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The Foster Parents

The Foster Parents
It was the custom of all the great families of Arab towns to send their sons, soon after their birth, into the desert, to be suckled and weaned and spend part of their childhood amongst one of the Bedouin desert tribes. Nor had Mecca any reason for being an exception, since epidemics were very frequent and the rate of infant mortality was very high. Some of the tribes had a high reputation for nursing and rearing children, and amongst these were ...

Imam Sajjad (AS)'lifetime

Imam Sajjad (AS)'lifetime
Times were hard in Madina for the family of the Prophet. Imam Ali Ibne Hussain (Sajjad became his title because of his intense prostrations in prayers) lived for another 35 years after the event of Karbala.He was the Imam of the time and it was his duty to spread guidance to the people. But how he would do that when a single word in favor of the Ahlulbayt would have meant certain death. No one dared to say that he followed the family of the ...

Worth of Pilgrimage of Hazrat Fatimeh Masumeh (A)

Worth of Pilgrimage of Hazrat Fatimeh Masumeh (A)
Hazret Fatimeh Masumeh (A) the Blessed and the Gracious Divine Lady from the Holy Ahlul Bayt (A) was born in the holy city of Madinah on the First Day of the month of Zee Qa'dah 173 A.H. His holy father was Imam Musa al-Kazim (A),the Seventh Holy Imam and Imam Reza (A),the Eighth Holy Imam was his elder brother.Regarding the rewards awarded to those who perform the ziarat (pilgrimage) of Karimah Ahli Bait Hazret Fatimeh Al-Masumeh (A), there ...

Imam Ali al-Hadi (AS)

Imam Ali al-Hadi (AS)
Imam Ali al-Hadi (AS)Name - AliTitle - An-Naqi and Al-HadiKunyat - Abul HasanBorn - Friday 15th of Zilhajj 212 A.H., at SurbaFather's Name - Muhammad ibn AliMother's Name - Summana KhatoonDied - At the age of 42 years, at Samarra , on Monday, 26th Jamadi-ul-Akhar 254 AH. Poisoned by Mu'taz the Abbaside CaliphBuried - at Samarra, Baghdad.Imam Ali un Naqi (a.s.)'s mother was a very pious lady who spent her whole life fasting. The 10th Imam has ...

Meaning of ‘Nabi’ and ‘Rasul’

Meaning of ‘Nabi’ and ‘Rasul’
By: Sayyid Sa’eed Akhtar RizviThe word ‘Nabi’ (نبي) is derived from ‘Nubuwwat’ (نبوة). ‘Nubuwwat’ means ‘to be high’ and, thus ‘Nabi’means a ‘High person’: high in the presence of Allah, The word ‘Nabi’ shows the exalted position of the prophet which he enjoys in the presence of God. Another interpretation of 'Nabi! is that it is derived from ...

The Shop Keeper

The Shop Keeper
A heavy-built man was passing through the market of Kufa, his step was firm and assured. He had a fine physique and sun-burnt face; encounters of the battle-field had left their marks on him and the corner of one of his eyes was slit. A shop-keeper, to amuse his friends, threw a handful of sweepings onto the man. The man continued his walk in the same assured and firm manner, without raising an eye-brow or looking towards the shop-keeper. When ...

Imam Sajjad’s Sermon in Syria (Damascus):

Imam Sajjad’s Sermon in Syria (Damascus):
Imam Sadjad: I am the son of the one who was backed by Gabriel, supported by Mikael. I am the son of the one who defended the Muslims, killed the oath breakers of allegiance and the unjust and the renegades, struggled against his tiring enemies, the most excellent one of those who walked (to war) from among Quraysh, the first to respond to Allah from among the believers, the prior to all the previous ones, the breaker of the aggressors, the ...

5th Shaban Birthday Anniversary of Imam Zainul Abedin (A.S.)

5th Shaban Birthday Anniversary of Imam Zainul Abedin (A.S.)
Imam Ali ibn Husayn Zainul Abedin(A.S.), the fourth Shia Holy Imam and the eldest son of Imam Hussain (A.S.) was born in the holy city of Madinah on the 5th day of the month of Shaban in the year 38 Hijrah. On the Auspicious and Solemn occasions of the Birthday Anniversary of the "Great Saviors of Islam" We extend our Joyous and Happy Greetings and Felicitations to all the followers and lovers of Holy Ahlul Bayt (A.S.) in the world. 5th Shaban ...

The Walaya (love and guardianship) of Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.)

The Walaya (love and guardianship) of Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.)
Zayd-ibn Arqam: When the Messenger of Allah (S.A.W.) returned from his "Farewell Pilgrimage'" "and stopped at Ghadir Khum, he gave an order to sweep the ground under the trees then he said "Verily Allah is my benefactor and I am the guardian of every believer; he then held 'Ali's hand, raised it and said: "Whoever that I am his guardian, this man is his protector. Oh Allah love whoever loves him and be the enemy of those who are his enemies. The ...

Imam Ali's Letter to Malik Ashtar

Imam Ali's Letter to Malik Ashtar
This script reads: "Ali Ibn Abi Talib, radiya' llah Ta'aala anhu wa-Karrama wajhahu." (Ali Bin Abi Talib, may God Almighty be pleased with him and honor him.) The script is Tawqi', structured into the shape of a lion. The Richest Treasure The Common Man The Counselors The Different Classes of People The Army The Real Guidance Chief Judge Subordinate Judiciary Revenue Administration Clerical Establishment Trade and Industry The ...

