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Hadith Ghadir

Hadith Ghadir
The Prophet of Islam upon returning from the farewell pilgrimage stopped in Ghadir Khumm, assembled the Muslims and, after delivering a sermon, chose 'All as the leader and guide of Muslims.Bara' says: "I was in the company of the Prophet during the farewell pilgrimage. When we reached Ghadir Khumm, he ordered that place to be cleaned. Then he took 'All's hand and placed him on his right side. Then he said, 'Am I the authority whom you obey?' ...

The Battle of Badr

The Battle of Badr
The Battle of Badr This event, which took place following the Prophet’s military maneuvers and the threat against the Quraysh trade route, was the first complete war between Muslims and the unbelievers. As we have seen, in the month of Jum¡d¡ al-ªkhir, the Holy Prophet chased Quraysh’s caravan—headed by Ab£-Sufy¡n—which was heading towards Damascus up to the land of Dh¡t al-`Ushayrah but he could not catch them. By sending spies ...

HISTORY OF THE CEMETERY OF JANNAT AL-BAQI

HISTORY OF THE CEMETERY OF JANNAT AL-BAQI
When imam Hasan ibn Ali (2nd imam), imam Ali ibn Husayn (4th imam), imam Muhammad ibn Ali (5th imam), and imam Ja'far ibn Muhammad (6th imam) peace be upon them are buried on 8th Shawwal, Wednesday, in the year 1345 AH (April 21, 1925), mausoleums in Jannatul al-Baqi (Medina) were demolished by King Ibn Saud. In the same year (1925), he also demolished the tombs of holy personages at Jannat al-Mualla (Mecca) where the Holy Prophet (s)'s mother, ...

Abu Musa Misinterpreted His Own Report

Abu Musa Misinterpreted His Own Report
Abu musa al-ashaari   After the three leaders~ party occupied the City of Bassrah, Ayeshah, Mother of believers, took a further step. She wrote to the leaders of Kufa, informing them that her party had already occupied Bassrah, urging them to avenge the blood of Othman, and discouraging them from supporting the Imam. (1) Of course, she wrote to Abu Musa (the Imam s appointed governor of the city) and asked him to use his influence in ...

"HISTORY OF THE SHRINE OF IMAM MUSA AL-KADHIM & IMAM MUHAMMAD AL-JAWAD "PEACE BE UPON THEM

  Anyone approaching Baghdad from the north or the west will be impressed by the sight of the four golden minarets at Kadhemayn, the Shrine of the Two Imams, Imam Musa al-Kadhim and Imam Muhammad Taqi al-Jawad, peace be upon them. They are respectively the Seventh and the Ninth of the Twelve Imams, at whose tombs we are accustomed to seek healing and to invoke their intercession for the forgiveness of our sins and the fulfillment of our ...

The Quraysh breach of truce

The Quraysh breach of truce
The Quraysh breach of truce After two years, the °udaybiyah Truce was broken by Quraysh. According to the fourth paragraph, any tribe was free to join either the Muslims or Quraysh. At that time, Khuz¡`ah made a treaty with Muslims and Ban£-Bakr allied with Quraysh.[1] In the eighth year of Hegira, Ban£-Bakr attacked Ban£-Khuz¡`ah at nighttime. In this confrontation Quraysh allied with Ban£-Bakr, killing a group of the soldiers of ...

The Story of the Israelites' Cow

The Story of the Israelites' Cow
(67) وَإِذْ قَالَ مُوسَى لِقَوْمِهِ إِنَّ اللّهَ يَأْمُرُكُمْ أَنْ تَذْبَحُواْ بَقَرَةً قَالُواْ أَتَتَّخِذُنَا هُزُواً قَالَ أَعُوذُ بِاللّهِ أَنْ أَكُونَ مِنَ الْجَاهِلِينَ (68) قَالُواْ ادْعُ لَنَا رَبَّكَ يُبَيِّن لّنَا مَا هِيَ قَالَ ...

Consequences of the defeat at

Consequences of the defeat at
(1) Although Muslims were militarily defeated in this battle, they learned not to disregard the Holy Prophet’s orders. Such disobediences never happened in the following wars. (2) The hypocrites started all sorts of conspiracies; they rejoiced on the Muslims’ defeat and blamed them.[1] (3) The Jews, too, surfaced their hatred, saying, “No prophet has been defeated to this degree!”[2] (4) The enemies of Islam around Medina were ...

KHALID BIN WALID IS DISPATCHED TO DOWMATUL JANDAL

KHALID BIN WALID IS DISPATCHED TO DOWMATUL JANDAL
KHALID BIN WALID IS DISPATCHED TO DOWMATUL JANDALThe populous region with green trees, running waters and a strong fort situated at a distance of about fifty leagues from Syria was called Dowmatul Jandal.[1] In those days the Christian Okaydar bin Abdul Malik Kindi ruled there. The Prophet feared that in the event of a renewed attack by the Roman army the Christian Ruler of Dowmah would assist them and thus endanger the security of Arabia. For ...

