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  • The Holy Quran and Hadith on Music

    By: A. H. Sheriff After briefly explaining the evil effects of Music and dance, now time has come to give here some of the ayats of the Qur’an and some of the traditions of the Holy Prophet (S) [...]

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  • MUḤAMMAD Muḥammad محمد Medinan (surah 47 • 38 ayahs)

    MUḤAMMAD Muḥammad محمد Medinan (surah 47 • 38 ayahs) »The surah that declares that God absolves of misdeeds, and sets right the intellects, of those who work righteousness and who believe in all [...]

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  • AL-MĀʿŪN Aid الماعون Meccan (surah 107 • 7 ayahs)

    AL-MĀʿŪN Aid الماعون Meccan (surah 107 • 7 ayahs) »The surah that chastises as irreligious and mean all those who withhold from the helpless and needy of the most basic forms of AID. It takes its [...]

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  • (4) THE WOMEN (al-nisa’)

    THE WOMEN (al-nisa’) (4) Number of Verses: 176 In the Name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful People, have fear of your Lord who has created you from a single soul. From it He created [...]

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  • Fussilat (Explained in Detail)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. حم {1} [Pooya/Ali Commentary 41:1] Refer to the commentary of Baqarah: 1 .   تَنْزِيلٌ مِنَ [...]

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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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  • 44 Smoke, Ad-Dukhan: Makki

    44 Smoke Ad-Dukhan: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. HA MIM. 2. The perspicuous Book is witness 3. (That) We sent it down one [...]

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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-FALAQ The Daybreak الفلق Meccan (surah 113 • 5 ayahs)

    AL-FALAQ The Daybreak الفلق Meccan (surah 113 • 5 ayahs) »The surah that opens with the mention of God as the Lord of THE DAYBREAK and that teaches one to seek refuge in Him from the evil in [...]

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  • The Central Theme of the Holy Quran

    Sheikh Muslim Bhanji Since the advent of Islam and the revelation of the Qur’an in the early years of the seventh century AD, the Muslim Holy Book has been the subject of many extensive [...]

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  • Al-Mujaadila (The Pleading Woman)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. قَدْ سَمِعَ اللَّهُ قَوْلَ الَّتِي تُجَادِلُكَ فِي زَوْجِهَا وَتَشْتَكِي إِلَى اللَّهِ وَاللَّهُ يَسْمَعُ [...]

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  • AL-NAJM The Star النجم Meccan (surah 53 • 62 ayahs)

    AL-NAJM The Star النجم Meccan (surah 53 • 62 ayahs) »The surah that opens with the oath of the Divine One swearing by every one of THE STARS, as they descend and disappear beneath the horizon, [...]

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  • AL-RAḤMĀN The All-beneficent الرحمن Medinan (surah 55 • 78 ayahs)

    AL-RAḤMĀN The All-beneficent الرحمن Medinan (surah 55 • 78 ayahs) »The surah that crowns the Quran and opens with the chant of a single word proclaiming one of God’s most beautiful names, THE [...]

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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 Verses of the Glorious Qur’anIn the Praise of Imam Ali (A.S.)

    Author : Imam Reza Network The Glorious Quran Chapter 2 Verse 207 • And among men there is who sells himself (soul ) seeking the pleasure of God; and verily, God is affectionate unto His [...]

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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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  • AL-TĪN The Fig التين Meccan (surah 95 • 8 ayahs)

    AL-TĪN The Fig التين Meccan (surah 95 • 8 ayahs) »The surah that opens with the oath of the Divine One swearing by THE FIG and the olive, and other signs, representing the Holy Land in which God [...]

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  • Tafsir Surah al-Mursalat (The Representatives)

    By: Nasir Makarim Shirazi in Tafsir Namuneh Translated from Farsi into English by: Fatima Zabeth Beenesh This sura was descended at Mecca and it had 50 ayaat The contents of Sura e Mursilat It is [...]

