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  • 58 The Disputant, Al-Mujadalah Madani

    58 The Disputant Al-Mujadalah Madani ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. GOD CERTAINLY HEARD what the woman who argued with you about [...]

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  • Hud (Hud)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. الر ۚ كِتَابٌ أُحْكِمَتْ آيَاتُهُ ثُمَّ فُصِّلَتْ مِنْ لَدُنْ حَكِيمٍ خَبِيرٍ {1} [Shakir 11:1] Alif Lam [...]

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  • 11 Hud Hud: Makki

    11 Hud Hud: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. ALIF LAM RA. This is a Book whose verses are indeclinable and distinct, which [...]

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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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  • 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} [Pooya/Ali Commentary 21:1] The day [...]

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  • Ad-Dukhan (The Smoke)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. حم {1} [Pooya/Ali Commentary 44:1] Refer to the commentary of Baqarah: 1.   وَالْكِتَابِ [...]

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  • Al-An’aam (The Cattle)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي خَلَقَ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضَ وَجَعَلَ الظُّلُمَاتِ وَالنُّورَ ۖ ثُمَّ [...]

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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 [...]

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  • Ash-Shu’araa (The Poets)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. طسم {1} [Pickthal 26:1] Ta. Sin. Mim. تِلْكَ آيَاتُ الْكِتَابِ الْمُبِينِ {2} [Pickthal 26:2] These are [...]

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  • Al-‘ankaboot (The Spider)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. الم {1} [Pickthal 29:1] Alif. Lam. Mim. أَحَسِبَ النَّاسُ أَنْ يُتْرَكُوا أَنْ يَقُولُوا آمَنَّا وَهُمْ [...]

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  • The Best of Actions

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi The Prophet Muhammad (S) has said, “O’ ‘Ali! The greatest of actions are the following three: Your acting in fairness with people more than with your own [...]

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  • 1 The Prologue Al-Fatihah: Makki

    1 The Prologue Al-Fatihah: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. ALL PRAISE BE to Allah, Lord of all the worlds, 2. Most beneficent, [...]

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  • 77 The Emissaries, Al-Mursalat: Makki

    77 The Emissaries Al-Mursalat: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. I CALL TO WITNESS those who are sent consecutively, 2. And [...]

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  • 76 Time, Ad-Dahr: Madani

    76 Time Ad-Dahr: Madani ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. WAS THERE NOT a time in the life of man when he was not even a mentionable [...]

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  • Al-Ahzaab (The Clans)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. يَا أَيُّهَا النَّبِيُّ اتَّقِ اللَّهَ وَلَا تُطِعِ الْكَافِرِينَ وَالْمُنَافِقِينَ ۗ إِنَّ اللَّهَ كَانَ [...]

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  • AL-FĀTIḤAH The Opening الفاتحة Makkah (surah 1 • 7 ayahs)

    AL-FĀTIḤAH The Opening الفاتحة Makkah (surah 1 • 7 ayahs) »The surah that is THE OPENING to the Quran and the straight way of God. Another common name of the surah is THE [LORD’S] PRAISE [...]

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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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  • Al-Ahqaf (The Dunes)

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

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  • An Introduction to the book of Exegesis “al-Mizan”

    Written By: Abu al-Qassim Razzaqi Among the many valuable works of the great exegete ‘Allamah Tabataba’i, al-Mizan occupies a distinguished position due to its unique qualities, not [...]

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  • Tafsir Surat al-Fil (The Elephant)

    By: Ayatullah al-Uzma Nasir Makarim Shirazi in Tafsir Namuneh Translated from Farsi into English by: Fatima Zabeth Beenesh The sura e fil is descended at Mecca and it is consisted of 5 ayaat. [...]

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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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  • Hadith Recordation by Imam Musa al-Kazim (A.S.)

    By: Sayyid Ali Al-Shahristani Following the course of his forefathers, Imam Mu-sa- al-Ka-dhim paid great attention to the question of recording the religious knowledge and safeguarding such [...]

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

    1. Imam Ali (peace be upon him) said: Piety, concealment of the good actions, steadfastness against disasters, and suppression of the misfortunes are within the treasures of Paradise. 2. Imam Ali [...]

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  • Striving for Right Guidance

    A Speech Delivered by Dr. Muhammad al-Tijani al-Samawi Author of “Then I was Guided” Translated from the Arabic by YASIN T. AL-JIBOURI   In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most [...]

