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    • Imam Al-Hussein’s March: The means and the goals
    • When we want to study the march of Imam Hussein (A.S), we have to take it as a whole. We have to study it, he made peace as well as when he make war. In both cases, he was a revolutionary. To engage in a revolution does not mean only ....
    • Basic Information on Ashura and Imam Hussein (A.S)
    • In the month of Muharram 61 AH (approx. 20 October 680 AD), an event took place in Iraq at a place known as Karbala on the bank of the river Euphrates. A large army which had been mobilized by the Umayyad regime besieged a group of persons numbering ...
    • The Route of Imam Hussein from Mekka to Karbala
    • The map shows the Route that Imam Hussein (A.S) took when he left Makkah for Iraq. The date was 8th Zilhijja 60 Hijri (10.9.680 AD). With him there were about 50 people including women and children of his family and friends. His uncle Ibne Abbas and ...
    • Meaning of Al-Naas in the Verse of Proclamation
    • Some individuals try to say the word Al-Naas in the verse refers to the infidels and say the following matching sentence (inna allah la yahdi al-qowm al-kafirun) too, attests to this claim, the meaning thus expressed is not what ...
    • The Importance of Covenant on the Occasion of Ghadir Khum
    • The conditional sentence in the verse of proclamation (wa-in lam tafal fama ballaghta risalatahu = and if you do not, then you have not conveyed His message) is a warning sentence. This is to highlight the importance of the Commandment, meaning that ...
    • Ghadir Khum- Introduction
    • Ghadir Khumm is one of the most important events in the history of Islam that took place in the final days of the blessed life of the Holy Prophet of Islam (PBUH). On the glory of this day it suffices to say that the Almighty God says ...
    • Blessings of Solid Relations with Relatives
    • Despite great emphasis of traditions on establishing a proper and solid relation with relatives as a divine and human duty which requires ritual motivations, doing this divine and human duty surely will have ...
    • A role model for authorities of Islamic societies
    • The best model for the rulers of Islamic societies is the Holy Prophet (PBUH) of Islam. All deeds and acts of the Holy Prophet of Islam were for the sake of Allah. He did not do anything in his life except ...
    • Our Deeds must be merely for the pleasure of God
    • The Commander of the Faithful, Ali bin Abi Talib, tried to follow the example of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) of Islam in his personal and social life, both as an individual and as a ruler. Prophet Muhammad is the perfect servant God. Because Imam Ali ...
    • A Righteous servant of God
    • If we purify our deed and creed for the sake of God, definitely it will help us achieve our goals in this world and in the afterworld. The Holy Prophet (PBUH) of Islam is ...
    • Sincerity of deeds is the key to salvation
    • One of the key personality traits of Imam Ali (PBUH) is sincerity. Sincerity in essence means purity of intention against polytheism, hypocrisy, and sensual desires on the one hand and ...
    • Don’t take a decision at the time of anger
    • In order to manage anger, it is advisable not to make any decision while one is angry. Moreover, it is also advisable not to respond to a person whom we are debating if we are angry because ...
    • Selfishness and Fidelity
    • Ibn Abi al-Hadid in his “Sharhe Nahjal Balagha” says: “many of our followers doubted the religious beliefs of Moawia and did not stop calling him profligate but also believed him to be infidel. He narrates: “ ...
    • Fidelity and Infidelity
    • Khawarij were a quite deviant, dangerous, and misguided group who did the greatest evils against Imam Ali (PBUH). However, Imam Reza (PBUH) describes Moawia and his followers as ...
    • Divine Providence Prepares the Grounds for Savior of Mankind
    • Imam Hadi, God the Almighty prepared the grounds for the Savior of Mankind, and you played an important role in this regard. Imam Hadi, sent Bashr bin Suleiman from Samara to Bagdad to buy a bondwoman, but he did not know the bondwoman would be ...
    • Imam Hadi Preaches Motawakel
    • During the rule of Motawkel, Imam Hadi had to face hardship. He was always under the control of the spies of the rulers. Nevertheless he discharged his duties as the Imam of Muslims. Once Motawakel ordered his men to search ...
