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  • AL-ṢAFF Ranks الصف Medinan (surah 61 • 14 ayahs)

    AL-ṢAFF Ranks الصف Medinan (surah 61 • 14 ayahs) »The surah that declares God’s love of all those believers who maintain the solid RANKS or lines of unreachable communal unity in selflessly and [...]

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  • Norms of History Mentioned in The Holy Qur’an

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

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

    Among the arguments put forward from the Ahl’ ul-Sunnah to justify the adallah (justice) of the sahaba is that they complied the Qur’an. To question their trustworthiness is to [...]

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  • The Event of Ghadeer in the Holy Qur’an

    Love for the Messenger of Allah (s.a.w.a.), attachment towards his Ahle Bayt (a.s.) and their obedience are the factors which lead to success in this world and salvation in the Hereafter. [...]

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  • 48 Victory, Al-Fath: Madani

    48 Victory Al-Fath: Madani ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most-benevolent, ever-merciful. WE HAVE GIVEN you a splendent victory 2. That God may save you from [...]

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  • Ad-Dukhan (The Smoke)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. حم {1} [Shakir 44:1] Ha Mim! وَالْكِتَابِ الْمُبِينِ {2} [Shakir 44:2] I swear by the Book that makes [...]

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  • Norms of History in the Holy Quran

    Muhammad Baqir Al-Sadr Three basic points can be derived from the passages of the Qur’an to prove the existence of the norms of history. The Qur’an has emphasized these points or [...]

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  • An-Nisaa’ (The Women)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful.   يَا أَيُّهَا النَّاسُ اتَّقُوا رَبَّكُمُ الَّذِي خَلَقَكُمْ مِنْ نَفْسٍ وَاحِدَةٍ وَخَلَقَ مِنْهَا [...]

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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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  • At-Taghaabun (Mutual Disillusion)

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

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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} [Shakir 53:1] I swear by the star when it goes down. مَا ضَلَّ صَاحِبُكُمْ [...]

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  • Al-Fath (The Victory)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. إِنَّا فَتَحْنَا لَكَ فَتْحًا مُبِينًا {1} [Pickthal 48:1] Lo! We have given thee (O Muhammad) a signal [...]

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  • Al-Anbiyaa (The Prophets)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. اقْتَرَبَ لِلنَّاسِ حِسَابُهُمْ وَهُمْ فِي غَفْلَةٍ مُعْرِضُونَ {1} [Shakir 21:1] Their reckoning has [...]

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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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  • Protection from any Alteration

    The transmission of the Qur’an, from the day of its revelation up to the present day, is flawless. The chapters and verses have been in constant use amongst Muslims and have been passed on [...]

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  • NŪḤ Noah نوح Meccan (surah 71 • 28 ayahs)

    NŪḤ Noah نوح Meccan (surah 71 • 28 ayahs) »That surah that opens with the story of the ancient Prophet NOAH, the unrelenting Messenger of Resolve, and his obstinately unbelieving people. It is [...]

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  • Qaaf (The Letter ‘Qaaf’)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. ق ۚ وَالْقُرْآنِ الْمَجِيدِ {1} [Pickthal 50:1] Qaf. By the Glorious Qur’an, بَلْ عَجِبُوا أَنْ [...]

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  • Ma’ad (Resurrection) as in the Holy Qur’an

    By: Allamah Syed Muhammad Husain Tabataba’i The Holy Qur’an, through hundreds of Ayat reminds the people of the Ma’ad and negates any doubt regarding it. In many instances, the [...]

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  • AL-SHARḤ Opening الشرح Meccan (surah 94 • 8 ayahs)

    AL-SHARḤ Opening الشرح Meccan (surah 94 • 8 ayahs) »The surah that opens with a reassurance to the Prophet Muḥammad that his divine appointment to receive God’s revelation has been nothing less [...]

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  • 78 The Announcement An-Naba’: Makki

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

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  • Imam Hassan (A.S)’s Words of Wisdom

    Imam Hasan(A.S.) said: O people, he who advises for Allah’s sake and betakes His sayings as guidance will surely be led to the most upright way and Allah will grant him success to the right [...]

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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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  • Sayings of Imam Husain (A.S.)