Hadrat Fatimah Zahra(A.S.) Pleads Her Case

Hadrat Fatimah Zahra(A.S.) Pleads Her Case
After all else failing, the holy Lady Fatimah Al-Zahra(A.S.), in her desperation and frustration, causes a great controversy among all the Muslims. By personally going to her Father's Mosque of Al-Madinah, after prayers had ended, to publicly expose and demand the immeadiate return of her rightful inheritance from Abu Bakr and his supporters, who Pleads Her Case The Fatimah Al-Zahra(A.S.) had now exhausted all possible avenues in her pursuit to ...

A Brief Account of the Twelve Successors of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.)

A Brief Account of the Twelve Successors of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.)
The First ImamAmirul Momineen Ali (a.s.)Father: Abu Talib bin Abdul Muttalib bin Hashim.Mother: Fatimah bint Asad bin Hashim bin Abd Munaf.Kunniyat (Patronymic): Abul Hasan and Husayn, Abu TurabLaqab (Title): Al-Wasi, Amir al-Mu'mininBirth: He was born in the Ka'ba [1] , in thirty 'Am al-Fil (the year of the elephant).Martyrdom: He was martyred by the Khwariji named Abd al-Rahman ibn Muljam at Kufa during the month of Ramadhan in the fortieth ...

The Fourth Infallible; The Second Imam Al-Hasan Ibn Ali Al-Mujtaba (Peace be on him)

The Fourth Infallible; The Second Imam Al-Hasan Ibn Ali Al-Mujtaba (Peace be on him)
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The excellence and superiority of the clay of Karbala

The excellence and superiority of the clay of Karbala
Clay from Karbala is one of the soils on earth which Allah, the Exalted, has blessed for certain reasons, and one of the reasons is that this piece of the earth is where the pure and noble body of the Doyen of Martyrs, Imam al-Husayn (as), rests.While explaining the hidden meaning of prostrating on soil from Karbala, ‘Allamah Amini says, “This issue is based on two basic principles:a. That the Imamate Shi‘ahs try to always have ...

Who was Hasan al-Muthanna? Was he present in the event of Karbala?

Who was Hasan al-Muthanna? Was he present in the event of Karbala?
Some Shiites say: Imam Hasan\'s son named Hasan al-Muthanna was not in Karbala on the day of Ashura or he did not survive and that Imam Hasan\'s offspring did not live on? Is this true? Was Qasim bin Hasan elder than him?Concise answerHasan bin Hasan was Imam Hasan Mujtaba's second son. His mother was Khawla who was the daughter of Manzur Fazariyah.[1] Hasan bin Hasan better known as Hasan al-Muthanna was a nobleman, a virtuous and God-fearing ...

Desecration of the house of Hazrat Fatima Zahra (S.A.)

Desecration of the house of Hazrat Fatima Zahra (S.A.)
Desecration of the house of Hazrat Fatima Zahra (S.A.) Recently, a person unknown of history of Islam in Sistan and Baluchestan region has written an article about the honorable daughter of Prophet (s.a.) and named it "Legend of Martyrdom of Fatima Zahra (a.s.)". This person wanted to deny her martyrdom and disrespect which had done to her after expressing her superiorities.According to the fact that a part of this article is clear ...

Imam’s letter to the noblemen of Basra (Part 1)

Imam’s letter to the noblemen of Basra (Part 1)
It is quoted by Sayyed ibne Tawoos in Malhoof that Imam Hussein (A.S) sent a letter to a group of righteous noblemen of Basra through his retainer named Sulayman, whose agnomen was Abu Razeen, inviting them for assistance and obedience to him. Those included therein were Yazeed bin Mas’ood Nahsha­li and Mundhir bin Jarood Abadi. Yazeed bin Mas’ood then gathered the people of Bani Tameem, Bani Hanzalah and Bani Sa’ad. ...

The Retirement

The Retirement
The old man, a Christian by religion, had worked all his life; but had not been able to save anything for his old age. Lately he had also become blind. Old age, poverty and blindness had joined hands and he had no other way except begging. He used to stand at the corner of a lane for begging. People had compassion for him and gave him some alms from which he ate every day, and so he continued his sad life.One day Imam Ali (a.s.), the Leader of ...

Hadrat Ibrahim (A.S.), The Flag-Bearer of Tawhid

Hadrat Ibrahim (A.S.), The Flag-Bearer of Tawhid
Translated by Fatima Zabeth Beenesh from the Farsi book "Tarikh i-Anbiya az Adam ta Khatam" by Husain Imadzadeh In Sur e Anbiya سوره انب?ا The Benevolent God addressed: Blasphemy and polytheism, before reaching its highest point I nurtured Ibrahim a.s in monotheism to hoist religiously the flag of God worshiping in the world, I know the status of his merits. The people of his nation stated: Did you revolted against us? Again you started ...

Ziyarah Of Lady Zaynab (SA)

Ziyarah Of Lady Zaynab (SA)
n the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most MercifulPeace be upon you, O daughter of the leader of the Prophets.Peace be upon you, O daugher of the owner of the (Heavenly) Pond and the Standard.Peace be upon you, O daughter of him who was taken to the skies and who reache the position of the length of two arrows or even closer.h-zainab02Peace be upon you, O daughter of the Prophet of right guidance, the master of (all) human being, and the savior ...