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NewsLetter Register
    • The End of Darkness (Part 2)
    • Most thinkers and reformers believe that the only solution for putting the present world in order is the establishment of a single world government based on justice. Undoubtedly in order to check ...
    • Martyrdom of the suckling child (Ali al Asghar)
    • His mother was Rabab, the daughter of Imru al Qays bin Adi. Sayyid Ibn Tawoos says that when Imam Hussein (A.S) saw the corpses of his youth and friends, he resolved to be martyred, and called out, ...
    • The End of Darkness (Part 1)
    • It seems as if pain and torture are born with man, for, he has never been free from them throughout history. The apparently sweet moments of life, too, have been so brief that before tasting their pleasure, he has paid ...
    • Hazrat Abulfazl and Politeness
    • Politeness is a trait which is highly recommended in Islam. There are many traditions on politeness in Islamic texts. There are also many figures who are considered as examples of politeness. But Hazrat Abbas is a ...
    • Examples of Politeness of Hazrat Abulfazl (A.S)
    • It is narrated that Hazrat Abulfazl Al-Abbas (A.S) never sat next to Imam Hussein (A.S) without permission; he asked for permission and when he was allowed, he sat very politely. (1) Hazrat Abulfazl Al-Abbas (A.S) sometimes ...
    • Hazrat Abulfazl’s Characteristics
    • One of the sublime virtues of man in Islam is politeness, particularly being polite and nice to elderly, great men, and holy things or persons in all aspects of life because this trait ...
    • Hazrat Abbas (A.S) in Hazrat Mahdi‘s viewpoint
    • The great peacemaker, Imam of the Time, Hazrat Mahdi (AJ), Al-Qaim of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) Household, describes his uncle, Abbas (A.S) as follows: “Peace be unto Abulfazl, Abbas Ibn Amir Al-Mo’menan, the great sympathizer of ...
    • The Hijab of Men
    • It is not uncommon for non-Muslims and even many Muslims to associate the Islamic commandments on Hijab with females, even though Islam has ordained Hijab for both men and women. In fact, many of us would be surprised to note that Allah states ...
    • Significance of Eid al-Adha
    • As is clear the Words of God are self-explanatory concerning the monotheistic stature of Prophet Abraham (Peace be upon him), and the ...
    • Laziness in Offering Prayers
    • Laziness in offering mandatory prayers is a trait of the hypocrites. Mumin should not be tardy about offering prayers and should fulfill this obligation with humility and fear of Allah. Imam Jafar Sadiq (A.S) has said that when one ...
    • One Muslim has seven rights over other Muslims
    • A person told to Imam Jafar Sadiq (A.S), O Imam (A.S)! A person holds the Shi’a Faith and is a firm believer. But he has gone into reclusion and doesnt meet his friends and relatives. The Imam (A.S) said, ...
    • Imam Mahdi (A.S) and the Wahabbis
    • After propounding the Qur’an and traditional arguments there remains no doubt amongst the Muslims, irrespective of his religion either Sunni, Shiite, Wahabi or non-Wahabi, regarding the belief in imam al-Mahdi (A.S) and it is proved beyond doubt that ...
    • Imam Sadiq (A.S): Family Ties
    • When we hear a nice, logical statement from someone, we expect to see a harmony between his words and action. This harmony would increase that person’s credibility in our eyes. However, we rarely see ...
    • Fair Judgment Needed on Ghadir Khum
    • With the appointment of the Prophet (PBUH) to his prophetic mission and the ever-increasing culmination and spread of his Divine invitation, some converted to Islam freely out of faith and some others for ...
    • Ninth Argument: Emergence of a School of Thought and Imamate
    • The author of Tafsir al-Manar, Rashid Reza, is so biased towards the interpretation of the Verse of Proclamation by the Shia exegetists on leadership of Imam Ali (A.S) that he has said the issue of Imamate and Wilayah is totally a new subject. He says ...
    • Fifth Argument: Revelation of the Verse on the Ruse of Jews
    • The first person to interpret the Verse of Proclamation on the ruse of the Jews was the Sunni exegete Muqatil ibn Sulayman , followed by Tabari, Baghawi, and Muhammad ibn Abi Bakr Razi. Considering various possibilities, Fakhr Razi, too, has ...