    Compiled and Translated by: Syed Zainulabedin Razavi, Tehran, Iran Name: Husain Title: Sayyed ush Shohada Byname: Aba Abdellah Father’s name: Ali ibne Abitaleb(A.S) Mother’s name: [...]

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  • ‘Smaller’ And ‘Greater Sins’

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi& Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani   Question: How can we differentiate between ‘Smaller’ and ‘Greater sins’? Answer: Actually the [...]

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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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  • Hajj in Ahadith

    Allah, the Most High, has said: “Surely the first House which was appointed for mankind (as a place of worship) was that in Bakkah (Makkah), the blessed, and a source of guidance for the entire [...]

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  • Sayings of Hadrat Fatima Zahra (S.A)

    Compiled and Translated By: Syed Zainulabedin Razavi, Tehran, Iran Name: Fatima (S.A) Other names: Zahra, Tahera, Batool, Raaziah, Marziah, Azra, Seddiqah e Kobra, Mohaddesa, Haora, Ensiah, By [...]

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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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  • Rights of the Brother in Faith

    There are numerous traditions in connection with the rights of the believers and brothers-in-faith. A few of such traditions are quoted below: Mualla Bin-Khanees asked Imam Jafar as-Sadiq (a.s.): [...]

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  • Compilation of Imam Ali’s Words and the Classification of Nahj al-Balaghah

    By: Muhammad Mahdi Mehrizi Translated by Mahdi Chamanzar Compilation of Imam ‘Ali’s Words Ever since the early years of Islam, the eloquent wordings of Imam ‘Ali (A.S.), [...]

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  • Sayings of the Holy Prophet of Islam (S.A.W.)

    Charity A man giving in alms one piece of silver in his lifetime is better for him than giving one hundred when about to die. To meet friends cheerfully and invite them to a feast are charitable [...]

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  • Forty Sayings of Masumeen (A.S) on The World and The Hereafter

    By: Abbas Shahid Baqir 1- The Endeared Prophet of Islam (P.B.U.H.) ((Ashshehab Fel-Hekame-Val-Adab, p. 7)) The world is the prison of the religious people and paradise of unbelievers. [...]

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  • An account of Ya‘qub and Yusuf

    Hayat Al-Qulub Vol. 1, By: Allamah Muhammad Baqir Al-Majlisi Abu Hamza Thumali narrates through a correct chain of traditionalists that one day he performed the morning prayers with Imam Zayn [...]

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  • How Does Prayers Keep a Person Away From Sin?

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi & Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani Question: According to Qur’an’s point of view one of the effects of Prayers is that it keeps one away from sins and [...]

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  • Tawbah (Repentance)

    An Exposition of Hadith by Imam Khomeini With a continuous chain of transmission reaching the pioneering leader, a proof of the sect and a chief of the ummah, Muhammad ibn Ya’qub al-Kulayni (R) [...]

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  • Pearls from Imam Hassan Al-Mujtaba (A.S)

    Written By: Ali bin Zachariyeh Do not be hasty in punishing (someone’s) sin, and leave (room) between the two (fault and punishment) for apology. One who lacks intelligence has no decorum, [...]

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  • Forty Traditions from Imam Mahdi (A.S.)

    1. “I am the Mahdi. I am the Qaem of the time” (Bihar V.52 p.2) 2. “I am the one who will fill it (the earth with justice as it would be full of tyranny”. (Bihar, V.52, [...]

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  • The Lives and Maxims of the Prophets Quoted by Imam al-Baqir(A.S.)

    Imam Abu Ja’far (al-Baqir), peace be on him, talked very much about the lives and maxims of the prophets. The specialists in these subjects have reported many traditions on his authority. [...]

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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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  • Recognition of The Imams (A.S.)

    It is related with a sound chain of authority from Salman al- Farsi, ‘ I visited the Messenger (PBUH)of Allah (SWT) who looked at me and said, ‘ “O Salman, Allah (SWT) does not [...]

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  • The Leadership of Ahlul-Bayt (A.S.)

    The purpose of this article is merely to demonstrate that Shia views about the special importance and the leadership of Ahlul-Bayt do not come out of the blue. In this way, I hope to contribute [...]