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  • Al-Tawba (The Repentance)

    بَرَاءَةٌ مِنَ اللَّهِ وَرَسُولِهِ إِلَى الَّذِينَ عَاهَدْتُمْ مِنَ الْمُشْرِكِينَ {1} [Pickthal 9:1] Freedom from obligation (is proclaimed) from Allah and His messenger toward those of the [...]

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  • The Holy Quran – Al-Dhikr

    Written By: Mulla Mujahidali Sheriff PERFORMING DHIKR OF ALLAH (SWT): The term Dhikr literally means ˜to call back to memory or ˜to have something in conscious mind. Therefore, when we are told [...]

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  • 40 Hadith Regarding Azadari (Mourning for Imam Hussain)

    INTRODUCTION The Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.) has said: Those people from amongst my ummah, who memorise forty traditions pertaining to those issues of religion, which they are in need of, Allah shall [...]

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  • Imam Hossein(as) In other Islamic Sectors

    Shi”ahs regard Husayn as an Imam (lord of the spiritual kingdom) and a martyr.He is believed to be the third imam. He set out on his path in order to save Islam and the Ummah from [...]

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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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  • 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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  • The Element of Invisibility in Karbala

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 423-425   Among the factors that have played pivotal roles in the historical dimension of ideological epic in [...]

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  • Imam Sadiq’s Discussion with the Sufis

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

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  • The Sahifa of al-Rida (A.S)

    The Life of Imam Ali Ibn Musa al-Rida By : Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi P. 313 – 314 Among the works of Imam al-Rida, peace be on him, is this excellent dissertation called Sahifat al-Rida;a [...]

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  • The Epistles of Imam Sajjad (A.S.)

    By: Sayyid Ali Al-Shahristani Imam `Ali- ibn al-Husayn is reported to have written down many epistles the most famous of which are Risa-lat al-Huqu-q (The Treatise on Rights) and al-Sahi-fah [...]

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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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  • Fadak: the property of Hadrat Fatima Zahra (A.S.)

    Fadak is a controversial issue that has since the death of Rasulullah (s) created an open wound between the Sunni and Shi’a schools of thought. The best summary exists from Sahih Bukhari [...]

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  • Imam Ali’s priority in Belief in God

    Author : Al-shia.org Reports of his Priority in Belief in God and His Apostle and of his Being the First of all Responsible Men in (Faith) [Abu al-Jaysh al-Muzaffar b. Muhammad al-Balkhi informed [...]

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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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  • Sayings of Imam Hussain (A.S)

    Imam Husain’s Admonition I advise you to adhere to God-fearing, warn you against the difficult days, and show you the signs of Allah. The feared (death) is about to come with its frightful [...]

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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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  • Imam Ali (A.S)’s Last Will and Testament

    Written By: The Muhammadi Trust Imam Ali’s (AS) last will to his sons Imam Hasan (AS) and Imam Hussain (AS) following a fatal blow on his head during morning prayers by Ibn Muljim (A [...]

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  • Birth of Hadrat Fatima Al-Zahra (S.A)

    A selection of narrations mentioned in Volume 6 of Bihar Al-Anwar. Gabriel descended to the Messenger of Allah (S) and told him: O Muhammad! The Most Exalted sends His peace upon you and commands [...]

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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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  • Prayer and Its Effects

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

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

    Abu Abd Allah (al- Sadiq), peace be on him, had many strong proofs with which he revealed the truth and refuted the proofs of others. We will tell you something about them, for they are a part of [...]

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  • Imam Ali (A.S), The Commander of Faithfuls

    Twenty-three years before the Hijra, on the thirteenth of Rajab, a miraculous birth took place. Fatima-bint-Asad, the wife of Abu Talib, was Divinely Guided with sudden labor pains to the Holy [...]

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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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  • House of Hazrat Fatima (S.A)

    The contemporary civilized world realizes the importance of paying due attention to certain spots and structures, which are connected to identified noble people or valuable entities. Thus, laws [...]

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  • Abu Bakr’s Family versus Lady Fatima’s Progeny

    Written By: Abu Muhammed Al-Ordoni The early injustices done by Abu Bakr against Lady Fatima Zahra (A), paved the way for his offspring to do the same against the Prophet’s progeny. Sayyid [...]