    • Imam Hadi’s Weapons are Prayers
    • Yahya bin Haraama said “we went to the house of Ali (PBUH) after reaching Medina. We entered and people learned about the arrest issue, there was a huge stress and dissatisfaction among them and they ...
    • Imam of the Time in the Words of Imam Ali (PBUH)
    • As the successor of the Prophet (PBUH), Imam Ali informs people of an absent Imam from among his descendents who will make world full of justice and remove injustice. How beautiful it is to combine ...
    • The Last Successor of Prophet in Ghadir Sermon
    • There would have been no word of Mahdi had the Prophet not introduced him because the people disobeyed divine order about the Velayat of Ali and did everything they could to fade the light of Imamate throughout history. They killed ...
    • Imam Mahdi in Ghadir Sermon
    • The Hajj ceremony of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in 10th A.H. was undoubtedly the greatest ever ceremony in the history of mankind. That was the last Hajj by the Best of the Mankind ...
    • Paying visits to relatives
    • Imam Baqir (PBUH) also says “meeting relatives and being good to neighbors increases wealth.” The same great Imam says “meeting relatives makes your ...
    • Remember Him to Be Remembered by Him
    • God reminds his creatures: remember me so that I remember you. The Imam of Time is a complete manifestation of God. He is His greatest sign. He will remember us if we remember him. The more ...
    • Ways to Be in Touch with Imam of the Time
    • Here we try to answer the question of how to get the most of spiritual blessings of feeling the presence of the Imam of the time? Interestingly, it is easier for the youth to be ...
    • Blessing of Having Imam of the Time
    • Having Imam of the Time is of valuable spiritual blessings of God we do not appreciate enough. He does not exclusively belong to any certain group but to the entire mankind. He intermediates divine blessings. Everything anyone has is due to ...
    • The Blessed Position of Ruku
    • In Islam, we are taught to constantly improve our spiritual status so that we may gain nearness to Allah. If we perform our daily prayers, we should improve by learning the meaning of the words and actions; if we know the ...
    • “The Sun of Rey”
    • Being related to pious people, particularly the Prophet and his Progeny (PBUT) has always been appreciated by everyone. Nonetheless, being related to the Prophet and his family (PBUT) is only valuable when the ...
    • Punishment of Hunger and Thirst in Hell
    • It is mentioned in traditions that the people of hell will be given the punishment of hunger so that they will willy-nilly eat the fruit of the Zaqqoom. Thereafter they will be made to taste the chastisement of thirst so they may ...
    • Imam Al-Mahdi, the Promised Saviour
    • The belief in the Mahdi is not only an essential doctrine deep-rooted in Islamic faith but rather it is an embodiment of human nature regardless of one’s religious affiliations. For it is the universal desire of humans as a whole to try to achieve or ...
    • How do we know Allah (SWT) is satisfied with us?
    • Answering the question Sheikh Ansarian said the same question was asked from Imam Baqir (A.S) and Imam explained by saying that “refer to your heart and see if you like the friends of Allah? If you do, ...
    • Hijab: A Personal Choice?
    • Hijab’ literally means a veil or cover. Islam requires men and women to observe Hijab in their own ways. The question arises to whether Hijab is just a personal deed or does its observance or violation affect the society. In other words, ...
    • How to Farewell the Holy Month of Ramadhan
    • It would be appropriate to open the tongue for an excuse as follows: O Allah (the Glorious, the Exalted)! Through this noble month you did a great favour upon us and bestowed a great blessing, but alas, we did not appreciate its worth, and by ...
    • The Last Day of the Holy Month of Ramadhan
    • At the end of the last day of the Holy Month of Ramadhan, the day of presentation of deeds, it is up to us to seek refuge with the impeccable ones Masumin [A.S] i.e. the Holy Prophet [PBUH] and his Holy Progeny Ahl-ul-Bayt [A.S], and the one, to whom ...
    • How to fast all your life?
    • On p. 258, Vol. 1, of Ilal al-Sharai, and also on p. 92, Vol. 94, of Bihar al-Anwar, Imam Reza (A.S) was asked why an optional fast is recommended for the entire year, and he answered by saying that it served to complement obligatory fast. Then he ...