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  • Martyrdom of Imam Ali (A.S)

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 292-294 In was Ramadān, 19th 40 A.H. at dawn when Imām was preparing to head for Siffīn to battle once again with [...]

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  • Lady Fatima (S.A)’s Marital Life

    Written By: Abu Muhammed Al-Ordoni Lady Fatima Zahra (A.S.) moved from the home of Prophethood to the house of Imamate, successorship and guardianship. This turn in Fatima’s life, allowed [...]

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  • The Grievances of Lady Fatimah Al-Zahra (S.A)

    The short life of Fatimah (as), which lasted no more than twenty years according to some historians, was filled with much suffering and grave crises. If we talk about the suffering and hardships [...]

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  • Saqqa (One who quenches the thirst); The Celebrated Title Hadrat Abbas (A.S)

    Author : Imam Reza Network The Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.) said, “The most superior deed before Allah is to satiate the thirst of the thirsty, even if it be an animal.” (Darrusslam, vol. [...]

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  • Why do the Shi‘ah regard the sons of Imam Ali (A.S.) as the sons of the Messenger of Allah (S.A.W.)?

    By: Sayyid Rida’ Husayni Nasab Reply: A study of the exegesis {tafsir}, history and hadith books will show that this idea is not accepted only by the Shi‘ah but by almost all Muslim [...]

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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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  • Ahl al-Bayt’s (A.S) Altruism

    Written By: Shaikh Muhammedi Rayshahri And they feed, for the love of Allah, the indigent, the orphan, and the captive – (saying), we feed you for the sake of Allah alone: No reward do we [...]

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  • Name 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. 39-41 The name of the Holy Imam was same as that of his respected great grandfather, [...]

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  • The Logic for Imamah

    A government organization established in a country to handle public affairs cannot operate by itself. Unless a group of competent and experienced individuals  endeavour to maintain and run it, it [...]

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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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  • Ahl al-Bayt’s (A.S.) Status on The Day of Resurrection

    Written By: Shaikh Muhammedi Rayshahri The Messenger of Allah (S.A.W.) said: The first who will join me by the Hawd of Kawthar are my Ahl al-Bayt and those of my Ummah who love me. Al-Imam Ali [...]

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  • Merits of the Fourteen Infallibles

    By: Maulana Sayyid Zafar Hasan Amrohi Just as man is created from four elements, the basics of ethical values are also four, wisdom, chastity, justice and valour. As if these are the four walls [...]

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  • Who are Ahlul Bayt

    Qur’an in Sura 42, V 23 tells us in the words of Prophet Muhammad (saw), ” I do not ask you for any recompense for this (communication of the revelation) except the love of the near [...]

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  • Lady Fatimah (S.A)’s Intercession

    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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  • 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 [...]

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  • A Brief History of Imam Hasan’s Life

    The Son of the Prophet Imam Hasan Mujtaba -upon whom be peace- was the second Imam. He and his brother Imam Husayn were the two sons of Amir al-mu’minin Ali and Hadhrat Fatimah, the [...]

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  • Aspects of the Life of Imam Husayn (A.S)

    Written By: Sayyed Fadhil Bahr-ul-Uloom The third infallible Imam is Husayn ibn Ali (peace and blessings be with them), grandson of the Last Messenger of Allah, The Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace [...]

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  • Imam Hassan (A.S)

    Written By: Um Ali His birth Hassan (as) bin Ali (as)al Mujtaba was born on the 15th of Ramadhan, 3 AH into an auspicious household. His mother was Fatima (as), daughter of the Prophet (pbuh) [...]

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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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  • The Issue of Apostasy

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 24-34 The main problem of Muslims was a move known as “Apostasy”. According to historians, after the Prophet’s [...]

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  • Sayyid Abd al-Azim al-Hasani, One of the Greatest Defenders of Ahlul Bayt (A.S.)

    By : Ayatullah Jafar Subhani I used to visit the grave of our master ‘Abd al-’Azim al-Hasani occasionally and whenever good fortune permitted me, for he was one of the descendants of the eldest [...]

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  • Transfer of Caliphate to the Marwanids

    By: Rasul Ja’fariyan Dispute Between Hijaz and Damascus Seemingly subsequent to Imam Husayn’s martyrdom, there existed no hurdle facing the Umayya. It was Yazid’s impudence that [...]

