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Monday 18th of February 2019
Family and Its System in Islam
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Some of the Miracles of the Holy Imams (A.S.)

Some of the Miracles of the Holy Imams (A.S.)
The Holy Prophet of Islam (S) has said, “Allah has two types of learning, one is for Himself, that has not been taught to anyone else. The other type of learning is that which has been transferred to the prophets (S) and the angels, that also has come down to us. Authentic traditions credited to the Imams (as) record that the Torah of prophet Musa (as), Bible of the prophet ‘Isa (as), the Zuboor of the Prophet Dawood (as), the Book of ...

Ahl al-Bayt(A.S.), Source of Mercy

Ahl al-Bayt(A.S.), Source of Mercy
The linguistic meaning of mercy is kind or forgiving attitude shown towards somebody by one who has the right or power to punish. Mercy in the Holy Quran is accompanied with various concepts and paragons. Mercy is a Divine truth and one of Allah’s attributes shown towards all beings especially man. All creatures are manifestation of Allah’s general and particular mercy. Mercy in the Holy Qur'an The Holy Quran has raised the question of ...

Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.) and Humbleness

Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.) and Humbleness
Humbleness is an outstanding feature in the lives of Ahl al-Bayt. Ibn Masud reports: A person came to the presence of Allah’s Messenger and when he started to speak, he was trembling. The Holy Prophet (S) said, “Calm down; I am not a king.”192 Another person reports: A group of people and I went to the presence of the Holy Prophet (S) and said, “You are our master.” The Holy Prophet said, “Allah, the Blessed and Exalted, is the ...

Paradise, Reward of Love for Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.)

Paradise, Reward of Love for Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.)
Love for Ahl al-Bayt, which is a heavenly gift, is to act according to Ahl al-Bayt’s teachings. The reward of such will be Paradise. In an excellent narration, Imam al-Sadiq (a.s.) is reported to have said: Once when the Holy Prophet was traveling, he dismounted and performed five prostrations. When he mounted again, one of the companions asked, “O Allah’s Messenger! We have noticed something which you did for the first time.” The Holy ...

Merits of Abu Dharr Al-Ghifari, Ammar Bin Yasir, Abdullah Bin Masood, Owais Qarni and Salman Farsi

Merits of Abu Dharr Al-Ghifari, Ammar Bin Yasir, Abdullah Bin Masood, Owais Qarni and Salman Farsi
From his book "Misbah-uz-Zulam", Roots of the Karbala’ Tragedy The tradition of Mishkat1 from Abdullah Ibn Umar says that the Holy Prophet (S) has described Abu Dharr (r.a.) to be a very truthful person. The second tradition is related from Abu Dharr himself. The Holy Prophet (S) said: “Abu Dharr is a very truthful and loyal person and is having similarity to Prophet Isa (a.s.).” He is the same companion of the Messenger of Allah (S) whom ...

The Life of Hazrat Bibi Zaynab (S.A.)

The Life of Hazrat Bibi Zaynab (S.A.)
To throw light upon the fragrant memories and to work with perseverance to obtain the details of such memories are the two things that cast good manners, virtues, and acquaintance with the conduct of the past personalities who were characterized by high merits, piety, righteousness, and decency on the souls. Thus, the noble, deep-rooted character of Lady Zaynab should not be overlooked. She possessed all that points towards her immaculate ...

Sorrows of Hazrat Fatimah al-Zahra (S.A.) and Hazrat Bibi Zaynab (S.A.)

Sorrows of Hazrat Fatimah al-Zahra (S.A.) and Hazrat Bibi Zaynab (S.A.)
Lady Zaynab lived under the custody of her grandfather, Prophet Muhammad (S), for a period of her early life. During this period, she was so tranquil and at ease, as he used to receive her with hospitality and honor. Her parents, too, showed her sympathy, love, and cordiality. She also saw the great triumphs of Islam and the defeats of its enemies. The most significant thing, however, that Lady Zaynab noticed in her childhood was the Prophet’s ...

Az-Ziyara Al-Jame’a Al-Kabeera: The Major Comprehensive Pilgrimage

Az-Ziyara Al-Jame’a Al-Kabeera: The Major Comprehensive Pilgrimage
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Hazrat Zaynab (S.A.), Aqeelat Bani Hashim

Hazrat Zaynab (S.A.), Aqeelat Bani Hashim
She was the Prophet’s granddaughter and the principal of women after her mother Fatimah (s.a.). She had all noble and high qualities that she had inherited from her grandfather Prophet Muhammad, her father Imam Ali and her mother Fatimah (peace be on them). Therefore, she was the highest example of honor, chastity, dignity and jihad. She established the edifice of the intellectual rise, and spread political and religious awareness through her ...

