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Monday 18th of December 2017
Ahlul-Bayt as the Earth Angels

Shari`at, Tariqat and Haqiqat (Islamic law, Spiritual path and Truth)

nother important cause of disagreement between the gnostics and others especially the jurists, is the special view that the gnostics hold about shari'at, tariqat and Haqiqat.The gnostics and the jurists agree that the rules of Islamic law are based on truth and good reason implying definite advantages. Generally the jurists interpret the good reasons as those things that ensure man's maximum material and spiritual well-being. But the gnostics ...

www.al-monitor.com: writes on the Arbaeen Gatheing

Notes: This report belongs to the last year.Hoping for miracles, Shiites walk Iraq's Arbaeen pilgrimageKARBALA, Iraq — Amir Faez al-Atbi, 20, from Babil province (100 kilometers, or 62 miles, south of Baghdad), gets ready each year to participate in the religious commemoration of Arbaeen, by offering his services to Shiite pilgrims from around the world heading to the holy city of Karbala. These Muslims travel dozens of kilometers on foot ...

Ahl-e-Bait: Back to Medina

Yazid was very happy about killing al-Husayn (‘a) and those with him as well as the capture of the ladies who descended from the Messenger of Allah, peace of Allah be upon him and his progeny.1He was seen at his court looking very excited, paying no heed to the fact that he was an atheist and an apostate as testified by his citing the poetry of al-Zub’ari quoted above to the extent that he denied that the Messenger of Allah Muhammad ...

Al-Husayn ibn 'Ali Sayyidu'sh-Shuhada (Peace be Upon him)

Name: al-Husayn.Title: Sayyidu'sh-Shuhada'.Agnomen: Abu 'Abdillah.Father' s name: 'Ali Amir al-Mu'minin.Mother's name:Fatimah (Daughter of the Holy Prophet).Birth: In Medina on Thursday, 3rd Sha'ban 4 AH.Death: Martyred in Karbala' (Iraq) at the age of 57, on Friday, 10th Muharram 61 AH and buried there.In the House of the Holy Prophet, which presented the best image of both the worlds - the heaven and the earth- a child who benefited humanity ...

Worth of Hajj & Umrah in 40 sayings of Masomeen (as)

The Holy Prophet of Islam (S.A.W.) stated: Everyone who wants the world and the hereafter should perform hajj rituals.Someone asked Imam Baqir (A.S.): "Why Hajj has been named "The Hajj of God's House?" "Imam said: It means that the pilgrim has reached salvation.Imam Ali ibn Hussain Zainul Abedin (A.S.) says: Perform Hajj and Umrah rituals in order to be safe and sound, to make it better living for your family and make a better life.Imam Ali ibn ...

Muslim ibn Aqeel: Principle, Loyalty and Sacrifice

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A Glance At The Holy Shrine of Hadrat Fatima Masoumah (SA)

When Hadrat Fatima Masoumah (AS) was buried in Qum there was a shade made of straw on the holy grave built by Musa bin Khazraj.The first dome which was in the form of a tower, was built by Hadrat Zainab (AS), the daughter of Imam Muhammad Taqi al-Jawad (AS) 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 (AS) beside the grave ...

Ziarat of Aemma (A.S) in Jannat al- Baqi

Rectie Permission to Enterيَا مَوَالِيَّ يَا أَبْنَاءَ رَسُولِ اللَّهِ عَبْدُكُمْ وَ ابْنُ أَمَتِكُمُ الذَّلِيلُ بَيْنَ أَيْدِيكُمْ‏ وَ الْمُضْعِفُ (الْمُضْعَفُ) فِي عُلُوِّ قَدْرِكُمْ وَ الْمُعْتَرِفُ بِحَقِّكُمْ جَاءَكُمْ مُسْتَجِيراً بِكُمْ ...

The Baqi Tragedy (In Holy Madina)

As we approach the 86th anniversary of the tragic occasion of the demolition of the holy graves of Baqi in Medina (which took place on the 8th of Shawwal in the year 1345 AH), we are greatly saddened at the injustice. That holy piece of land is the burial place of great personalities without whom the history of Islam is incomplete. It is the burial place of four of our great infallible Imams: Imam Hasan al-Mujtaba, Imam Ali Zainul Abideen, Imam ...

Virtues of Ahlul Bayt (A.S)

Abi Abdullah Jaafar bin Mohammad (A.S) said:One day my father (Imam Mohammad bin Ali Al-Baqir (A.S)) said to Jabir bin Abdullah, "I need to see you privately."So when my father was alone with Jabir he said. "Tell me about the tablet that my mother, Fatima (S.A), had."Jabir said:Allah is my witness that I went to Fatima (S.A), daughter of the Messenger of Allah (P.B.U.H&H.P) to congratulate her on the birth of Hussain (A.S). I saw a green ...