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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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  • Shi‘ite Muslims in Muuawiya’s time

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 354-371 In Mu‘āwiya’s term, one of the crucial issues was the Shi‘ites beliefs amongst a number of people [...]

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  • Golden Medical Dissertation of Imam Ali Reza (A.S)

    The Life of Imam Ali Ibn Musa al-Rida By : Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi P. 277 – 313 The sciences of Imam al-Rida, peace be on him, were not confined to the precepts of Islamic law; rather they [...]

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  • A General Account of the Holy Prophet’s Battles

    By:  Abu Ali al Fadl ibn al Hasan ibn al Fadl at Tabarsi (c. 468/1076 – 548/1154) A general account of the prophet’s battles in Which He Himself Participated, and for Which He Sent [...]

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  • Birth Anniversary of Imam Hasan Askari (PBUH)

    He was born in Medina, the abode of divine revelation, the station of guiding angels and the school of the Prophet’s Ahl ol-Bayt or the Blessed Household. The year of his birth was 232 AH [...]

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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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  • Acquiring the Ma’rifah, i.e. of the Rights of the Holy Imam’s (A.S.)

    Author : Sayyid Khomeini Acquiring the Ma’rifah, i.e. of the Rights of the Holy Imam’s (A.S.) An Exposition of Hadith by Imam Khomeini With my chain of authorities reaching up to the pioneering [...]

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  • Childhood of Prophet Muhammed (PBUH)

    The Holy Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.A) was the son of Abdullah and Amina. His father, Abdullah, passed away a few days before his birth. He was born in the city of Mecca in Arabia. His forefathers [...]

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  • Deputies of The Holy Prophet (PBUH)

    The Life of Muhammad (PBUH) By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Abdullah al-Shahin p. 228-246   At the beginning of establishing his state in Yathrib, the Prophet (a.s.) began [...]

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  • General Invitation Towards Islam

    The Message By: Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani P. 205 – 223 Three years had passed since the commencement of the prophetic mission of the Prophet. After inviting his nearest kinsfolk the [...]

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  • The Message: Birth & Childhood of the Prophet (PBUH)

    Written By: Ayatullah Shaikh Jafar Al-Subhani The dark clouds of ignorance had completely enveloped the Arabian Peninsula. Abominable and unlawful deeds, bloody campaigns, wide-spread plundering, [...]

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  • Lady Fatema Martyred: Succumbing to The Wound

    Written By: S.V. Mir Ahmad Ali Thus after seventy-five or ninety days after the departure of the Holy Prophet, as prophesied, the Holy Lady passed away. But before breathing her last, she called [...]

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  • Benevolent Master

    Author : coiradio.com Imam Hassan (a.s.) had a great worth and status in the eyes of the Prophet Muhammad (saw). Such as, one day he Prophet Muhammad (saw) was on the tribune, delivering a speech [...]

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  • History of The Shrine of Imam Ali Al-Naqi (A.S) & Imam Hasan Al-Askari (A.S)

    The modern city of Samarra is situated on the bank of the river Tigris some sixty miles from the city of Baghdad. The city is of outstanding importance because of its two shrines. The golden dome [...]

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  • Imam Ali (A.S.) and the First Two Caliphs

    By: Prof. Dr. Sayyid Husayn Muhammad Ja’fari The discussion above will suffice to elucidate our view that the origins of Shi’i feelings and inclinations may be found in the conception [...]

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  • Abuzar al-Ghaffari

    By Ahmad Loqmani Abuzar was a truthful, strong and pious disciple, who from the outset of his conversion to Islam till the last moment of his life, didn’t stray from the Path of Truth. He [...]

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  • Martyrdom of Imam Jawad (A.)

    Author : www.roshd.org Mankind inherently cannot live without support. The way human is created is that everyone seeks a support to depend on. People are divided into four categories based on [...]

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  • The System of Ijtihad in Shi’ahs

    By: Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi   Some Important Terms 1. Ijtihad literally means “to endeavor, strive, put one­self out, work hard.” In Islamic legal terminology it means “the process [...]

