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In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful

In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful
Examining the history of Islam gives us a clear vision of the position of Lady Fatimah al-Zahra (PBUH) with regards to the political situations after the demise of the Messenger of Allah (PBUH&HP). Among the reactions of the daughter of the Messenger of Allah (PBUH&HP) towards the incidents at that period of time, her complaint against the government for the usurpation of the Land of Fadak(1) and her objections to it are of specific ...

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 ...

Who are Household of the Prophets (S.A.)

Who are Household of the Prophets (S.A.)
The Holy Book tells us about the Words of Allah, the Great and Almighty, concerning them:" Allah only desires to keep away uncleanness from you, O members of the House! and to purify you a (thorough purification)." (XXXIII:33)It is a virtue for them. No one of all people has this virtue. There is no dignity more precious than keeping away uncleanness from them and purifying them from all defects, that is the purifying which the Most kind (Allah) ...

Intellectual Accomplishments of Imam Muhammad Taqi (a.s.)

Intellectual Accomplishments of Imam Muhammad Taqi (a.s.)
One day Imam Muhammad Taqi (a.s), then aged nine, was standing with some boys in a lane of Baghdad. Seeing the entourage of Mamun all the others ran away, but as was his habit, Imam (a.s) continued to stand at his place. Mamun came forward and asked him, "Boy! Why did you not run away?" He replied, "O Chief! The passage was not narrow. There was no expectation that you would punish an innocent person. Then why should I run away?" Mamun liked ...

The Tragedy of Karbala - Part I

The Tragedy of Karbala - Part I
IntroductionThe Commemoration of Imam Hussains ( as ) has been observed by the followers of Ahl al Bayt ( members of the House of the Prophet ( saw ) ) for centuries; yet many Muslims resent it, thinking that this would divide or increase the division of the Muslims. To my understanding this argument is unsound for the following reasons :-- Imam Hussain and his opponent Yazeed are on the opposite ends of the Heavenly Scale. There is no Muslim ...

Al-Hussain in the eyes of Humanity

Al-Hussain in the eyes of Humanity
Charles Dickens - (1812-1870) English novelists of the Victorian period“If Hussain fought to quench his worldly desires, then I do not understand why his sisters, wives and children accompanied him. It stands to reason therefore that he sacrificed purely for Islam.”Thomas Carlyle – (1795-1881) Famous British historian“The best lesson which we get from the tragedy of Karbala is that Hussain and his companions were the ...

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 ...

Nigeria Shiite Islamic Movement to commemorate Imam Ridha (AS)'s birthday

Nigeria Shiite Islamic Movement to commemorate Imam Ridha (AS)'s birthday
Zakzaky will on this coming Friday and Saturday commemorate the birthday of Imam Ridha (AS), to be held at the Hussainiyyah Baqiyyatullah, Zaria, Nigeria. Sheikh Zakzaky who made the announcement at end of Nahjul Balagaha study on Monday (September 1, 2014) also said, the event will also feature hoisting of the flag that would be brought from tomb of Imam Ridha (AS) in Mashad, Iran. He further stated that, the occasion will be witnessed by ...

Short Sayings of Imam Hassan Askari (a.s.

Short Sayings of Imam Hassan Askari (a.s.
1. Imam Al-Askari (peace be upon him) said: Do not dispute (with others) lest you will lose splendor and do not joke(with everyone) lest you will be disrespected.2. Imam Al-Askari (peace be upon him) said: As for those who accept to sit in a place other than the first row of asession, God and His angels will bless them until they leave that session.3. Imam Al-Askari (peace be upon him) answer the man who asked him a miracle or a proof of ...

Tenth Argument: Lack of Reference to Verse of Proclamation

Tenth Argument: Lack of Reference to Verse of Proclamation
The author of Al-Manar says: "I am certain that if the issue of imamate was among the issues openly asserted in the Holy Qur'an, there would have been no discord among Muslims after the demise of the Prophet. But, as we see, there is a discord, and Imam Ali did not refer to this verse to prove his legitimate right for leadership of the Muslims. Also none of the Infallible members of the Household of the Prophet and his companions who preferred ...

Hirz of Imam al-Jawad (AS)

Hirz of Imam al-Jawad (AS)
Imam lived for a year in Baghdad with Ummul Fadhl. She was very disobedient to Imam. When she found out that Imam had another wife (from the progeny of Ammar-e-Yasir) and that there was also children she was jealous and angry realizing that her father's plan had failed.She complained to her father who also realized that his plan, to keep the 12th Imam in his progeny, had failed. He was enraged and in his rage he drank heavily and went to the 9th ...

Benevolence of the Holy Imams (A.S.)

