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  • Surat Al-Fajr – A Commentary

    In The Name of Allah, The Beneficent the Merciful! Sura Fajr – Break of Dawn No. 89 (30 Verses) Contents of the Sura: This Sura, like many other Meccan Suras, contains short, meaningful, [...]

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  • AL-GHĀSHIYAH The Enveloper الغاشية Meccan (surah 88 • 26 ayahs)

    AL-GHĀSHIYAH The Enveloper الغاشية Meccan (surah 88 • 26 ayahs) »The surah that opens with the edifying question regarding human awareness of the coming of a sure cataclysmic event it calls THE [...]

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

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

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  • As-Saaffaat (Those Drawn up in Ranks)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. وَالصَّافَّاتِ صَفًّا {1} [Shakir 37:1] I swear by those who draw themselves out in ranks فَالزَّاجِرَاتِ [...]

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  • As-Sajda (The Prostration)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. الم {1} [Shakir 32:1] Alif Lam Mim. تَنْزِيلُ الْكِتَابِ لَا رَيْبَ فِيهِ مِنْ رَبِّ الْعَالَمِينَ {2} [...]

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  • 60 The Woman Tried, Al-Mumtahanah: Madani

    60 The Woman Tried Al-Mumtahanah: Madani ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. O YOU WHO BELIEVE, do not take My enemies and your enemies [...]

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  • Imam ‘Ali (A.S), the Source of Authentic Qur’anic Knowledge

    Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.), whose heart and soul brimmed with Divine Revelation, had, since the initial days, a very close and dear companion, who was a source of peace and serenity to his [...]

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  • Al-Jaathiya (Crouching)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. حم {1} [Pickthal 45:1] Ha. Mim. تَنْزِيلُ الْكِتَابِ مِنَ اللَّهِ الْعَزِيزِ الْحَكِيمِ {2} [...]

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  • Al-Qasas (The Stories)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. طسم {1} [Yusufali 28:1] Ta. Sin. Mim. تِلْكَ آيَاتُ الْكِتَابِ الْمُبِينِ {2} [Yusufali 28:2] These are [...]

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  • Creation of The Universe in the Holy Quran

    Written By: Dr.Maurice Bucaille Let us first examine the Creation as described in the Quran. An extremely important general idea emerges: its dissimilarity with the Biblical narration. This idea [...]

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  • At-Talaaq (Divorce)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. يَا أَيُّهَا النَّبِيُّ إِذَا طَلَّقْتُمُ النِّسَاءَ فَطَلِّقُوهُنَّ لِعِدَّتِهِنَّ وَأَحْصُوا الْعِدَّةَ [...]

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  • At-Tur (The Mount)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. وَالطُّورِ {1} [Pooya/Ali Commentary 52:1] The adjuration is by five things to assert the certainty of [...]

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  • AL-LAYL The Night الليل Meccan (surah 92 • 21 ayahs)

    AL-LAYL The Night الليل Meccan (surah 92 • 21 ayahs) »The surah that opens with the oath of the Divine One swearing by the whelming of THE NIGHT that swathes the world in darkness. It is named [...]

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  • Al-A’araaf (The Heights)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. المص {1} [Pooya/Ali Commentary 7:1] Refer to the commentary of al Baqarah: 1.   كِتَابٌ أُنْزِلَ [...]

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  • Yaseen (Yaseen)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. يس {1} [Shakir 36:1] Ya Seen. وَالْقُرْآنِ الْحَكِيمِ {2} [Shakir 36:2] I swear by the Quran full of [...]

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  • Think Not of Those Who Are Slain in God’s Way as Dead

    Think not of those who are slain in God’s way as dead. Nay, they are living, finding their sustenance in the presence of their Lord (Qur’an 3:169) What None Muslims Say About … [...]

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  • A Qur’anic Approach to Scientific Investigation

    Written By: Sabah E. Karam, Ph.D. Professor Of Computer Information Systems & Mathematics, Strayer University The following paper based on the Qur’an verse 51:49 which describes the [...]

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  • Types of Interpretation

    Al-Mizan Allamah Tabatabaee p. 3-16 All praise is for Allah Who sent down the Qur’an to His servant so that he may be a warner to the worlds; and blessings be on him whom He sent as a [...]