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  • The Pledge Of Allegiance

    By: Shaykh Radi Yasin The religion of Islam is what the Prophet, may Allah bless him and his family, propagated. For he (the Prophet): “Does not speak out of desire. It is naught but [...]

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  • Leadership and Command in Wars during the Prophethood of the Holy Prophet (PBUH)

    By: Muhammad Dhahir Watr Etiquettes of Leadership The Noble Prophet (s) was the commander in many battles[275] and he sent forth numerous Sariyah missions. As far as good leadership, which [...]

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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 [...]

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  • How Does The Holy Qur’an Present God?

    By : Ayatullah Sayyid Mujtaba Musavi Lari When we wish to assess the scientific personality and knowledge of a scholar, we examine his works and subject them to close study. Similarly, in order [...]

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  • what is raj‘ah “return” and why do the Shias believe in it?

    By: Sayyid Rida’ Husayni Nasab Reply: In Arabic, raj‘ah literally means “return” but it is used to mean “the return of a group of people after death and prior to the Day of Resurrection”. [...]

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  • The Most Vivid Portraits of Gallantry and Sacrifice

    By:Martyr Murtuza Mutahhari On the tenth of Muharram (Ashura), the Imam said the last Dhuhr (noon) prayer before he was martyred. Most of his comrades in arms were martyred earlier that day, in [...]

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  • The Bible Testifies for Mohammad(S.A.W.)

    By Sheikh Muhammad Jawad Chirri (The following is another chapter of the book. It is in the format of questions asked by Dr. Wilson H. Guertin, from the University of Florida, answered by the [...]

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  • Divine Justice or the Problem of Evil

    By: Javad Shayvard If there is a Just God why, is there so much evil. There is death, war, earthquake, hunger, bitter conditions of life …….. etc. The argument then follows that [...]

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  • Time to Wake up to Realities

    By: Seyyed Ali Shahbaz The 12th of Muharram, two days after Muslims all over the globe observed Ashura, with a rare unanimity, thanks to the sighting of the crescent on the same day throughout [...]

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  • The Expected Mahdi (A.S)

    By: Maulana Jibrill Brill (Proudly Zambian) Who is Mahdi? His name is Muhammad, and his nickname is Abul-Qasim. His titles are: – Al-Mahdi, which means the guided one, Al-Qa’im the [...]

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  • What Wahabis Say About Imam Mahdi (A.S)

    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, regarding the belief in [...]

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  • An Internal Messenger: The Ethical Consciousness

    By: Ayatullah Ja`far Subhani {However Allah has made true belief something that is loved by you and He has made it alluring to your hearts and He has made disbelief (Kufr), evil deeds and [...]

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  • Life of The Next World

    By : Martyr Ayatullah Murtada Mutahhari The principle of belief in the eternal life of the next world is one of the important points of Islamic conception of cosmos and a fundamental tenet of [...]

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  • The Actions of God, Compulsion or Freedom

    By: Sayyyid Saeed Akhtar Rizvi A. GOD CAN DO NO WRONG The Shi’ahs say that hod does nothing which is rationally wrong or evil. [1] I do not use this phrase in the sense that “King [...]

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  • The Jesus Shall Pray Behind Imam Mahdi (A.S)

    The Life of Imam al-Mahdi By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Sayyid Athar Husain S.H. Rizvi p. 353-355 Among the sure signs of the reappearance of His Eminence, the Master of the [...]

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  • The Dhikr of Allah in All States

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi Of the things which all people are responsible for enacting, however not all are able to, is to remember Allah (SwT) in all states. The remembering of Allah (SwT) [...]

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  • Quran, Imam Ali (a.s.) and Shi’a

    In The Name Of Allah,The Most Compassionate, The Merciful O Allah! Send your blessings to the head of your Messengers and the Last of your Prophets Muhammad ( saw ),and his pure and cleansed [...]

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  • Why do The Shi‘ah Prostrate on Turbah {Dried Clay}?

    By: Sayyid Rida’ Husayni Nasab   Reply: Some think that prostration on the earth or turbah taken from the burial site of martyrs is tantamount to worshipping it and consider it a form [...]

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  • Hostile Attitude of Jews towards the Holy Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.)

