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Backlash of Saqifah Event

Backlash of Saqifah Event
Allah only wishes to remove all abomination from you, O members of the Family, and to make you pure and immaculate. (Holy Qur’an, 33:33)Attempt to Burn the House of Fatima al-ZahraThe day after the Saqifah, ‘Umar Ibn al-Khattab, along with a group of individuals came to the house of the daughter of the Holy Prophet. In the house, there was ‘Ali Ibn Abi Talib, Fatima, and their two sons, Hasan and Husayn, who were still in a ...

A perfect recognition of the Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.) is beyond human capacity

A perfect recognition of the Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.) is beyond human capacity
A perfect recognition of the Ahl al-Bayt is beyond human capacity. With numerous translations and interpretations of the Holy Quran throughout centuries, every new generation realizes that there are concepts in the Holy Quran, which have not been discussed as yet. The same thing can be said about Ahl al-Bayt. All throughout the past fourteen centuries, many books and dissertations have been written on them; yet, there are still many things that ...

Significance of Arbaeen and the Performance of the Ziyarat of Arba'een and Jabir' s Narration

Significance of Arbaeen and the Performance of the Ziyarat of Arba'een and Jabir' s Narration
Imam Hasan Al-Askari (a.s.) includes the performance of Ziyarat-e-Arba’een as one of the five marks for a believer, in addition to reciting 51 raka of sala, audible recitation of Bismillah, wearing a ring on one’s right hand, and doing sajda on dust.  (This hadith has been narrated by Sheikh Tusi in the book Tahthib).Why is so much importance given to the performance of the Ziyarat of Arba’een and the observance of ...

The Secret Of Imam Ali's Force Of Attraction

The Secret Of Imam Ali's Force Of Attraction
byMartyr Ayatullah Murtuda MutahhariWhat is the reason for the friendship and love for 'Ali in people's hearts? Nobody has yet discovered the secret of this love, that is, no-one has been able to formulate it, and say that if it were like this then that would follow, or if it were like that then this would happen. However it does of course have a secret. There is something in the love which dazzles the one who loves and draws him towards it. ...

The adventure of healing an untreatable diseased by Ahle Beyt’s (God bless them) kindnesses

The adventure of healing an untreatable diseased by Ahle Beyt’s (God bless them) kindnesses
A lecture by Professor Hossein Ansarian: I have seen the man whom I want to say his adventure. When I was studying religious education in Qum, I came to Tehran at a Thursday to visit the writer of Pishaver’s nights’ book. He had a heart disease and had slept in bed. He introduced me to one who had come before me to visit him and said to him that “he is Qum’s student. He is studying and possibly he will be preacher in future. You say ...

A Part of Fadak Sermon

A Part of Fadak Sermon
O you, brave young men! You, who represent the powerful arms of Islam! You, who have assisted and rescued It devotedly! Why do I see this indifference and this carelessness of yours, in front of my rightful claim?!What is this negligence [nonchalance] from your part, in front of the unjust ice [wrong.] that is being done against my person?!Was it not in fact my father, the prophet who had said: “To respect the child, is to respect the ...

Hadith Recordation by Imam Musa al-Kazim (A.S.)

Hadith Recordation by Imam Musa al-Kazim (A.S.)
By: Sayyid Ali Al-ShahristaniFollowing the course of his forefathers, Imam Mūsā al-Kādhim paid great attention to the question of recording the religious knowledge and safeguarding such recordations in general and the Book of Imam `Alī in particular. However, the recording of the Hadīth during the age of the Imam took another form. The Imam, from behind the bars of al-Rashīd's jail, had to use the form of the secret correspondence that he ...

Imam Hussein’s Sermon at forenoon of Ashoora

Imam Hussein’s Sermon at forenoon of Ashoora
At forenoon of the tenth of Muharram when the heat of the sun started scorching the earth, Hussain, his household and companions began to feel the severity of thirst. The enemy was adamant not to give them access to the water of the River Euphrates out of Jahili'ite enmities and Badri'ite grudges. Therefore, Aba Abdillah AI-Hussain, feeling the strain of thirst, mounted his horse and opened the leaves of Al-Qur'an over his head and stood in ...

Imam Ali bin Abi-Talib (A.S.): The Great Martyr in the Cause of Defending Justice

 Imam Ali bin Abi-Talib (A.S.): The Great Martyr in the Cause of Defending Justice
On Friday, the 13th of the blessed month of Rajab, 12 years before the mission of Holy Prophet Hadrat Muhammad (s.a.w.) as Allah's Messenger, Fatima, daughter of Asad, felt that she was about to give birth to her child. Abu-Talib brought her to the Sacred Ka'ba and let her enter and told her to sit down, then he went out. She raised her hands in prayer to beseeching Allah, the Most High, saying: "O Allah! I believe in You and in the messengers ...

al-Sajjad (a.s.) Delivers a Speech

al-Sajjad (a.s.) Delivers a Speech
Ali Ibn al-Husayn (‘a) was brought on a lean camel. Chains were placed on his neck, and he was handcuffed. Both sides of his neck were bleeding. He was repeating these verses: O nation of evil, may your quarter never tastes of water!O nation that never honoured in our regard our Grandfather!Should we and the Messenger of Allah meetOn the Judgment Day, how would you then plead?On bare beasts of burden have youTransported us, as if we never put ...

Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (A.S.) and the Adversities

Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (A.S.) and the Adversities
This lasting conflict between the religion and the world, which are rarely united during a certain time, is a trial for religious people. This conflict caused taqiya and those adversities which hit Ahl al Bayt.The conflict between Ahl al- Bayt and the Omayyads and the Abbasids was not new as long as Ahl al Bat represented the religion and the latter represented the life in this world.The Marwanis and the Abbasids knew that al- Sadiq, peace be on ...

Imam Musa Kazim's Knowledge

Imam Musa Kazim's Knowledge
Imam Kadhim (A.S.), the seventh Imam from the lineage of Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.), was born on the seventh of Safar of year 128 (A.H). He was born in a house located between Makkah and Madinah named as "Abva"; and he was named "Musa", but was also referred to as "Abul-Hassan". His lifetime was contemporary with the government of the Abbasid caliphs. During his lifetime, he suffered greatly from the oppression and torture of the caliphs in his ...

His Martyrdom

His Martyrdom
From the second half of 658, MUAWIYA, the governor of Syria, had been steadily escalating violence against the dominions of Ali. Some of his inroads reached Ain-at-Tamar and Anbar, only 170 miles north of Kufa. The men of Kufa were so unwilling to fight against the Syrians that Ali found it impossible to take effective punitive action. Muawiya himself led a raid right across the Jazira from Raqqa to Mosul, and met no resistance anywhere. At ...

Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (AS) in Others' Views

Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (AS) in Others' Views
The 17th of Rabi'-al-Awwal marks the birthday anniversary of, a member of the Prophet of Islam's household, Imam Jafar Sadiq (AS). Although Imam Sadiq (AS) suffered greatly during his lifetime, he took advantage of the period following the downfall of the Umayyids and the coming to power of the Abbasside dynasty to propagate the great religion of Islam and make Muslims aware of their duties towards Allah. Imam Jafar Sadiq (AS) is a well-known ...

The Mystery of Hazrat Fatimah’s Grandeur and Eternity

The Mystery of Hazrat Fatimah’s Grandeur and Eternity
Fatimah (peace be upon her) is grand and eternal on the account that she has been united with Allah. She has absorbed herself in His.She is greater than the great, because she is acquainted with Allah, who is the greatest, and she is eternal forever until Doomsday, because she is acquainted with the Eternal. Fatimah (peace be upon her) is a woman, whose grandeur cannot be inserted in expression and words, because we cannot analyze the infinite ...

TRUE REPENTANCE IN IMAM ALI’S VIEW

TRUE REPENTANCE IN IMAM ALI’S VIEW
  Once Imam Ali (s) heard someone saying, “I ask Allah to forgive me”. He said to him, ‘Woe unto you! Do you know what “asking for forgiveness” is? Asking for forgiveness is the position of “illiyeen”.[1] It includes six meanings; the first is to feel contrition for what one has committed before; the second is to determine not to commit it again forever; the third is to give people their rights until meeting Allah with no ...

Handwritten Qurans by Imam Hussain and Imam Sajjad display at Astan Quds Museum

Handwritten Qurans by Imam Hussain and Imam Sajjad display at Astan Quds Museum
Precious and unique Qur'ans hand-written by the purified Imams (A.S.) have been put into display at the Qur'an and Exquisites Treasury of Astan Quds Razavi's Museum. Among these holy books, those written by Imam Hussein (A.S.) and Imam Sajjad (A.S.) attracted lots of attentions on the part of their lovers, during the two Imams' (A.S.) birth anniversaries.Director of Qur'an and Exquisites Treasury of Astan Quds Razavi's Museum said, “Among ...

Following Ali to The Mosque

Following Ali to The Mosque
Following Ali to The MosqueAfter the Messenger of Allah, Abu Bakr seized Caliphate. He and his followers claimed that since he was unanimously elected by the Muslims, he was the righteous leader of the Ummah. Yet, with little reflection upon the matter of Caliphate, one realizes that it is an extension and continuation of the Prophethood without revelation. Thereupon, since Prophethood can only be assigned to someone through Divine ...

Imam Musa Kazim (A.S.); Ascension from the Loneliness of Jail

Imam Musa Kazim (A.S.); Ascension from the Loneliness of Jail
Imam Musa bin Jafar (A.S.) said: "A wise person would never promise something that he is incapable of doing; he would never hope something for which he would be reproached for; and would never take action for something that he fears he may fail in."One year Harun al-Rashid (the Abbasid caliph) entered Medina before going to Hajj. It was not long after his arrival that he ordered his companions to arrest Musa ibn Jafar (A.S.). They arrested Imam ...

"Indeed Husain (A.S.) is the Beacon of Guidance and the Ark of Salvation."

The 3rd of the month of Sha'ban, the day on which the Doyen of Martyrs of Karbala, was born. Here, before starting our special feature on this occasion, we recite a supplication in this regard in the court of the Almighty Creator: "O Allah, I beseech You by the right of him who was born this day, to whom martyrdom was promised before he appeared and was born, for whom the heavens wept and those who are in them and the earth and those who are in ...