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Ahlul-Bayt as the Earth Angels
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Imamzadeh Sayyid Ali

Imamzadeh Sayyid Ali
By Dr. Hussain Qarachanloo, Ph.D, Tehran University The holy shrine of Imamzadeh Sayyid Ali is situated northeast of the city of Qom enroute to the Rey city, formerly called `Rey Gate'. At present the Tehran-Qom by-pass freeway passes by the side of this holy shrine, once again bringing it to the focus of attention. As per the genealogical tree engraved on the stone tablet covering the tomb of Imamzadeh Sayyid Ali, his genealogy is as follows: ...

Zaynab (A.S.) is like a 'Sun' shining in the Islamic history

Zaynab (A.S.) is like a 'Sun' shining in the Islamic history
The name of “Zaynab ” is like a “sun” shining in the Islamic history. What we know about her life and her character is not enough and there is still more to know. Her auspicious birth was on 5th of Jamadi-Ul-Aval, in 5 or 6 A.H. She was the daughter of Imam Ali (A.S) and the Islamic honourable Lady Fatemeh Zahra (S.A). The Prophet [pbuh&hp] named her "Zaynab" explaining that this name was the combination of two words “Zayn” and ...

Position of Ahlul Bayt (A.S.) on the Day of Judgement

Position of Ahlul Bayt (A.S.) on the Day of Judgement
On the Day when the oppressed shall bite their hands (in fear); when the oppressors shall be gathered in humiliation and lowliness, remembering their disgraceful and shameful deeds: Then every one of them shall review his file, which is packed with oppression against his chosen worshippers. On that Day shall every human, whatever color, creed, faith, and his deeds may be shall be gathered... no one will be left behind... even the fetus who was ...

Hadrat Zainab bint Ali(A.S.): The Greatest Messenger of the Hussaini Revolution

Hadrat Zainab bint Ali(A.S.): The Greatest Messenger of the Hussaini Revolution
Name:ZainabTitle:Siddiqua-e-Sughra(Kunyat:Umm-al-MasaibBorn : At Madina On 5th Jamadi-al-Awwal 5th Year after HijrahGrand-father:Holy Prophet of Islam(S.A.W.)Grand-mother:Umm-ul-Mumineen Hadrat Khadija-e-KubraFather:Imam Ali(A.S.)Mother:Hadrat Fatima Zahra(A.S.)Hadrat Zainab(A.S.) was born in the holy city of Madina on 5th Jamadi-ul-Awwal in the 5th year of Hijrah/627 A.D.Her Holiness became famous for her knowledge of the Holy Qu'ran and ...

Hadrat Abul Fazl Abbas(A.S.)

Hadrat Abul Fazl Abbas(A.S.)
the Standard Bearer of Imam Husayn (A.S.)The shifting sand dunes of Karbala were smeared with blood. Near one of wash dunes, on the bank of Alkoma, lay the prostrate figure of a youth with blood gushing out from innumerable wounds. The crimson life-tide was ebbing fast. Even so, it seemed as if he was anxiously expecting somebody to come to him, to be near him before he breathed his last. Through his starched throat he was feebly calling ...

Ahl-al-Bayt (`A.S.): Its Meaning and Origin

Ahl-al-Bayt (`A.S.): Its Meaning and Origin
The term "ahl" signifies the members of a household of a man, including his fellow tribesmen, kin, relatives, wife (or wives), children, and all those who share a family background, religion, housing, city, and country with him. "Ahl" and "al" are both the same term with the exception that "al" is exclusively used for human beings and should come before the family name, but such a condition is not existent in the case of "ahl". "Bayt" refers to ...

Ahlul-Bait (A.S.) in the Holy Qur'an and the Holy Prophet's Traditions (Sunnah)

Ahlul-Bait (A.S.) in the Holy Qur'an and the Holy Prophet's Traditions (Sunnah)
The Qur'an emphasizes the lofty position and significance of the Ahlul-Bait so as to make mankind follow their right path, consult them when their opinion differs or their faith, situation and concepts contradict.Investigating the verse of Revelation, we will find that the Qur'an sometimes addresses them as 'Ahlul-Bait', like the Almighty's saying:..Allah desires only to keep away uncleanness from youO people of the House (Ahlul-Bait) and make ...

Ummul Baneen the first Noheh(lamentation poetry) Reciter for the martyrdom of Imam Husain(A.S.)

Ummul Baneen the first Noheh(lamentation poetry) Reciter for the martyrdom of Imam Husain(A.S.)
Hazrat Abbas(A.S.) was the son of Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib(A.S.).His mother's name was Fatima Binte Hazam bin Khalid Ibn-e-Rabi'e Ibn-e-Amer Kalbi. She was also known as 'Ummul Baneen'. She belonged to the clan of Banu Kilah, which was one the noblest families amongst the Hashimites and famous for the bravery and valour of its warriors. According to historical accounts Hadrat Ummul Baneen was born in the year 5 A.H. Some years after the martyrdom ...

Hadrat Abdul Azim Hasani(A.S.)

Hadrat Abdul Azim Hasani(A.S.)
The Holy Shrine The holy shrine of Hazrat Abdul Azim Hasani(A.S.) along with the sacred tombs of Hazrat Imamzadeh Hamzeh ibn Imam Musa al-Kazim (A.S) and Imamzadeh Taher ibn Imam Ali ibn Husayn (A.S.) in Ray city has been one of the most famous sacred places and tourist attractions in Iran. Millions of the lovers of the Holy Ahlul Bayt (house hold of the Holy Prophet(S.A.W.) from all parts of the world every year visit this holy shrine. In ...

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 ...