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Darkness Will Perish

Darkness Will Perish
The Qur’an is the principle source of every Muslim’s faith and practice, but its basic theme is the relationship between God and His creatures and provides guidelines for a just society, proper human conduct and equitable economic principles. For next 100 days we are presenting some short articles on ethical issues that have been written based on the verses of Qur’an.  Anytime you are going through difficult, dark times, ...

The six month old baby of Imam Hussein (God bless him)

The six month old baby of Imam Hussein (God bless him)
    Writer: Ayatullah Professor Hussein Ansarian  Book:  A review on the story of Imam Hussein’s (God bless him) martyrdom       One of the most harrowing and upsetting tragedy that comes upon Ahle Bait (God bless them) was the martyrdom of six month old innocent baby of Imam Hussein (God bless him). It has been narrated in some important book like Vaghato-al-Taf from Abu Mokhnaf, Alershaad from Sheikh Mofid, Nafso-al-Mahmum ...

Imam Hasan (A.S.): The Saviour of Islam

Imam Hasan (A.S.): The Saviour of Islam
(This is) an account of the Imam Hasan(A.S.) after the Commander of the Faithful(A.S.), the date of his birth, the evidence for his Imamates the period of his succession, the time of his death, and the place of his grave. (It also provides) a brief outline of the reports about him. The Imam after the Commander of the faithful, peace be on him, was his son al-Hasan, the son of the leader of the women of the worlds, Fatima, daughter of Muhammad, ...

The Divine Code of Living

The Divine Code of Living
The Imamiyah Shi'as believe that an ordinance or order of the Islamic code exists for every matter of life. The Divine Law has not even ignored the "diyat" (conciliation money) for injury of a very minor nature. There is no action of a "mukallaf" (a sane, adult person) which does not come under the scope of the following definitions: "wajib" (compulsory); "haram" (unlawful); mustahabb (desirable); makruh (undesirable) and mubah (lawful). Whether ...

Refused to be unfaithful to it and feared from it

Refused to be unfaithful to it and feared from it
What is meant by Divine trust? The scholars have a variety of opinions in this regard. Some opine that it denotes the grace of intellect given by Allah (a.j.). The safeguarding of this trust (intellect) means that man should employ it to recognise and obey his Creator. According to other scholars this trust consists of the laws of Islam that Allah has sent through His Prophet (s.a.w.s.). These laws are a Divine trust. To guard these laws means ...

Showing Honor and Reverence Towards Worthy People

Showing Honor and Reverence Towards Worthy People
Ziarat: Showing Honor and Reverence Towards Worthy People   In the present day, we witness how people of different nations, groups, and societies show appreciation to their scholars of literature, science, and art by holding conferences and seminars. Within the conferences they list all achievements of the scholars and express their pride in being a part of that scholar's nation or religion.In Islam, this act of showing honor and reverence ...

Dua After Ziarat of Imam Ali (as)

Dua After Ziarat of Imam Ali (as)
O Allah there is no way to do away with Thy constitution, nor a possibility to run away from Thy power and influence, nor a chance to undo Thy judgements and decisions, and there is no might, nor strength save in Thou. O Allah, therefore, decide and prescribe for us that which Thou resolves, or render possible for us that which Thou considers suitable, and alongwith it give us patience, )make it our( habit and identity, let it obtain )for us( ...

40 Ahadith About Holy Month of Ramazan

40 Ahadith About Holy Month of Ramazan
IntroductionThe Holy Prophet (peace be upon him and his progeny) has said:Those people from amongst my ummah, who memorise forty traditions pertaninig to those issues of religion, which they are in need of, Allah shall resurrect them on the Day of Judgment as jurisprudents and scholars. (Bihaar al-Anwaar, vol. 2, p. 156; Al-Ikhtasaas, p.2)Hadith No. 1Why the name 'Ramadhan'?The Holy Prophet (S.A.W.) said:Surely, the month of Ramadhan has been ...

The Imam Hossein"s Concepts of Religion and Leadership

The Imam Hossein"s Concepts of Religion and Leadership
ONLY now and again does there arise above the common level some rare spirit, who, having looked upon God face to face, reflects more clearly the divine purpose, and puts into practice more courageously the divine guidances. The light of such a man shines like a strong beacon on a dark and disordered world. Our concepts of human values, human dignity and human freedom are better understood today because there has come into its life, among others, ...

Three sayings of Fatimah Ma'soomah by three Imams

Three sayings of Fatimah Ma'soomah by three Imams

  • Imam Sadiq (A.S.) said: soon a lady by the name Fatimah from my family will be buried in Qum. Heaven becomes obligatory on one who visits her.
  • Imam Radha (A.S.) said: One who visits her will be granted Heaven.
  • Imam Jawad (A.S.) said: that one who visits my Aunt in Qum will be granted heaven.

