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    • Imam Mahdi (A.S) in Chapter al-Qadr (Part 4)
    • When your Lord said to the angels, ‘Indeed I am going to set a vicegerent on the earth.’ (2:30). This issue needs to be discussed with more details separately, but for now it is important to mention that what is meant by ...
    • If Imam Khomeini did not exist...
    • Had the Islamic Revolution and our great Imam Khomeini not existed and if Islam had not been the driving force of the Revolution and the great change brought to this country, there would not have been any ...
    • Who are the People of Ali?
    • To really understand the stand – and one must say Resistance Movement which has arisen in rejection of Wahhabism, one must speak of the People of Ali, those men and women, Saudi Arabia’s clergy has long ...
    • Imam Mahdi (A.S) in Chapter al-Qadr (Part 3)
    • Once someone asked Imam Sadiq (A.S) whether the night of Qadr has been only in the past [i.e. the age of the Prophet (PBUH)] or is there a night of Qadr every year? Imam (A.S) replied: ...
    • 'Great men of history never die'
    • Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani was an influential Iranian politician since the 1979 Islamic Revolution enjoying a white track record in foreign policy and ...
    • Investing for the Hereafter
    • Zubaydah was the wife of Haroon al-Rasheed, the Abbasid Caliph and also a secret follower of Imam Musa ibn Ja’ffar Al-Kadhim (A.S). Being the wife of the caliph and by virtue of being a queen, she was the most important woman of her time.It is related ...
    • Salman Farsi, the Son of Islam (Part 3)
    • Salman was always going with our Master Muhammad [PBUH] to defend the Muslim Mission against the enemies. Salman took part in all Muslim battles: the Battle of Bani Quraidha, the Battle of Khaibar, the Conquest of ...
    • Imam Mahdi (A.S) in Chapter al-Qadr (Part 2)
    • It can be clearly understood from the verses of Surah al-Qadr 4 that there is a night every year which is better and more valuable than a thousand months5. On this night, the angels along with their ...
    • Ahl-ul-Bayt (A.S) and Humbleness
    • Humbleness is an outstanding feature in the lives of Ahl-ul-Bayt. Ibn Masud reports: A person came to the presence of Allah’s Messenger and when he started to speak, he was ...
    • 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 ...
    • Prophetic advice: Take advantage of five matters in life
    • The dear Prophet Muhammad (PBUH and his progeny) advised Muslims to take advantage of five matters, each and every day.“Take advantage of five matters before five other matters: your youth, before you become old; your health, before you fall sick; your ..
    • Salman Farsi, the Son of Islam (Part 2)
    • The northern border of Medina was weak. Our Master Muhammad [PBUH] wanted the trench to be about five thousand meters long, nine meters wide, and seven meters deep.On the following day, the Muslims went out carrying their digging tools. To end the ...
    • Imam Mahdi (A.S) in Chapter al-Qadr (Part 1)
    • Chapter al-Qadr (97) of the Holy Qu’ran is a short chapter containing five verses in which Allah (swt) promises a night during which the angels descend with God’s command. In this paper, we will discuss some aspects of this blessed night and the ...
    • Salman Farsi, the Son of Islam (Part 1)
    • It was before noon. Some Muslims sat in Prophet's Mosque waiting for Azan (call to prayer) to say noon prayer. Salman entered mosque and greeted his believing brothers. The Muslims wanted to know the Persian man's tribe. They mentioned their ...
    • I Walk for Hussein
    • I walk through the valleys and the shadows of the death that surrounds me, Entrenched in the smell of blood lingering in my soul, Searching for their stories repeatedly told and simultaneously ignored, And I walk ...
    • The Christian Monk on the Journey from Karbala to Damascus
    • One night they rested in the mountain top of a hermitage of a monk who had devoted his life to prayers and meditation. Shimr gave the heads of the martyrs to him for safe keeping. Just one look at the face of Imam Hussein (A.S) convinced the hermit ...
