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Khadija, The Loyal Wife of Prophet

Khadija, The Loyal Wife of Prophet
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Blessing of Having Imam of the Time

Blessing of Having Imam of the Time
Having Imam of the Time is of valuable spiritual blessings of God we do not appreciate enough. He does not exclusively belong to any certain group but to the entire mankind. He intermediates divine blessings. Everything anyone has is due to his being but most people do not know him and are not in connection with him.One reason for this great loss is that people do not know the Imam properly and miss the real meaning of respecting him.By properly ...

Who is Umm-ul-Baneen?

Who is Umm-ul-Baneen?
Umm-ul-Baneen is the glorious mother of al-’Abbas. Her name was Fatima, daughter of Hizam. Historians have referred to her name among names of eleven mothers each of whom were known for their glory, honor, and good reputation.1 Her father too was one of the most celebrated personalities of the Arabs, and was the chief of his people.Historians have also mentioned many names of this great lady’s ancestors that were well known for their ...

Khadijah

Khadijah
Assalamualaikum.My name is sister Khadijah.. I really hope that my experiences can help and encourage those who are reverts to Islam and are living in non-Muslim families[Khadijah]I reverted back to Islam about 6 years ago, I use the term 'reverted', because every baby is born a Muslim, it is only the parents that make him/her Jew, Christian, Buddhist etc. So, Alhamdulillah, I reverted back to Islam 6 years ago after I met a Malaysian brother ...

The Destiny of Muslim ibne Aqil (A.S.)

The Destiny of Muslim ibne Aqil (A.S.)
Introduction The caravan of al-Imam al-Husayn ('alayhi salam) was travelling toward the city of Kufa in Iraq, during the month of Zhul Hijjah 60AH when a messenger came from the direction of Kufa and said : "I only left Kufa after Muslim b. 'Aqil and Hani' b. 'Urwa had been killed. I saw them being dragged by their legs into the market-place." – Bakr al Asadi of Kufa. "We belong to God and to Him we shall return; may God have mercy on them ...

Martyrdom of Imam Zayn al-Abidin(A.S.)

Martyrdom of Imam Zayn al-Abidin(A.S.)
ma`m Zayn al-'Abidin, peace be on him, became old and weak. This is because he exhausted himself by hard worship and obedience to Allah. The historians unanimously agreed that the Ima`m passed most his lifetime fasting by day and standing in prayer by night. Meanwhile, he remembered the tragedy of Karbala`'. When he looked at his aunts and his sisters, he remembered their escape from one tent to another, and the caller of the people called out: ...

Migration of Lady Fatima Al-Ma’sumah to Qum

Migration of Lady Fatima Al-Ma’sumah to Qum
Abstract After the demise of the Prophet, the Imams and their followers, the Shi‘as were continuously oppressed by the usurpers of the government. In this political climate, the Shi’as—under the Imams’ overt and covert guidance—objected to the usurping regimes through either a) uprising and martyrdom or b) migration. In these migrations, women along with men were remarkably present in the political and social arenas, as they played a ...

Zain Muhammad

Zain Muhammad
Whether it fittingly opens in Mississippi, Pakistan, or New York--my story begins and ends with absolute unquestioning submission to Allah as His humble and undeserving servant.[Zain Muhammad] I was born into this world an American Christian, a Southern Baptist in the deep heart of the mythical south: Mississippi. Always a sensitive child, given to prayer and Bible reading, I believed in what my elders taught me: that God was One and God was ...

Abuzar al-Ghaffari

Abuzar al-Ghaffari
Abuzar was a truthful, strong and pious disciple, who from the outset of his conversion to Islam till the last moment of his life, didn't stray from the Path of Truth. He fought against oppression and fully supported Prophethood and Vilayah and was among the first people to convert to Islam. In fact, he was the 4th or 5th person to become Muslim and because of this he is considered among the "most eminent in Islam.” 1 He was the first person ...

The Reward of Visiting Her

The Reward of Visiting Her
 Sa'd bin Abdullah said:“I asked Abal-Hassan Ar-Ridha “a.s.” about Fatima the daughter of Musa bin Jafar “a.s.” so he answered:“who ever visited her, he would win paradise”.(1)[The Reward of Visiting Her]2- The son of Ar-Ridha “a.s.” said:“whoever visited the holy shrine of my aunt in Qom, he would gain paradise.” (2)3- As-Saadiq “a.s.” said:“Allah ...

Hurr (A.S)

Hurr (A.S)
When we hear the words of the grief stricken story of Karbala, many names come to mind, names of those who laid their lives for the preservation of Islam. There are the more prominent martyrs, such as Hazrat Qasim (A.S) Hazrat Abbas (A.S) and Hazrat Ali Akbar (A.S).Prominent because there were the men from the family of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W) and it were not entirely surprising that they gave their lives for Islam. Then there were those ...