Islam, the Qur'an and the Arabic Literature

Islam, the Qur'an and the Arabic Literature
Since the advent of Islam and the revelation of the Qur'an in the early years of the seventh century AD, the Muslim Holy Book has been the subject of many extensive analytical studies. The focus of the great majority of these studies has been the theological and legislative aspects of the Holy Book, for the Qur'an provides Muslims with detailed guidance on their everyday problems. Together with the sayings, actions, and recommendations of ...

Birthday of Imam al-Mahdi (AS)

 Birthday of Imam al-Mahdi (AS)
And we desired to bestow a favor upon those who were deemed weak in the land, and to make them the Imams (Leaders of mankind), and to make them the heirs. (Quran, 28:5) Yes, finally, the Divine promise was fulfilled and Imam al- Mahdi (A.S) was born in spite of the efforts of those who denied him: It is on his birthday that he will bring the east and west of the world to justice, and by his powerful hand annihilates demons ( ifrit), infidelity ...

Importance of Education

Importance of Education
The first and foremost condition for the vitality of a nation is acquisition of knowledge. In view of this Islam has encouraged the people very much to acquire knowledge and science. As a matter of fact it has made it obligatory for them. The Holy Prophet says:“It is obligatory for every Muslim, man and woman to acquire knowledge”.It is narrated that one day the Holy Prophet came into the Masjid and saw some people gathered there. ...

Questioning and Answering in the grave

Questioning and Answering in the grave
When a person dies, we bury him in the grave. Two angels come to him and put his soul back in his body by the orders of Allah. These angels will then ask him some questions. If he gives the right answers, the angels give him the good news of jannah and return back from whence they came. The blessings of jannah will start for him. If he answers wrongly, then the angels give him the news of jahannum. The sufferings of jahunnum will start for him. ...

Muslims should be prepared to meet the enemy in any number

Muslims should be prepared to meet the enemy in any number
  Section 8 Muslims should be prepared to meet the enemy in any number Muslims to be always prepared to meet the enemy in any number – Peace to be always the object of the fight –Unity, a Divine Gift – Allah’s help promised against the deception from the disbelievers. 59- وَلا يَحْسَبَنَّ الَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا سَبَقُوا  إِنَّهُمْ لايُعْجِزُونَ 59. “ And let not those ...

Religious Education of the Younger Generation

Religious Education of the Younger Generation
Religious Education of the Younger Generation Zakir Vol IV No. 1, 1398 At present the problem of imparting religious education to our children is exercising the minds of many parents and guardians. Those who are con- concerned about the weal, welfare and spiritual well-being of our budding youths feel concerned that, in the absence of proper understanding of the fundamental beliefs and cardinal principles of religion, our children may ...

Commentary-2

Commentary-2
Commentary : The brothers told three consecutive lies to justify their fault. They said they had gone tracing; they left Yusuf with their things and a wolf devoured him. Waiting impatiently to receive his beloved son, the father was struck with fear and concern on seeing them return without Yusuf, he was afraid that his worst fears had been realized. Naturally, Ya'qoub asked them why Yusuf had not returned with them. They said that they had ...

Relating to the events of the night of Ashoora (the tenth of Moharram)

Relating to the events of the night of Ashoora (the tenth of Moharram)
(Irshad) Imam Husain (a.s) gathered his companions at night. Imam Ali Zainul Abedeen (a.s) says that: I went closer to them so as to hear what they said, and at that time I was unwell. I heard Imam telling his compan­ions that, "I glorify Allah with the best glorification, and praise him in times of prosperity as well as misfortunes. O Allah! I praise You that You have likened Prophethood to be bestowed in our family, You taught us the Qur'an ...

EXTRACT FROM SELECTED SERMONS

EXTRACT FROM SELECTED SERMONS
The first step of religion is to accept, understand and realize Him as the Lord, the perfection of understanding lies in conviction and confirmation, and the true way of conviction is to sincerely believe that there is no God but He. The correct form of belief in His Unity is to realize that He is absolutely pure and above nature that nothing can be added to or subtracted from His being. Sermon.1 para 3. page 1.   "You know the prophet ...

Imam Hussein’s Important Speech in the Morning of Ashura

Imam Hussein’s Important Speech in the Morning of Ashura
Addressing his companions in the morning of his martyrdom day, Hussein bin Ali delivered a speech in which he said: “You, servants of God! Be afraid of God and keep away from the world.”‌ As one can infer from the rest of this speech and from the verses of the Qur’an, Imam Hussein does not mean to turn away from the blessings of the world. He is just talking about keeping away from the worldly attachments, not to forget about the aim ...