Birth anniversary of Ali Akbar (a.s) observed as Youth Day in Kashmir

Throwing light on the character and sacrifices of Hazrat Ali Akbar (AS), the speakers said that it is the day that is celebrated every year as the Day of the Virtuous Youth, for it was on this day on the 11th of the month of Sha'ban that God had granted the Martyr of Karbala, Imam Husain (AS), with a meritorious son, who bore a striking resemblance to his grandfather, Prophet Mohammad (SAWA) in both appearance and, as he grew up, in excellence ...

Umm-al-Banin -- The Mother Who Bore And brought Up a Hero

The woman, who bore and brought up a hero such as Hadrat Abbas (SA), the standard-bearer to Imam Hussein (AS), was Umm-al-Banin (SA). She was the daughter of Hazam ibn Khali and wife of Imam Ali (AS). She was from the courageous family of Bani Kalab.Aquil arranged the marriage. Her maiden name was Fatima, but when she bore Imam Ali four sons -- Abbas, Abdullah, Jafar and Uthman -- she was called Umm-al-Banin (i.e., mother of sons only).Her sons ...

Hazrat Muhsin Ibn Ali (A.S)

The infant who was martyred before his Birth…or He was no more than six months fetus at the time of the attack…..!!!!The demise of the Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H&H.P) triggered a chain of events that caught the Muslims unaware. Worse, they accepted these events as if that was the most natural thing to do and remained unmindful of the far-reaching consequences of their submission.One such incident that stands out in the aftermath of ...

Who is Umm-ul-Baneen?

Umm-ul-Baneen is the glorious mother of al-’Abbas. Her name was Fatima, daughter of Hizam. Historians have referred to her name among names of eleven mothers each of whom were known for their glory, honor, and good reputation.(1) Her father too was one of the most celebrated personalities of the Arabs, and was the chief of his people.Historians have also mentioned many names of this great lady’s ancestors that were well known for ...

Imam Reza’s (A.S) Historic letter to Shias as narrated by Abdolazim Hassani

n Bihar al-Anwar, volume 72, a narrative is quoted from Hazrat Abdol Azim (A.S) which is Imam Reza’s message to Shias. In part of the narrative, it reads:“O Abdolazim! Convey my greetings to my followers, and advise them not to allow Satan to deceive them, and order them to keep being silent and to quit what does not bear them any fruits, and to abandon belligerence, and turn to each other ]for help[ since it makes them closer to ...

Salman Farsi, the loyal Iranian Sahabi of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

On 8th of the Islamic month of Safar in 35 AH, the loyal Iranian disciple of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), Salman Farsi, or the Persian, passed away in Mada’en in Iraq, where his mausoleum still stands today, with the Prophet’s famous hadith inscribed in bold letters on its walls, reading “Salman minna Ahl al-Bayt”, which means “Salman is from us the People of the Blessed Household,” an honour that was not bestowed ...

The Role of Lady Zainab (s.a.)

The ruin and confusion brought about by the atrocious army was so great that zainab, the daughter of Ali (a.s.), had great difficulty in gathering the orphaned children, whom she had to appease and to appease and console till late midnight. Ali ibnul Husain (a.s.) says, ""My aunt zainab always performed her prayers standing. But on that night, intense grief and the extra-ordinary effort of gathering, guarding and consoling the children and women ...

Pilgrimage for Abbas (A.S)

The pilgrimage to the holy shrines of the Prophets, Imams, and saints is called Ziyara. It is different from the ritual pilgrimage to Mecca, which is called Hajj. Hajj however is obligatory upon every Muslim man and woman under specific conditions, whereas Ziyara is not obligatory. Yet, it is much recommended in the innumerable narrations of the Prophet and the Imams who have stated about the rewards of those who perform such pilgrimages ...

Hazrat Zainab (S.A) in Karbala

Zainab (S.A) is the shining sun in the history of Islam and of humanity. Her brother's name and Karbala associate the idea of freedom, justice, humanity, virtue, fighting against despotism, with the realization of the sovereignty of Allah. The history of Karbala is based on two pillars: the rising of Imam Hussain (A.S) and the rising of Zainab (S.A). She was an outstanding figure in the history of Karbala endowed with divine steadfastness and ...

The Eighth Infallible, Hadhrat Imam Ja‘far al-Sadiq (A.S.)

 Imam Ja‘far al-Sadiq (A.S.), the chief of Ja‘fari School of thought (Shi‘ism) was born on Rabi‘ al-Awwal 17, 83/April 20, 702 in Madinah.His father was Imam Muhammad al-Baqir (A.S.) and his mother was Umm Farvah, daughter of Qasim b. Muhammad b. Abi Bakr. His patronymic was Abu ‘Abd Allah and his nickname was al-Sadiq.Up to the age of 12, Imam al-Sadiq (A.S.) was contemporary to his noble grandfather Imam ...