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Salman Farsi, the Great Companion of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.A.)

Salman Farsi, the Great Companion of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.A.)
Compiled By: Syed Ali Shahbaz On 8th of the Islamic month of Safar in 35 AH, the loyal Iranian disciple of Prophet Mohammad (SAWA), Salman Farsi, or the Persian, passed away in Mada’en in Iraq, where his mausoleum still stands today, with the Prophet’s famous hadith inscribed in bold letters on its walls, reading “Salman minna Ahl al-Bayt”, which means “Salman is from us the People of the Blessed Household,” an honour that was not ...

The Vicegerents of Allah and the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.A.)

The Vicegerents of Allah and the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.A.)
Source: Ain-al-Hayat, By: Allama Muhammad Baqir Majlisi Imam Zainul ‘Abidin (as) has said, “we are the Vicegerents of Allah and the Prophet (S) for the people of this world. We are the Masters of the pious and the shield against the retribution of Allah for them, the same way as the stars are the shields for the inhabitants of the sky. We are the people for whom, and because of whom, Allah has protected and kept the earth intact. With our ...

The Chastity of the Imams (A.S.)

The Chastity of the Imams (A.S.)
The True Faith of Ja’fariah professes that the Imam (as), from his childhood to the death is possessor of Immaculate Chastity and free of all minor and major sins. But those groups who say that chastity is not a necessary qualifying characteristic to be sought in an Imam, is because of the fact that candidates they put forth for the august position were for years in the darkness of infidelity prior to accepting Islam. Any person with right ...

The Excellence of the Ahl-ul-Bayt (A.S.)

The Excellence of the Ahl-ul-Bayt (A.S.)
Source: Ain-al-Hayat, By: Allama Muhammad Baqir Majlisi Bin Babawiyah quotes through reliable source that Imam Muhammad Al-Baqir (as) has said that the Prophet (S) has observed, “The love for me and my Ahl-ul-Bayt will give succor to the believers on seven occasion, that are: At the time of death In the Grave. 1. At the time of Maba’th. 2. When the Nama al-Aamal (The Inventory of Deeds is compiled) 3. At the time of Audit of Deeds (Ba waqt ...

The Love of Ahl-ul-Bayt (A.S.)

The Love of Ahl-ul-Bayt (A.S.)
The correctness of prayer depends on the Faith in the Twelve Imams (as). Any prayer without this belief is futile. In fact any amount of prayer without the love for the Ahl-ul-Bayt of the Prophet has negative effects. Bin Babawiyah narrates from Imam Ja’far As-Sadiq (as) that when a person goes for accounting of his deeds on the Day of Judgement, he will first have to attest his Faith in the Wilayeth of the Imams (as) before he accounts for ...

The Qualities of the Imam (A.S.)

The Qualities of the Imam (A.S.)
Since the commoners depend on the norms of the Faith and the Society, it is essential that the Imam (as) must be fully versed with the Knowledge of the laws and jurisprudence. He should have full knowledge of the Mohkam (Firm), the Mutashabeh (Ambiguous), the Mujmi (Abstract), the Mufassil (Detailed), the Nasiq (Current) and the Mansooq (Void) verses of the Holy Qur’an. He has to be an erudite scholar of the Traditions of the Holy Prophet (S) ...

How to identify an Imam (A.S.)?

How to identify an Imam (A.S.)?
Humairi narrates in his book “Qurb al Asnad” that Abu Naseer once went to Imam Musa al-Kadhim (as) and asked him, “How to identify an Imam?” The Imam (as) replied, “the first characteristic of an Imam is that he must have been nominated by his father to succeed him as a mark of Itmam al-Hujjat, or fulfilling his duty. This is the same way as the Prophet (S) had nominated Amir’ul-Mu’mineen ‘Ali (as) as his Vicegerent or Imam. The ...

Ism al-Azam (Miraculous Words)

Ism al-Azam (Miraculous Words)
Then the Imam (as) said, “Allah has taught two Ism al-Azam (Miraculous Words) to Prophet ‘Isa (as), which caused the miracles credited to him. Allah taught four Ism al-Azam to Prophet Musa (as), eight to Prophet Ibrahim (as), fifteen to Prophet Nooh (as) and twentyfive to prophet Adam (as). There are 73 Ism al-Azam in all, and our Prophet (S) has been informed of 72. There is one Ism al-Azam, about which Allah has not imparted the knowledge ...

Jinns present in the service of Holy Imams (A.S.)

Jinns present in the service of Holy Imams (A.S.)
Sadeer Sairfi narrates that Imam Muhammad Al-Baqir (as) ordered him to go out from Medina for some errand. He was still on his way when a man overtook him and gave him a letter that had a fresh seal on it. He opened the letter and found that it was from the Imam a.s.). The letter contained fresh instructions for him. He was wondering how the carrier could reach him so fast that he had already travelled more than fair distance towards his ...

Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.), the Safinah of Noah

Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.), the Safinah of Noah
The Prophet of Islam (as) has said, “O Abu Dharr! Allah has compared my Ahl-ul-Bayt to the ship(Safinah) of Noah. Whosoever boarded the ship, got deliverance. The dissenters got drowned in the rough waters of the storm. The people who board the ship of my Ahl-ul-Bayt’s love and obedience, will get free of the curse of infidelity. Others who turn away from them, will drown in the sea of wretchedness and depravity. The only way to deliverance ...

The Great Historical Tragedy of Fakh

The Great Historical Tragedy of Fakh
Algiers, Algeria Once the 117 year long Umayyad reign came to an end , Muslims and specially the followers and lovers of the Prophet Muhammad (SAWA)'s progeny thought and bore glad tidings to the end of the despotic rulers who committed much atrocities against all kind of opposition to their regime. *But paradoxically as it may seem, the new Abbasid rulers were no exception to the rule and took the same line of conduct towards the Muslims in ...

The Meaning of Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.)

The Meaning of Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.)
A group of scholars nurtured by the oppressive rulers misused their socio- scientific positions to justify the legitimacy of those tyrants in order to gain something in the world. Hence, they distorted religious facts with special enmity and bias in order to please the domineering rulers. In this regard, they have presented interpretations that have no validity from the viewpoint of the Holy Quran and narrations from the Holy Prophet. One of ...

The Ranks of Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.)

The Ranks of Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.)
Man has gone through certain stages to reach his material existence and the world; and he has to go through other stages to return to where he used to be with a qualitative difference: As He brought you forth in the beginning, so also shall you all return. (7:29) Evidently this course of ‘from Allah to Allah’ is not something special for human beings; rather, all creatures have a descending and ascending course making the circle perfect. ...

Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.) and Devotion

Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.) and Devotion
Due to their complete knowledge of Allah, Ahl al-Bayt are in a permanent state of submission to Him. Their association with people, their silence and speaking, their eating and drinking, their marriage and business, their war and peace, their presence at home and on journey, their wearing of clothes, their listening and looking, their sleep and wakefulness, their weeping and smiling - to sum it up, all their behaviors and deeds were all filled ...

Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.) and the Straight Path

Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.) and the Straight Path
Based on clear verses of the Holy Quran, one who does not go to extremes in moral and mental situations is the executor of Allah’s decrees in all aspects of his life, not influenced by socio-political upheavals, not tempted by Satan, among the devoted servants of Allah, engaged in good deeds, helpful to people, and is propagating knowledge and faith is considered as Imam: He said: Surely I will make you an Imam of men. (2:124) And we made them ...

Hazrat Zahra (as) in the verse of Relationship

Hazrat Zahra (as) in the verse of Relationship
Hazrat Zahra (as) in the verse of Relationship The verse of relationship, from the Quran, says: "Say: `No reward do I ask of you for this except the love of those near of kin. 'And if anyone earns any good, We shall give him an increase of good in respect there of for Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Ready to appreciate (service)."(42: 23) This verse is a clear command from Allah to His noble Prophet. It is as follows: (Say) O Muhammad, to your ...

Al-Mubarakah(SA) (The Blessed One)

Al-Mubarakah(SA) (The Blessed One)
Al-Mubarakah(SA) (The Blessed One) Barakah means: multiplication, felicity and abundance; as Taj al-Arous clarifies. Also, Ragheb said: Because divine goodness springs from an ever - continuous source in an unlimited manner, it is said that anything which noticeably multiplies or increases is Mubarak or blessed . Allah Almighty gifted Fatima with abundant blessings, and made her the Mother of the Prophet's descendants on whom Allah has bestowed ...

Az-Zakiyyah (SA) (The Chaste)

Az-Zakiyyah (SA) (The Chaste)
The word "Tazkiah" has been mentioned several times and in different forms in the Holy Quran. It means the attestation of someone's honorable record, or to purify one's self. For instance, the following verses spoke of "Tazkiah": "Truly he succeeds that purifies it," (91: 9) "Hast thou slain an innocent person," (18: 74) "(To announce) to thee the gift of a holy son." (19: 7) and "That is (the course making for) most virtue and purity amongst ...

Ar-Radhiah (SA) (The Satisfied or Gratified One)

Ar-Radhiah (SA) (The Satisfied or Gratified One)
Ar-Radhiah (SA) (The Satisfied or Gratified One)Accepting what Allah ordains for one's self, is considered an excellent degree of belief in Allah-Glory be to Him. Throughout her difficult life, Lady Fatima Zahra (A.S.) was delighted with whatever Allah Almighty ordained for her. In fact, this book specializes in discussing the inflictions and disasters, which befell Fatima from the day she was born until she was martyred at a young age. During ...

Az-Zahra (SA) (The Splendid One)

Az-Zahra (SA) (The Splendid One)
Az-Zahra (SA) (The Splendid One)As it was reported in v. 10 of Bihar al-Anwar, Ibn Abbas narrated that Allah's Messenger said: "Surely my daughter Fatima is: The Mistress of all women from the beginning to the end. She is part of me, and the light of my eyes, She is the f lower of my heart, and is my soul, (Fatima) is a human huri, who whenever she stands in prayers in the presence of Her Lord (Exalted is His Name), her light illuminates the ...