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

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

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  • The Life of Imam Zayn al-‘Abidin (A.S)

    The Life of Imam Zayn al-‘Abidin By: Bāqir Sharif al-Qarashi P. 377 – 408 It is certain that the Imāms of the members of the House (ahl al-Bayt) , peace be on them, and the great [...]

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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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  • On The Knowledge of The Imam (Imamology)

    The Meaning of Imam Imam or leader is the title given to a person who takes the lead in a community in a particular social movement or political ideology or scientific or religious form of [...]

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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.), [...]

    Compilation of Imam Ali’s Words and the Classification of Nahj al-Balaghah
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  • The Holy Prophet (S.A.W.):“Fatema (S.A.) is a part of me

    By: Seyyed Ali Shahbaz “What Allah gave to His Prophet from them (and), you did not spur any horse for its sake (acquisition), nor any riding camel; but Allah makes His prophets prevail over [...]

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  • The Believer’s Trials And Tribulations

    An Exposition of Hadith by Imam Khomeini Muhammad ibn Ya’qub al-Kulayni (R) from ‘Ali ibn Ibrahim, from his father, from Ibn Mahbub, from Abu ‘Abd Allah (A) that he (A) said: “Verily, it is [...]

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  • Who Will Enter Paradise

    It is related that a companion of Amir al-mu’minin called Hammam(1) who was a man devoted to worship said to him, “O’ Amir al-mu’minin, describe to me the pious man in [...]

    Who Will Enter Paradise
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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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  • Attributes Of The Righteous [3]

    Topic Five lessons on life and freedom from doubt Text of Hadith; The prophet [S A W] said, “O people! Do not teach wisdom to those who do not morally deserve it as it would be an injustice [...]

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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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  • The Event of Cloak (Hadith al-Kisa)

    A famous event known as the “Event of the Cloak” was reported in the Shiite books regarding “the verse of purification.” The context of the event is as follows: Jabir Ibn [...]

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  • Supplications of Imam Sajjad (A.S) for The Coming of Ramadhan

    * Praise belongs to God who guided us to His praise and placed us among the people of praise, that we might be among the thankful for His beneficence and that He might recompense us for that with [...]

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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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  • The Only Daughter, Lady Fatimah (S.A)

    Written By: Mulla Mujahidali Sheriff Fatimah (a.s.) was born on 20th Jamadi-ul-Thaani 615 AD in Makkah. She was the one and only daughter of the Holy Prophet (saww) and Khadeejah (a.s.). Her [...]

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  • 1st Dhul-Hijja – Marriage Anniversary of Imam Ali & Syeda Fatima Al-Zahra

    Here I present an extract from that account: When Hazrat Fatima(s.a.) attained the age of maturity and was ready to get married, the Prophet Mohammad(pbuh&hf) started receiving proposals from [...]

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  • Lady Fatima (S.A) Protests Against Abu Bakr Actions

    Fatimah (AS) felt grieved by Abu Bakr’s actions, and was so displeased with him that when she knew of his attempt to seize Fadak, she accompanied a group of women to the mosque. There she [...]

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  • The Journey of Imam Hussain (A.S)

    Taken from Kitab-al Irshad by Shaykh Al-Mufid Imam Hussain (as) sets out on his Journey Al Husyan, the blessings of God be on him, set out from Mecca to Iraq on the day of Muslim’s [...]

    The Journey of Imam Hussain (A.S)
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  • Qualities of Imam Ali Reza (A.S)

    The Life of Imam Ali Ibn Musa al-Rida By : Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi P. 73 – 102 As for the qualities of Ima’m al-Rida’, peace be on him, they represent all virtues. All noble [...]

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  • Lady Fatimah (S.A) in the Verse of Relationship

    The verse of relationship, from the Quran, says: “Say: `No reward do I ask of you for this except the love of those near of kin. ‘And if anyone earns any good, We shall give him an [...]

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  • War with Oppressively Perverse People in SiffĪn

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 243-270 Upon his arrival in Kūfa, Imām did not go to ruler’s palace. The palace, in many years, had been converted [...]

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  • Martyrdom of Imam Ali Al-Hadi (A.S)

    Imam Ali al-Hadi (a.s.) made a decision to leave Medina for Samarra for the reason that Abd Allah ibn. Muhammad was put in charge of war and prayer in Medina, the city of the Apostle of Allah [...]

