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The events at that burial of Lady Fatima Masuma (S.A)

The place where Lady Fatima Masuma (S.A) is buried was known at the time of her burial as "Babelan". It was a deserted area with no buildings. It belonged to Musa ibn Khazraj, who donated it for the purpose of the burial of this noble lady.After the place of burial of Lady Fatima Masuma (S.A) was selected, the family members of Saad prepared her final resting place by digging a crypt in which to place the holy body. Once the Ritual Bath (ghusl) ...

The Noble Descent of Hazrat Fatima Masoumeh (S.A)

Hazrat Fatima Masoumeh (S.A) the Blessed and the Gracious Divine Lady from the Holy Ahlul Bayt (A.S.) was born in the holy city of Medina on the First Day of the month of Dhu al-Qa'dah 173 A.H. Hazrat Fatima Masoumeh (S.A) was the most learned scholar and very pious lady and was greatly revered by the Holy Imams (A.S). She was buried in the holy city of Qum (Iran) and her holy shrine is every year visited by millions of the lovers of Holy Ahlul ...

Professor Ansarian: How can we repent from doing Riba/ repenting is harder than committing sins

  Qom- DarolErfan/ the researcher, exegete and scholar of the Quranic sciences pointed out that achieving the paradise requires financial, existential and moral endeavor. He also added: committing sin is hard but repenting from the sins is even harder, but committing or doing Riba has no repentance and the sin of Riba can not be eliminated from the file of our actions by crying and ...

Lady Fatima al-Ma'suma (as) Karimat AhlulBayt

In the holy city of Medina, the holy household was awaiting the arrival of a new born.In the house of Imam Kadhim (A.S.), Najma, the wife of the honorable Imam was eagerly looking forward to the arrival of the child; she was counting days and nights for that day. The Imam's house was overwhelmed with happiness.Finally, the day arrived, on the 1st of Dhil-Qa’dah 173 (A.H.) when Allah blessed the 7th Imam Musa Kadhim (A.S.) with a daughter. ...

Young Portuguese embraces Islam in Iran’s Kurdistan

He recited the Shahaadatayn (the two declarations of faith) at the ceremony on Monday in the presence of Ayatollah Hosseini Shahroudi, the Leader’s representative in the province. Ayatollah Hosseini Shahroudi gifted a copy of the Holy Quran to the young man, who has changed his name to Mohammad Hessam. Mohammad Hessam said that once he learned about Islam, he decided to study about the religion intensively. After doing extensive ...

Fatima Masuma (S.A.) Similar to Hazrat Fatima Zahra (S.A.)

On the first of Dhi al-Qa’dah in 173 AH, the city of Medina was enlightened by the birth of Hadrat Fatimah Ma’soomah (A.S.)(1). She was born to Imam Moosa ibn Ja’far (A.S.) and her mother, Najmah.Hadrat Fatimah Masumah (A.S.) was the second and last child of Najmah, after her older brother, Imam Ali ibn Moosa al-Reza (A.S.). In fact, after Imam Reza (A.S.), she has the highest status and position amongst the children of Imam ...

A Glance At The Holy Shrine of Hazrat Fatima Masumah (S.A.)

When Hadrat Fatima Masoumah (A.S.) was buried in Qum there was a shade made of straw on the holy grave built by Musa bin Khajraj. The first dome which was in the form of a tower, was built by Hadrat Zainab (A.S.), the daughter of Imam Muhammad Taqi al-Jawad (A.S.) in the middle of third century hijrah. Stone, bricks and stucco were used as construction material for this dome.With the burial of the ladies from the Holy Ahlul Bayt (A.S.) beside ...

Birthday of Hadrat Fatima Masoumah (A.S.)

The name of this divine lady was Fatima and her nickname was Masoumah. Her father was Imam Musa al-Kazim (A.S.), the seventh Imam of the Shi'ites and her mother was named Najma Khatun who was also the mother of Imam Reza (A.S.), the eighth Shi'ite Imam.She was born on first day of the month of Zee al-Qa'adah in the year 173 A.H./789 A.D., in the holy city of Madinah Munawwarah. Her holy father was martyred in the Baghdad prison at the hands of ...

Professor Ansarian: faith and piety have no place in the lifestyles of nations.

.Professor Ansarian added; based on what Imam Reza (AS) has said and according to what Allah Almighty has said in the Holy Quran. Bliss and prosperity emerge while being adorned by two truths. And these two truths are faith and piety. There is no difference whether men have these two truths or women. Men and women have no difference in this case before Allah Almighty, the difference between men and women is about their body and physics and they ...

