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Wednesday 3rd of June 2020
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The Tomb of Lady Fatimah the Daughter of Imam al-Kazim (A.S.)

The Tomb of Lady Fatimah the Daughter of Imam al-Kazim (A.S.)
In the sight of the Ahl al-Bayt (‘a), the city of Qum has a special significance and a vital role in the history and life of the virtuous community. In its cultural aspect, this city seems to occupy the second place after the city of Kufah because it has been joined with this city in many traditions.1 As for the scholastic aspect of Shi’ism, the religious school of Qum is seen as an extension of the religious school of Kufah and the second ...

Birth Anniversary of Hazrat Ali Akbar: The Day of Youths

Birth Anniversary of Hazrat Ali Akbar: The Day of Youths
Heartiest congratulations to you all on a very auspicious day commemorated as Day of Youths. It is the day that is celebrated every year in the Islamic Republic of Iran as the Day of the Virtuous Youths, for it was on this day on the 11th of the month of Sha'ban that God had granted the Martyr of Karbala, Imam Husain (AS), with a meritorious son, who bore a striking resemblance to his grandfather, Prophet Mohammad (SAWA) in both appearance and, ...

The Destiny of Muslim ibne Aqil (A.S.)

The Destiny of Muslim ibne Aqil (A.S.)
Introduction The caravan of al-Imam al-Husayn ('alayhi salam) was travelling toward the city of Kufa in Iraq, during the month of Zhul Hijjah 60AH when a messenger came from the direction of Kufa and said : "I only left Kufa after Muslim b. 'Aqil and Hani' b. 'Urwa had been killed. I saw them being dragged by their legs into the market-place." – Bakr al Asadi of Kufa. "We belong to God and to Him we shall return; may God have mercy on them ...

The Holy Shrine of Hadrat Abbas (A.S.)

The Holy Shrine of Hadrat Abbas (A.S.)
From early ages of humankind, people used to show various forms of adulation to their honorable and unique personalities. One of these forms was the sanctification of their tombs by constructing handsome buildings that are, in most cases, taken as places of worship. The holy Quran, narrating the story of the seven sleepers of Ephesus, has referred to this phenomenon: "We caused their story to become public so that people would know that God's ...

The Love (Muhabbat) and Wilayat of Hazrat Ali (a.s.) is a Guarantee of True Safety and Protection

The Love (Muhabbat) and Wilayat of Hazrat Ali (a.s.) is a Guarantee of True Safety and Protection
By: Ayatullah Shaheed Sayyid Abdul Husain Dastghaib The real and true guarantee of protection from the terrible fright on the Day of Judgement is the Wilayat and Muhabbat of Amirul Momineen (a.s.). It is called Husnaa (the greatest good). No other good can surpass this good. Everyone having this good in his heart will remain safe on the Day of Qiyamat: Innal…Akbar (Surah Anbiyaa: 21, V: 101-104). Translation: Verily those who will get the ...

Mastership and Leadership of the Ahlul Bayt (A.S.)

Mastership and Leadership of the Ahlul Bayt (A.S.)
Islam means submission. (Al-Kaafi, vol. 2, p. 45, Tr. No. 1) That is, we must submit before the commands of Allah and His Messenger (s.a.w.a.). In other words, not to possess our own opinion and view in front of their orders, desires, likes and dislikes. We must consider their likes as our likes and their dislikes as ours. Allah’s divinity is not confined to any one part of life. Rather, it covers all the facets of human existence, body, ...

Birthday of Imam Hasan Askari (AS)

Birthday of Imam Hasan Askari (AS)
Salaam everybody and heartiest congratulations to you all on a very auspicious day. Today the 8th of the month of Rabi as-Sani is the day on which in the year 232 Imam Hasan Askari (PuH) was born in Medina in the year 232 AH, corresponding to 846 AD. Here is an interesting feature on the 11th Infallible Heir of Prophet Mohammad (blessings of God upon him and his progeny).  In ayah 30 of Surah al-Molk of the holy Qur’an, we ...

Martyrdom of Muslim Ibn Aqil in Kufah

Martyrdom of Muslim Ibn Aqil in Kufah
Muslim Ibn Aqil in KufahImam Al-Husayn (A.S) chose Muslim ibn 'Aqil, son of his uncle and the husband of his sister Ruqayyah, to take back the reply to the letters of the people of Kufah.Muslim ibn 'Aqil together with his companions set off for Kufah and arrived there on the 5th Shawwal, 60 A.H. Muslim ibn 'Aqil stayed at the house of Mukhtar ibn Abi 'Ubaydah Thaqafi, better known as the house of Salim ibn Musayyib. In another account given by ...

Who is Umm-ul-Baneen?