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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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  • Hazrat Abbas (A.S)

    “Peace be upon Ab al-Fadl al-Abbas, he preferred his brother to himself and sacrificed himself for his brother, supplied himself with opportunities of today for (the rewards of) the [...]

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  • Fatima (A.S.): The Perfect Ideal for Women of All Times

    By: S. Masrat Musavi Hazrat Fatima-Zahra (A.S.) was born on 20th Jamadi al-Thani[1], five years after the first revelation to the Noble Prophet Muhammad (A.S.). She died at the age of eighteen. [...]

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  • Imam Jawad’s (A.S.) Gifted Powers and Generosities

    Author : Imam Reza Network Imam Jawad’s (A.S.)seventeen years of Imamate coincided with the reigns of Ma’mun and Mu’tasim Abbasi, two of Abbasid Caliphs: 15 years in the reign of Ma’mun(1) and [...]

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  • Personality of Hadrat Abbas (A.S)

    Author : Imam Reza Network Al-Abbas ibn Ali was a whole world of virtues and merits. His personality included each and every lofty characteristic. It is however sufficient honor for him to be the [...]

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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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  • The Pure Lady, Fatimah Al-Zahra (S.A)

    Name: Fatimah Title: Al-Zahra Kunyat: Mpther of the Imam Father: Prophet Mohammad Mother Khadeejah Bint Khuwalid Husband: Ali Ibin Abe Taleb Cousin, Brother, Helper, Executor and Successor of The [...]

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  • Al-Siddiqah (The Honest)

    Written By: Abu Muhammed Al-Ordoni We have already mentioned that one of Fatima’s names was Siddiqah. This word means a woman with scrupulous honesty or sincerity. Siddiqah differs from the [...]

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  • Imam Jafar b. Muhammad al-Sadiq

    Author : Sheikh al Mufid Al-Sadiq Ja’far b. Muhammad b. Ali b. al-Husayn, peace be on them, was out of all his brothers (the one who was) the successor (khailfa) of his father, Muhammad b. [...]

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  • Lady Fatimah Zahra ( Peace be Upon her )

    A Brief History of The Fourteen Infallibles By: Ansariyan Publications P. 47 – 53 Name: Fatimah. Title: az- Zahra’. Agnomen: Ummu ‘l-A’immah. Father’s name: Muhammad [...]

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  • History of The Shrine of Imam Ali Bin Musa al-Ridha (A.S)

    Author : Mahmoud Mahwan The History of Mashad Mashad is the capital of Khorasan province in the North East of Iran, 892 km away from Tehran. It is located at the altitude of 985 Meter occupying [...]

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  • Impressions of Character of Imam Reza (A.S)

    The Life of Imam Ali Ibn Musa al-Rida By : Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi P. 103 – 122 Imam Abu Mohammed al-Rida, peace be on him, is famous for his outstanding merits and talents. He has [...]

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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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  • Al-Ma’mun Questions Imam al-Rida (A.S)

    The Life of Imam Ali Ibn Musa al-Rida By : Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi P. 222 – 247 Al-Ma’mun asked Imam al-Rida, peace be on him,some questions. More likely, he wanted to test him. The Imam [...]

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  • Shi‘a Ideology’s Practicality

    By: Sayyid Lutfullah Safi al-Gulpaygani QUESTION: Keeping in view the fact that aside from the short five-year period of Amir al-Mu’minin (peace be upon him), the administration of society was [...]

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  • Regimes of Mu’awiya and His Son Yazid

    By: Dr. Ibrahim Ayati The topic of this book is an account of the sacred rising of Imam Husayn, which is a glorious chapter in the history of Islam. We propose to state briefly the important [...]

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  • The Lapsed Umrah

    The Message By: Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani P. 603 – 608   When the Peace Pact of Hudaybiyah was signed the Muslims were entitled to visit Makkah after a year from the date of the [...]

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  • War with Extremist Khāridjites

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 270-276 Exactly when Ash‘ath Ibn Qays read the arbitration convention for various groups of the army, a group of [...]

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  • Lady Fatimah (S.A) in The Verse of Mubahala

    Allah, the Exalted said: “If anyone disputes in this matter with thee, now after (full) knowledge hath come to thee, say: `Come! Let us gather together; our sons arid your sons, our women [...]

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  • Recommendations by The Holy Prophet (PBUH)

    The Life of Muhammad (PBUH) By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Abdullah al-Shahin p. 291-345   The Prophet (a.s.) paid much attention to establish a society balanced in [...]

