura e humaza is descended at Mecca and it is consisted of 9 ayaat. [...]

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  • Ash-Shura (Consultation)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. حم {1} [Pickthal 42:1] Ha. Mim. عسق {2} [Pickthal 42:2] A’in. Sin. Qaf. كَذَٰلِكَ يُوحِي إِلَيْكَ [...]

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  • Promise and Pleasure of Allah

    Written By: Ali Khalfan There is no doubt that when Allah makes a promise, it is a promise of truth. Even Shaitan acknowledges this fact as Allah quotes him: And the Shaitan shall say after the [...]

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  • Al-Ahqaf (The Dunes)

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

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  • Maryam (Mary)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. كهيعص {1} [Pooya/Ali Commentary 19:1] For Kaf, Ha, Ya, Ayn, Sad (huruf muqatta-at) refer to the [...]

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  • AL-ZALZALAH The Quake الزلزلة Medinan (surah 99 • 8 ayahs)

    AL-ZALZALAH The Quake الزلزلة Medinan (surah 99 • 8 ayahs) »The surah that opens with the mention of THE QUAKE of the earth in utter destruction at the end of the world. It takes its name from [...]

    AL-ZALZALAH The Quake الزلزلة Medinan (surah 99 • 8 ayahs)
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  • 103 Time and Age, Al-’Asr: Makki

    103 Time and Age Al-’Asr: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. TIME AND AGE are witness 2. Man is certainly loss, 3. Except those [...]

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  • 79 Those Who Pull and Withdraw, An-Nazi’at: Makki

    79 Those Who Pull and Withdraw An-Nazi’at: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. I CALL TO WITNESS those who dive and drag, 2. And [...]

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  • Adh-Dhaariyat (The Winnowing Winds)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. وَالذَّارِيَاتِ ذَرْوًا {1} [Pickthal 51:1] By those that winnow with a winnowing فَالْحَامِلَاتِ وِقْرًا [...]

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  • Introduction to the Holy Quran

    Written By: Ahmad von Denffer The Qur’an contains the revelations of Allah, the Creator and Sustainer of the Universe, to mankind. It is the message from God to man and therefore of utmost [...]

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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-TAKWĪR The Winding Up التكوير Meccan (surah 81 • 29 ayahs)

    AL-TAKWĪR The Winding Up التكوير Meccan (surah 81 • 29 ayahs) »The surah that opens with a riveting description of THE WINDING UP of the sun at the end of earthly life and the dawn of eternity. [...]

    AL-TAKWĪR The Winding Up التكوير Meccan (surah 81 • 29 ayahs)
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  • 53 The Star, An-Najm: Makki

    53 The Star An-Najm: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. I CALL TO witness the star of the pleiades when it has dipped 2. That [...]

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  • The Effects of Sins

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi [Imam Muhammad b. ‘Ali] al-Baqir (as) has said: “There is no servant who sees his Muslim brother in need, however does not help him or tries to alleviate his [...]

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  • QĀF Qāf ق Meccan (surah 50 • 45 ayahs)

    QĀF Qāf ق Meccan (surah 50 • 45 ayahs) »The surah that opens with the single discrete Arabic letter QĀF. It deals predominantly with the Resurrection and the Day of Judgement. Reference is made [...]

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  • Quranic, Rational and Historical Basis of Islamic Jihad

    Murtaza Mutahhari A- Abrogation Our discussions have been about Islamic jihad. Tonight, there are three issues that I wish to speak about, one of which has a Quranic basis, the other, reason as a [...]

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  • AL-ANʿĀM Cattle الأنعام Meccan (surah 6 • 165 ayahs)

    AL-ANʿĀM Cattle الأنعام Meccan (surah 6 • 165 ayahs) »The surah that debunks as a mere forgery against the Law of God the forbidden practices of Pre-Islamic Arabia with regard to the sacrifice, [...]

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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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  • Infallibility of the Prophets (Part I)

    Author : Imam Reza Network Introduction This article deals with the contention of whether or not the prophets and the messengers of Allah are infallible (sinless). In Part 1, we will examine the [...]

