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Poems 23 Aug 2020

Oh How I Wish

Oh! How I wish I could have seen, the Greatest Hero there has ever been. As his sword with bravery did gleam, as he did fight the Kuffar and Mushrikeen. ...

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Poems 23 Aug 2020

A Cry from the Heart

 Remember the days of Karbala, When the best friends Of Islam played their part. Mourn for the days of Karbala, Tearing a cry from the heart. The only sound ...

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Poems 23 Aug 2020

A Tribute to Bibi Zainab

Lady of Faith, Lady of Strength, They killed your sons, your brother, your friends and then they came and burned your tents. Lady of Faith, Lady of Strength, Oh my ...

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Poems 23 Aug 2020

Call of an Infant Child

 In the silence of the night The full moon can be seen shining bright The moon shatters with a piercing scream A babies wail or so it does seem ...

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Women 23 Aug 2020

Scientific discourse about Woman

Scientific Discourse about Woman by Ayatullah Sayyed Muhammed Hussain Tabataba'i Woman in Arabia: The environment in which the Qur'an was revealed The life of Woman in Uncivilized Nations ...

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Women 23 Aug 2020

Beauty Of Concealment And Concealment Of Beauty

Address by Sister Zahra Rahnavard at the Seminar for Studying Hejab. At this Seminar Sister Zahra Rahnavard gave a speech on "Zeebaiye Hejab va Hejabe Zibayi" (Beauty of ...

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Women 23 Aug 2020

Women's socio-political role in an Islamic government

Enlightening Women’s Social and Political Participation Within a real social environment, women’s socio-political contributions and participation may be utilized in such a way that shows collective ...

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Nahjul Balagha 22 Aug 2020

Imam Ali (AS) in his own words

 Allama Mohammad Taqi Jafferi (1923-1998), is a renowned, world famous Shia scholar. A large part of his life consisted of writing a commentary on the Nahjul Balagha in 27 volumes. ...

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Nahjul Balagha 22 Aug 2020

Advice from father to son

Educational trip to Iran “Those endowed with knowledge will remain as long as the world lives.” (Nahjul Balagha, Saying 147) Islamic Thought continues to organize educational events for youth ...

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Nahjul Balagha 22 Aug 2020

Glimpses of the Nahj al-Balaghah

Introduction The first part of Martyr Mutahhari's book Sayri dar Nahj al-Balaghah. Nahj al-Balaghah and the Present-day Islamic Society PART I - Marvellous Book A Literary Marvel Al-Sayyid Al-Radi ...

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Nahjul Balagha 22 Aug 2020

The compilation of Nahjul Balagha

The following is the brilliant preface, written by Syed Ali Naqi un-Naqvi, to the Urdu translation of Nahjul Balagha by Mufti Jafar Husain Marhoom. We present it here for the ...

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Nahjul Balagha 22 Aug 2020

Imam Ali's grief on the death of Bibi Fatima

What Amir al-mu'minin said on the occasion of the burial of Sayyidatu'n-nisa' (Supreme lady) Fatimah (p.b.u.h.) while addressing the Holy Prophet at his grave.  ...

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Islam 22 Aug 2020

The Deceptions of Shaitan

If a person intends in his everyday life, to place something in a container, or a farmer intends to sow something in his land, he will first ensure that the ...

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Islam 22 Aug 2020

Man is Composed of Spirit and Body

Those who are acquainted to a certain extent with the Islamic sciences know that within the teachings of the Holy Book and the traditions of the Prophet there are many ...

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Islam 22 Aug 2020

The divine essence and qualities

If we analyze the nature of a human being, we see that he has an essence which is his individual humanity and also qualities through which his essence is known, ...

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Islam 22 Aug 2020

Methods of religious thought

By "religious thought" we mean that form of thought which is concerned with any of the problems of a religious nature within a particular religion, in the same ...

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Islam 22 Aug 2020

Growth of Shi'ism

  Shi'ism began with a reference made for the first time to the partisans of Ali (shi'ah-i ' Ali), the first leader of the Household of the Prophet, during ...

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Islam 22 Aug 2020

The Spiritual Message of Shi'ism

The message of Shi'ism to the world can be summarized in one sentence: "To know God." Or in other words, it is to instruct man to follow ...

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Islam 22 Aug 2020

The Meaning of Religion (Deen), Islam and Shi'ism

There is no doubt that each member of the human race is naturally drawn to his fellow-men and that in his life in society he acts in ways which are ...

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Islam 22 Aug 2020

Why Islam?

Islam is based on the fact that not only does The Supreme Being (Allmighty God/Allah/Yahweh) exist, but he has taken the trouble to communicate via the Angel Gabriel ...

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Islam 22 Aug 2020

The Importance of the Holy Kaaba

"Indeed, the first House [of worship] established for mankind was that at Makkah – blessed and a guidance for the worlds." (Holy Quran, 3:96) "In it are clear ...

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Hadith 22 Aug 2020

Brief Overview of Hadith

The principle that the hadith possesses validity, as attested by the Quran, is not at all disputed among Shi'ites or in fact among all Muslims. But because of the ...

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Companions 22 Aug 2020

Jafar Tayyar

When Prophet Muhammad (SAW) began to propagate the religion of Islam in Mecca and Medina, those who didn’t believe in him and his message, opposed and troubled him. ...

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Azadari 22 Aug 2020

The Messengers of Revolution

The Umayyad government determined to destroy Islam and to annihilate its foundations and forces. Then it decided to degrade the Muslims, to paralyze their physical and mental activities, and to ...

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Ahlul Bayt 22 Aug 2020

Short Sayings of Imam Hassan Askari (a.s.)

Imam Al-Askari (peace be upon him) said: Do not dispute (with others) lest you will lose splendor and do not joke(with everyone) lest you will be disrespected. Imam Al-Askari (...

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Ahlul Bayt 22 Aug 2020

The Birth of Imam Baqir (a.s)

Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.) said to his grandson Imam Hussein (a.s.): "Allah has certainly chosen nine Imams from your loins, O Hussein.  All of them are ...

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Ahlul Bayt 22 Aug 2020

Imam Ali's Grief on the Death of Bibi Fatima

What Amir al-mu'minin said on the occasion of the burial of Sayyidatu'n-nisa' (Supreme lady) Fatimah (p.b.u.h.) while addressing the Holy Prophet at his grave. O' ...

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Ahlul Bayt 22 Aug 2020

Janab-e-Fatima's Sermon in the Mosque of her Father

After the death of the Holy Prophet, Janab-e- Sayedda was alive for only another 90 days. What happened in these days? The famous sentence of Bibi Fatima during this period was &...

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Ahlul Bayt 22 Aug 2020

Imam Al-Hadi's answers to Yahya bin Aktham

Musa bin Mohammed bin Ali Ar-Reza related: I met Yahya bin Aktham in a public meeting and he asked me a number of questions. I then came to my brother ...

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Ahlul Bayt 22 Aug 2020

The Secret of Imam Ali's force of attraction

What is the reason for the friendship and love for 'Ali in people's hearts? Nobody has yet discovered the secret of this love, that is, no-one has been able ...

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Imam Ali (as)

During civil disturbance adopt such an attitude that people do not attach any importance to you they neither burden you with complicated affairs, nor try to derive any advantage out of you.

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