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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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  • The Twelve Successors of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.)

    By: Allama Sayyid Murtada al-‘Askari In the Name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful. Praise be to Allah the Lord of the worlds. Benedictions be upon Muhammad (S.A.W.) and his [...]

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  • Prophet Muhammad Passed Away

    Author : coiradio.com Being a relative of Muhammad (‘s) only means that your responsibility is greater. That is why it is reported that when someone saw Ali bin Al-Hussain (‘a) crying [...]

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  • The Explanation of the Sermon of Imam Sajjad (A.S.) in Damascus

    In the foregoing pages we have reproduced the sermon delivered by Imam Sajjad in Damascus. Every word of that, sermon confirms the frankness, bravery and spiritual greatness I of the Imam and [...]

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  • What None Muslims Say About Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH)

    Muhammad is not the father of any of your men, but he is the Messenger of God and the Last of the Prophets (Qur’an 33:40) The Prophet Of Islam (Peace and Blessings be Upon Him and His [...]

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  • The Necessity for sending the Messengers

    Reference: Roots of Religion Written by: Dar Rahe Haq Institute Writing Board, Qom, Iran What is man created for? Did God create man as part of the chain of reproduction, to be a cog in a [...]

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  • Karbala: The Everlasting Stand

    Author : aimislam.com Imam Hussain is buried where he was killed in Karbala, modern day Iraq.   What you are about to read is a story of a great man whose uprising has no like in the [...]

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  • Attitudes towards the Revolution of Imam Husayn (A.S), and its Aftermath

    Written By: Sheikh Muhammad Mahdi Shams Al-Din 1. The Eve of the Revolution When people learnt of al-Husayn’s determination to revolt, they took up three different attitudes towards it. The [...]

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  • Wilayat in Ghadir

    Author : Al-shia.org Hadith no.29: The Prophet and the Wilayat of ‘Ali عَنْ أَبِي سَعِيدٍ قَالَ: لَمَّا كَانَ يَوْمُ غَدِيرِ خُمٍّ أَمَرَ رَسُولُ اللٌّهِمُنَادِيًا فَنَادى: أَلصَّلوٌةُ [...]

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  • Conquest of Iraq

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 43-49   Iraq is an ancient land with an ancient civilization, known to the world as the Mesopotamian [...]

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  • Hazrat Is’haq (A.S)

    Translated by Fatima Zabeth Beenesh There are ten ayaat present in the Holy Quran about Prophet Is’haq a.s. He was the son of Sara and Ibrahim a.s and the forefather of Bani israil. Jibril a.s [...]

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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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  • If the ruling of a Mujtahid goes against the ruling of the jurist guardian, which one must be followed?

    By: Sheikh Mansour Leghaei The ruling of the guardian jurist is the one that should be followed in issues that relate to the management of the Muslim nation and the general affairs of the [...]

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  • The Bliss of Paradise or the tortures of Hell

    By: Sayyid Saeed Akhtar Rizvi It is not possible to describe even partially the Bliss of Paradise, or the tortures of Hell. Therefore, some fundamental facts are mentioned here in brief. First: [...]

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  • The Indescribability of God, The Holy Prophet (PBUH), and The Imams (A.S)

    An Exposition of Hadith by Imam Khomeini With my continuous chain of transmission reaching the august shaykh, the best of the traditionists, Muhammad ibn Ya’qub al-Kulayni, from ‘Ali ibn Ibrahim, [...]

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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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  • Salat is The Pillar of Faith

    By: Allamah Syed Muhammad Husain Tabataba’i The precepts and teachings of Islam are divided into three parts: beliefs, ethics, and commandments. After knowing Allah, we must perform actions [...]

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  • 12 Characteristics of Hazrat Muhammed (PBUH)

    Written By: Muhammed Husain My brothers and sisters everywhere! With this essay, I am not singling out the adherents of Islam – to which I ascribe – but rather I am writing this essay [...]

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  • How to Live by The Shari’ah?

    By: Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi The Muslims during the days of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) lived by the shari’ah by following the Qur’an and the sunnah. Sunnah means the example of the Prophet. Was not [...]

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  • Quraysh and The Holy Prophet (PBUH)

    The Life of Muhammad (PBUH) By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Abdullah al-Shahin p. 139-164 The people of Quraysh had no patience with the principles and values the Prophet [...]