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  • AL-MUZZAMMIL Enwrapped المزمل Meccan (surah 73 • 20 ayahs)

    AL-MUZZAMMIL Enwrapped المزمل Meccan (surah 73 • 20 ayahs) »The surah that opens by addressing the mantled Prophet as the ENWRAPPED Messenger. It takes its name from the word “wrapped in mantle” [...]

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  • 69 The Concrete Reality, Al-Haqqah: Makki

    69 The Concrete Reality Al-Haqqah: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most-benevolent, ever-merciful. THE CONCRETE REALITY. 2. What is the concrete reality? 3. [...]

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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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  • The Imam’s Debate Concerning the Prophet’s Family

    Author : Imam Reza Network Yet this is another debate in which the Imam has provided evidence of that Allah chose the pure family (of the Prophet). The debate took place in the presence of [...]

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  • Golden quotes of Imam Hassan Al-Mujtaba (A.S)

    Written By: Asiya Syed –A blessing is trial, if gratitude is shown for it, it becomes a blessing, and if you show ingratitude for it then it becomes a wrath. –One who lacks [...]

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  • Contemplation (Tafakkur)

    By: An Exposition of Hadith by Imam Khomeini Muhammad ibn Ya’qub (al-Kulayni), from ‘Ali ibn Ibrahim, from his father, from al-Nawfali, from al-Sakuni, from Abu ‘Abd Allah (Imam al Sadiq) (A) [...]

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  • The Only Path to Salvation

    By: Abbas Pasandide Introduction Many theories of salvage have been introduced to free humanity from its currant dark chaotic status. From a Quranic point of view, “reform” is considered the path [...]

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  • Lady Fatima (S.A)

    1. It was repotred in Bihar, V. 10, that Imam Abu Jaafar Al-Baqir (AS) said: “When Fatima was born, Allah (Exalted is His Name) revealed angel to speak the name Fatima with Muhammads [...]

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  • Social Justice in Islam

    By: Shaykh Muhsin Qara’ati The purpose of our discussion on social justice is to mention those verses of the Holy Qur’an and the traditions through which the Holy Qur’an and our [...]

    Social Justice in Islam
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  • Sunni Traditions on Imam Hussain (A.S)

    In this article, I would like to present some of the traditions recorded in the Sunni collections of the traditions Regarding him: The Messenger of Allah said: “Al-Hasan and al-Husain are [...]

    Sunni Traditions on Imam Hussain (A.S)
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  • Which is Correct, “Wa ‘Itrati” {and My Progeny}, or “Wa Sunnati” {and My Tradition}?

    By: Sayyid Rida’ Husayni Nasab The hadith scholars {muhaddithun} have narrated hadith ath-thaqalayn {Tradition on the Two Weighty Things} in two ways and it has been recorded in the books [...]

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  • Imam al-Hadi (A.S.) reply on Fatalists

    Author : Abu Muhammad Al Hassan Bin Ali Al Harani The following narrations are related to the Imam Abul-Hasan Ali bin Mohammed Al-Hadi (peace be upon him) From Ali bin Mohammed: Peace and God’s [...]

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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) [...]

    The Holy Quran and Hadith on Music
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  • ‘World and the Hereafter’ in light of Ahadith

    By: duas online Following are 40 sayings of holy Prophet and imams from his progeny, peace be upon them, regarding the world and the hereafter: 1- Imam Sajjad (A. S.) ((Osool-e-Kafi, vol. 3, p. [...]

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  • Short Maxims of Imam Hassan (A.S)

    1- The people who consult for their affairs will surely be guided to the right. 2- Meanness is to avoid thanking the grace. 3- Imam al-Hasan (A.S.) said to one of his sons: O son, do not befriend [...]

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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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  • 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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  • The Issue of Responsible Leadership According to Imam Ali (A.S)

    Sayyed Nadeem A. Kazmi (Adapted from: Al-Noor, Vol 3, No. 33, Ramadhan/Shawaal, 1414 A.H. – March 1994 A.D. p. 8) Imam Ali (a.s.) greatly emphasised the responsibility of leadership and the [...]

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  • Sayings of Imam Mahdi (A.T.F.)

