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Imam Hassan al-Askari's Companions and the Narrators of His Traditions

Imam Hassan al-Askari's Companions and the Narrators of His Traditions
The Abbasid government did not allow ulama and jurisprudent to contact with Imam Abu Muhammad (a.s.) lest his virtues and vast knowledge would be spread among people everywhere, and then people would be affected by him and turn their backs to the Abbasids. In spite of all the severe procedures the Abbasids took to separate the imam from people, some ulama and narrators contacted with him and narrated his traditions. Here we mention the ...

The Prophet and his followers were a persecuted minority in Mecca

The Prophet and his followers were a persecuted minority in Mecca
The Prophet of Islam was ahead of his times in promoting peace and justice in society. It would be worthwhile to look at how he dealt with non-Muslims minorities and with the enemies during the war time because the true worth of a society manifests when it is put under pressure.  With Non-Muslim Minority in Medina The Prophet and his followers were a persecuted minority in Mecca. When the torture became unbearable, he migrated to Medina, a ...

Divine Guidance

Divine Guidance
The Islamic principle of divine guidance appears in detail in Tabataba'i 123ff. Ali (1988:84a) defines it briefly. "The khilafat-e-Ilahia was the apostleship and after the conclusion of the apostleship with the Holy Prophet Muhammad, it was conveyed to Imamate, the divinely inspired heavenly guidance through the godly ones purified by God Himself, who were born pure, who lived pure and who surrendered them selves in the way of the Lord in all ...

The Personality of Imam Ali (A.S.), a Perfect Example

The Personality of Imam Ali (A.S.), a Perfect Example
One look at the life of Amir ul-Mu’minīn ‘Ali (a.s.) will make the best of us hang our heads in shame. We would appear to be the most despicable and wretched creatures, when judged in the light of his excellence.The Holy Prophet (S) says: “A stroke of ‘Ali (a.s.) on the day of Khandaq (battle of Ahzāb) is superior to the total worship of men and jinns.” (Bihār al-Anwār)‘Ali (a.s.), inspite of his exalted position, is all humility ...

Supplication of Imam Ali Bin Al-Hussein (a.s.) on the day of Arafat

Supplication of Imam Ali Bin Al-Hussein (a.s.) on the day of Arafat
In the name of Allah, the Most Merciful, the Most CompassionatePraise belongs to Allah, Lord of the worlds!O Allah,to Thee belongs praise!Originator of the heavens and the earth!Possessor of majesty and munificence!Lord of lords!Object of worship of every worshiper!Creator of every creature!Inheritor of all things!There is nothing like Him,knowledge of nothing escapes Him,He encompasses everything,and He is watchful over everything. Thou art ...

Imam Mahdi’s Universal Revolution

Imam Mahdi’s Universal Revolution
Imam Mahdi’s Universal Revolution By: Ibrahim Avich/Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina The followers of all religions of the world believe that one day the universe will be filled with corruption and crises and this era will itself be the sign of the coming of the great universal savior. The Muslims believe he will be from the tribe of Bani Hashim and a son of the Holy Prophet of Islam (P.B.) and that his name is “Mahdi.” However, it ...

The Ziyarat of Nahiya - To the Immortal Heroes of Kerbala

The Ziyarat of Nahiya - To the Immortal Heroes of Kerbala
One of the most important sources of the names of these heroes and martyrs is a Ziyarat, taught by the Twelfth Imam (A), known as Ziyarat of Nahiya, which has been copied by all the great authorities in their reliable books. The Ziyarat of Nahiya, as it has come down to us, omits certain names of martyrs, although they are well known for their participation in the holy struggle at Kerbala. This omission may be due to some lapse in memory on the ...

O Allāh, Relieve Every Deeply Anguished One

O Allāh, Relieve Every Deeply Anguished One
  أَللٌّهُمَّ فَرِّجْ عَنْ كُلِّ مَكْرُوْبٍ O Allāh, Relieve Every Deeply Anguished One   Meaning of ‘Makrūb’  Makrūb is an object noun whose origin is the verbal noun ‘karb’ meaning ‘deep anguish.’  ‘Allāmah Tabātabā’ī in his al-Mīzān quotes Rāghib Isfahānī, the famous lexicographer of Qur’ānic words, as saying[57 الْكَرْبُ الغَمُّ ...

Have any Shia books said that Fatima (sa) was angry at Ali (as)?

Have any Shia books said that Fatima (sa) was angry at Ali (as)?
Please reply to the following specious questions and arguments: Have any Shia books said that Fatima (sa) was angry at Ali (as)? Yes. 1- Shaykh Saduq narrates that when Ali (as) wanted to marry Abu Jahl’s daughter, Fatim (sa) and the Messenger of God (S) got angry at him to the extent that he advised him telling: “O Ali, do you not know that Fatima is a piece of me and I am from her. Whoever hurts her, hurts me and whoever hurts me ...

Why Occultation?

Why Occultation?
The Almighty Allah has bestowed the human beings with superiority and has kept the rest of the creation under him. He says, ‘I have created man with the best parts. Whether it is the earth or atmosphere, sea or the mountain, forest or the desert, man not only has superiority upon all these but they are subservient to his commands and power. But Allah has also said that when I turned around this man, I found him to be the worst of the ...