Who is Umm-ul-Baneen?
Umm-ul-Baneen is the glorious mother of al-’Abbas. Her name was Fatima, daughter of Hizam. Historians have referred to her name among names of eleven mothers each of whom were known for their glory, honor, and good reputation.1 Her father too was one of the most celebrated personalities of the Arabs, and was the chief of his people.Historians have also mentioned many names of this great lady’s ancestors that were well known for their ...

Flight to the Ethereal Heavens

Flight to the Ethereal Heavens
Ya Fatema ishfa'i li fi'l-jannah fa inna laki ind-Allah shaanan min ash-shaan (O Fatema! Intercede for me for (the reward of) paradise, for indeed you have with Allah a lofty status)." The above phrase is part of the ziyarah, or the standard form of salutation by pilgrims to a lady carrying the blessed name Fatema (SA). It is an intercession for the eternal bliss of paradise, since, as is clear from the wordings, the lady is a spotlessly ...

Khadija, The Loyal Wife of Prophet

Khadija, The Loyal Wife of Prophet
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The Reward of Visiting Her

The Reward of Visiting Her
 Sa'd bin Abdullah said:“I asked Abal-Hassan Ar-Ridha “a.s.” about Fatima the daughter of Musa bin Jafar “a.s.” so he answered:“who ever visited her, he would win paradise”.(1)[The Reward of Visiting Her]2- The son of Ar-Ridha “a.s.” said:“whoever visited the holy shrine of my aunt in Qom, he would gain paradise.” (2)3- As-Saadiq “a.s.” said:“Allah ...

Intercession in the Traditions

Intercession in the Traditions
In order to interpret the Qur’anic concept of intercession, the Holy Prophet (PBUH) of Islam and his true successors in their remarks referred to it as an Islamic principle. There are thousands of traditions on intercession and its requirements in the Sunni and Shia sources. Some of these traditions are mentioned below.1. The Holy Prophet (PBUH) of Islam said: The Almighty God has blessed me with five privileges, one of which is ...

Blessing of Having Imam of the Time

Blessing of Having Imam of the Time
Having Imam of the Time is of valuable spiritual blessings of God we do not appreciate enough. He does not exclusively belong to any certain group but to the entire mankind. He intermediates divine blessings. Everything anyone has is due to his being but most people do not know him and are not in connection with him.One reason for this great loss is that people do not know the Imam properly and miss the real meaning of respecting him.By properly ...

Khadijah

Khadijah
Assalamualaikum.My name is sister Khadijah.. I really hope that my experiences can help and encourage those who are reverts to Islam and are living in non-Muslim families[Khadijah]I reverted back to Islam about 6 years ago, I use the term 'reverted', because every baby is born a Muslim, it is only the parents that make him/her Jew, Christian, Buddhist etc. So, Alhamdulillah, I reverted back to Islam 6 years ago after I met a Malaysian brother ...

Zain Muhammad

Zain Muhammad
Whether it fittingly opens in Mississippi, Pakistan, or New York--my story begins and ends with absolute unquestioning submission to Allah as His humble and undeserving servant.[Zain Muhammad] I was born into this world an American Christian, a Southern Baptist in the deep heart of the mythical south: Mississippi. Always a sensitive child, given to prayer and Bible reading, I believed in what my elders taught me: that God was One and God was ...

A Glance At The Holy Shrine of Hadrat Fatima Masoumah (A.S)

A Glance At The Holy Shrine of Hadrat Fatima Masoumah (A.S)
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.) ...

Martyrdom of Imam Zayn al-Abidin(A.S.)

Martyrdom of Imam Zayn al-Abidin(A.S.)
ma`m Zayn al-'Abidin, peace be on him, became old and weak. This is because he exhausted himself by hard worship and obedience to Allah. The historians unanimously agreed that the Ima`m passed most his lifetime fasting by day and standing in prayer by night. Meanwhile, he remembered the tragedy of Karbala`'. When he looked at his aunts and his sisters, he remembered their escape from one tent to another, and the caller of the people called out: ...

Migration of Lady Fatima Al-Ma’sumah to Qum

Migration of Lady Fatima Al-Ma’sumah to Qum
Abstract After the demise of the Prophet, the Imams and their followers, the Shi‘as were continuously oppressed by the usurpers of the government. In this political climate, the Shi’as—under the Imams’ overt and covert guidance—objected to the usurping regimes through either a) uprising and martyrdom or b) migration. In these migrations, women along with men were remarkably present in the political and social arenas, as they played a ...

Abuzar al-Ghaffari

Abuzar al-Ghaffari
Abuzar was a truthful, strong and pious disciple, who from the outset of his conversion to Islam till the last moment of his life, didn't stray from the Path of Truth. He fought against oppression and fully supported Prophethood and Vilayah and was among the first people to convert to Islam. In fact, he was the 4th or 5th person to become Muslim and because of this he is considered among the "most eminent in Islam.” 1 He was the first person ...