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    • The ill-fated person
    • Imam Ali (A.S) wrote to Abu Mosa Ash’ari: Indeed, the ill-fated (person) is the one who is deprived (is not able to benefit) from ...
    • How to recognise the real followers of Ahl-ul- Bayt (A.S)?
    • It is narrated from Imam Sadiq (A.S) who said: Test our Shias with two characteristics. If these two characteristics do not exist in them, avoid them seriously. Imam Sadiq (A.S) was asked about these two characteristics, and he replied: ...
    • Imam Hussein (A.S) revived Islam and Islamic Ummah
    • It is narrated from Imam Hussein (A.S) who said: When the Islamic Ummah (nation) is struck with a ruler such as Yazid, must say farewell (goodbye) to Islam [1]. In a letter to some leaders in Basrah (a large city in Iraq), Imam Hussein (A.S) explained ..
    • Description of pious people
    • Imam Ali (A.S) said: Verily, I am one of those people who is not afraid of any disapproval in the way of Allah (SWT); those whose faces are the faces of the honest ones, and their words are the ...
    • How to prepare for death?
    • Imam Ali (A.S) was asked: How to prepare for death and transfer to the next world? Imam Ali (A.S) replied: ...
    • Neglecting the truth
    • Imam Ali (A.S) said: I am amazed at the arrogant person who until yesterday was a worthless sperm, and tomorrow will be a fetid corpse; and I am amazed at the person who sees ...
    • Some people suffer from hidden Shirk
    • The human beings do good deeds but then they remove all the (Divine) blessings they have gained from those good deeds with some other acts or sayings; like saying to someone else: ...
    • True friendship is an asset
    • It is narrated from Imam Ali (A.S) who said: Make friends with your genuine brothers in religion and try to increase this kind of friendship because ...
    • Daily calamities
    • Imam Sadjad (A.S) said: Everyday, a human being suffers 3 calamities but he/she does not take heed. If human being would have taken heed and listened, the world affairs and hardships would become easier for him/her. The first calamity is ...
    • Worry about your own sins
    • Imam Hussein (A.S) said: Do not be of those who worry about other peoples sins but are relaxed about the consequences of their own because ....
    • Ways to become popular
    • Imam Sadiq (A.S) said: There are some special rewards for those who constantly remember Allah (SWT) in their hearts. Apart from attracting the attention of God and the reward of paradise, the Almighty will ...
    • The way to debate with Takfiris
    • In the year 38 AH, Imam Ali (A.S) sent Abdullah ibn Abbas for talks with Khawarej and in a letter told him: Do not debate with Khawarej with Qur’an because ...
    • The importance of wisdom
    • It is narrated from the Prophet of Islam (PBUH) who said: Allah (SWT) has not distributed amongst human beings better than wisdom, the sleeping of a wise person is better than awakening of the ignorant, the breaking fast of a wise person is ...
    • Strongest human being
    • One day when the Prophet of Islam (PBUH) was passing by a crowd gathered around a man who was strong and was picking heavy stones from the ground. Everyone was surprised by his strength and the Prophet (PBUH) asked why ...
    • Slaves of the world
    • When the heart is subdued by the world, meaning when a person is obedient towards the world, wherever that person sees ways of obtaining worlds enjoyments, will follow those ways. This means ...
    • Revival of the heart
    • To stay awake at nights and praying to Allah (SWT) will help to revive the heart. The purpose of this act is to keep alive the heart. Having a living heart is only possible through ...
    • Partners of oppression
    • It is narrated from Imam Sadiq (A.S) who said: The oppressor (those who oppress others by any means), his/her assistants (those who actively take part and help the oppressors) and those who
    • Believers and food
    • The following narrations (Hadiths) have been chosen from the book of “Thawabul Aamaal wa Eqabul Aamaal” by grand Shia scholar “Sheikh Sadooq”.The reward for the person who mentions the name of God at the time of eating – It is narrated from Imam ...
    • Instructions to tax collectors by Imam Ali (A.S)
    • Move with fear of God who is unique. On your way, do not frighten any Muslim, do not enter his land by force and do not ask him for what is prescribed by the divine law. When you reach a village, settle by the ...
    • Critorion for friendship
    • Imam Sadiq (A.S) said: If you find these two attributes in a person, that person is a good person, otherwise stay away from a person who does not possess these attributes. First: ...
    • Different Types of Heart
    • Imam Baqir (A.S) divided the hearts into 3 different categories. First type is the upside down heart, like a vessel, whatever is poured in it will fall out, and this is the heart of the ...
    • Do not blame the world
    • It is narrated from the Prophet of Islam (PBUH) who said: If a person tells the world: May God make your face ugly, the world will reply: God will make the face of sinners ugly [1]. In another narration, the prophet (PBUH) said: ...
    • The rewards for making a believer happy
    • The following narrations have been selected from the book of “Thawabul Aamaal wa Eqabul Aamaal” by “Sheikh Sadooq”. Abu Hamzah narrated from Imam Sadiq (A.S): Whoever makes a believer happy, God will make ...
    • Worshipping the world
    • Regarding the relation between some people and the world, the Prophet of Islam (PBUH) said: They are the slaves and worshippers of money [1]. Imam Hussein (A.S) in his first sermon in Karbala said: ...
    • The Mercy of Allah
    • Imam Ali (A.S) said: “When a person stands up for prayers, Iblis approaches him and ...
    • The Covenant of Allah
    • The Messenger of Allah (PBUH) states that Allah, The Exalted has said: “I have made the five prayers obligatory upon your Ummah and have made a covenant with Myself that one who ...
    • First and Foremost - be good to your Mother
    • Imam Sadiq (A.S) relates that once a person approached the Noble Prophet (peace be upon him and his family) and asked: “O’ Prophet of Allah! Towards whom should I exhibit goodness and kindness?” The Noble Prophet replied: ...
    • Remembrance of Allah
    • Imam Al-Baqir (A. S) has said: “Allah’s remembrance of ‘people who pray’ is ...
    • Benefits of Kindness to Parents
    • Hanan Ibn Sudair narrates: “We were in the presence of Imam Sadiq (A.S) and amidst us was Muyassir. During the discussion, the topic of ...
    • Purification of the Soul
    • The Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him and his progeny) said: “The example of the five (daily) prayers is like that of a ...
    • Travel and be good!
    • The Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him and his family) said: “Travel even for two years to do ...