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  • “Al-Ghadir”and its Relevance to Islamic Unity

    Author : Aalulbayt Global Information Center The distinguished book entitled “al-Ghadir” has raised a huge wave in the world of Islam. Islamic thinkers shed light on the book in [...]

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  • Hadrat Fatimah (S.A)

    The great lady, Hazart-e Fatemeh Zahra (SA) was the dear daughter of the Prophet, Mohammad (SW). Some Shiite scholars believed that she was born on 20th of Jamadi-ul-Sani, 5 th A.H. But the [...]

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  • Demise Anniversary of Hadhrat Ma’suma

    The title of Masuma was given to this noble lady by her brother, Imam Ali Al-Ridha (AS). It is worth noting that this title was awarded to her after her death and she was not referred to by this [...]

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  • Karbala: A Revolution of Hearts and Minds

    Author : Islamic Sight The event of Karbala always evokes strong emotions and deep intellectual thoughts which touch and affect the whole existence of those who seek to find a path through it. [...]

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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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  • Caliphate Council and ‘Uthmān’s Election

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 111-123 ‘Umar consulted with Prophet’s (s) campanions in several cases while never compelling himself to fulfill [...]

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  • Companions of Imam Husain (A.S.) and their Martyrdom

    Author : Sheikh Abbas Qummi   Hasan Sa’eed bin Hibatullah, renowned as Qutubuddin Rawandi, relates through his chain of authorities from Imam Mohammad al Baqir (A.S.), that before his [...]

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  • Historical Factors and Shi’ism

    By: Ayatullah al-Uzma Lutfullah Safi al-Gulpaygani QUESTION: Have historical factors influenced the development of Shiaism, or is this sect a set of beliefs derived from the Qur’an and the clear [...]

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  • Mubahilah – An Extremely Imperative Event of History

    By: Syeda Hajra In the early days of Islam, Najran was a large center of people who had changed from idol worship to Christianity. The Holy Prophet (s.a.w) had sent letters to the heads of [...]

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  • The Historical Event of Mubahala (630 A.D.)

    By: Yasin T. al- Jibouri There is no room here to trace how Christianity was disseminated in Nejran; suffices to say that the Ethiopian invasion of southern Arabia introduced Christianity there [...]

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  • Muhammad (S.A.W.) in the Mirror of Islam

    By: Allamah Tabataba’i In the Name of God, Most Merciful and Compassionate ISLAM AND OTHER RELIGIONS: THE SHI’ITE VIEW Islam is based on two realities: the blessed personality of the [...]

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  • Husham Bin al-Hakam’s Argumentation

    Author : Imam Reza Network Husham Bin Al­Hakam is the most remarkable Shiite whom were frequently accused of corporalism by authors of books dealing with the Islamic sects. Any historian can not [...]

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  • The Time of Imam Al Baqir (A.S)

    The Life of Imam Muhammad ibn ‘Ali al-Baqir By: Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi P. 381- 392 As for the talk about the time of Ima`m Abu` Ja’far (al-Ba`qir), peace be on him, and mentioning [...]

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  • Murder of Umar Ibn e Khitaab

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 86-91 According to some quotations, especially what has been narrated by Tabarī, some people have claimed that [...]

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  • The Birth of The Tenth Holy Imam Imam Ali un-Naqi al-Hadi(A.S.)

    Author : Imam Reza Network Imamat: The Tenth Holy Imam(A.S.) like his father , was also elevated to the rank of Imam in his childhood . He was six years old when his father Imam Muhammad al [...]

    The Birth of The Tenth Holy Imam Imam Ali un-Naqi al-Hadi(A.S.)
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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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  • Life of Imam Ali (A.S)

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 294-297 The analysis of Imām’s lifestyle as a paragon seems beyond the possibility here; yet, we refer to some [...]

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  • The Pledge of Allegiance to Imam Reza(A.S.)

    Author : Imam Reza Network Al-Ma’mun held a general popular festival attended by the ministers, the high-ranking statesmen, the commanders of the armed forces, and the rest of the people; [...]

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