    By: Yasin T. al- Jibouri For a long time, the Jews were masters of Medina. The tribes of Aws and Khazraj (the Ansar) had settled there later. Gradually, these tribes gathered strength and equaled [...]

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  • Christian Zionist Messianism: How It Views Islam and Muslims

    Represented by literally hundreds of small denominations and churches today, particularly in America, evangelical Christian Zionist messianism is today a formidable force and a major actor in [...]

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  • Scientific Indications of Resurrection

    By : Ayatullah Sayyid Mujtaba Musavi Lari One of the valuable benefits that have been derived from the ceaseless progress of experimental science is that it has proven the possibility of the [...]

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  • Shiahs and the Purified Sunnah

    Author : Imam Reza Network   Both Parties` Stand Towards The Sunnah One of the lies circulated against the Shi`ahs by some fools is that Shi`ahs reject the Sunnah of the Chosen One, peace [...]

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  • Islam; The Freedom of Thought and Belief

    By Shahid Murtada Mutahhari This is a rather free translation of two lectures delivered by Martyr Mutahhari at the Husayniyyeh Irshad, Tehran, in the fall of 1969. They form part of a [...]

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  • Method in Mufid’s Kalam and in Christian Theology

    By: Martin McDermott I. Al-Mufid’s Notion of Kala’m II. Al-Mufid’s Kala’m in Practice III. Comparison with Theology Notes I do not think I can tell you anything new about [...]

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  • The world in the Islam sight

    The meaning of the world in Islam The word ‘world’ literally means closer. This concept makes sense given the hereafter. Actually the word ‘world’ refers to the world that is closer to humans [...]

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  • Intellectual, Political and Social Status of the Shi’ites on the Verge of Occultation

    By: Mas’ud Pur Sayyid Aqaei In the period prior to the beginning of occultation (260 A.H), Shi’ites were fortunate to have outstanding intellectual scholars who were trained by Imams [...]

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  • Islam and Racial Superiority

    By: Ayatullah Ja`far Subhani {O’ Humanity! Without doubt We have created you from a male and a female and have made you into various nations and tribes, so that you may come to know and [...]

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

    By: Rasul Ja’fariyan It should be noted that during the Safawid period, part of the historiography is related to the recording of historical developments of the Safawid State. We do not [...]

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  • What None Muslims Say About …Islam

    Those who listen to the word and follow the best of it; those are the ones whom God has guided, and those are the ones endowed with understanding (Qur’an 39:18) The Fastest Growing Religion [...]

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  • The Origins of the Shi’as

    BY :Allamah Shaykh Muhammad Husayn al-Kashif al-Ghita Shi’ism is not a new religion. It begins with the beginning of Islam. The embodiment of the code of religion, that is, the seal of the [...]

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  • Islam, Culture and Identity

    By: Yusuf Al-Khabbaz As a global ideal, an important quality of Islam is that it envisions a unifying system for Muslims to relate to each other and the world in which they live, while also [...]

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  • Arbitration in Islam

    Author: Muhammed Beheshti From time to time differences arise on various questions between the people living together. Historical and personal experience shows that no society has ever existed, [...]

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  • The concept of religion

    1 Law abiders Religion means procedure and law and religious is the one who abides law. Law or religion is a set of rules that a person or group is committed to, who shape their personal and [...]

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  • The Religion of Allah

    By: Allamah Syed Muhammad Husain Tabataba’i Religion refers to the beliefs and a series of practical and moral instructions that the prophets have related on behalf of Allah to guide and [...]

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  • Islam, the Most Perfect and Highest of Revealed Religions

    Author : Imam Reza Network In the Name of God the Merciful, the Compassionate And who is better in speech than he who calls unto God and does good and says, ‘Verily, I am of the Muslims. [...]

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  • Allegations Against the Shi’a

    Author : Sayyid Akhtar Razivi Refutation of the Claim that their are Un-Islamic Borrowings in Shi’a Beliefs. All that we have set down in this book is but a mere indication of the beliefs [...]

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    The Concept of Religion Part – III

    The Concept of Religion Part – III Research by scholars suggest that human history has been associated with religion, and man has never considered himself independent of religion. Even many [...]

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  • First Infallible Sayings

    * The most honored among people who is pious, and the strongest among people who depends on Allah. * A man giving in alms one piece of silver in his lifetime is better for him than giving one [...]