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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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  • Hereafter Requires Prior Preparation

    Sayyid Abdul Husayn Dastaghaib Shirazi You do not arrive in the Hereafter in a readymade house. When you came out of your mother’s womb a readymade house was awaiting you. A lamp like the sun [...]

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  • 150 Maxims of Imam Husain (A.S.)

    Author : Imam Reza Network 1 – How can a thing the existence of which is dependent on you be taken as a proof for your existence? Is there anything more evident than your “self” [...]

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  • What the Bible Says About Prophet Muhammed (PBUH)

    Written By: Ahmed Deedat According to the Bible, God said to Moses, on whom be peace: I will raise up for them a prophet like you from among their brohters; I will put my words in his mouth, and [...]

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  • Monotheism: The First Principle of Divine Outlook on Universe

    By:Professor Muhsin Qara’ati We all have heard the word “Outlook on Universe” which means a complete enunciation of life. Some people who observe this Universe find it a [...]

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  • Historical Events in Madinah

    Author : Imam Reza Network THE CONQUEST OF MAKKA In 6 A.H., the treaty of Hudaybiya had been signed by the chiefs of the Quraish of Makka and the Holy Prophet (S). An important clause of this [...]

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  • Hazrat Zakaria (A.S) and Hazrat Yahya (A.S)

    Translated by Fatima Zabeth Beenesh from the Farsi book “Tarikh i-Anbiya az Adam ta Khatam” by Husain Imadzadeh In the noble Quran prophet Zakaria alaihis salam was mentioned in sura [...]

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  • Summing up Islamic Monotheism

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  • The Department of Intelligence and Security of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.)

    By: Muhammad Dhahir Watr The Intelligence Department The department of Intelligence is a department which is responsible for acquiring and collecting all the information in matters pertaining to [...]

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  • The Imamate of Imam Musa Kazim (A.S.)

    Whatever the Holy prophet has said about the Imamat, has already been mentioned in the previous chapters. Every Imam has mentioned about his successor. Just as Imam Ali Amirul Momeneen appointed [...]

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  • The Holy Prophet’s Succession

    THE PROPHET’S SUCCESSION IS A SUBJECT PROVIDED DURING HIS LIFETIME There are tangible evidences prove that the Prophet provided question of his succession since the first stages of the divine [...]

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  • Did Amirul Momineen Ali (A.S.) ever depend on the tradition of Ghadeer to prove his Caliphate?

    By:Ayatullah Makarim Shirazi & Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani Question: As we know, on the day of Ghadeer, the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.s.) announced the vicegerancy and Caliphate of Amirul [...]

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  • Islam the Ultimate Way to Salvation

    By: Dr. Syed Hasan Akhtar In the name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful ISLAM ISLAM means… The word Islam means “submission,” as in submission to the Will of Almighty God. He is referred [...]

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  • Islam and Iran

    Two currents in the history of Iran have caused a misunderstanding among some people who, knowingly or unknowingly, project them as the expressions of the Iranians’ resistance and reaction [...]

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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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  • The Constructive Role of Religion

    Many consider religion as the source for perfection of science. God, the Wise, Omnipotent and Omnipresent, is the Creator and Administrator of the universe. This is in stark contrast to the [...]

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  • The Fundamentals of Shia’ism

    BY : Allamah Shaykh Muhammad Husayn al-Kashif al-Ghita Before we deal with the roots and the articles of faith in detail, we may divide our study of the Shi’a religion according to five [...]

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  • The Concept of Religion Part II

    The Concept of Religion – Part II 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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  • The Bible Proves ”The Only Religion is Islam’

      As we look around us we find the world and admire the universe and we come to know that there is a Creator and also there is a power which controls this system systematically and the [...]

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  • The Advantages of Religion

    By: Allamah Syed Muhammad Husain Tabataba’i It was revealed that religion has a profound effect in reforming the individual and the society. It is also the only means of obtaining bliss and [...]

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  • Contemporary Problems of Christian Theology in Islamic Thought

    By: Dr. Muhammad Legenhausen Theology begins with the question of God. This is true for all the major theistic theological traditions: Jewish, Christian and Muslim. Typically, the theologian [...]

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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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  • Merits of the Islamic Society

    Author : Al-shia.org Because of its remarkable qualities, the Islamic society, in the reign of its prosperity, was nonesuch and ideal among the international civilized nations. Its individuals [...]

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  • The Islam Part-II

    In some sense, every historian and philosopher of history since Hegel is his child. His system of thought, capable of elaboration in any direction has given rise to all sorts of interpretations, [...]