A Note on Economic Ideas of Imam Ali (A.S.) with Special Reference to his Letter to Malik al-Ashtar

A Note on Economic Ideas of Imam Ali (A.S.) with Special Reference to his Letter to Malik al-Ashtar
Prof. Dr. Sayed Afzal PeerzadeAbstractAn attempt is made to study economic ideas of Imam Ali (A.S.) (600-661 C.E.) with special reference to his letter to Malik al-Ashtar (d.658 C.E.). After going through the contents of Imam Ali (A.S.) letter to al-Ashtar, we discover certain principles on which Imam Ali (A.S.) wanted to govern his people with a difference. Much more can be learnt from Nahjul Balagha but the present attempt is limited to the ...

The manner of sending ṣalāwāt

The manner of sending ṣalāwāt
The manner of sending ṣalāwāt In the main books of the Ahl as-Sunnah, it is narrated that at the time of sending ṣalāwāt, the progeny of Muḥammad (ṣ) should definitely be mentioned along with his name otherwise one’s ṣalāwāt is incomplete [abtar] and defective.[1] In the Tafsīr Durr al-Manthūr, it is narrated from the Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim, Sunan Tirmidhī, Sunan Nisā’ī, Sunan Abū Dāwūd, and ...

Imam Hasan (a): Justifications of the Treaty and its Terms

Imam Hasan (a): Justifications of the Treaty and its Terms
Imam Hasan [a] faced all the attempts of Mu’awiyah to corner him, before the start of the war, with a lofty, sublime spirit; the spirit which knew nothing but the truth and would never lower his head before the forces of falsehood. The prevailing conditions at the time, however, kept him at bay, something which has rarely taken place throughout history. The army led by Imam Hasan [a] became the prey of disorder. Spies, agents and the ...

Imam Baqir(AS)'s Brief Sayings

Imam Baqir(AS)'s Brief Sayings
1. To lie is from the desolation and depravity of faith. 2. The faithful does not become coward, greedy and miser. 3. God is the friend of modest, tolerant and forbearing person. 4. The scholar whose existence is fruitful and useful his worth is more than seventy thousand silly, witless ascetics (worshipers). 5. God does not like the scurrilous. 6. Avoid languidness (extenuation) because it is the key to every indecency and ruins and spoils ...

Fast of the Month of Ramadhan: Philosophy and Ahkam

Fast of the Month of Ramadhan: Philosophy and Ahkam
"O you who believe! Fast is prescribed for you as it was prescribed for those before you so that you may ward off (evil). (Fast) a certain number of days..." (Qur'an Surah Baqarah 2:182-183) To the one who perfected the code of ethics and who was sent as a mercy for all creation: to Muhammad Hoping he will accept this humble book as a gift and intercede on my behalf on the day of judgment with the judge of judges and lord of lords to forgive my ...

Tayammum

Tayammum
Tayammum is also an act of worship consisting of wiping the forehead and the two hands. It is a substitute for wudu' and ghusl. The Qur'an says: O you who believe! ... If you are sick, or on a journey, or one of you has come from toilet, or you have `touched' (i.e., had intercourse with) your women and you cannot find water, then you should do Tayammum on the pure earth by wiping a part of your face and your hands. (4:43, also see 5:6)  B. ...

Fadak In its Real and Symbolic Meaning

Fadak In its Real and Symbolic Meaning
Yes, Fadak was in our hands out of all what was under the sky but some people felt greedy for it and others withheld themselves from it.(Fatima’s husband) Amirul Mu’mineen[1]The locationFadak was a village in Hijaz. Between Fadak and Medina there was a distance of two days and it was said three days. It was a Jewish land in the beginning of its history.[2] It was inhabited by some Jews until the seventh year of hijra when Allah cast ...

Compulsion or Freedom?

Compulsion or Freedom?
Compulsion or Freedom? The various schools of thought are divided. i.    Mutazzilas believe that man is totally free and God exercises no power over his action. Those who subscribe to this view are also known as Qadariyyas.ii.    Mujabbira school of thought believe that man has no freedom and is only a tool in the hands of God. iii.    The Asharia school of thought to which most Sunnis ...

A beautiful narration about Imam Ali (a.s)

A beautiful narration about Imam Ali (a.s)

 

The holy prophet (pbuh)said, if the people in the whole world after me. Since the people before me didn’t use to know Imam Ali(a.s) and they were with their own prophets and they were believers and they would face salvation. If the people of all continents unanimously agreed to love Imam Ali (a.s)Allah Almighty wouldn’t create the hell.

Haidh (Menstruation or Period)

Haidh (Menstruation or Period)
Haidh is a type of blood that is discharged from the womb of a woman every month. In order to better understand haidh let us follow the eight simple steps below:VerificationIf the blood seen is other than what is stated below, then it is haidh.If the blood is not of istihadhaIf the blood is not of nifas (blood seen after childbirth)If the blood is not from a boil or surgerySignsBlood seen at the time of haidh usually has its own distinctive ...