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    •  The Glory of the Shia World
      The Glory of the Shia World
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      The Glory of the Shia World

      The Glory of the Shia World2.9 (57.22%) 302 votes This long-out-of-print (and quite rare) book is a delightful read, particularly for connoisseurs of travelogues. The Shiite, Sufi, Islamic, and Persian lore and legends which are described here will be of great interest to folklorists. The photographs and other illustrations will be of use to graphic […]

    •  Kashaful Salat
      Kashaful Salat
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      Kashaful Salat

      Kashaful SalatRate this post Authentic method of shia prayer according to the orders of Masoomeen (asws)

    •  Inquiries About Shi’a Islam
      Inquiries About Shi’a Islam
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      Inquiries About Shi’a Islam

      Inquiries About Shi’a IslamRate this post An excellent introduction to the major doctrines of Shi’i Islam, including an explanation of the Ahlul Bayt, infallibility, intercession, dissimulation, companions and wives of the Prophet, and other schools of Islamic thought.       Source: al-islam.org

    • The Concept of Shias
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      The Concept of Shias

      The Concept of ShiasRate this post We live in a world in which electronic prefectures, globalization, information explosion and technology are the dominant topics. With the latest technology we have discovered scientific aspects very fast, knowing that without this technology, it would take us years to discover the same. But it seems that these scientific […]

    •  The Term “Rafida” in Imami Shiʿi Usage
      The Term “Rafida” in Imami Shiʿi Usage
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      The Term “Rafida” in Imami Shiʿi Usage

      The Term “Rafida” in Imami Shiʿi Usage2 (40%) 1 vote The term “Rafida,” originally used as a pejorative appellation, was quite early interpreted by the Imamfs (against whom it was primarily directed) as an honorific signifying “Those who rejected evil.” This interpretation rests largely on the parallel drawn between the Shfca and the “proto-Rafida,” who […]

    •  The Mystery of the Shi’a
      The Mystery of the Shi’a
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      The Mystery of the Shi’a

      The Mystery of the Shi’aRate this post “Knowing the contents of this informative book is a necessity for every Muslim. I believe that the contents of this book can have a huge impact on the lives of many Muslims in the West, and it can be a good start for gaining more knowledge about the […]

    • The Accusation of “Exaggeration” (Ghuluww) Against the Shi‘a
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      The Accusation of “Exaggeration” (Ghuluww) Against the Shi‘a

      The Accusation of “Exaggeration” (Ghuluww) Against the Shi‘aRate this post By: Sayyid Lutfullah Safi al-Gulpaygani QUESTION: Some writers classify certain sects of the ghulat as Shi‘a and may very well accuse the Shi‘a of exaggerating the status of the Ahl al-Bait (peace be upon them). We know this is a false accusation that even in […]

    •  Shiaism Discussed Offline
      Shiaism Discussed Offline
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      Shiaism Discussed Offline

      Shiaism Discussed Offline3 (60.38%) 105 votes Authentic sunni traditions about Ahlulbayt (as) with verses from the Noble Quran; It’s highly recommend my sunni brothers and shia brothers to read these authentic books written by great sunni scholars. This book contains all the articles of sdol.org website. This way, you can go through all the documents related […]

    •  The Shia: Their Origin and Beliefs
      The Shia: Their Origin and Beliefs
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      The Shia: Their Origin and Beliefs

      The Shia: Their Origin and BeliefsRate this post The objective of this book is to familiarize readers with the Shia beliefs, which is the Islamic faith as taught by the imams of the Prophet Household and to correct misconceptions and dispel false notions about its origin and beliefs which have been concocted and propagated by […]

    •  The Role of Holy Imams(as) In the Revival of Religion
      The Role of Holy Imams(as) In the Revival of Religion
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      The Role of Holy Imams(as) In the Revival of Religion

      The Role of Holy Imams(as) In the Revival of ReligionRate this post The series of lectures delivered by Allamah Sayyid Murtadha al-Askari on discussion of the principle matters concerning veracious Islam.

