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Tuesday 21st of August 2018
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Doors of Knowledge of Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.)

Doors of Knowledge of Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.)
The Knowledge of the BookAbu Said al-Khudri: I asked the Messenger of Allah (S.A.W.) about the noble Ayah, "And such as have knowledge of the Book" (13:43). His Holiness (S.A.W.) replied: It implies my brother Ali ibn Abi Talib.Imam al-Baqir (A.S.): What is the concept of the noble Ayah "Say: Enough for a witness between me and you is Allah, and who has knowledge of the book" (13:43) is us [the Ahl al-Bayt]. Ali (A.S.), next to the Holy Prophet ...

The Historical Debates of Imam Reza (A.S.)

The Historical Debates of Imam Reza (A.S.)
By: Muhammad Jawad FadlallahOn various occasions, al-Mamoon tried to force Imam Reza(A.S.) into the arena of complex debates with various groups and creeds. He used to conduct scientific and intellectual sessions to which he invited giant thinkers, leading scientists, the atheists of the century, and debaters whose scientific might was feared and before the stubbornness of whose complex arguments the evidence was muted and due to the fierceness ...

How Imam Reza (A.S.) Was Martyred?

How Imam Reza (A.S.) Was Martyred?
It was not politically feasible for al-Mamoon to reach Baghdad accompanied by Imam al-Reza (A.S.), for that would stir the winds of dissension against him and he might not be strong enough to withstand them. From this standpoint, our belief that al-Mamoon was the one who plotted to end the life of the Imam (A.S.) by giving him poisoned grapes is strengthened, and the historical environment at the time helps us confirm this belief even when Ibn ...

The Jehad; the Holy War

The Jehad; the Holy War
By: Sayyid Mujtaba Musavi LariIslam's aim, in its wars, battles and national uprisings against polytheism and materialism, has not been conquest, expansionism, imperialism or the seizure of others' financial resources. The early impact of Islam on Mecca caused loss to those vested interests which profited from the service of the ancient idols in the Ka'aba and the pilgrims who flocked to those shrines from all the Arab world. These vested ...

Barzakh Is In the Veil of This World

Barzakh Is In the Veil of This World
By : Sayyid Abdul Husain DastghaibSome may think as to where such a vat world (realm) of Barzakh is at all situated? Our brain (intelligence) is unable to comprehend it. We will only say that the realm of Barzakh is in a veil and hence invisible to the physical eye. There are many narrations to make us understand this matter. For example: This world of ours, along with its vast lands and skies, if compared with the realm of Barzakh,is like a ...

Hamzah, the Brave

Hamzah, the Brave
Muhammed Mustafa, the Messenger of Allah (may Allah bless him and his Ahlel-Bayt), though safe under the protection of his uncle, Abu Talib, was not immune from harassment by the infidels. Whenever they found an opportunity for baiting him, they didn't miss it. On one occasion, Abu Jahl found him alone, and used much offensive and vulgar language toward him. That same evening when his uncle, Hamzah bin Abdul Muttalib, came home from a hunting ...

Fatima bint Assad The Mother of Imam Ali(A.S.)

Fatima bint Assad The Mother of Imam Ali(A.S.)
One of the exemplary women in the history of Islam was Fatima bint Assad, who got many honors in her blessed life. Her father was Assad, son of Hashim. Her life is worthy of note from different aspects, because the virtues that Allah had bestowed on her were so great that no other woman, before or after her, could be her equal in that respect.Allah willed for reasons He alone knew that the Prophet (SAW) should be away from his parents. After ...

Fatima Masuma (S.A.) Similar to Hazrat Fatima Zahra (S.A.)

Fatima Masuma (S.A.) Similar to Hazrat Fatima Zahra (S.A.)
On the first of Dhi al-Qa’dah in 173 AH, the city of Medina was enlightened by the birth of Hadrat Fatimah Ma’soomah (A.S.)(1). She was born to Imam Moosa ibn Ja’far (A.S.) and her mother, Najmah.Hadrat Fatimah Masumah (A.S.) was the second and last child of Najmah, after her older brother, Imam Ali ibn Moosa al-Reza (A.S.). In fact, after Imam Reza (A.S.), she has the highest status and position amongst the children of Imam Moosa ...

Commemorating the Martyrdom

Commemorating the Martyrdom
For those not well acquainted with the life and death of Imam Husain(a.s.), the commemoration of his martyrdom is seen as an emotional occassion - a cry of the heart for what is lost. It is this, but it is also much more than this.It is a time when the fundamental tenets of Islam (those truths which are the very essence of the Qur'an) are remembered and re-affirmed. The events at Kerbala act as a focal point for primary Qur'anic principles. It ...

The Holy Qur'an: The Greatest Miracle of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.)

The Holy Qur'an: The Greatest Miracle of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.)
By: Yasin T. al- JibouriLinguistically, a “miracle’ is the inability, incapability, or inimitability. One who is capable of affecting something which nobody else can affect is the doer of a miracle. None other than Allah Almighty is capable of doing so. He, and only He, is the One Who decrees, Who manifests His might over others, including, of course, the natural phenomena and the cosmos at large. A miracle, hence, is something which ...