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  • Schools of Thought in Imam al-Reza’s Time

    Imam, Ali son of Musa al-Reza(A.S.) was born in the reign of Abu-Ja’far Mansoor, and survived the regimes of Abbasid caliphs Mahdi, Hadi, Rasheed, Amin, and Ma’moon. During it, the [...]

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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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  • Imam Hassan AlMujtaba (A.S)

    The birth of Imam Hasan Mujtaba (A.S), the first child of Hazrat Fatema Zahra (A.S), the honored daughter of the Holy Prophet of Islam (S.A). According to authentic sources, the birth of Imam [...]

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  • Imam Ali (A.S) and Caliphs

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 178-184 If it is true to assume that at Messenger’s time, Muhādjirūn were of two different political fronts and [...]

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  • Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib (A.S)

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

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

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

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  • The Ideal Leadership

    Written By: Ahmed H Sheriff NEED OF LEADERSHIP Man is a social animal. He is divinely endowed with gregarious nature to meet socially, to plan and do tasks in groups, to delight in company, to [...]

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  • Imam Reza’s Morals and Counsels

    Author : Imam Reza Network The value of wisdom and moral is when it sets out of its leading springs to make its way in life to plant goodness, beauty, and love, and to uproot evil, corruption, [...]

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  • Imam Hussein (A.S): The Leader of The Martyrs

    Written By: Late Shaikh Muhammed Jawad Chirri Reynold Alleyne Nicholson (1868-1945) Sir Thomas Adams Professor of Arabic at the University of Cambridge. “Husayn fell, pierced by an arrow, [...]

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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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  • Hadrat Umm al Baneen (S.A) – First Husseini Elegy Chanter

    By: Zaynab It is recorded in historical accounts that mother of King of Fidelity Hadrat Abul Fazl al-Abbas (A.S.) and spouse of Commander of Faithful Al-Imam Ali bin Abi Taleb (A.S.) Hadrat [...]

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  • Fatima Az Zahraa (S.A) Blessed Birth

    The month of Jamadiul Akhir is the month of The Lady of Light. Sayyidati Fatimatu Zzahra (a.s.) the only daughter of the Prophet (s.a.w.). It was thought through Fatima (a.s.) that Allah (swt) [...]

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  • Imam Mahdi’s Reappearance Day and Year

    Author : Sayyed Sadruddin Sadr Traditions about the Year and Day of Imam Mahdi’s Reappearance As the title denotes, the following article is dealt with the year and day of al-Mahdi [...]

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  • Hadrat Fatima Zahra’s Wedding with Imam Ali (A.S.)

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

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  • The Holy Shrines at Kadhmayn

    Author : Imam Reza Network Anyone approaching Baghdad from the north or the west will be impressed by the sight of the four golden minarets at Kadhmayn, the Shrine of the Two Imams, Imam Musa [...]

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  • The Truth About Imam Hussain’s Revolution

    Written By: Martyr Ayatullah Murtadha Mutahhari Different phenomena vary as to their realities. Similarly, every uprising or revolt is unique as to the truth/s underlying its eruption [and [...]

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  • The Traditions of Imam Hasan al-Askari (A.S.)

    By: Baqir Shareef al-Qurashi Historians agreed unanimously that Imam Abu Muhammad (a.s.) was the richest scientific personality in his talents at his time, and no one was ever comparable to him [...]

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

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

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  • Arbaeen of Imam Hussein (A)

    Author: hujjat.org Imam Hasan Al-Askari (A) has said: The signs of a believer are five: • Performing fifty-one rakats of salaa daily, • Reciting Ziyarah of Arba’een, • Wearing a ring in the [...]

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  • What They Say About Muhammed (PBUH)

    Written By: Mulla Mujahidali Sheriff The following is what Western Scholars have written about Prophet Muhammad (saww): Lamartine, Histoire de la Turquie, Paris 1854, Vol II, pp. 276-77: [...]

