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Did Janab Abu Talib die a believer?

Did Janab Abu Talib die a believer?
By: Sayyid Rida' Husayni NasabReply: 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 of the Holy Prophet (S), is among the people who believed in the apostleship {risalah} of the Messenger of Allah (S), and among his helpers and confidants in time of tribulations and adversities during the early period of Islam.The family of Abu TalibHe ...

The Biography of Lady Fatima Masuma (A)

The Biography of Lady Fatima Masuma (A)
1.1 - Predictions about this Noble LadyIt is interesting to know that the Imams (A) foretold the birth of this noble lady and her presence in Qum many years before her birth.Qādī Nūrullāh Shūshtarī (d. 1109 A.H) reports from the 6th Imam, Imam Ja`far al-Sādiq (A):تُقبَض فيها امْراةٌ منْ وُلْدى، اِسْمُها فاطِمَةُ بِنْتُ مُوسى، وتَدْخُلُ بِشَفاعَتِها شيعَتى ...

A Glance At The Holy Shrine of Hazrat Fatima Masumah (S.A.)

A Glance At The Holy Shrine of Hazrat Fatima Masumah (S.A.)
When Hadrat Fatima Masoumah (A.S.) was buried in Qum there was a shade made of straw on the holy grave built by Musa bin Khajraj. The first dome which was in the form of a tower, was built by Hadrat Zainab (A.S.), the daughter of Imam Muhammad Taqi al-Jawad (A.S.) in the middle of third century hijrah. Stone, bricks and stucco were used as construction material for this dome.With the burial of the ladies from the Holy Ahlul Bayt (A.S.) beside ...

Birthday of Hadrat Fatima Masoumah (A.S.)

Birthday of Hadrat Fatima Masoumah (A.S.)
The name of this divine lady was Fatima and her nickname was Masoumah. Her father was Imam Musa al-Kazim (A.S.), the seventh Imam of the Shi'ites and her mother was named Najma Khatun who was also the mother of Imam Reza (A.S.), the eighth Shi'ite Imam.She was born on first day of the month of Zee al-Qa'adah in the year 173 A.H./789 A.D., in the holy city of Madinah Munawwarah. Her holy father was martyred in the Baghdad prison at the hands of ...

Flowers and Scents in Paradise

Flowers and Scents in Paradise
By : Sayyid Abdul Husain DastghaibGod says: Wa Li Man…Aftaan (Surah Rahman 55:46-47) which means: The one who fears of standing in front of his Lord (that is for the accouting in Qiyamat as mentioned earlier and who will not have sinned will get two gardens in paradise wherein will be all kinds of bounties and various vegetables, flowers and fruits.Allamah Majlisi (r.a.) has quoted this hadith of the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.s.): If a woman comes ...

The Line of Demarcation between Monotheism and Polytheism

The Line of Demarcation between Monotheism and Polytheism
By: Murtadha MutahhariWhat constitutes the line of demarcation between monotheism and polytheism (including both theoretical and practical forms of them)? Which idea is monotheistic and which is polytheistic? What kind of action constitutes practical monotheism and what kind of it constitutes practical polytheism? Is it polytheistic to believe in the existence of anything other than Allah? Does the unity of His essence require us not to believe ...

Can Science Dispense with Religion?

Can Science Dispense with Religion?
1. What is your definition of science and of religion?The question implies that science and religion cannot be defined with proximate genus and specific difference. How could we, who are dependent on religion and surrounded by the world of science, define the perimeters of science and religion? Naturally, we provide a description of science and religion. Some of the contemporary researchers are of the opinion that our understanding and ...

Why Shiaism is Named Jafri School of Law

Why Shiaism is Named Jafri School of Law
The sun of the existence of Imam Sadiq (A.S.) arose from the lap of his mother Ome-Farwah on the 17th of Rabiul Awal, 83rd year Hijrah, in the city of Madina. His father Imam Mohammad Baqir (A.S.) was much happy and pleased by the birth of his son.His mother was the grand daughter of Mohammad Ibn-e-Abu Bakr, who was one of the friends of Ali (A.S.). Imam Ali (A.S.) repeatedly said about him that, "Mohammad is my spiritual and moral son." Asma ...

Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (A.S.) and the Adversities

Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (A.S.) and the Adversities
Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (A.S.) and the Adversities    Email 0 votes0.0 / 5Articles ›Holy Prophet and Ahlul Bayt ›Imam al-Sadiq    Published at    2016-07-29 00:00:00Author:    Ayatullah Shaykh Muhammad Husain Muzaffar This lasting conflict between the religion and the world, which are rarely united during a certain time, is a trial for religious people. This conflict caused taqiya and those adversities which hit Ahl al Bayt.The ...