    Compiled and Translated by: Syed Zainulabedin Razavi, Tehran, Iran Name: Mohammad (same as the holy Messenger (S.A) Title(لقب): Mahdi(A.S) Byname((کن?ه: Abul Qasem Father’s name: [...]

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  • Forty Ahadith Regarding The Importance of Zakat

    Author : Imam Reza Network Hadith Number 1:Zakat, A Bridge of Islam رُوِيَ عَنِ النَّبِي أَنَّهُ قَالَ: أَلزَّكَاةُ قَنْطَرَةُ الإِسْلاَمِ، فَمَنْ أَدَّاهَا جَازَ الْقَنْطَرَةَ وَمَنْ مَنَعَهَا [...]

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  • Prophecies of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.)Regarding the Martyrdom of Imam Hussain (A.S.)

    Author : Imam Reza Network Due to their ignorance, some people allege that lamentation for Imam Hussain (A) is an innovation (bidat) and is ‘haram’. Some of them knowingly support the [...]

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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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  • Hadrat Fatima Masumah (S.A)

    Name: – Fatima Title: – Masumah Father: – Hazrat Musa al-Kazim Mother: Bibi Suttana/Umul Baneen Born: – 01 Dhu al-Qa’dah (173 AH) Died: 10 Rabi al-Thani (201 AH) [...]

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  • Did Hazrat Abu Talib (A.S) Die a Believer?

    By: Sayyid Rida’ Husayni Nasab Reply: From the viewpoint of the Shi‘ah, Abu Talib, the son of ‘Abd al-Muttalib, the eminent father of the Commander of the Faithful ‘Ali (‘a) and the uncle [...]

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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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  • Hazrat Ali Akbar (A.S), The Hashimite Prince

    Name: – al-Akbar(a.s.) Title: – Shabih-e-Payambar (Look-alike of the Prophet (pbuh&hf) Agnomen: – Ali Father: – Imam Hussain (a.s.) – the 3rd Holy Imam Mother: [...]

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  • Guidance from the Knowledge of Sayyida Fatimah Zahra (A.S.)

    The Holy Prophet (saww) has said, “Fatimah is part of me, whoever harms her, harms me”. He (saww) has also said, “Fatimah is part of me, whoever disappoints her, disappoints me”. In these [...]

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  • The Concept of Ahlul Bayt: Tribal or Islamic?

    Written By: Sayyid Muhammed Rizvi The Meaning of Ahlul Bayt “Ahlul Bayt” literally means people of the house and it refers to the family or children of a person. In Islamic [...]

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  • Hadrat Fatima (S.A.) was a Mine of Knowledge and Wisdom

    As he neared the city in the burning heat of the mid-day sun, he shaded his eyes with his hands and cast a look at the green date- palms of Medina behind which were a row of modest houses. He [...]

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  • Lady Fatima (S.A) – Qurataainil Rasool

    Written By: Sarah Ismail In life, we need role models for us to follow. A role model can be someone who possesses special traits such as good character or those who make a significant change to [...]

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  • The Sermon of Imam Sajjad (A.S.) in Kufa

    The fourth Imam addressed the people of Kufa and delivered a sermon before them. After making a sign to them to keep silent, he said: “O people! Whoever knows me knows me, and he, who does [...]

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  • Imam Al-Hasan (Peace Be On Him)

    Sulh al-Hasan By: Shaykh Radi Yasin P. 3 – 14 His father was the Commander of the faithful (Amir al-mu’minin), ‘Ali b. Abu Talib. His mother was the mistress of the women of the [...]

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  • Some Lessons from The Noble Life of Imam AlMujtaba (A.S)

    Written By: Mulla Mujahidali Sheriff Spiritual Side: Imam al-Sadiq (a.s.) said: “Hasan bin Ali (a.s.) was certainly the most true worshipper, ascetic and merited man among the people of his [...]

    Some Lessons from The Noble Life of Imam AlMujtaba (A.S)
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  • Birthday of Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib (A.S.)

    Ali was born on the 13th of Rajab of the 30th year of the Elephant (A.D. 600). His cousin, Muhammad, was now 30 years old. Ali’s parents were Abu Talib ibn Abdul Muttalib, and Fatima, the [...]

