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    • 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 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 ...
    • Blessings of Kowthar
    • When one of them is brought the news of a female [newborn], his face becomes darkened and he chokes with suppressed agony. He hides from the people out of distress at the news he has been brought: shall he ...
    • The Holy Prophet (PBUH):“Fatima (S.A) is a part of me
    • “What Allah gave to His Prophet from them (and), you did not spur any horse for its sake (acquisition), nor any riding camel; but Allah makes His prophets prevail over whomever He wishes, and Allah has power over all things.”“What Allah gave to ...
    • Victim of the Burning Door
    • For the City of Knowledge if Ali is the door, For the Prophethood of Muhammad Zahra is the door. Even the Prophet takes permission to enter her door, He used to salute every morn at her door, Gabriel descends from heaven, awaits at her door, Unless ...
    • O Ali, Prepare My Funeral at Night
    • To some it may be unclear as to whether Hazrat Fatima al-Zahra (A.S) was oppressed and hurt after the demise of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). The answer to this question can be
    • Karbala: The Living Tawheed
    • The Ahl-ul-Bayt (A.S) have been living embodiment of tawheed (belief in the oneness of God). Their every moment of life has been in accordance to the will of Allah (swt). This fact is very much evident in the whole tragic event of Karbala. In Mecca ...
    • Observing Ethical Principles in Fighting the Enemy
    • History bears eloquent testimony to the fact that Imam Ali (A.S) in his career as the leader of Muslim community never violated ethical principles in exercising politics. On one hand, he sought ethical goals and on the other hand, he ...
    • Ethical Precept in Assuming the Leadership of Islamic Society
    • Imam Ali (A.S) did not violate any ethical rules in assuming the leadership of the Islamic society. He never committed inhuman acts in safeguarding his reign. In the proposed council of the Second Caliph, one major proposal by Abdur Rahman bin Awf was ..
    • No Deceit in Advancing Political Goals
    • Unlike many political leaders of the world who embark on any mischievous act to win in political games, Imam Ali (A.S) never did such so. “In these days the ignorant call it excellence of cunning. One who has been through thick and thin of life finds ...
    • Politics and Religion
    • Many believe that when someone enters the turbulent scene of politics and state management he has to ignore some ethical rules and principles in order to be able to manage the society in the best possible way. They argue that ...
    • No Prophet Would Come After Him
    • When Allah made Muhammad (PBUH) Prophet, He designated him as the Last Prophet. For this reason, from the very beginning of his mission! The Prophet of Allah told the people that he was the last of the prophets, and that ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • THE PROPHET (PBUH) A WITNESS OF GOD FOR PEOPLE (Part 2)
    • It is up to the people to follow the great Prophet (PBUH) closely and learn what the Holy Qur’an taught him. In this way people could arrive at the worldly prosperity and could benefit abundance in the Hereafter. In doing this, they could ...
    • The Splendor of the prophet of Islam (Part 3)
    • Historians have clearly discerned in all dimensions of his person great spiritual energy and power, together with all the other qualities that are fitting in a great leader sent by heaven. No researcher or scholar can claim that the Prophet, ...
    • The Splendor of the prophet of Islam (Part 1)
    • Previous Prophets mentioned some of the characteristics of the Prophet of Islam in their heavenly books, giving their followers the glad tidings of his future appearance. As the Qur’an says: ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 Sadjad (A.S) and Gnostic Supplications
    • Imam Sadjad (A.S) began making gnostic supplications to safeguard the culture of Ashura. This shows his deep insight and good understanding of the time. His supplications have been collected in such valuable books as ...
    • Imam Sadjad’s Endeavors to Train Students
    • One of the most important achievements of Imam Sadjad (A.S) was training the gifted students for cultural-ideological fight against the enemies of Qur’an and the Infallible Household of the Prophet), Yousef Saqafi in Iraq, Farzdagh known as ...
    • Imam Sadjad (A.S) and Culture of Ashura
    • Imam Sadjad (A.S) delivered another sermon in the precincts of Imam Sadjad (A.S) delivered another sermon in the precincts of Medina for the people who had come to see the sorrowful caravan of captives. This sermon, too, deeply affected people so that ...