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  • Islamic Beliefs from The Shi’ite Point of View

    The World Seen from the Point of View of Being and Reality ; The Necessity of God Consciousness and perception, which are intertwined with man’s very being, make evident by their very [...]

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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 Shia Idrisid State in Maghrib

    Idris bin Abdullah bin al-Hasan al-Muthanna bin al-Hasan bin Ali bin Abi Talib escaped from the massacre of Fakh and reached Al-Maghrib, the details of which are given in his life-account. He [...]

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  • Islam and Religious Pluralism

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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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  • 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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  • 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 Sajjad’s Book on Asceticism

    Author: Sheikh Al Mufid And with the first chain of narration from Ali b. Mahzyar, from al-Hasan b. Mahboob, from Malik b.Atiyya, from Abu Hamza al-Thumali, who said: “I had not heard of [...]

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  • In Search of True Beauty

    Written By: Ayatullah Jawadi Amuli “… Ibn Mas’ud narrates: I once saw Prophet Muhammad crying, and so I asked him the reason. He replied: I cry because of the compassion I have [...]

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  • Imam Ali’s Martyrdom (Poem)

    By: Zainab Kazim Sleep reigned over the Kufan town, As from the mosque came a godly sound. The call for prayer filled the sky, Moving the air with a gentle sigh. Awakening Muslims with a gentle [...]

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  • Muslims in the West

    The Holy Qur’an calls on women to cover their heads from men other than their father, husband, sons, uncles, and nephews, in order to avoid the risk of untoward glances and exploitation that [...]

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

    By: Ayatullah Ja`far Subhani {Without doubt the true believers are only those who have faith in Allah and His Messenger (Muhammad) and then do not change their belief into doubt, and (the [...]

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  • Gentleness in the Noble Life of Prophet Muhammed (PBUH)

    Written By: Mulla Mujahidali Sheriff It is by Allah’s mercy that you are gentle to them, had you been harsh and hardhearted, surely they would have dispersed from around you. Therefore, [...]

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  • Islam’s Ideal Form of Democracy

    By: Muhammad Taqi Misbah Yazdi As to which of these administrative forms is acceptable to Islam, we have said earlier that if democracy in legislation means that whatever is approved by the [...]

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  • Shaking Hands with a Non-Mahram Woman

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  • Holy Quran & The Holy Prophet (PBUH)

    Written by Mulla Mujahidali Sheriff QURAN WAS REVEALED ON THE HOLY PROPHET (SAWW) The Holy Quran is the Book of Allah (SWT), which was revealed on the Holy Prophet (saww). Indeed you receive the [...]

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  • Imam Ali’s Internal and External Policy

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  • Attributes Of The Righteous [4]

    25th of Zil Aqdil concedes with some traditions concerning the day of spreading the land [on earth] and the day Imam Reza left Medina for Taws. The word means to spread as described by the verse [...]

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  • The Seekers of Knowledge

    By: An Exposition of  Hadith by Imam Khomeini With my chain of transmission reaching up to the proof of the sect and its authority, Muhammad ibn Ya’qub al-Kulayni (R) from ‘Ali ibn Ibrahim, who [...]

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  • Life and Teachings of Holy Prophet (PBUH)

    Written By: Kenneth Moakan Arabia is a land of unparalleled charm and beauty, with its trackless deserts of sand dunes and mirages in the dazzling rays of a tropical sun. Its starry sky has [...]

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  • Morality of Imam Hasan (A.S)

    AHL AL-BAYT THE CELESTIAL BEINGS ON THE EARTH Author: Allama Hussein Ansariyan Translator: Dr. Ali Akbar Aghili Ashtiani P. 197-199 Quoting his grandfather, Imam al-Sadiq (a.s) has reported: [...]

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  • Morality of the Holy Prophet (PBUH)

    AHL AL-BAYT THE CELESTIAL BEINGS ON THE EARTH Author: Allama Hussein Ansariyan Translator: Dr. Ali Akbar Aghili Ashtiani P. 154-167 Imam al-Sadiq (a.s) reports: `Ali ibn Abi-Talib (a.s) was [...]

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  • Why People Backbite?

    By: Sheikh Taqi ad-Din Ibraim, son of Ali al-`Amili The excuse presented to them for this, rather than any other obvious transgression, is perhaps heedlessness about its being prohibited despite [...]

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