Flight to the Ethereal Heavens

Flight to the Ethereal Heavens
Ya Fatema ishfa'i li fi'l-jannah fa inna laki ind-Allah shaanan min ash-shaan (O Fatema! Intercede for me for (the reward of) paradise, for indeed you have with Allah a lofty status)." The above phrase is part of the ziyarah, or the standard form of salutation by pilgrims to a lady carrying the blessed name Fatema (SA). It is an intercession for the eternal bliss of paradise, since, as is clear from the wordings, the lady is a spotlessly ...

Martyrdom of Muslim Ibn Aqil in Kufah

Martyrdom of Muslim Ibn Aqil in Kufah
Muslim Ibn Aqil in KufahImam Al-Husayn (A.S) chose Muslim ibn 'Aqil, son of his uncle and the husband of his sister Ruqayyah, to take back the reply to the letters of the people of Kufah.Muslim ibn 'Aqil together with his companions set off for Kufah and arrived there on the 5th Shawwal, 60 A.H. Muslim ibn 'Aqil stayed at the house of Mukhtar ibn Abi 'Ubaydah Thaqafi, better known as the house of Salim ibn Musayyib. In another account given by ...

A Glance At The Holy Shrine of Hadrat Fatima Masoumah (A.S)

A Glance At The Holy Shrine of Hadrat Fatima Masoumah (A.S)
When Hadrat Fatima Masoumah (A.S.) was buried in Qum there was a shade made of straw on the holy grave built by Musa bin Khajraj. The first dome which was in the form of a tower, was built by Hadrat Zainab (A.S.), the daughter of Imam Muhammad Taqi al-Jawad (A.S.) in the middle of third century hijrah. Stone, bricks and stucco were used as construction material for this dome. With the burial of the ladies from the Holy Ahlul Bayt (A.S.) ...

150 Maxims of Imam Husain (A.S.)

150 Maxims of Imam Husain (A.S.)
1 - How can a thing the existence of which is dependent on you be taken as a proof for your existence? Is there anything more evident than your "self" disclose you? Are you hidden to need a guide to find you? Surely you are not. Are you far-away to need your footprints to find you? Surely you are not! Blind may the eyes be which do not see you watching and guarding your "self" (Arafa prayer; Biharol Anwar, Vol. 98, P. 226) 2 - He who has you, ...

Abdul Azim al Hassani (A.S)’s Biography

Abdul Azim al Hassani (A.S)’s Biography
His prosperous birth was in 173(Lunar Hegira) in the sacred city of Medina and his 79 fruitful years of life was simultaneous with the periods of four immaculate Imams i.e. Imam Mussa Kazem(A.S),Imam Reza(A.S),Imam Muhammad Taqi al-Javad (A.S) and Imam Ali un-Naqi al-Hadi(A.S).He enjoyed the holy presence of these Imams and narrated a lot of Hadiths from them. He was the great grandson of Imam Hassan al-Mujtaba(A.S),the second holy Imam of the ...

Intercession in the Traditions

Intercession in the Traditions
In order to interpret the Qur’anic concept of intercession, the Holy Prophet (PBUH) of Islam and his true successors in their remarks referred to it as an Islamic principle. There are thousands of traditions on intercession and its requirements in the Sunni and Shia sources. Some of these traditions are mentioned below.1. The Holy Prophet (PBUH) of Islam said: The Almighty God has blessed me with five privileges, one of which is ...

The Important Lessons of Ashura

The Important Lessons of Ashura
When certain seasons of worship come around like the months of Ramadan and Muharram, it is very important that we re-evaluate ourselves to see what blessings we have gotten from them. Were they in proportion with the power of the season? Have we preserved these blessings? How can we best invest these blessings after the season is over? Many people are pleased with the condition they have at the time, without worrying about what will come after ...

Birthday of Imam Hasan Askari (AS)

Birthday of Imam Hasan Askari (AS)
Salaam everybody and heartiest congratulations to you all on a very auspicious day. Today the 8th of the month of Rabi as-Sani is the day on which in the year 232 Imam Hasan Askari (PuH) was born in Medina in the year 232 AH, corresponding to 846 AD. Here is an interesting feature on the 11th Infallible Heir of Prophet Mohammad (blessings of God upon him and his progeny).  In ayah 30 of Surah al-Molk of the holy Qur’an, we ...

Salman Farsi: I am surprised about six things

Salman Farsi: I am surprised about six things
Hayat Al-Qulub Vol. 1, By: Allamah Muhammad Baqir Al-Majlisi Ibn Babawayh has narrated through authentic chains of narrators from Imam Ja’far Sadiq (a.s.) that Salman used to say: I am surprised about six things; three of them make me laugh and three make me cry. The three things that impel me to cry are separation of friends, and they are Muhammad (S) and his companions. Secondly: the terror of death and the circumstances after death. Third: ...