Narrations of Hazrat Abdolazim

Narrations of Hazrat Abdolazim
Narrations of Hazrat Abdolazim Hazrat abdolazim as a famous narrator, has narrated various narrations from the imams. Here, we mention just some. Abdolazim, with some intermediaries, quotes Asbat as saying:I was Someone was asking him about the holy verse(truly in it are tokens for motewassemin) and asked who are they? Emam answered: motewassemin are us and the Sabil is the route we are faring that is, people should follow the same way to ...

The History of Rey and Personality of Hazrat Abdolazim

The History of Rey and Personality of Hazrat Abdolazim
Rey, before the sunrise of the brilliant religion of Islam was a vast land in the central desert of the central iran and the bare mountains of the north Iran and was in fact the linking route of the east iran to the west.abdolazimAvesta,called rey the 12th sacred land created Ahurmazda and some believe due to the place of birth of Zoroaster the prophet,it was called Racazartosht.As the fourth main classes of religious men,worriors,farmers and ...

A Brief History of Imam Hassan’s Life

A Brief History of Imam Hassan’s Life
Name: Al-Hasan ibn Ali ibn Abi Talib (a.s.)Mother: Fatimah az-Zahra (a.s.), the daughter of the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.s.).Kunniyat (Patronymic): Abu MuhammadLaqab (Title): Al-Sibt al-Kabir (the elder grandson), Al-Mujtaba.Birth: He was born in Madina in the middle of the month of Ramadhan in 3 A.H.Martyrdom: He died on the 28th of Safar in the year 50 A.H. He was buried in the graveyard of Baqi in Madina.  A Brief History of Imam ...

The Baqi Tragedy (In Holy Madina)

The Baqi Tragedy (In Holy Madina)
As we approach the 86th anniversary of the tragic occasion of the demolition of the holy graves of Baqi in Medina (which took place on the 8th of Shawwal in the year 1345 AH), we are greatly saddened at the injustice. That holy piece of land is the burial place of great personalities without whom the history of Islam is incomplete. It is the burial place of four of our great infallible Imams: Imam Hasan al-Mujtaba, Imam Ali Zainul Abideen, Imam ...

The Angel of Death Visits Every House Five Times a Day

The Angel of Death Visits Every House Five Times a Day
By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim ShiraziZuhri has narrated from Anas b. Malik that he said “I heard the Messenger of Allah (S) say, 'There is not a single house which exists except that the Angel of Death visits it five times a day. If the lives of any of the people who live in the house or those who are within the house are written to come to an end, then he brings death upon that person.When the agonies and tribulations of death clothe the ...

Dua'a Tawassul

Dua'a Tawassul
O Allah, I beseech Thee, and turn towards Thee, Through Thy Prophet, the Prophet of Mercy, Muhammad, may Allah Bless him and his Progeny, and grant them peace.O Abul-Qasim, O Rasool’ullahO guide of mercy, O intercessor of the community, O our chief, O our master, We turn towards thee,Seek thy intercession and advocacy before Allah, We put before thee our open need,O intimate of Allah, Stand by us when Allah sits in judgement over us.O ...

Khadija Daughter of Khuwaylid - Wife of Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H)

Khadija Daughter of Khuwaylid - Wife of Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H)
If you wish to research the life of this great lady, and if you do not have al-Majlisi's 111-volume encyclopedia titled Bihar al-Anwar, the best references are: al-Sayyuti's Tarikh al Khulafa, Abul-Faraj al- Isfahni's Aghani, Ibn Hisham's Seera, Muhammadibn Ishaq's Seerat Rasool-Allah, and Tarikh al-Rusul wal Muluk by Abu Ja`far Muhammadibn Jarir al-Tabari (839-923 A.D.). Of all these books, only al-Tabari's Tarikh is being translated (by more ...

Birth Anniversary of Hazrat Ali Akbar: The Day of Youths

Birth Anniversary of Hazrat Ali Akbar: The Day of Youths
Heartiest congratulations to you all on a very auspicious day commemorated as Day of Youths. It is the day that is celebrated every year in the Islamic Republic of Iran as the Day of the Virtuous Youths, for it was on this day on the 11th of the month of Sha'ban that God had granted the Martyr of Karbala, Imam Husain (AS), with a meritorious son, who bore a striking resemblance to his grandfather, Prophet Mohammad (SAWA) in both appearance and, ...

Role of Hadrat Abbas (a.s.) in the Historical Epic of Ashura

Role of Hadrat Abbas (a.s.) in the Historical Epic of Ashura
By: Javad MohaddesiSymbol of bravery and fidelityNeither bravery without fidelity is worthy, nor fidelity without bravery is working. The path of truth calls for the strong, tireless, trustworthy and loyal people. In the battle fields, knighthood and bravery mixed with fidelity to the path of truth, high cause and infallible leader are required, and all of these features existed in son of Ali (a.s.). Abbas was from the tribe of the courage and ...

Hadhrat Abbas,the Standard Bearer of Hossein (A.S)

Hadhrat Abbas,the Standard Bearer of Hossein (A.S)
The shifting sand dunes of Karbala were smeared with blood. Near one of wash dunes, on the bank of Alkoma, lay the prostrate figure of a youth with blood gushing out from innumerable wounds. The crimson life-tide was ebbing fast. Even so, it seemed as if he was anxiously expecting somebody to come to him, to be near him before he breathed his last. Through his starched throat he was feebly calling somebody. Yes, Abbas was anxiously expecting his ...