Benevolence of the Holy Imams (A.S.)
By: Maulana Sayyid Zafar Hasan Amrohi Benevolence or charity is also one of the moral excellences. The two extremes related to this middle path are, wastefulness and miserliness. In the early period of Islam, when the condition of the Muslims was very bad financially, there was greater need to practice this virtue of benevolence. Ahl ul-Bayt (a.s) realized this perfectly and they did not at all fall short in fulfilling needs of poor Muslims. ...

Imam Reza(AS)'s Character

Imam Reza(AS)'s Character
His SolemnityAs for the solemnity of Imam Reza(AS); faces were humbled in fear of it, for it was similar to that of the prophets and the testamentary trustees (of authority) whom Allah clothed in His light. All those who saw him respected him. An example of his solemnity was that when he sat with the people or rode off with them, none was able to raise his voice because of his great solemnity.The reporters have said: "When he (i.e. Imam Reza, ...

History of the Shrine of Imam Ali Ibn Abi Talib (A.S)

History of the Shrine of Imam Ali Ibn Abi Talib (A.S)
(Bayt Agency) - The visit of Prophet Abraham and Isaac and Abraham's prediction and desire to buy the Valley of Peace.Those who have visited Najaf will remember vividly that to the north and east of the town there are acres of graves and myriads of domes of various colours and at various stages of disrepair. Whoever goes to Najaf will follow a road that approaches the town by a winding course through this vast cemetery. The Prophet Abraham had ...

Short Life History of Hadrat Fatima Masoumah (A.S.)

Short Life History of Hadrat Fatima Masoumah (A.S.)
The name of this divine lady was Fatima and her nickname was Masoumah. Her father was Imam Musa al-Kazim (A.S.), the seventh Imam of the Shi"ites and her mother was amed Najma Khatun who was also the mother of Imam Reza (A.S.), the eighth Shi"ite Imam. She was born on first day of the month of Zee al-Qa"adah in the year 173 A.H. in the holy city of Madinah Munawwarah. Her holy father was martyred in the Baghdad prison at the hands of the ...

Are there any ahadith to prove mentioning Imam Ali in the Adhaan is Mustahab?

Are there any ahadith to prove mentioning Imam Ali in the Adhaan is Mustahab?
Question: Are there any ahadith to prove mentioning Imam Ali (as) in the Adhaan or Eqamah is Mustahab (recommended)? Answer: Our jurists are unanimous that the third testimony (Ashhado Anna Aliyan Waliullah) is NOT a part of Azan or Eqama. However, there are narrations both in Shi’a and Sunni books of Hadith confirming that the testimony to the prophecy of the Prophet (p) must be followed by the testimony to the Walayat of Imam Ali. Therefore, ...

The conduct of Umar outside the home of Sayyida Fatima (as)

The conduct of Umar outside the home of Sayyida Fatima (as)
When it comes to Umar’s conduct at the home of Sayyida Fatima (as), do we have any documentary evidence that highlights his conduct? The answer is yes, accounts of his conduct on that fateful day can be located in the following books: Musnaf of Imam Ibn Abi Shebah, Volume 7 page 432 Tradition 37045 al Imama wa al Siyasa pages 18-30 Dhikr Bayya Abu Bakr Tareekh Abul Fida Volume 1 page 156 Dhikr bayya Abu Bakr History of al-Tabari, Volume 9 ...

Imprisonment of Imam al-Kazim (P.B.U.H)

Imprisonment of Imam al-Kazim (P.B.U.H)
Imam Musa Ibn-e-Jafar al-Kazim, peace be upon him, seventh infallible successor of Chief of Prophets Prophet Muhammad Ibn-e-Abdellah, peace be upon him and his progeny, suffered from different kinds of painful ordeals and misfortunes in the time of tyrants of his era. Among them was the tyrant, Harun, who spared no effort to wrong and punish him. Imam, peace be upon him, spent his youth till his martyrdom in Harun's prisons.According to the ...

Imam Jafar Sadiq's Contribution To The Sciences

Imam Jafar Sadiq's Contribution To The Sciences
Imam Sadiq (pbuh) lived at a time when there was a deep and active interaction between Islamic thought and knowledge and the peoples of other nations. During that era, numerous works from different scholars and thinkers were widely translated into various languages. Sciences, philosophies and thought from other nations, too, were translated from their native languages into Arabic. Muslims studied these sciences, added to them, enriched them, and ...

Doors of Knowledge of Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.)

Doors of Knowledge of Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.)
The Knowledge of the BookAbu Said al-Khudri: I asked the Messenger of Allah (S.A.W.) about the noble Ayah, "And such as have knowledge of the Book" (13:43). His Holiness (S.A.W.) replied: It implies my brother Ali ibn Abi Talib.Imam al-Baqir (A.S.): What is the concept of the noble Ayah "Say: Enough for a witness between me and you is Allah, and who has knowledge of the book" (13:43) is us [the Ahl al-Bayt]. Ali (A.S.), next to the Holy Prophet ...