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The Life and Reputation of Imam Ridza

The Life and Reputation of Imam Ridza

2016-08-12
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In The Name of God The Most Compassionate, The merciful “Anyone pursuing his goals honestly does not slip up and if he does, he can seek a way out.” Imam Reza (A.S.) (Behaar ul-Anwaar, vol.78, p.356) Introduction Born in Ma...
THE BOOK OF OCCULTATION (kitab al-Ghaibah)

THE BOOK OF OCCULTATION (kitab al-Ghaibah)

2014-07-05
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Description of the Book of Occultation by Allameh al-Majlisi.

Imam Zayn al-Abidin (AS): The Pearl of Imamate

Imam Zayn al-Abidin (AS): The Pearl of Imamate

2014-06-02
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 No Imam began his Imamate in a more tragic atmosphere. The first day of his Imamate saw him seriously ill and a captive of the army of Yazid in Karbala. His father and predecessor had sacrificed all he had on the altar of truth; and Imam Zayn a...
The Moral Behavior of Imam Al-Kazim (a.s.)

The Moral Behavior of Imam Al-Kazim (a.s.)

2014-05-24
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One of the Imams and the Members of the Household of the Prophet (p.) is Imam Musa bin Jaa’far Al-Kazim (a.s.). He was concerned with all what the Muslims in his time faced, living with the people, trying to help them, finding solutions to thei...
Some Characteristics of Imam Javad (A.S), Imam Reza’s Son and the Ninth Imam of Shia

Some Characteristics of Imam Javad (A.S), Imam Reza’s Son and the Ninth Imam of Shia

2014-05-09
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HakimeKhatoon, Imam Reza’s sister, said: “Once, my brother, Imam Reza (A.S) called me and said: Hakime! Tonight, my son would be born. You should certainly be there in his birth time. I stayed with the Imam (A.S). That night, he brought m...
The Tenth Imam Ali Ibn Mohammed Al-Naqi (A.S)

The Tenth Imam Ali Ibn Mohammed Al-Naqi (A.S)

2014-05-02
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The tenth Imam Ali Ibn Mohammed Al-Naqi (as) was born in a place called Sarriya, about 3 miles from the Holy city of Medina, on the 15th day of the month of Zilhaj in the year 212 A.H. and he passed away from this banal world on the 3rd day of t...
Imam Mohammad Al-Baqir (A.S)

Imam Mohammad Al-Baqir (A.S)

2014-05-01
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Ziyarat of Abu Jaffer Imam-e-Baqer (AS) * Ziyarat Of Hazrat Imam Mohammed Baqir (AS) is recited specially onTuesdays ...
The Signs of Imamat of Imam Hasan Al-askari(a.s.)

The Signs of Imamat of Imam Hasan Al-askari(a.s.)

2014-02-07
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Allah had provided the prophets and their guardians with miracles that ordinary people were unable to do in order to be as true proofs on the missions of these prophets and guardians, otherwise they would fail in achieving their missions, and none of people would believe them...

The Guidance of Imam Mahdi (a.s.)

The Guidance of Imam Mahdi (a.s.)

2014-01-11
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Characteristics of the Titles The names and titles of our Imams (a.s.) are not conferred by common men but are selected by the Almighty in view of their characteristics. Hence, each name and title bears a special significance. In general, all our Im...
Life Sketch of Imam Hasan Askari (a.s.) - Extract from 'Nuqoosh Ismat'

Life Sketch of Imam Hasan Askari (a.s.) - Extract from 'Nuqoosh Ismat'

2014-01-08
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by Allama Zeeshan Haider Jawadi It was 10th Rabius Thani, 232 A.H. when the eleventh successor of Prophet from the series of Imamate arrived in to this world and Medina became illuminated with effulgence of the elegance of Imamate. [ ]...
Intellectual Aspects of the Imam Riza's Life - Basic Beliefs

Intellectual Aspects of the Imam Riza's Life - Basic Beliefs

2014-01-01
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Islam is the religion which preaches tawhid, the Unity of God. Tawhid, then, is the starting point from which a Muslim sets out to build his creed deep inside his inner self; otherwise, he cannot be called a Muslim, nor can the light of faith shine i...

Comparison Between The Conditions Of al- Hasan (A.S) And The Conditions Of al- Husayn (A.S)

2013-12-30
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Many people think that the Hashimite pride, which always resulted from honorable attitudes, was more appropriate for the attitude of al Husayn, peace be on him, than the attitude of al-Hasan, peace be on him. This is a primary viewpoint that suffers...
Birthday Anniversary of Imam al-Hadi (PBUH)

Birthday Anniversary of Imam al-Hadi (PBUH)

2013-10-19
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Imam al-Hadi (a.s.) was a pure branch from the tree of prophethood, and a shiny bough from the tree of Imamate. By him and his fathers Allah has consolidated Islam and exalted monotheism.  On this Auspicious Occasion we extend our Happy and Joy...
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