The Founder of the First Grand Islamic University

Imam Ja'far al-Sadiq (a.s.) considered as "The Founder of the First Grand Islamic University" was born in the city of Madinah, on the 17th day of the lunar month Rabi'ul Awwal, in the year 83 A.H.He (a.s.) was brought up under the care of his grandfather Imam Ali bin Hussein (al-Sajjad) (a.s.) and his father,Muhammad al-Baqir (a.s.) from whom he learned the sciences of religion and the teachings of the Islam.Thus, Imam Ja'far al-Sadiq (a.s.) and ...

Imam Jafar b. Muhammad al-Sadiq

Al-Sadiq Ja'far b. Muhammad b. Ali b. al-Husayn, peace be on them, was out of all his brothers (the one who was) the successor (khailfa) of his father, Muhammad b. Ali, peace be on them, his testamentary trustee (was'i), who was in charge of the Imamate (al- qa'im bi-al-imama) after him. He stood out among their group for his great merit (fadl); he was the most celebrated, the greatest in rank and the most illustrious of them in (the eyes) of ...

Imam Ja'far al-Sadiq's Contribution to the Sciences

Below are extracts from the book “The Great Muslim Scientist and Philosopher - Imam Jafar Ibn Mohammed As-Sadiq (a.s.)” This book is a translation of “Maghze Mutafakkir Jehan Shia”, the famous Persian book, which has been published four times in Tehran. The Persian book is itself a translation from a French thesis published by The Research Committee of Strasbourg, France, about the contributions made by Imam Jafar ...

Debates of Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (A.S.)

1. So, woe unto the worshippers, who are neglectful of their prayers, those who (want only) to be seen (by men), but they refuse (to supply even) neighborly needs. (Qur'a-n, 107:4-7)2. And they have been commanded no more than this: To worship Alla-h, offering Him sincere devotion, being true (in faith). (Qur'a-n, 98:5)3. Is it not to Alla-h that sincere devotion is due? (Qur'a-n, 39:3)4. Whoever expects to meet his Lord, let him do righteous ...

100 Sayings of Imam Muhammad b. Jafer As-Sadiq (A.S.)

Rabi-ul Awwal 17 is the birth anniversary of holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (SAWW) and his sixth infallible descendant Hazrat Imam Jafer As-Sadiq (AS). Here is a little collection of some maxims of the Imam (AS):1- He who treats people kindly will be accepted as arbiter.2- To trust everybody in times of injustice and cheating is disability.3- If problems are added to each other, they will give birth to relief.4- To recognize the actuality of your ...

The Sixth Imam, Jafar Ibn Muhammad As-Sadiq (as)

It is known from various history books and various sources of Hadith that when Imam As-Sadiq was a young boy, he used to come to the schools and Madrasas founded by his father the 5th Imam and instead of learning as many other youngsters and older pupil did, he used to discuss serious matters of Fiqh and Jurisprudence with much older students of the Madrasas. In his opinion the earth must be round, otherwise this would not have happened in such ...

His Life And His Good Manners

Prelude:The life of a person denotes his inner-self. And his inner-self is hidden in his life. The seducers of fraud who pretense to conceal what their hearts have through showing good manners and guidance. Their words and acts quickly expose their inward thoughts. Indeed, the slips of their tongue and their acts show what has been hidden in their beans.The garment of pretense reveals what is under it.So, if you cover yourself with it, then you ...

Who was al-Sadiq (AS) ?

Indeed, the writer should give a general idea about the person whom he writes about before he goes deeper into his writing so the reader does not misunderstand such a person when he reads each chapter of his life.imamsadiq01Here I would like to mention a group of the viewpoints of the religious scholars concerning Ja’far al- Sadiq, peace be on him, because such viewpoints express the ideas of generations about this great figure. They are ...

Professor Ansarian: the greatest cause of divorce is eye not financial and physical differences.

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The GHEEBAT of the 12th Imam

Earlier to Nomani in the books of the Prophet’s sayings and conversations (TRADITIONS) both types of the Imam’s disappearance (GREEB AT) have been mentioned. There are some who have been written before the end of the short GHEEBAT. The writer now tells us in a way to suggest that when the GHEEBAT happened these books too appeared. Since he has no belief in the invisible or unseen (GHAIB) he should say so. He can even suggest that ...

Reality of Reason or Audience

Reality of reason is it preferable over the reality of hearing? This is a question well drawn and it can be well answered. The subject of IMAMAT is like that of prophet hood and the conditions surrounding a prophet. To prove a general Imam hood, that is, the need for an Imam and the conditions of Imam; reason is enough to prove it. Had the issue of IMAMAT been one of those that remained out of the premises conception and reason, not independent ...