The Pledge Of Allegiance

The Pledge Of Allegiance
  The religion of Islam is what the Prophet, may Allah bless him and his family, propagated. For he (the Prophet): "Does not speak out of desire. It is naught but revelation that is revealed." So the Prophet had the right to nominate the Muslim successor for the succession. That is because the succession is the high responsible authority for the lawful. Therefore al-Hasan b. 'Ali was the legitimate successor whether the people pledged ...

Wind of the Uprising

Wind of the Uprising
Wind of the Uprising Shortly after the death of Mu'awiyah, his son, Yazid, took over. He ordered his governors to take the pledge of allegiance to him from the people. He focused on Imam Hussein (a.s.), in particular, due to the Ummayyad conviction that he was the unshakable resisting force among the opposition. Once they subjugated him, all dams before them would collapse. The opposition, minus Imam Hussein (a.s.), would be easily ...

The Study of Islamic Philosophy

The Study of Islamic Philosophy
For a long time Islamic philosophy was under a cloud of doubt and uncertainty. Some people denied its existence while others affirmed it. This uncertainty continued all through the nineteenth century. Those who denied the very existence of an Islamic philosophy feigned ignorance and maintained that the teachings of Islam opposed all free discussion and investigation, and therefore Islam has never risen to the aid of philosophy and science ...

The Culture Established by Islam

The Culture Established by Islam
  Culture is a Bi-polar Reality (Innately Internal and Innately External)   The bi-polar quality of culture means it possesses both innately internal and innately external aspects, just like the bi-polar quality of beauty does. Since conceiving beauty depends on human psychological and mental characteristics (other living beings are incapable of it), comprehending culture also has an innately internal aspect resulted by “The Principle of ...

Malik Ashtar

Malik Ashtar
The death of Malik Ashtar and Mohammad Abubakr After dealing with the revolt of the Kharijites. Hazrat Ali had to face the problem of consolidating his control over Egypt. He had sent Qais-Ibne-Saad as Governor of Egypt but had to call him back and to send Mohammad Ibne-Abubakr in his stead. Unfortunately Mohammad though brave and sincere was no match for Moawiya and Omar-Ibne-Aas. He was forced by Moawiya into battle. He wrote to Hazrat Ali ...

Ashura - History and Popular Legend

Ashura - History and Popular Legend
'Ashura - History and Popular Legend First Sermon  Martyr Murtada Mutahhari Translated from the Persian by 'Ali Quli Qara'i Vol XIII No. 3 (Fall 1996) In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful All Praise belongs to Allah, the Lord of the worlds and the Maker of all creation, and may Peace and benedictions be upon His servant and messenger, His beloved and elect, our master, our prophet, and our sire, Abul Qasim Muhammad, ...

Breach of Ban£-Qaynuq¡` Treaty

Breach of Ban£-Qaynuq¡` Treaty
Breach of Ban£-Qaynuq¡` Treaty Ban£-Qaynuq¡` was the first Jewish tribe that violated the nonaggression pact. This was because Muslims' victory was bitter for both the Jews and the infidels. After the Battle of Badr and the victory of Muslims, both the Jews and the hypocrites became so furious. The first group that started incurring animosity of Islam was Ban£-Qaynuq¡` although the Holy Prophet had warned them against so and advised them ...

Historical Factors and Shi’ism

Historical Factors and Shi’ism
By: Ayatullah al-Uzma Lutfullah Safi al-GulpayganiQUESTION: Have historical factors influenced the development of Shiaism, or is this sect a set of beliefs derived from the Qur’an and the clear traditions of the Holy Prophet (peace be upon him and his family)?ANSWER: We need to explain several points in order to shed light on the topic and show that: (a) historical factors and events had no role in the development of Shiaism and the belief ...

Bearings of the °udaybiyah Truce

Bearings of the °udaybiyah Truce
Bearings of the °udaybiyah Truce Because they could not foresee the results, Muslims regarded this truce as loss.[1] Some of them insisted on the Holy Prophet not to sign it.[2] However, he predicted that this truce would carry numerous political and social benefits for Muslims some of which were the following: (1) The enemy recognized Muslims and their creed through signing the truce. Before that, the unbelievers had never confessed Islam as ...

Denial of the existence of resurrection and hereafter

Denial of the existence of resurrection and hereafter
One of the incredulous things that Abu Sufiyan did after his apparent acceptance of Islam was to deny and repudiate the Day of Resurrection. Ibn ‘Abd al-Barr says, "One day during the caliphate of ‘Uthman, Abu Sufiyan came to see him. He addressed ‘Uthman as follows: ‘After a lot of fighting and tribulation, the caliphate has finally come to you, one of our own kinsmen. You should therefore nail its foundations strongly in our family. ...

why Umar stopped from Qunfuz and did not make anything compulsory?

why Umar stopped from Qunfuz and did not make anything compulsory?
Sulaym said: "I met Ali, Salwatullah Alayhi, I asked him about whatever Umar had done. He said: {"Do you know why he stopped from Qunfuz and did not make anything compulsory?"}. So I said NO. He said: {"Because he is that man who had hit Fatimah (as) when she came in- between myself and those people. So she, Salwatullah Alayha, passed away and she had the effect of being hit by a whip on her shoulder."}"The Book of Sulaym ibn Qays - ...