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    • 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 ...
    • Imam Baqir: What are We Proud of?
    • History has portrayed fall of the most powerful kings such as Alexander, Pharos and Cesar, despite their fast tracking victories. Hence the transient victories are not something one can rely on them and ...
    • How to lead a good life?
    • Once Imam Sadiq (A.S) gave one thousand dinars to a trustworthy person for investment in his business. That person purchased a commodity and after ...
    • Doors of Knowledge of Ahl-ul-Bayt (A.S): part 2
    • Abu Baser: I said to Imam Kazim (A.S): I may be sacrificed to you, how is an Imam recognized? He replied: By certain characteristics.The first of them is that there has already been a reference to him by his father, so that ...
    • The Holy Shrine of Hazrat Abdul Azim Hassani (A.S): part2
    • After the victory of the Islamic Revolution there has been great increase in the numbers of pilgrims visiting the holy and the need for the creation of more pilgrimage spaces, welfare and cultural facilities for the pilgrims was greatly felt. With the ...
    • Abdul Azim al Hassani (A.S)’s Biography
    • His prosperous birth was in 173(Lunar Hegira) in the sacred city of Medina and his 79 fruitful years of life was simultaneous with the periods of four immaculate Imams i.e. Imam Mussa Kazem(A.S),Imam Reza(A.S),Imam ...
    • The title of Imam Mahdi Al-Qa’im (The Riser): Part 2
    • The fact that Imamate is a Divine covenant and Allah specifies it has been argued by rational and Qur’anic proofs and the consecutively-narrated sunnat. ‘Allamah Hilli has established one thousand proofs of this issue in ...
    • How I Found My Happiness
    • In 1968 I was born and raised in Hannover, a big city in Germany as a Christian, a Protestant, just because my parents were Christians. All my life I believed in God but I have never been too religious.All my life I believed in God but I have never ...
    • The title of Imam Mahdi Al-Qa’im (The Riser): Part 1
    • QUESTION: As everyone knows, one of the titles of the Mahdi (may Allah hasten his return) is Al-Qa’im (The Riser). A tradition has been related regarding the reason for his being given this title that requires contemplation, since it ...
    • The Impact of Friendship on man
    • In the Holy Qur’an, God says: “The Day that the wrong doer will bite at his hands, he will say: Oh: Would that I had taken a straight path with the Messenger”. In the afore mentioned verse, God is talking about the ...
    • Advice of Imam Jafar Sadiq (A.S) to Zakaria ibn Ibrahim
    • Zakaria, the son of Ibrahim, was a Christian. Later he converted to Islam and had the honour of meeting Imam Jafar Sadiq (A.S). He told Imam (A.S) “My mother is a Christian and she is old and blind.” The Imam advised him, ...
    • Dispersal of Gems (Part 3)
    • A friend is tested through three matters. If he does them then he is a true friend, otherwise he is false. You should ask him for some money, deposit some money with him, and ...
    • Dispersal of Gems (Part 2)
    • Favors will not remain unless three characters are enjoyed: knowledge of matters that is incumbent for Allah the Praised in regard to the favors, showing ...
    • Dispersal of Gems (Part 1)
    • Some of the Shias name the following words of Imam Jafar Sadiq (A.S) as Dispersal of Gems: 1- Inconsiderate judgment causes discrepancy, criticism causes enmity, lack of tolerance causes scandal, divulgement of secrets causes ...