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  • The General Life-Style of the Holy Ahlul Bayt (A.S.)

    The other members of the Ahl al-Bayt (AS) are the perfect examples of the education and training of the Holy Prophet (SA). Their characters and life-style resemble the character of the Holy [...]

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  • The Moon of Bani Hashim (Hashemites)

    By: Javad Mohaddesi Youth season Abbas was with Amiralmomenin, Imam Hassan and Imam Hossein since his birth, and had enjoyed the spring of their knowledge and virtue. Abbas lived with Ali (a.s.) [...]

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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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  • Fatimah Al-Zahra (S.A)

    Muhammed (SAWW) was the great leader of all time, and the last messenger to mankind. He had laid out the course of truth to people by setting out an example of the perfect human. Perfect in all [...]

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  • The Scholarly Jihad of the Holy Imams (A.S)

    Written By: Sayyid Saeed Akhtar Rizvi The period under discussion (95-148 A.H /712-765 A.D.) began and ended in the times of the Vth and VIth Imams. The persecutions of the Shi’is continued [...]

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  • The Most Similar Person to the Holy Prophet of Islam (PBUH)

    His father was the Commander of the faithful (Amir al-mu’minin), ‘Ali b. Abu Talib(A.S.). His mother was the leader mistress of the women of the worlds, Fatima Zahra(A.S.) the [...]

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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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  • Ali ibn al-Husayn Zaynul-‘Abidin( Peace be Upon him )

    A Brief History of The Fourteen Infallibles By: Ansariyan Publications P. 111 – 116 Name: ‘Ali. Title: Zaynu’l-‘Abidin. Agnomen: Abu Muhammad. Father’s name: [...]

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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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  • Fadl ibn Sahl, The Famous Vizier of al-Mamun

    Author : Imam Reza Network Al-Mamoon granted Fadl ibn Sahl the nucleus of power and his complete personal confidence when he permitted him to fare with all government issues, vesting upon him 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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  • Imam al-Mahdi (A.S.), The Last Holy Imam

    Hazrat Imam al-Mahdi (A.S.) is the twelfth and last of the chain of the Purified Imams and the divine successors (A.S.)he was born at the time of dawn on Friday the 15th of Shaban 255 A.H. in the [...]

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  • Continued Conquests in Iraq and the Conquest of Iran

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 97-106 ‘Umar’s caliphate was accompanied with several conquests of Muslim troops in Syria, which started with the [...]

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  • Arabia Before Islam

    Author : Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani To know the conditions prevailing in Arabia before the advent of Islam we can avail ourselves of the following sources: 1. The Old Testament [...]

    Arabia Before Islam
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  • Childhood of The Prophet (PBUH)

    The Message By: Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani P. 126 – 130 WORSHIPPERS OF ALLAH FIVE YEARS IN THE DESERT   History tells us that the life of the Prophet, the noble guide of the [...]

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  • Hadrat Zainab bint Ali (A.S): The Greatest Messenger of The Hussaini Revolution

    Hadrat Zainab(A.S.) was born in the holy city of Madina on 5th Jamadi-ul-Awwal in the 5th year of Hijrah/627 A.D. Her Holiness became famous for her knowledge of the Holy Qu’ran and [...]

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  • Morals From The Life of Hazrat Moosa (A.S) and Event of Bal’am bin Ba’oora

    Translated by Fatima Zabeth Beenesh 1- The human being gets affected with the circumstances which he or she does not like but by fulfilling the duties of God ultimately brings that person [...]

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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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  • Karbala Movement

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 387-423   Imām Husayn Before Karbalā’ Although far too many remarks have been constantly made in light of [...]

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  • The Moon of Bani Hashim (Hashemites)

    By: Javad Mohaddesi Youth season Abbas was with Amiralmomenin, Imam Hassan and Imam Hossein since his birth, and had enjoyed the spring of their knowledge and virtue. Abbas lived with Ali (a.s.) [...]

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

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

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  • The Holy Prophet (S.A.W.) is the “Seal of Prophecy”

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi A Clear Meaning of ‘Seal’ The Prophet of Islam is the last Prophet of God and the hierarchy of prophethood ends with him. This is one of the necessary precepts of [...]