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  • Al Mahdi (A.S), The Jesus and Moshaikh [The Anti Christ

    Narrated by the late Grand Muhaddith of Morocco Sheikh, Abdullah ben Sadek, Ph.D. (1914 – 1993) may Allah be pleased with him Translated by Sheikh Ahmad Darwish This book is divided into [...]

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  • The Method of The Islamic Mission in Mecca

    The Life of Muhammad (PBUH) By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Abdullah al-Shahin p. 173-186   It may be too useful to discuss the method of the Islamic mission in Mecca [...]

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

    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 martyrdom, Imam Husain (A.S.) told [...]

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  • Conceptual Foundations of Shi’i Islam

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

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  • The First Homage of Al-Aqabah

    The Life of Muhammad (PBUH) By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Abdullah al-Shahin p. 164-173   When Allah willed to confirm and honor His messenger, make His religion [...]

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  • Holy Prophet (PBUH); Marriage up to Prophethood

    The Message By: Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani P. 157 – 164   The most sensitive period of the life of a person begins when he (or she) comes of age. It is so because at this time the [...]

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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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  • Sheikh Mufid and Imam Sajjad

    He was born in Madina some 22 years ago, on 5th Shabaan 38 year of Hijra. In some history books his date of birth is shown as 15th Jumada Awwal 38 AH. His mother was Shahr Banu the daughter of [...]

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  • Parenthood of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

    The Life of Muhammad By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Abdullah al-Shahin p. 139-164 Before we talk about the shine at the birth of the master of all creatures, we talk about his [...]

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  • Is The Following Ayat In Contravention of The Infallibility of The Holy Prophet (S.A.W.)?

    By: Ayatullah al-Uzma Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi & Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani Question: If the Prophet of Islam (S) and other Prophets (a.s.) are free from sins what does the following [...]

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  • Attitude & Conduct of the Holy Prophet Muhammed (PBUH)

    Written By: Martyr Murtadha Mutahari In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. “It was by the mercy of Allah that you were gentle with them (O, Muhammed) for if you had been harsh [...]

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  • What Muslims Say About Holy Mary and The Jesus

    By: Maulana Jibrill Brill Muslims respect Mary and Jesus very much. In Arabic Mary is called Maryam and Jesus is called Isaa or Massih. Massih means Messiah or the anointed one. They believe Mary [...]

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  • Who was Ibn Saba?

    Author : al-shia.org The mercenary writers whose goal is to split the Muslims allege that a Yemenite Jew from Sana’, Abdullah Ibn Saba (also called Ibn al-Sawda), adopted Islam during the [...]

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  • Battle of Khaybar

    Author : Al-shia.org The March to Khaybar The truce the holy Prophet had made with Mecca now made it possible to concentrate on the dangers which lay to their north. The greatest of these was the [...]

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  • Islamic Belief, Doctrine And Practices

    THE LIFE OF PROPHET The Pre-Islamic World Before the advent of Islam, people all over the world were sadly impoverished in thought, opinions, and individual and social attitudes. Although such [...]

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  • What is The Purpose of Creating The Heavens and The Earth in Six Days?

    By:Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi & Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani Question: The Almighty Allah says in Qur’an: He is your Lord, who created the heavens and the earth in six days.[45] Here what [...]

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  • Fatimah Zahra (a) the Link between Prophethood and Imamat

    Fatimah (A.S.) was the only woman connecting Prophethood and Imamate and was the link between the two. She was the daughter of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.), the wife of the first Imam (A.S.) and the [...]

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  • Why do the Shi‘ah perform the five daily prayers in three periods?

    By: Sayyid Rida’ Husayni Nasab Reply: In order to clarify this point, we had better examine the views of jurists {fuqaha} in this regard first: 1. All Muslim groups agree that in [...]

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  • Signs of The Reappearance of The Imam (A.S) of The Time Part-II

    The Life of Imam al-Mahdi By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Sayyid Athar Husain S.H. Rizvi p. 317-336 Traditional reports of the Prophet of Islam and Purified Imams (a.s) on the [...]

