• Eid Mab'ath: Prophet Muhammad's appointment to Prophetic Mission

    Is the day a mere commemoration of the descent of Archangel Gabriel on Mount Noor, Cave Hera with the first few verses of the Holy Qur’an, asking the apparently unschooled 40-year old Muhammad ibn Abdullah (SAWA): “Read in the Name of your Lord Who Created; Created man from a clot; Read and your Lord is Most Honourable; Who taught (to write) with the pen; Taught man what he knew not.?”

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  • Ziyarat (supplication) of Imam Musa Al Kadhim

    O the decisive argument of Allah, ant the son of His decisive argument! Peace be on you, O the sincerely attached friend of Allah, and the son of His sincerely attached friend! Peace be on you, O the confidant of Allah, and the son of His confidant! Peace be on you,

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  • Martyrdom Anniversary of Imam Kadhim (A)

    On 25th of Rajab, in the year 183 of the hijra when news of the martyrdom of the 7th Imam spread in Baghdad, an old man started crying incessantly. When asked the reason, he recalled the day when his farmland was afflicted with pest and his entire crop was damaged. The old man said: “I lived honestly and never did I stretch out my hand towards the people, but since I was in debt...

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  • Sad Story of Imam Kadhim Martyrdom

    "Haroon let his son (Mohammad Amin) be with Ja’far –Ibn-Mohammad Ibn- Ash’ath (one of Shias and believers of Imam Kazim (Pbuh)’s Imamate) to be his student and Ja’far train and educate him."...

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  • A Glimpse into the Life of Imam Musa al-Kadhim

    Imam Musa Al-Kathem was reared under the care of his father, Imam Jaafar As-Sadeq (peace be upon him). He lived with his father for twenty years, and during these years he learned in his father’s seminary of jurisprudence and science. As a young child, he was the most prominent among his siblings.

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  • Imamate of 7th Shia Imam "Imam Musa al-Kadhim"

    Every Imam has mentioned about his successor. Just as Imam Ali Amirul Momeneen appointed Imam Hasan as his successor, Imam Hasan appointed Imam Husain, Imam Husain appointed Imam Zainul Abedin, Imam Zainul Abedin appointed Imam Muhammad Baqir, Imam Muhammad Baqir appointed Imam Ja’far Sadiq, Imam Ja’far Sadiq appointed Imam Musa Kazim , Imam Musa Kazim was appointed Imam during the lifetime of his father as subsequent proofs will testify.

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  • Imam Musa al-Kadhim and Christian scholar

    Imam Kazim (as) was not only superior to all the scholars and scientists of his time in knowledge, but he was also famous for his moral virtues and high humane characteristics. These superiorities became so well known that almost all scholars who familiarized themselves with Imam Kadhim’s (as) glorious life have praised him highly.

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  • Imam Musa al-Kadhim in various prisons

    AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): Haroon wrote a letter to Isa Ibn-e Ja’far to kill Imam. Having received Haroon’s letter, Ja’far summoned some of his close friends and reliable ones, read the letter to them and sought for their advice. “Do not kill Imam and ask Haroon to exempt you from this duty”, said they to him.

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  • Lady Zaynab: A timeless role model for humanity

    what practical lessons do we as a community take from Lady Zaynab (a.s) immense contribution to humanity? How well do we appreciate the monumental impact she made on the establishment of our faith and the implications that may have on our lives today?

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  • The Role of Sayyida Zaynab Bint Ali

    The ruin and confusion brought about by the atrocious army was so great that Zeinab, the daughter of Ali (a.s.), had great difficulty in gathering the orphaned children, whom she had to appease and to appease and console till late midnight. Ali ibnul Hussein (a.s.) says, ""My aunt Zeinab always performed her prayers standing. But on that night, intense grief and the extra-ordinary effort of gathering, guarding and consoling the children and women had made her so tired that she performed her night prayers sitting, for she could stand only with great effort.

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  • Lady Zaynab, The Sage of Bani Hashim

    Daughter of the Holy Prophet's (peace be upon him and his household) daughter. Sister of the King of Martyrs. She is a true role model for any woman today of any religion. She showed the world the definition of womanhood. Her bravery and courage stands alone in a field of millions. She was tied up and taken as a prisoner. She had her scarf ripped off her head, she had her house burned to the ground. She was Janab-e-Zainab.

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  • Personality of Sayyida Zaynab, Daughter of Imam Ali (PBUT)

    Personality of Sayyida Zaynab, Daughter of Imam Ali (PBUT). Lady Zeinab contained all elements of nobility and virtue that Almighty Allah bestowed upon he grandfather, her father, her mother, and her two brothers. She inherited their peculiarities and copied their high moral standards.