    • The Justice of Ali ibn Abi Talib (A.S) and Us
    • It’s said that Imam Ali (A.S) was killed because of his excessive emphasis on practicing of and adhering to justice. After the demise of the third Caliph, people thronged Imam Ali (A.S) to ...
    • The Prophet’s flower
    • Hussein (A.S) spent his childhood with Lady Fatimah (S.A), Imam Ali (A.S), and especially with Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). The love and affection Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) had towards Hussein (A.S) was so unique that ...
    • Head of Imam Hussein (A.S)
    • One of the miracles that Allah Almighty gave to Imam Hussein (A.S) was that his sacred head spoke as it was being ...
    • Sajda al-Shukr- The Prostration of Thanksgiving
    • Prostration of thanksgiving after every mandatory prayer was the practice (Sunna Mu’akkada) of the Prophet (S). Imam Ja’far As-Sadiq (as) has hinted at it’s being mandatory and said that when a person makes a prostration of thanksgiving, Allah ...
    • Who is your friend?
    • Since the influence of friend of man is very deep, Islamic teachings have given an important status to the friendship. In Holy Qur’an it is stated that most of the companions of the Fire will say, in the Hell, that ...
    • The characteristics of the companions of Mahdi (PBUH)
    • At the end of this section, we will name some of the characteristics of Imam Mahdi’s (PBUH) companions extracted from the Ahadith: In comparison with the 16th and 17th century, people tend to reach unity in today’s world due to ...
    • Mahdi (PBUH), Ten Revolutions in One Revolution (Part 1)
    • The report card of all the schools of thought throughout the history reveals many weak points. The majority of them concentrated on one aspect, but ignored other important aspects of humanity. All these ideologies were “self-centered”, meaning that ...
    • The Holy Qur’an and the Psychology of Colours
    • The world of creation with all its wonders is indeed a delight for the eyes. The All-Wise Creator brought into existence the universe and endowed it with a variety of colours in order to make ...
    • Why are the Prophets Free of Sin and Error?
    • Without doubt, more important than anything else, a prophet must attract the trust of the general public in such a way that his words contain no possibility of being lies or erroneous, otherwise, his position of leadership will be a shaky one. If they ...
    • The World View of the Holy Qur’an
    • Before anything else, we should study the intellectual and cultural environment from which the Holy Qur’an arose. From the point of view of all historians, the Hijaz was among the most ...
    • Motives for Responding to Supplications
    • The following etiquettes that must be followed when supplicating can be grounds for having the prayers responded to: • A suppliant, upon supplicating, should ...
    • Intercession and God’s Knowledge
    • The Knowledge of God is eternal and He knows from the beginning what will happen to a certain creature and based on the changing state of that creature He will make a certain Divine decision. In this sense, different wills have been granted based on ...
    • Intercession is a rational issue
    • The late Allameh Tabatabaei says that intercession is a rational issue and a means of lifting punishment or gaining higher ranks. He says: “If man intends to attain ...
    • Wisdom and monotheism substantiate intercession
    • The majority of rational problems and confusions against creation of intercession, stick to Divine justice and expediency for presentation of doubts. Sheikh Muhammad Rashid Reza, the Syrian scholar and thinker, is ...
    • Right Thought
    • Islam says: “Truly many acts of suspicions are among sins. Inadvisable thoughts and acts, and in general, whatever prohibited in Islam are all ...
    • Subject of Islamic Contemplation
    • Religious teachings and wisdom encourage Muslims to think and contemplate on important affairs on one hand, and on the other hand, prevent them from wrongdoing and incorrect thinking. Incorrect thought about other Muslims and ...
    • Contemplation about God is the best worship
    • Ibn Kavva’ asked Imam Ali (A.S) about the characteristics of Islam and he replied: “The Almighty God, set the Divine legislation of Islam and put it a cover for the farsighted believers and a cause of understanding the keen-sighted.” He also said: ...
    • Surah At-Talaq, The Divorce
    • The file contains Qur’anic Recitation of the Surah At-Talaq, (The Divorce) by the master Abdelbasset Abdessamad voice which can be downloaded....