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  • Are The Shi’ites Negative Towards The Sahaba?

    By : Ayatullah Muhammad Jawad Chirri Late Director of the Islamic Center of America Muslim scholars differ in answering two questions pertaining to the companions of the Messenger of God: 1. Who [...]

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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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  • Signs: Last Days

    Author : Muhammad Cbaqir Majlisi Below you will find the excerpt from Day of Judgement by Moulana Sayyid Saeed Athtar Rizvi, 1978. (Moulana’s source is Bihar-ul-Anwar, Vol. III). The hadith [...]

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  • A Unique Leader in the History of Mankind

    Written By: Dr. S.A. Shahrokhi The history of mankind has witnessed many leaders over the ages. Many of these leaders achieved leadership through might or inheritance and some were chosen as [...]

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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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  • Islam is Completed by The Appointment of Successor

    The Message By: Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani 749 – 754 From the viewpoint of Shi’ah scholars khilafat (caliphate) is a Divine office which is entrusted to the most distinguished the [...]

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  • Asking The Rightful Intercessors for Intercession (Shafa‘ah)

    By: Sayyid Rida’ Husayni Nasab While discussing this question, it is assumed that intercession {shafa‘ah} exclusively rests with God as it is stated in the Holy Qur’an: جَمِيعًا [...]

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  • Reformation, Fundamental Policy of Imam Ali (A.S)

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 217-223 Imām considered his major mission a reformation. This was because he abided by religion and tradition. In [...]

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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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  • The Future in the Quranic View

    Dr. Sayyed Hasan Eftekharzadeh The Future, from the Quranic View As you may know, Islam, like all other religions, portrays an optimistic picture of the future. This portrayal has been done in [...]

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  • Remembrance of God

    An Exposition of Hadith by Imam Khomeini Muhammad ibn Ya’qub al-Kulayni (R) from Muhammad ibn Yahya, from Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn ‘Isa, from Ibn Mahbub, from ‘Abd Allah ibn Sinan, from Abu Hamzah [...]

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  • The Influences of the Belief in Resurrection

    Author : Imam Reza Network If, at a time, it was imagined that mind and intelligence taking the place of God and armed with knowledge, it is possible to lead the society to happiness and [...]

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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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  • The Prophet’s Emigration to Yathrib

    The Life of Muhammad (PBUH) By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Abdullah al-Shahin p. 187-199   The Prophet (a.s.) was assured as to the homage of the Ansar and he trusted in [...]

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  • The Holy Qur’an: The Greatest Miracle of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

    By: Yasin T. al- Jibouri Linguistically, a “miracle’ is the inability, incapability, or inimitability. One who is capable of affecting something which nobody else can affect is the doer of a [...]

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  • Allah Originating the Creation

    An Exposition of Hadith by Imam Khomeini With my chain of authorities reaching up to the august shaykh, the Pillar of Islam, Muhammad ibn Ya’qub al-Kulayni (R) from several of our Companions, [...]

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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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  • How I Found the Right Path

    By Brother Muhammad Yusuf BisMillah Hir Rahman Nir Rahiim How did I, a Sunni following Hanafi fiqh, come to find and embrace the Right Path of Ahl ul-Bayt? All Praise and all Thanks are for Allah [...]

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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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  • What Non-Muslims Say About Islam

    Sarojini Naidu (1879-1949) A writer, poetess and one of the most visible leaders of pre-Independent India. President of the Indian National Congress and the first woman governor of free India.  [...]

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  • The role of religion in the formation of the “Ummah Wahida”

    By: Sayyid Ahmad Rahnamaei Ever since Islam was first revealed, Muslims have been encouraged to live together and to work towards establishing a single Muslim nation embracing all Muslims around [...]

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  • The Doctrine of Islam

    By: Martyr Ayatullah Murtadha Mutahhari Belief in God and the Hereafter The relation of this world to the hereafter is similar to the relation between the body and the spirit, or the relation of [...]