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  • Sermon of Sayyida Zaynab at Yazid Court in Damascus

    The sermon of Lady Zaynab (a) in Damascus or the sermon of Lady Zaynab (a) in Yazid's gathering is a sermon delivered by lady Zaynab (a) after the Event of 'Ashura when the caravan of the captives of Karbala was taken to the gathering of Yazid b. Mu'awiya in Damascus. This sermon as well as the remarks of Imam al-Sajjad (a) greatly affected the audiences and changed the gathering in favor of Ahl al-Bayt (a).

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  • Sayyida Zaynab: An Evident Exemplar

    Lady Zaynab: An Evident Exemplar. According to the view of Islam, the woman is given the high status she desires. In fact, one of the advantages of Islam, which has turned it into the best way of living for mankind, is its view on the true status of women.

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  • Lady Zainab: The Unschooled Scholar

    "Praise be to Allah who has honored us with His Messenger, and purified us from impurity. The one who is disgraced is certainly the libertine, and the one who lies is the lewd; and we are not such people. Praise be to Allah."

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  • Demise Anniversary of Hadrat Zaynab Daughter of Imam Ali

    The Daughter of Imam Ali (A.S.) and Hadrat Fatima Zahra (A.S.) and the Greatest Messenger of the Husaini Revolution, Hadrat Zainab bint Ali (A.S.) who universalized the message of Hussaini Revolution and laid the foundation of Mourning of Imam Husain(A.S.) was dead on 15th Rajab 62 A.H. in Damascus(Syria) by the ruling Umayyad caliph. On this Sorrowful and Mourning Occasion we extend our Heartfelt Condolences to all the Lovers Holy Ahlul Bayt (A.S.) in the world

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  • 13th of Rajab: Birth anniversary of the commander of Faithful Ali Ibn Abi Talib inside holy Kaaba

    One of the important and unique incidents that occurred in the holy Ka'aba is the birth of the Commander of the Faithful; Imam Ali Ibn Abi Taleb (peace be upon him) in the midst of this holy place on Friday 13th of Rajab thirty years after the year of the elephant. This incident is for sure has unique and clear implications showing the distinctive status of the Commander of the Faithful...

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  • Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib (A), His Life, Achievements, and Merits

    Ali bin Abu Talib (A.S.) was the cousin and son-in-Law of Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.). It is outside the scope of this presentation to record the numerous achievements and merits of Imam Ali (A.S.). His exalted personality is such that even the most learned scholars are at a loss to fathom his greatness.

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  • Imam al-Rida declares al-Jawad as the Imam after him

    Imam al-Rida (a.s) declared the imamate of his son al-Jawad and appointed him as the successor after him and the general authority to whom Muslims would refer in their religious affairs. Many narrators have narrated the appointment of al-Jawad as the imam after his father. We mention here some of these narrations:

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  • Intellectual Accomplishments of Imam Muhammad al-Jawad

    One day Imam Muhammad Taqi (a.s), then aged nine, was standing with some boys in a lane of Baghdad. Seeing the entourage of Mamun all the others ran away, but as was his habit, Imam (a.s) continued to stand at his place. Mamun came forward and asked him, "Boy! Why did you not run away?"

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  • Exemplary Life of 9th Shia Imam 'Muhammad al-Jawad'

    Our 9th Imam (as) lived a very short life. He (as) was born in the year 195 AH and was poisoned and killed in the year 225 AH. Thus his lifespan was only 30 years. But if we carefully study his short life, we will find that he (as) made enormous contributions to Islam and in addition, our Imam (as) has taught us through his behaviour, a very important lesson of self-control despite all riches.

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  • Birth Anniversary of Imam Muhammad al-Jawad / Biography

    Imam al-Jawad (PBUH) was born on 10th day of the month of Rajab, in the year 195 A.H. in Madina - the city of his grandfather, the Messenger of Allah (S.A.W.), under the care of his father, Imam Ali bin Musa al-Reza (PBUH) who was qualified with the leadership (Imamate) and its qualifications, a lofty status, the position of leadership in the ummah and in the sciences of Islamic Shari'a and its laws.

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  • Third of Rajab the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Ali Al-Hadi

    The followers of Ahl Al-Bayt (peace be upon them) commemorate in Iraq and in the world, every year on the third of the blessed month of Rajab the sad anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Ali Al-Hadi (peace be upon him) the tenth of our holy Imams (peace be upon them).

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