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  • Justice in All Islamic Laws

    Author : Imam Reza Network 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 [...]

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  • Patience Strengthens Will Power

    By: Sayyid Jan Ali Kazmi The second best act to make the willpower strong is patience. Whether, it is the achievements (attainment) of the world or those of the hereafter. Patience is [...]

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  • Benefits of Remembering Ones Origin

    By: Dastghaib Shirazi In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful Do they not see that We have created cattle for them, out of what Our hands have wrought, so they are their masters? And [...]

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  • Morality of Imam Ja`far al-Sadiq (A.S)

    AHL AL-BAYT THE CELESTIAL BEINGS ON THE EARTH Author: Allama Hussein Ansariyan Translator: Dr. Ali Akbar Aghili Ashtiani P. 215-219 Mu`awiyah ibn Wahab has reported: I was with Imam al-Sadiq [...]

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  • Examples of Moral Virtues of Imam Ali (A.S)

    AHL AL-BAYT THE CELESTIAL BEINGS ON THE EARTH Author: Allama Hussein Ansariyan Translator: Dr. Ali Akbar Aghili Ashtiani P. 168-189 Imam `Ali (a.s) Intervenes Imam `Ali (a.s) was once passing by [...]

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  • Islam; The Freedom of Thought and Belief

    By Shahid Murtada Mutahhari This is a rather free translation of two lectures delivered by Martyr Mutahhari at the Husayniyyeh Irshad, Tehran, in the fall of 1969. They form part of a [...]

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  • Imam Ali (A.S)’s Last Moments and Wills to Sons

    I advise you to fear Allah, do not go after this vicious world though it may try to entice you, do not seek it though it may seek you and do not grieve over and pine for things which this world [...]

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  • Worship and Prayer

    By: Ayatollah Murtaza Mutahhari “Surely prayer keeps (one) away from indecency and dishonor andcertainly the remembrance of God is the greatest. ”(29:44) In Islam, acts of devotion, [...]

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  • The Holy Quran – Our Source of Guidance

    It was a peaceful and quiet evening in Mecca. Not yet a messenger, Muhammed [s] was busy pondering in the cave of Hira when he heard a strange voice from above saying, “Iqraa”. It was demanding [...]

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  • The Status of Martyrdom in Islam

    All the nations of the world view the word ‘martyrdom’ as sacred and holy. Martyrdom refers to lay down one’s life while defending one’s religion or nation or while [...]

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  • Morality of Imam al-Jawad (A.S)

    AHL AL-BAYT THE CELESTIAL BEINGS ON THE EARTH Author: Allama Hussein Ansariyan Translator: Dr. Ali Akbar Aghili Ashtiani P. 226-228 Imam al-Jawad was unique in terms of knowledge, forbearance, [...]

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  • Imam Hassan (A.S)’s Words of Wisdom

    Imam Hasan(A.S.) said: O people, he who advises for Allah’s sake and betakes His sayings as guidance will surely be led to the most upright way and Allah will grant him success to the right [...]

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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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  • A True Believer; Trustworthy

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi Our ethical discussions have based on the tradition from the Noble Prophet (S) to Imam ‘Ali (as) in which there are one hundred and three characteristics [...]

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  • Imam Hassan (A.S)

    Written By: Mulla Mujahidali Sheriff Birth: 15th Holy Ramadhan 3 A.H. in Madina Parents: Imam Ali bin Abi Talib (as) & Sayyida Fatima Zahra (as) Titles: Al-Mujtaba Death: 28th Safar 50 A.H. [...]

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  • Desire and Hope

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

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

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  • The Natural and Intellectual Rights in Islam

    By: Sayyid Muhammad Taqi Hakim The Father: My child! My purpose of speaking about the religious issues was for you to become familiar with a sample of the beliefs of you father and mother, and to [...]

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  • Moral Virtues of Lady Fatimah (S.A)

    AHL AL-BAYT THE CELESTIAL BEINGS ON THE EARTH Author: Allama Hussein Ansariyan Translator: Dr. Ali Akbar Aghili Ashtiani P. 190-196 Note: Some persons die leaving no traces. Others leave an [...]

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