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    • The Pilgrimage (Al-Haj): 5
    • : 5 Verse of the Week O people! If you are in doubt about the raising, then surely We created you from dust, then from a small seed, then from a clot, then from a lump of flesh, complete in make and incomplete, that ...
    • Hadi Vakili
    • After this incident (Gowharshad mosque uprising) a new era of harsh suppressions were began...
    • Romanian Proverbs (2)
    • (2) La mâncare sã ai cumpãtare si la bãuturã sã fii cu mãsurã. Means: Eat at pleasure, drink by measure. Prin depãrtare dragostea se uitã. Mea...
    • The Heroine of Karbala
    • ala Hadith of the Week After Karbala , it was the mighty daughter of Imam Ali (pbuh) who took charge of the caravan of the Ahlul-bayt. The suffering and tribulations intensified, and it was Lady Zaynab (pbuh) who to...
    • The Originator (Faatir): 29-30
    • 9-30 Verse of the Week *Surely they who recite the Book of Allah and keep up prayer and spend out of what He have given them secretly and openly, hope for a gain which will not perish *That he amy pay them b...
    • Romanian proverbs (1)
    • (1)   Fã-te frate cu dracu pânã treci puntea. means:Call the Bear 'uncle' till you are safe across the bridge. The Danger past and God forgotten. Faptele grãiesc mai apãsat decât vorbe...
    • Under the observation of God
    • God Hadith of the Week A man came to Imam (A.S.) and said, "Admonish me." He replied, "Oppose (disobey) the wishes of your heart because you are continuously under the observation of God." Imam ...
    • Imam Ali‘s Justness
    • ess From The Voice of Human Justice by George Jordac 1. One should not be surprised that Ali was just. It would have been a matter of surprise if he had not been just. The instances of his justice which have been nar...
    • Imam Jawad's (PBUH) Contact with the World of Unseen
    • 1. Following the martyrdom of Imam Reza (PBUH) eighty men of wisdom traveled to perform Hajj. On the way toMecca they arrived Medina and went to Imam Jawad's (PBUH) house to pay him a visit. Imam Jawad (PBUH) who was...
    • Imam Hadi's (PBUH) Judgment
    • In the age of Mutawakkil regime a lady claimed that she was Zaynab the daughter of Fatima. He said, "Many long years have passed since that period when Zaynab lived and you are quite young." She replied, &qu...
    • The Pilgrimage (Al Haj): 18
    • 18 Verse of the Week Do you not see that Allah is He, Whom obeys whoever is in the heavens and whoever is in the earth, and the sun and the moon and the trees, and the animals and many  of the people and many th...
    • Better than the good deed …
    • d … Imam Hadi Ali Naqi Better than the good deed is the one who performs it. And more beautiful than the beauty (of speech) is the speaker of it (decent words). And superior to the knowledge is its bearer and carrie...
    • Islamic Coins introduced by Imam Mohammad Baqir Order
    • der In the first century Hijrah the paper industry was monopolized by the Romans and when the Christians of Egypt learned from the Romans how to manufacture paper and they produced it they following suit of the Romans...
    • Araby
    • aby James Joyce North Richmond Street being blind was a quiet street except at the hour when the Christian Brothers’ School set the boys free. An uninhabited house of two storeys stood at the blind end, detached from i...
    • Gypsy Proverbs (2)
    • (2) We are all wanderers of this earth, our hearts are full of wonder and our souls are full of dreams. The dog that trots about finds a bone. Misfortune doesn't walk on the earth, but on top of people. He is born i...
    • The Gracious Infant
    • nt Fatima Zahra's birth The clear disagreement onFatima's birth date is surprising. Some scholars state that she was born five years after revelation; while others say that she was born two or three years before that; ...
    • The believers (Al-Muminoun): 1-5
    • 1-5 Verse of the Week *Successful indeed are the believers *Who are humble in their prayers *And who keep aloof from what is vain *And who are givers of poor-rate *And who guard their private parts ...
    • A Traveler's Story
    • A Syrian came toMedina. He saw a handsome man astride a good camel. Upon enquiry he learnt that it was Imam Hasan bin Ali (PBUH). The Syrian stepped forward in anger and said; "Are you the son of Ali bin Abi Talib?&...
    • Gypsy Proverbs
    • rbs A man must put grain in the ground before he can cut the harvest. Fair they go, and always their heels behind them.   You have to dig deep to bury your Daddy. Never eat at the table of a Priest.  The ...
    • HOW MR. RABBIT LOST HIS FINE BUSHY TAIL
    • AIL “One time,” said Uncle Remus, sighing heavily and settling himself back in his seat with an air of melancholy resiguation—“one time Brer Rabbit wuz gwine ’long down de road shakin’ his big bushy tail, en feelin’...
    • The Chambers (Al-H'ujuraat): 9
    • Verse of the Week And if two parties of the believers quarrel, make peace between them but of one of them acts wrongfully toward the other, fight that which acts rightfully until it returns to Allah's Command Then if ...
    • Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei
    • nei The Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran Quotation of the Week Islamic faith is the belief which is based on logic and reasoning and which ensures mankind's welfare and prosperity. ...
    • Superior to all the women of the world
    • rld Hadith of the Week "O Fatima, I give you the good tidings that Allah made you superior to all the women of the world, and made you the purest of all the women of Islam." Prophet said toFatima Narated by...
    • The Missing Donkey
    • key Turkish Tale One morning when Nasreddin Hoja [1] went to fetch his donkey, he found it missing. The old rope that had tied the animal up was pulled apart, and the donkey was gone. When his neighbors heard of ...
    • Arab Proverbs (3)
    • (3) He who does not recognise the falcon grills it Regrettable deeds are performed through ignorance We as people eat to live and not live to eat. One must eat to live, and not live to eat. How tight can life b...
    • The Fox Borrows the Tiger's Terror
    • Chinese fable In the Warring States period, the Chu State had a very capable minister called Zhao Xixu. He was well respected and held in awe by the people of other countries as well as his own. One day, the king aske...
    • The counsel (ash-shuraa):23
    • a):23 Verse of the Week That is of which Allah gives the good news to His servants, (to) those who believe and do good deeds, say: I do not ask of you any reward for it but love for my near relatives [1] And whoeve...
    • Whom does Allah lead to Paradise?
    • se? Hadith of the Week Allah fixed the reward for His obedience and torment for His insubordination and disobedience so that He may restrain His servants from His wrath and fury and lead them to His paradise. Lady...
    • Blessed Necklace
    • ace Jaber bin Abdullah Ansari, the Prophet's (PBUH) companion, says that a poor man came to Prophet (PBUH) and asked for help. The Prophet (PBUH) answered: "I do not have anything. Go to my daughter whose house is ...
    • Keys and Locks and Open Doors
    • ors Jane Wallis Hicks "Quiet the dog, house the pony and bar the doors against the dark." Each night we heard and obeyed Pa's telling and each morning we woke safe, forgetting the terrors of the night in th...
    • The Israelites (Al-Israa'): 7
    • If you do good, you will do good for your own souls and if you do evil, it shall be for them (your own souls) So when the second promise came (We raised another people) That they may bring you to grief and that they m...
    • Clergymen's role
    • Martyr Beheshti Clergymen must preserve all their previous roles. Seminaries must be a place for learning, teaching and researching. The clergies' word and pen must still be influential and also be more such from a ...
    • Neither incantations nor medicines are of any avail
    • ail I was holding a disputation with a company of learned men in the cathedral mosque ofDamascus when a youth stepped among us, asking whether anyone knew Persian, whereon most of them pointed to me ( Sa'di ). I asked ...
    • After the Prophet (S.A)
    • A) After the Prophet's death, events continued to occur. When studying the era following the Prophet's death, history speaks of the wonders which occurred. Indeed, history tells us about "Apostasy" which included ...
    • The Allies (Al-Ah'zaab):33
    • Verse of the Week Allah only desires to keep away the uncleanness from you, O, people of the house [1] ! and to purify you a (through) purifying [1] - Fatima, her father (Prophet Mohammad), her husband (Ali) and ...
    • Lady Fatima Zahra's Will to Imam Ali (PBUH)
    • H) Imam Ali (PBUH) was surprised to find that his dear wife had left her bed and had started doing the housework; he asked her about it and she replied: "This is the last day of my life. I want to wash my chil...
    • The Gentle Shepherd
    • rd On the edge of a mountain, lovely as the entrance to paradise, see, coming along, and descending toward the valley, three flocks of young lambs, driven by three young shepherds; one is an inhabitant of the plains of Mo...
    • The man (Al-Insaan): 7-12
    • -12 *They fulfill vows and fear a day the evil of which shall be spreading far and wide *And they give food out of love for Him to the poor and the orphan and the captive *We only feed you for Allah's sake; we desire fo...
    • Hazrat Zaynab's sermon in Kufa
    • Quotation of the Week When Zaynab (PBUH) reached Kufa, she addressed people with fury words: “Praise to Allah, and may the blessing of Allah be upon Muhammad and his progeny. O people of Kufa! You are hypocrites an...
    • Entangled in tribulations of this world
    • rld Hadith of the Week When the baby girl,Hazrat Zaynab, was brought before the Prophet (PBUH), held her in his lap and kissed her. The Angel Gabriel came to him and conveyed the name that was to be hers, and then he...
    • The Divine Revelation Named as such....
    • ... At the time when Lady Fatima (PBUH) was pregnant with Lady Zaynab (PBUH) , the holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was not inMedina. When Lady Zaynab (PBUH) was born, Lady Fatima (PBUH) told Imam Ali (PBUH), "Since m...
    • Huod: 120
    • 120 Verse of the Week All that we relate to thee of the stories of the messengers, with it We make firm thy heart: in them there cometh to thee the Truth, as well as an exhortation and a message of remembrance to tho...
    • The Last Leaf
    • eaf O. Henry In a little district west ofWashington Square the streets have run. Crazy and broken themselves into small strips called "places." These "places" make strange angles and curves. On...