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  • The Battalions

    The Life of Muhammad (PBUH) By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Abdullah al-Shahin p. 525-529   As for the battalions that the Prophet (a.s.) had sent to some districts and [...]

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  • Eid al Ghadir – Greatest Event of Islamic History

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

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  • 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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  • The Slave Zayd Bin Harithah

    Author : Al-shia.org On the day of his marriage, The Holy Prophet Mohammad Al-Mustafa(pbuh&hf) had set free Barakah, the faithful slave he had inherited from his father; and on the same day [...]

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  • The Periods of Historical Development of the Shi‘ah

    By: Ghulam-Husayn Muharrami 1. The Shi‘ah during the Period of the First Four Caliphs The Shi‘ah during the reigns of the first three caliphs, viz. Abubakr, Umar and ‘Uthman, has distinctive [...]

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  • The Economic Life

    The Life of Imam Ali Ibn Musa al-Rida By : Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi P. 729 – 768 Islam takes great care of combating against poverty, for it regards it as a destructive disaster which should [...]

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  • The Indescribability of God, the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.), 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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  • 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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  • The State of the Body in the Intermediate Period (Barzakh)

    By: Shaykh Abbas Qummi   One of the dreaded stages of the Hereafter is `Barzakh’. `Barzakh’ literally means a curtain or a separator which lies between two things and does not [...]

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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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  • Which is Correct, “Wa ‘Itrati” {and My Progeny}, or “Wa Sunnati” {and My Tradition}?

    By: Sayyid Rida’ Husayni Nasab The hadith scholars {muhaddithun} have narrated hadith ath-thaqalayn {Tradition on the Two Weighty Things} in two ways and it has been recorded in the books [...]

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  • The Martyrdom of Imam Hasan al-Mujtaba (‘a)

    Author : Imam Reza Network Allah says in His Glorious Book: “Allah’s wish is but to remove uncleanness far from you, O folk of the Household and cleanse you with a through cleansing.” This Ayat [...]

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  • Prophet Yunus [Jonah] (A.S)

    Prophet Yunus (as) was one of the messengers of Allah whose blessed name has been four times mentioned in the Holy Qur’an, and also one chapter of the Holy Qur’an (Surah 10) is named after [...]

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  • Advent of Sufyani

    The Life of Imam al-Mahdi By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Sayyid Athar Husain S.H. Rizvi p. 344-350 One of the sure signs of the reappearance of the Awaited Imam (a.s) is 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: [...]

    What They Say About Muhammed (PBUH)
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  • Signs: Last Days

    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 is a conversation between Holy [...]

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  • Precedence and Priority of Imam Ali (A.S.)

    By: Murtaza Mutahhari In Nahj al-Balaghah this matter has been rationalized on three principles: 1) The will and designation of the Holy Prophet. 2) The worthiness of Amir al-­Mu’minin, (A.S.) [...]

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  • The Conditions and Special QuImam Ali (A.S.)ties of the infallible and immaculate holy Imams (A.S.)

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi Before anything else, in the discussion of this issue, we must note ore necessary point and that is that: It can clearly be seen in the Holy Qur’an that the [...]

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  • Why is the Holy Qur’an a Miracle and How ?

    The Light of The Holy Qur’an Sura Al-Baqarah Verses 23 – 24, Part 1 p. 117 – 122 Sura Al-Baqarah (23) وَإِن كُنتُمْ فِي رَيْبٍ مِّمَّا نَزَّلْنَا عَلَى عَبْدِنَا فَأْتُواْ [...]

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  • Faith in Islam

    Having a Good Opinion About God 149- In Al-Mahasin it is narrated that Imam Baqir (a.s) said: “We find in (Imam) Ali ibn Abitalib’s (a.s) book that God’s Prophet (a.s) used to say the [...]

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  • Merits of Imam Husayn (A.S.)

    By: Dr. Ibrahim Ayati We should now like to quote some traditions relating to Imam Husayn from Ibn Athir’s book entitled Usudul Ghabah. A man asked Abdullah bin Umar: “What will be [...]

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

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

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  • Operations Personnel of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.)

    By: Muhammad Dhahir Watr Operations personnel were all the units responsible for planning, command, training, upgrading weapons, equipment and war strategies and all matters related to these. We [...]