    •  Ghadir Khumm, Where Religion Was Brought to Perfection
      Ghadir Khumm, Where Religion Was Brought to Perfection
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      Ghadir Khumm, Where Religion Was Brought to Perfection

      Ghadir Khumm, Where Religion Was Brought to PerfectionRate this post This text provides the reader glimpses of the journey back from the farewell pilgrimage heading towards Ghadir Khumm where the religion of Islam was perfected with the divine appointment of Imam Ali ibn Abi Taleb (AS) as Caliph and successor of the Holy Prophet (SA). […]

    •  The Origin Of Shi’ite Islam And Its Principles
      The Origin Of Shi’ite Islam And Its Principles
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      The Origin Of Shi’ite Islam And Its Principles

      The Origin Of Shi’ite Islam And Its PrinciplesRate this post Al Kashifu’Lghita’ The Origin Of Shi’ite Islam And Its Principles Our only aim is that all the Muslims, individually and collectively, may know the real beliefs of the Shi’as and, by refraining from attributing false beliefs to their brothers, may not do injustice to themselves.

    •  Mutual Respect & Peaceful Co-Existence Among Muslim
      Mutual Respect & Peaceful Co-Existence Among Muslim
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      Mutual Respect & Peaceful Co-Existence Among Muslim

      Mutual Respect & Peaceful Co-Existence Among MuslimRate this post The views of our leading mujtahideen, compiled in this booklet, are guidelines for us to follow the example of the Ahlul Bayt (a.s.). In our interaction with the fellow Muslims, the question is not about what to say and not to say, the question is about […]

    •  Sifat Ush-Shia Qualities of shia
      Sifat Ush-Shia Qualities of shia
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      Sifat Ush-Shia Qualities of shia

      Sifat Ush-Shia Qualities of shiaRate this post This work is in fact three books whose topics are connected to each other. One of them, namely Sifat ush-Shia, focuses the lights on the qualities that the Shia should have within their moralities.

    •  Shi’a Usool al-Deen
      Shi’a Usool al-Deen
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      Shi’a Usool al-Deen

      Shi’a Usool al-Deen5 (100%) 1 vote This book is the English translation of Abdul Kareem Mushtaq Shaheed’s Urdu booklet ‘Usul-e-Deen’. This was the first book written by him, after he converted to Shi’a Islam in the 1970’s. In the final chapter he challenged the Ahl’ul Sunnah with 100 questions that we have already translated previously. […]

    •  Ghadir
      Ghadir
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      Ghadir

      GhadirRate this post Al-Ghadir is the place where the Muslims had stopped was at Ghadir Khumm. The Prophet then delivered a sermon and appointed Imam Ali, peace be upon him, as his successor. This text provides a brief study on the origins of Shi’ism and how the ideology of Wilayah came to existence, and the […]

    •  The Just Ruler in Shi’ite Islam
      The Just Ruler in Shi’ite Islam
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      The Just Ruler in Shi’ite Islam

      The Just Ruler in Shi’ite IslamRate this post This book is a good history of development of the power of Muctehids in shi’ite Islam. Author takes from the time of fifth Imam to current day and explains the development of the concept of Vilayat. Various forms of Vilayat is discussed as they are developed in […]

    •  Backgrounds of Political Thought in Shi‘ism and Sunnism
      Backgrounds of Political Thought in Shi‘ism and Sunnism
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      Backgrounds of Political Thought in Shi‘ism and Sunnism

      Backgrounds of Political Thought in Shi‘ism and SunnismRate this post This book is an extension and elaboration of four lectures from fall 1987 in the hall of the Contemporary Arts Museum. The book is aimed to provide the main backgrounds of Shi‘ite and Sunni political thought, how they were formed, what factors influenced them, how […]

    •  The Shi’a and their Beliefs
      The Shi’a and their Beliefs
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      The Shi’a and their Beliefs

      The Shi’a and their BeliefsRate this post In this concise yet succinct and informative work, detailed outline of the Shi’a belief is presented. While the book introduces the novice reader to the basic beliefs of the Shi’a, the work also addresses every issue concerning this belief. Furthermore, in the process of presenting and discussing the […]

    •  Shiism: Imamate and Wilayat
      Shiism: Imamate and Wilayat
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      Shiism: Imamate and Wilayat

      Shiism: Imamate and WilayatRate this post Origin of Shi’ism, self-censorship in Muslim history, Ghadir Khumm and the Orientalists, appointment of Imam ‘Ali (a) explicit or implicit?, concept of Ahlul Bayt, Wilayat, and the knowledge of the Ahlul Bayt (a).       Source: al-islam.org

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