The Matyrdom Of Imam Sadiq (A.S)

The Matyrdom Of Imam Sadiq (A.S)
Imam Jafar Sadiq (A.S) was the sixth Imam of Shiate world. He attained martyrdom on the 25th Shawwal 14 A.H.During the Caliphate of Abu Jafar Mansoor Abbasi. Imam Sadiq (A.S) lived until 65 years. He had the longest life amongst the other eleven Imams (A.S). Thus, he is also called as the Sheikh – ul – Aimue.After the martyrdom of his respected father, Imam Mohammed Baqir (A.S0, he undertook the flag of the guidance of Islamic hat ion for 34 ...

The Founder of the First Grand Islamic University

The Founder of the First Grand Islamic University
Imam Ja'far al-Sadiq (a.s.) considered as "The Founder of the First Grand Islamic University" was born in the city of Madinah, on the 17th day of the lunar month Rabi'ul Awwal, in the year 83 A.H.He (a.s.) was brought up under the care of his grandfather Imam Ali bin Hussein (al-Sajjad) (a.s.) and his father,Muhammad al-Baqir (a.s.) from whom he learned the sciences of religion and the teachings of the Islam.Thus, Imam Ja'far al-Sadiq (a.s.) and ...

Controversies vs Arguments

Controversies vs Arguments
Rabab JafferyDebates, disagreements, controversies, split views – no society is devoid of these phenomena. When controversies sprout in a society they can impact it in two major, extreme ways: either push the society towards progression and advancement, or regress the society to make it fall lower than its previous state. The ultimate fate of the society led by the rise of controversies is absolutely dependant on the method by which these ...

Islamic Faith and Human Perfection

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 second place, it connotes faith in angels, holy books, prophets, Resurrection, etc. In Islam, is faith a goal for mankind or a means for other goals?All these are goals for man, for no divine goals or means are involved. These goals are meant as human ...

Night of Majesty

Night of Majesty
The Night of Power is full of blessings because the Eminent Quran descended in it. The Quran is peace by itself. It distinguishes between the good and evil and shows the path of eternal Peace and Bliss to all Mankind forever. This being so, the Night in which this Divine Book was sent down is worthy of great esteem. During this night, as explained in the verse quoted above, the Angels and the Heavenly spirit (Hazrat Gibreel Alai-his-Salam) ...

Islam and Democracy: An Obscure Relationship

Islam and Democracy: An Obscure Relationship
By: Fatima Al-SamakDemocracy is determined by many different elements: culture, wealth, equalities, education, and some will say, religion. Religion as a determinant of democratic development has been extensively studied and many arguments have been presented supporting the claim that religion hinders democracy, while others are less convinced. Since Samule P. Huntington published his book, Clash of Civilization, there has been an increased ...

Repenting for Backbiting

Repenting for Backbiting
By: Sheikh Taqi ad-Din Ibraim, son of Ali al-`AmiliBe informed that it is mandatory on the backbiter to repent, regret and feel sorry for what he has done so he may get himself out of Alla-h Almighty exacting on him what he deserves. After that, he must seek forgiveness of the person whom he had backbitten, perhaps he will forgive him and get him out of his wrongdoing. He ought to seek his forgiveness while he is sorrowful, regretful about what ...

Why People Backbite

Why People Backbite
By: Sheikh Taqi ad-Din Ibraim, son of Ali al-`AmiliThe excuse presented to them for this, rather than any other obvious transgression, is perhaps heedlessness about its being prohibited despite all the discussions of verses and narratives warning us all in its regard. This is the least excuse presented by those who are habitual in being thus heedless. Perhaps they take these sins as being not affecting their status of mastership on account of ...

Allah’s Help the Best

Allah’s Help the Best
One of the companions of the Holy Prophet (s) found his financial conditions in a critical state and sat wondering how he could improve them. His wife suggested he visit the Holy Prophet (s) and seek his help. He decided it was the best option he had. Next day, he arrived at the mosque and sat down, waiting for a chance to speak to the Holy Prophet (s).While mentally rehearsing what he should ask for, he suddenly heard the Holy Prophet (s) say, ...

Islam and the Social Problem

Islam and the Social Problem
By: Martyred Ayatullah Muhammad Baqir as-SadrIn order to reach the first circle in analyzing the social problem, we have to question that materialistic individualistic interest established by the capitalist system as a criterion, a pretext, a goal and an objective and ask: "What is the idea which made such a criterion seem to be correct according to the democratic capitalist mentality which inspired it?" This very idea is the real basis of the ...

Islam’s Position towards Freedom and Social Assurance

Islam’s Position towards Freedom and Social Assurance
By: Ayatullah Muhammad Baqir as-SadrWe have come to know, from the above con­tents, that freedom is the central point in the capital­ist thinking, and the concept of "insurance" (rather, assurance) is the basic revolving point in the socialist and communist systems. For this purpose we will be studying, com­paratively, the position of Islam and capitalism from freedom, comparing thereafter between the "insurance" according to Islam ...