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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 ...

Hazrat Bibi Zaynab (S.A.), daughter of Imam Ali (A.S.)

Hazrat Bibi Zaynab (S.A.), daughter of Imam Ali (A.S.)
Lady Zaynab, daughter of Imam Ali (a) and granddaughter of Prophet Muhammad (S), was the first lady in the world of Islam to create a whole history of erecting edifices of right and justice, demolishing the gloomy castles of wrong and oppression, and recording, through her honorable circumstances, new standards of honor and dignity for Islam and Muslims throughout history. Thus, she has been a ring head in the series of the ideals and human ...

Scholarly Capacities of Hazrat Zaynab (S.A.)

Scholarly Capacities of Hazrat Zaynab (S.A.)
From early life, Lady Zaynab was marvelous in her intellect and wisdom. She had learnt the holy Quran by heart as well as the Prophet’s sayings regarding Islamic laws, rules of education, and principles of ethics. She had also memorized the famous, confounding speech of her mother - Lady Fatimah al-Zahra (a), which she delivered in the Prophet’s Masjid protesting against Abu Bakr’s usurpation of the Islamic ummah’s leadership, which was ...

The Personality of Hazrat Zaynab (S.A.)

The Personality of Hazrat Zaynab (S.A.)
Personality Lady Zaynab contained all elements of nobility and virtue that Almighty Allah bestowed upon her grandfather, her father, her mother, and her two brothers. She inherited their peculiarities and copied their high moral standards. By virtue of her ethical inheritance and unmatched characteristics, Lady Zaynab is indeed the greatest lady in Islam as she symbolises its true values and principles. Along with her mother, Lady Zaynab ...

Hazrat Bibi Zaynab (S.A.) during Imam Ali’s Reign

Hazrat Bibi Zaynab (S.A.) during Imam Ali’s Reign
After they had overthrown Uthman’s government, the mutineers surrounded Imam Ali (a) and declared that they unanimously select him for the leadership of the Islamic ummah. As he anticipated the coming crises, the Imam (a) refused, but the public insisted and declared that they would not opt for anyone else, and that the Islamic ummah would be without leader if he would refuse. Thus, the Imam (a) had to accept, and the people hurried to pay ...

Bibi Khadeeja (A.S.) Served the Holy Prophet (SAW) [Poem]

Bibi Khadeeja (A.S.) Served the Holy Prophet (SAW) [Poem]
From fourth year of getting messge - Which was Allah’s first message The Holy Prophet preached Islam – Faced difficulties preaching Islam Billions salutes to Muhammad - The greatest Prophet Muhammad Some times enemies threw the dirt – Was Prophet patient getting the dirt He did not frown, wasn’t angry - Was always calm never angry Billions salutes to Muhammad - The greatest Prophet Muhammad When he came home to Khadeeja - Washed all the ...

Hazrat Muhsin

Hazrat Muhsin
The messenger of Allah (S) had named him al-Muhsin while he was yet in his mother’s womb. When the people (Umar and his companions) attacked Fatimah’s house to set fire to it, Fatimah (s.a.) was terrified and she resisted them. They attacked her severely while she was behind the door, and consequently, she miscarried her child al-Muhsin between the door and the wall. This is one of the completely certain facts. Whoever thinks deeply of the ...

The Tomb of Lady Fatimah the Daughter of Imam al-Kazim (A.S.)

The Tomb of Lady Fatimah the Daughter of Imam al-Kazim (A.S.)
In the sight of the Ahl al-Bayt (‘a), the city of Qum has a special significance and a vital role in the history and life of the virtuous community. In its cultural aspect, this city seems to occupy the second place after the city of Kufah because it has been joined with this city in many traditions.1 As for the scholastic aspect of Shi’ism, the religious school of Qum is seen as an extension of the religious school of Kufah and the second ...

Characteristics of the Ahl al-Bayt’s View of Hajj

Characteristics of the Ahl al-Bayt’s View of Hajj
It seems proper to refer, yet briefly, to the Ahl al-Bayt’s view of the Hajj and their understanding of the role that this worship can play in the life of the Muslim nation in general and the virtuous community in particular. Hajj, in its capacity as a religious duty, unites the words of Muslims and expresses the concord and entity of the Muslim nation. The following distinctive features can add to the general understanding of all Muslims ...

Lady Nafisah

Lady Nafisah
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Hazrat Fatima Bint Asad (S.A)

Hazrat Fatima Bint Asad (S.A)
Abstract The lofty and superior personality of Fatima Bint Asad (a) – a woman who strove in the cause of God – can be considered from two angles: her roles as a guardian for the Holy Prophet (s) and in raising her son, Imam Ali (a). This paper studies some of her traits of character such as her devotion to God, wilayah, and jihad, as well as her presence in the cultural, political, and social arenas. A study of her life results in an ...

Bibi Zaynab From Madina to Sham

Bibi Zaynab From Madina to Sham
Abstract Apart from the theoretical meaning of commitment to wilayah, it is reflected in the actions and behaviors of Muslims and believers who are committed to it. The person truly committed to wilayah can be only known from his actions; otherwise, commitment to wilayah is not achieved through mere claim and knowledge on its importance. The Battle of Karbala was replete with such commitment to wilayah in which Lady Zaynab is the prime example ...