    • Leadership of Imam Ali (A.S) in the Qur’an
    • The Verse of Proclamation is one of the verses explicitly referring to the leadership of Imam Ali (A.S). This verse announces the end of Prophet’s mission and the beginning of the leadership of Imam Ali (A.S). In the following articles there are ...
    • Words and Actions
    • And Satan swore to mislead the children of man from the Devine path… Yes! Satan, this ruthless enemy of man, has clearly stated his decision of misleading mankind by saying to Allah (SWT): ...
    • Imam Sadjad: Finding Friends
    • Have you ever experienced the situation in which the difficulties of life become so intense that you wish to open your heart to someone? Have you ever had a close friend warmed the cockles of your heart and was a good audience to your words? Or ...
    • Let’s View Things Differently
    • Any act, no matter how small and minimal, may as a matter of fact act as a long ladder in reaching Allah’s (SWT) satisfaction. The same matter can be applied to ...
    • Sujud is the Adornment of Prayer
    • Sujud is the adornment of prayer. So, perform it properly. Imam Ṣadiq (A.S) says: “Whenever you perform prayer, perform the ruku and sujud well as God will give seventy times the reward or even more.”[1]. Sujud is the source of pride of ...
    • How to Talk with God? (Part 2)
    • Another way of contacting God in Islam is dua’a (supplication or invocation). God says in the Qur’an: {And when my servants ask you ...
    • Do Not Belittle Sin (Part 2)
    • Imam Jafar Sadiq (A.S) has said “Allah keeps friends with such persons who are penitent after committing sins and pray for His pardon. Allah doesn’t like a person who commits minor sins and remains oblivious of his faults.” Then the Imam (A.S) added, ...
    • What to ask from Allah (SWT)?
    • It is narrated from Imam Reza (A.S) who said: One day Imam Zainul Abedeen (A.S) was praying in Masjid-ul-Haraam and saw a man who was going round the Kaba and saying: O’ Allah! Give me patience. Imam (A.S) pointed to him and said: ...
    • The Era of Patience
    • O impatient ones! Allah (SWT) will not become hurried in regards with the reappearance of Imam Mahdi (PBUH) due to the hurry and rush of people…” Believing in a saviour and his mission of settling the affairs of humanity is an ...
    • Prohibition of Music
    • On Ghina or song the opinion of all the Shi’a jurists is united that it is haram because the singer is termed a person destined for the Hell. Therefore Ghina is considered a major sin in Shi’a Islam. Ghina is Haram in all the schools of ...
    • Is Moses (A.S) Superior to Muhammad (PBUH)?
    • It is narrated from Imam Sadiq (A.S) that a Jew asked the holy prophet (PBUH): “Whether you are superior or the prophet Moses to whom God used to speak and had revealed Torah to him and ...
    • How to Talk with God? (Part 1)
    • God communicated with prophets through direct speech, like in the case of Moses (peace be upon him) so that in Islam he was entitled Kalimullah or the one who always talked to God. The Qur’an says what means: ...
    • Do Not Belittle Sin (Part 1)
    • Man should not think that a minor sin to be a trivial thing not to worry about! However small a sin, its consequences might be very grave! When one commits minor sins, Satan emboldens and makes the person ...
    • As Long as the Opportunity Persists
    • Sometimes, in the ups and downs of our daily lives, we forget important matters. Or in some other instances, some advantages and blessings of Allah (SWT) are taken for granted so that we hardly think about them, and we start to acknowledge them only ...
    • Faith is NOT a force
    • Faith is NOT a force. Faith is a relationship word. It is dependence and reliance upon God. It is ultimately unconditional surrender to God. It is to trust Him, which includes believing Him. As you can see, faith is ...
    • Coupling in animates in view of Qur’an (Part 2)
    • The attraction of the male animal for the female one and the mutual attraction existing between these two living beings, expressly for getting pleasure out of life, reproduction and survival of the species, is one of the biological wonders. Anyone who ...