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  •  Waiting and Responsibility

    Waiting and Responsibility

    Awaiting’ (Intezar) is the result of two conditions. Firstly, he is not satisfied with the present circumstances and secondly, he expects the improvement in his circumstances. If either of [...]

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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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  • Muhammad(S.A.W.), The Prophet

    By Prof. K. S. Ramakrishna Rao, Head of the department of Philosophy, University of Mysore, India In the desert of Arabia was Mohammad born, according to Muslim historians, on April 20, 571. The [...]

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  • The Islamic Concept of Knowledge

    While it is an open question whether an explicit and systematically worked out Islamic epistemology exists, it is undeniable that various epistemological issues have been discussed in Muslim [...]

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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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  • Nationalism and Islam: Clash or Reconciliation?

    By: Sayyid Ahmad Rahnamaei The phenomenon of ‘nationalism in religion’ according to S. W. Baron is considered to be an obstacle that prevents religion from fulfilling its role in human life. The [...]

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  • The Greatest Master of Sciences

    The sixth holy Imam, Ja’ffar Ibn Muhammad Al-Sadiq (as) was born in Madinah on 17th Rabi’ al Awwal 83 Hijrah (702 AD). He was martyred in Madinah by poisoning on 15th/25th Shawwal, 148 Hijrah [...]

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  • Brotherhood in Islam

    By: Ayatullah Ja`far Subhani {Without doubt the believers are brothers of one another so then make peace and harmony between your brothers and have consciousness of Allah so that maybe He will [...]

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

    AHL AL-BAYT THE CELESTIAL BEINGS ON THE EARTH Author: Allama Hussein Ansariyan Translator: Dr. Ali Akbar Aghili Ashtiani P. 232-233 From among the letters sent by Imam `Askari to `Ali ibn Husayn [...]

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  • We Must Always Go To the Source of the Problem

    By:Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi Imam ‘Ali b. Muhammad al-Hadi (as) was a great Imam who lived under some of the hardest conditions and opposition (to his leadership). It was through the use [...]

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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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  • Prayer And Concentration

    An Exposition of Hadith by Imam Khomeini With my chain of transmitters reaching up to the most venerable shaykh and the trustworthy authority Muhammad ibn Ya’qub al-Kulayni (R) who reports from a [...]

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  • Al-Hassan Al-Mujtaba (A.S)

    Birth and Childhood In the mid of the month of Ramadan, the 3rd year of Hijrah, a son was born in the small mud house of Hazrat Ali (A.S.). The Prophet (P.B.U.H), on behalf of Almighty God, named [...]

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  • The Importance of Work in Islam

    Author : Imam Reza Network Work not- Just Pray An extremely anxious and perplexed man visited Hazrat Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (‘a), and begged him to pray that Allah would increase his sustenance and [...]

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  • The Islamic Way of Life

    Author : Imam Reza Network Last Advice Imam Musa al-Kazim’s (‘a) mother and Imam Jafar al-Sadiq’s (‘a) wife, Umme Hameeda was sitting in her home, bereaved by the passing away of her beloved [...]

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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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  • Had I But Known

    Anfal, a rich young girl, sat waiting impatiently at the doctor’s clinic to get the results of a medical test. She was in a hurry to attend a party and feared she might be late for her [...]

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  • The Prayer; One of The Greatest Gifts Allah All-Merciful has Given

    By: Sayyid Muhammad Husayn Jalali One of the greatest gifts Allah (the All-Merciful) has given mankind is prayer. Now, there is ritual prayer (salat) that involves specific actions and sayings to [...]

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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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  • Four Islamic Commandments and the Transient Life of This World

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi It has been narrated from Abi Ayyub al-Ansari who said: “I heard the Messenger of Allah (S) say: “Cover yourselves with the clothing of obedience (to Allah) and [...]

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  • The Holy Prophet Muhammed (PBUH)

    Name: Muhammad Parents: Abdullah bin Abdul Muttalib & Aamina binti Wahab Birth: Friday 17th Rabi al-awwal 571 AD, Mecca Death: Monday 28th Safar 11 A.H., Madina Life span: 63 years AN [...]

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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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