The Splendour and Eminence of Supplications Compiled by the Ahlul-Bait (A.S.)

The Splendour and Eminence of Supplications Compiled by the Ahlul-Bait (A.S.)
Also, it would be appropriate to ponder about the narrations regarding supplications, as well as to think about the ways and manners of supplications as practised by the sinless Imams [a]; must take a profound look at the exalted themes and subtle meanings which are contained in the supplications compiled by those honourable ones. In order to discover that whatever these impeccable ones have incorporated in their supplications regarding Allah ...

The Guarded Tablet (Lohe Mahfouz)

The Guarded Tablet (Lohe Mahfouz)
In The Name Of God, the all Compassionate, the all Merciful (786) The Guarded Tablet (Lohe Mahfouz) is an exquisite work by Allameh Hafezian. This work has been created and composed in accordance with the special mystical knowledge of numbers and their potentially latent and secret laden relationships among numbers and words. The work has also moved in line with complementary tables of 25x25 and by virtue of the Holy Quran verses and the ...

The Event of Ghadir as Narrated by Ahlul Bayt (A.S.)

The Event of Ghadir as Narrated by Ahlul Bayt (A.S.)
Ghadir and the Guardianship of Hazrat Ali (a.s.) Abu Al-Abbas Abdullah Ibn Ja’far Hamyari, a great third century scholar, quotes Sindi Ibn Muhammad as saying, Safwan Jammal quotes Imam Sadiq (a.s.) as saying: When this verse was revealed about the guardianship of Ali (a.s.), Prophet of Allah (S) ordered that the ground under the trees over there be cleaned and his followers did so clearing it from the brushwood and preparing a sunshade for ...

What is Taharah? And what is Ismah?

What is Taharah? And what is Ismah?
Taharah (طهارة), by its linguistic definition, refers to the process of cleansing and the removal of anything that may pollute that object (e.g. dirt, spots, odor, germs) with things that are unwanted or harmful to that person. As for the religious or spiritual connotation of Taharah, it means the purification and cleansing of the bodies, objects, soul, and heart from the things which Allah (SWT) ordered that they be purified from and with ...

Religious Foundations of Happiness

Religious Foundations of Happiness
We should know the world as it is. An easy life is the result of the cognition of the world. The Prophet of Islam said that if you knew of the world what I know, your souls would feel complacency from it. He also said in his prayers, “O God! Show the being and universe to me as it is.” Also, Imam Ali said that everyone who knows the world, will not grieve from it. He does not say the world is full of pleasures; rather, he says that if your ...

The Concepts of Irfan, Sufism, Hikmat and Philosophy

The Concepts of Irfan, Sufism, Hikmat and Philosophy
In the cosmic realm, human beings are like balls released into space which have within them a hidden potential energy for flight into an infinitely sublime world. But the gravitational attraction of worldly pleasures draws them toward the depths of the material world, as a result of which they fall and become degenerate; and the selfish tendencies and Satanic temptations which have become embodied in materialistic civilizations and cultures ...

The Mystics Stations (Maqamat) in Islamic Irfan

The Mystics Stations (Maqamat) in Islamic Irfan
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An Introduction to Irfan

An Introduction to Irfan
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Irfan and Tasawwuf (Sufism)

Irfan and Tasawwuf (Sufism)
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A Brief History of Islamic Irfan

A Brief History of Islamic Irfan
The previous lecture dealt with the question of locating the principal origin of Islamic 'irfan, that is, whether there exists in the teachings of Islam and the lives of the Holy Prophet and the Imams a precedent that could have inspired a series of profound and subtle mystical ideas, on a theoretical level, and which could have prompted spiritual enthusiasm and mystical elation on a practical level. The answer to this question was seen to be ...

Trusting in everyone who has accompanied the Prophet (S)

Trusting in everyone who has accompanied the Prophet (S)
The Sunnis have trusted in every Muslim who has accompanied the Prophet (S) even for one time as if companionship with the Prophet (S), according to their opinions, has made the companions infallible; therefore they have trusted in all what the companions have narrated (as they have claimed) from the Prophet (S) concerning the laws and the verdicts of the Shari’ah. They have relied on that and acted according to it without researching whether ...