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  • Distinguishing Features of Islam

    By: Martyr Ayatullah Murtada Mutahhari Islam is the name of the religion of Allah. That is the religion preached by all Prophets. The most perfect form of it was conveyed to people through the [...]

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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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  • 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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  • Islam and Christianity

    By : Ali Quli Qara’i Islam and Christianity: A Review Article by Ali Quli Qara’i The reviewer `Ali Quli Qara’i is the editor of Al-Tawhid (English). Soon after the Islamic [...]

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  • Islam and Religious Pluralism

    Liberalism and Pluralism The history of the world’s religions is full of horrible tales of persecution and intolerance. Often times the religious opposition to the beliefs of a people has [...]

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  • Islamic Faith and Human Perfection

    What is that faith which is spoken of in Islam and referred to throughout the Qur’an, as an axis around which all questions revolve? It refers to faith in God in the first place. In the [...]

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  • Afterlife: Comparison of Muslim and Christian Doctrines

    By: Mehdi Nawrozzadeh The afterlife has always been something of great appeal with differing approaches of different religions. Each having focused, discussed and explained the events and [...]

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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 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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  • 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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  • The Sincere Shia

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi Imam Ja’far b. Muhammad as-Sadiq (as) has said: “Surely our Shi’a (true followers) are those who follow our virtues (those who follow all of the good and noble [...]

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  • The Islam Part-IV

    The adoption of Muslim culture was not always in the form of the adoption of Arabic culture. The relaxed attitude that Islam took towards various national and native cultures presented them as [...]

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  • Bayt al-Mal and the Distribution of Zakat

    By: Mahmood Namazi The Bayt al-Ma-l (literally meaning the House for Money, is used as an equivalent for the Treasury House where public fund is kept) is an Islamic concept built upon three main [...]

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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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  • Merits of the Islamic Society

    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 composed one compact [...]

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Zaynab Al-Hauraa (p), granddaughter of Prophet Muhammad (p)

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

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  • How to Face The Terror of The Grave?

    Author : Shaykh Abbas Qummi   One of the fearsome stages of the Hereafter is the grave, which calls out daily: “I am the abode of loneliness, I am the house of terror, I am the home of [...]

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  • Slander: Dangerous Weapon of Cowards

    By:Ayatullah al-Uzma Naser Makarem Shirazi One of the greatest and most dangerous and in the meantime most popular corruptions of tongue is slander. Slander indicates mentioning hidden weak [...]

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  • Desire and Hope

    By: An Exposition of Hadith by Imam Khomeini Muhammad ibn Ya’qub (al-Kulayni) (R) reports from al-Husayn ibn Muhammad, he from Mu’alla ibn Muhammad, from al-Washsha’, from ‘Asim ibn Humayd, he [...]

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  • Slander; A Society Polluted with Sins

    By: Ayatullah Sayyid Mujtaba Musavi Lari There is no doubt that at the present time societies suffer from various types of spiritual deviations and psychological corruption, and have failed to [...]

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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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  • Wonderful Maxims and Teachings

    The Life of Muhammad (PBUH) By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Abdullah al-Shahin p. 371-396 The Prophet (a.s.) established wonderful methods of education, morals, and good [...]

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  • The Dictionary Meaning of the Word ‘Khaatam-un-Nabiyyin’ (Mo’min:40)

    It is evident that the text can bear one meaning and it is that Khaatam-un-Nabiyyin stands for the Finality of Prophethood with a clear implication that the prophethood has been culminated and [...]

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  • Prayer and Its Effects

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

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  • 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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  • The Characteristics of The person with Double-Facedness

    By: An Exposition of Hadith by Imam Khomeini Thiqat al-Islam Muhammad ibn Ya’qub al-Kulayni, from Muhammad ibn Yahya, from Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn ‘Isa, from Muhammad ibn Sinan, from ‘Awn ibn [...]

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  • Family Life of Hazrat Fatima (S.A)

    Written By: Azra Ansari Relationship with Children The Fundamental Role of a Mother in the Well-Being and Prosperity of a Generation: There is no doubt that to a very large extent, the future of [...]

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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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  • 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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