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    • Value of Prayers
    • Imam Sadiq (A.S) said: “One obligatory prayer is better than performing Hajj twenty times, and the ...
    • The Standard of Islam
    • The Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him and his progeny) said: “The prayer is the standard of Islam. Whosoever ...
    • The Most Exalted Station
    • The Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him and his family) has stated: “One who is obedient towards his parents and ...
    • The Great Rank of Parents
    • Imam Reza (A.S) has said: “Allah, the Mighty, the Glorious, has commanded three things with which he has associated three other things. He associated payment of zakat along with ...
    • The Benefits of Prayers
    • Imam Sadiq (A.S) has said: “Surely the Angel of Death repels Satan from the proximity of one who had adhered to ...
    • The Ant Prays For Rain
    • Once there was a big famine in Palestine. It was during the time of the Prophet, Prophet Suleiman (King Solomon). He came out with his people and proceeded to an open place in the desert to pray for the rains to come. Suddenly ...
    • Sheltered by the ‘Arsh (Throne) of Allah
    • Imam Sadiq (A.S) related: “Once when Prophet Musa (peace be upon him) was engaged in a conversation with his Lord, The Mighty, The Glorious, he observed a person beneath the ...
    • Repayment of Debts
    • The Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him and his family) has said: “One who performs Hajj on behalf of his parents and ...
    • Prayers and Children
    • Imam Muhammad Baqir (A.S) advised: “We command our children to offer prayers when they are ...
    • Obedience towards One’s Parents
    • The Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him and his family) said: “One, who follows the orders of Allah with regards to obeying parents, shall have ...
    • Kindness to Parents
    • Imam Sadiq (A.S) has said: “Goodness towards the parents is an indication of a person’s excellent cognizance of Allah. This is because ...
    • VISIT TO THE GRAVEYARD
    • Once people saw Bahlool sitting between graves at a graveyard. They joked with him saying: Oh Bahlool! You are still alive, why do you have to remain seated here between the dead? I prefer to sit with such people because ...
    • The Faithful Men and Women
    • But the faithful, men and women, are comrades of one another: they bid what is right and forbid what is wrong and maintain ...
    • Shoes Not Book Of Philosophy
    • It was a day of Idd and Bahlool went to a mosque for prayers. There was multitude of people and the place was getting congested. When he arrived at the door, there were ...
    • Refund of Loan on Reappearance of Imam
    • Someone decided to tease Bahlool on the belief of the concealed 12th Imam and his reappearance one day to establish a rule of equity and justice throughout the world. In a sitting where Bahlool was also present, he said this to him: ...
    • ON BIRTH OF A BABY GIRL
    • Ishaq bin Muhammad bin Sabah was one of the prominent leaders in Kufa. His wife once gave birth to baby girl. For this reason, he had become exceedingly sad and refrained from ...
    • Inquiry on Bahlool’s Welfare
    • Haroon once inquired from Bahlool about his welfare and how he was keeping. In reply he said:So long as I do not take over upon myself the responsibility of governing and matters pertaining to the Muslim Ummah, I shall remain alright But ...
    • Haroon’s Charitable Offer
    • One day Haroon gave an amount of money to Bahlool with suggestion to distribute among the poor and the needy. Bahlool took away the money and after thinking for a while returned the money to the Caliph. Haroon asked him for ...
    • Haroon Seeks Advice
    • Bahlool had for a year left Baghdad and settled in Kufa. Thereafter he returned to Baghdad and when met by Haroon, he asked him: O Bahlool! Where have you been, I have been deeply keen of meeting you? In reply, Bahlool said: ...
    • GODS BEST BLESSING
    • Haroon once asked Bahlool: What is the best blessing from Allah? Bahlool replied: The supreme blessing from Allah can be nothing else but ...
    • Encounter with Haroon on Hajtrip
    • Haroon once departed from Baghdad on his way for Haj in Mecca. When he arrived at Kufa, the people of that place in large number came forward to greet him. Haroon was seated in a grand and ...
    • DISCUSSION ON LIFE HEREAFTER
    • Haroon once asked Bahlool whether he knew where his place was after death in accordance with this Qur’anic verse: Most surely the righteous are in bliss, and most surely the wicked are in burning fire, (82:13-14) and what is ...
    • DESCRIPTION OF THE VIRTUES OF ALI
    • One day Bahlool went to visit Haroon who was in a relaxed and good mood. He asked Bahlool this: Was Ali (A.S) of higher status and more elevated than Abbas the uncle of the Prophet or was Abbas higher than Ali (A.S)? Bahlool replied: ...
    • Bahlool in Basrah
    • Bahlool once happened to go to Basrah. Not being acquainted with anyone there, he was obliged to rent a room for some days. But it was so old and in bad condition that ...
    • BAHLOOL AND A TOURIST
    • A tourist happened to come to Baghdad and by chance he also had an opportunity of being present in the court of Haroon. He put forward several questions on different topics but ...
    • ADVICE TO ABDULLA MUBARAK
    • Abdulla Mubarak once approached Bahlool with a request to show him a way of salvation and purification from sins. Bahlool replied that what could be expected from him when he was ...
    • A Joke with Bahlool
    • Once Bahlool was sitting in the court of Haroon. In order to create some fun, one of the vazirs of the Caliph said this to him: ...
    • A Mosque Slab
    • It is related that Fazl bin Rabee built a mosque in Baghdad. At the time of placing a plaque on the door, he was asked what should be written on it and he expressed his desire that his name as the donor of the mosque was to appear. By chance ...
    • Zakat, a Bridge of Islam
    • It has been narrated from the Noble Prophet (blessings of Allah be upon him and his family), that he said: “Zakat is the bridge of Islam; so whoever ...
    • The Parable of Prayers
    • Imam Baqir (A.S) has said: “The prayer is the pillar of religion and its parable is that of the ...
    • Argument with Abuhanifa
    • Abu Hanifa was once giving lessons to his disciples and disclosed to them his disagreement on three things which Imam Jafar Sadiq (A.S) had been teaching. Firstly: Satan would go to hell. How could this happen when ...
    • The Importance of Zakat
    • It has been narrated from Abi {Abdullah (Imam) Sadiq (A.S), that he said: “Allah has not imposed anything more serious than ...