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Monday 18th of February 2019
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The Verse of Purity (The Ayat al-Tatheer)

The Verse of Purity (The Ayat al-Tatheer)
Source: Ain-al-Hayat, By: Allama Muhammad Baqir Majlisi It has been recorded at regular intervals that the Verse of Purity has been revealed in the praise of the Ahl-ul-Bayt who are recognized as the Aaale Aba and according to some traditions all the Imams (as) are the subject of this Verse. The author of Kashaf, although a very biased person, records in detail the event of Mubahila. When the Prophet (S) invited the Christians of Najran for ...

What is the Sahifa al-Fatima (S.A.)?

What is the Sahifa al-Fatima (S.A.)?
t is narrated from Hammad bin Othman that the Imam Ja’far As-Sadiq (as) has said that the Zanadiqah (Hypocrite Fire-Worshippers) will appear in one hundred and twenty eight. I have myself read about it in the Sahifa al-Fatima.” I asked, “What is the Sahifa al-Fatima?” The Imam (as) said, “When the Prophet (S) departed from this world, Lady Fatima (as) became very sad and disconsolate. She used to grieve most of the time. To console ...

The Raiment of Prophet Yusuf (A.S.)

The Raiment of Prophet Yusuf (A.S.)
Mufassil narrates that one day Imam Ja’far As-Sadiq (as) asked him, “Do you know! What was the raiment of Prophet Yusuf (as)?” Mufassil expressed his ignorance about this. The Imam (as) said, “When Prophet Ibrahim (as) was thrown into the fire of Nimrod, Allah sent a raiment for him. This raiment was not affected by extremes of heat and cold. Prophet Ibrahim (as) gave this raiment to Prophet Ishaq (as) at the time of his death. Then it ...

Hazrat Zainab (S.A.), the Untaught Sage

Hazrat Zainab (S.A.), the Untaught Sage
“They said, ‘Immaculate are You! We have no knowledge except what You have taught us. Indeed You are the All-Knowing, the All-Wise.” (Holy Qur’an 2:32) The above ayah of God’s Final Revelation to mankind, is the helpless answer of the celestial angels when asked by the Almighty Creator to tell certain names, after they had extolled their own virtues of ceaseless worship, while asking the Source of life as to why He had created the ...

The Ahlul Bayt (A.S.) are the natural continuity of the Mission of their grandfather

The Ahlul Bayt (A.S.) are the natural continuity of the Mission of their grandfather
When we say ‘the Ahlul Bayt’, we mean the twelve Imams of the immaculate progeny of the Prophet (S) whom we have studied in full in the previous books. The Shia and the Sunni have agreed that the Messenger of Allah (S) said: The Imams after me are twelve; all of them are from (the tribe of) Quraysh. The tradition mentioned in the Sahih of al-Bukhari reads: This matter (caliphate) shall remain in Quraysh even if (only) two people remain ...

The Ahlul Bayt (A.S.) and a Contemporary Muslim

The Ahlul Bayt (A.S.) and a Contemporary Muslim
The jobs of the present age have occupied most of man’s time and not left for him any free time. In the age of the Mission - the first age of Islam, jobs were limited in that a man was a farmer, a trader or a manufacturer. These three jobs gave man enough free time to practice his worships as he liked and at their specified times. When the time of prayer came even if a Muslim was in the place of his work, he stopped working to offer the prayer ...

The Necessity of Getting To Know the Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.)

The Necessity of Getting To Know the Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.)
The necessity to get to know the Ahl al-Bayt (a.s.) and follow them has been recommended by the Holy Prophet (S) according to the verse 23 of Chapter al-Shura: (Love for my relatives) brings about happiness in this world and the hereafter, while to neglect them causes perdition (42:23) Addressing Mu’alla ibn Khunays, Imam al-Sadiq (a.s.) said: O Mu’alla, if a servant of Allah worships Him between the Rukn (corner) and Maqam (standing-place) ...

Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.), the Best Creatures

Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.), the Best Creatures
Amongst all the creations in the universe, be that be only physical or spiritual, the creation which is a combination of physicality and spirituality, are the best ones. The reason for superiority of each of these three groups over one another is determined by Allah, His spiritual favor, the capacity of creature, perfect faith, the praiseworthy deed or other reasons which are unknown to us, may underlie this selection. To give further ...

The Truth of Ahl al- Bayt (A.S.)

The Truth of Ahl al- Bayt (A.S.)
In view of Quranic verses and narrations previously mentioned and based on the Quranic verse, Mubahalah (mutual curse), which reads: But whoever disputes with you in this matter after what has come to you of knowledge, then say: Come let us call our sons and your sons and our women and your women and our self and your self, then let us be earnest in prayer, and pray for the curse of Allah on the liars (3:61) In this holy verse, Imam Ali (a.s.) ...

Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.), Allah’s Viceregents

Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.), Allah’s Viceregents
Allah’s attributes are not merely verbal; rather; they are objective and having external realization. The first attributes that manifested themselves from the invisible God at His will are four according to a narration, and seven according to another, which can somehow refer to the same name. The first attributes are the Ever-living, the All-knowing, the All-Powerful, and the Speaker. Each of these attributes has a domain and property for ...

Ahl al-Bayt(A.S.), Successors of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.A.)

Ahl al-Bayt(A.S.), Successors of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.A.)
Many narrations, reported by both Shiite and Sunni scholars, refer to Ahl al-Bayt as the Holy Prophet’s successors. These narrations are so uninterruptedly reported that there is no doubt about them. Due to their moral, spiritual and scholarly features, Ahl al-Bayt alone deserve to be successors of the Holy Prophet. To be the Prophet’s successor and representative is their Divine right and no one else deserves it. The Holy Quran reads: My ...

Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.), Allah’s Favourite

Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.), Allah’s Favourite
Self-Purification Makes Ahl al-Bayt Allah’s Favorites Ahl al-Bayt’s being purified from uncleanness and being endowed with good qualities is the reason for their being Allah’s favorites. In the Holy Quran, Allah has praised them with their best quality, which is a thorough purification and their access to the hidden truth: None shall touch it save the purified ones. (56:79) Due to their knowing of the hidden truth, Ahl al-Bayt are aware of ...

Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.) from the Holy Quran’s View Point

Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.) from the Holy Quran’s View Point
Beyond doubt, Ahl al-Bayt are the paragons of such Quranic terms as faith, jihad, migration, devotion, certainty, sublime morality, righteous deeds, night prayer, wakefulness at dawns, truthfulness and generosity, as is confirmed by ShiIte and Sunni scholars. The Holy Quran has spoken explicitly about the Holy Prophet who is the root of Ahl al-Bayt; whereas it has spoken implicitly about Ahl al-Bayt. Since the readers of the Holy Quran are ...

Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.) in the Bible

Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.) in the Bible
The Holy Quran states that the signs and features of the Holy Prophet have been mentioned in the former scriptures especially the Torah and the Gospel. Knowing the Prophet by verses in the Torah and the Gospel, Jews and Christians were waiting for his advent before his ordainment so as to overcome their enemies under his rule and attain spirituality through following him: Those who follow the Apostle Prophet, the ummi whom they find written down ...

Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.) in the Psalms of David

Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.) in the Psalms of David
The Rule of Imam al-Mahdi Referring to the age of Imam al-Mahdi, Quranic verses read: The end is for those who guard against evil. (7:128) Narrations also testify that the rule of Imam al-Mahdi will come about at the end of the world: Our rule will be the last rule. (Kitab al-Irshad by Shaykh al-Mufid: 384/2) Quranic verses have stipulated that this news has been mentioned in the books of the former prophets: And certainly We have written in the ...

Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.) from the Viewpoint of Mystics

Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.) from the Viewpoint of Mystics
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Visitation on to the Graves of Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.)

Visitation on to the Graves of Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.)
Visiting the graves of Ahl al-Bayt from near and far distance, especially enduring hardships on this way, has been recommended to the believers; an act which will have great reward. On visiting the Holy Shrine of the Holy Prophet, it has been related: If people abandon visiting the grave of the Holy Prophet, Muslim leaders have the duty to encourage them to do so, for abandoning visitation to his holy shrine is unkindness to him, which is ...

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

Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.) and Altruism
Self-sacrifice and preferring others interests above their own is an inherent feature of Ahl al-Bayt (a.s.). It can be seen in the life of each of them so much so that they helped both those who were and those who were not entitled to it. The Holy Prophet has said: We give away to all out of fear of rejecting a needy person.183 Abu Tamzah Thamali says: I heard Imam Zayn al-Abidin (a.s.) saying to his slave-girl, “Feed any needy person who ...

Associating with Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.)

Associating with Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.)
Shiites, who have received the baptism of Ahl al-Bayt due to their love for them, expect to be associated with Ahl al-Bayt on the Judgment Day. The Holy Quran supports this truth: And whoever obeys Allah and the Apostle, these are with those upon whom Allah and the Apostle, have bestowed favors from among the prophets and the truthful and the martyrs and the good, and a goodly company are they! (4:69) Imam al-Ridha (a.s.) is reported as saying: ...

A Glimpse of God in the Sayings of Masoomeen (A.S.)

A Glimpse of God in the Sayings of Masoomeen (A.S.)
THE SACRED FAMILY TREE (Shajarahe Tayyebah) Adam(Monotheist) Noah (Monotheist) Abraham (Monotheist) Ismaiel (Monotheist) Isaaq (Monotheist) Jacob (Monotheist) Joseph (Monotheist) Moses (Monotheist) Mary (Monotheist) Jesus (Monotheist) Hashim (Monotheist) Abdul Mottaleb (Monotheist) Abu Talib (Monotheist) Abdullah (Monotheist) 1. Mohammad (S.A) 2. Imam Ali (A.S) married 3. Fatimah Zahra (S.A) ALL DIVINE GUIDES WERE MONOTHEISTS AND JUST FAMILY ...