Who is Abbas [as]

Hazrat Abbas was the son of Hazrat Ali Ibne Abi Talib. His mother’s name was Fatima, who was also known as “Ummul Banin”. She was the daughter of Huzam Ibne Khalid, an illustrious person of the Kalb-a tribe, which was distinguished for it chivalry. Hazrat Abbas was born in Medina on 7th Rajab 26 A.H….

Saviour in Judaism

Judaism is one of the most notable religions which has attached importance to the issue of the savior, because this religion has tasted the expectation for a savior, So it’s followers are seeking for the end-time savior more than any other religion. Due to the distortions in this region and its holy scripture, no cogent…

Savior in Zoroastrianism

One of the oldest religions in the world is Zoroastrianism, which is believed to be older than Mithraism. According to some scholars, Mithraism also is a subset of Zoroastrianism. Timeline in Zoroastrianism is divided into 4 periods of 3000 years, which totally makes 12000 years. Each 3000 years is allotted to something. The primary creation…

Life lessons from Imam Hussain (as)

Originally posted on one praying mama:
Far away from the turmoil in Yemen, the sectarian killings in Pakistan, and from the new questions arising in North America regarding Imam Hussain’s mission, I am trying to keep Imam Hussain and Karbala alive for my children. It really bothers me when I read about youth in the West…

Imam Mahdi (ATFS) in the eyes of Imam Ali (AS)

The discussion of Imam Mahdi (a.t.f.s.) is so critical that most of the important Islamic personalities have made some mention about it in their writings and sermons. Here we shall chronicle some of the traditions and sermons of Ameerul Momineen, Hazrat Ali b. Abi Talib (a.s.), who has spoken at length on this topic. It…

History of Jamkaran Mosque – The Mosque of Imam Mahdi

The learned Shi’ite research scholars and historians in their books have narrated from Hasan b. Mathleh Jamkarani – a righteous man of upright conduct and noble character, and a lover of the family of the revelation and Prophethood (i.e. the AhlulBayt, the holy progeny of the Prophet (P.B.U.H) – regarding the construction of the Holy…

The Holy City of Qom in Ahadith.

Salutations to the People of Qum Imam Jafar Sadiq (A.S) has said: “Salutations to the people of Qum, Allah (SWT) will shower their cities with the required rainfall and will bless them and turn their calamities into safety and goodness. The people of Qum are devout performers of Salat (Namaz). They are jurisprudents, scholars and…

14 Lessons from KARBALA

  1. DO NOT ACCEPT HUMILIATION : In one of his speeches, Imam Hussein a.s. said that the authorities in Kufa had given him only two options – humiliation or death. He carried on to say: ‘And we do not accept humiliation’.  A tradition reported by Imam Sadiq a.s records that, other than not accepting humiliation, Allah Almighty has given…

CHEMISTRY

Jabir b. Hayyan (the Geber of the Latins), who has been called one of the ‘fathers of chemistry’ and ‘the most famous Arabic alchemist’ , was one of the students of the Imam Ja’far, as-Sadiq. The quantity of Jabir’s output is quite staggering: besides his writings in chemistry, he wrote 1,300 treatises on mechanics, 500…

Imam Jafar as-Sadiq (AS) on animals and death.

Imam Jafar as-Sadiq (AS) narrates to his companion Mufadhdhal about animals when they die.   “Oh Mufadhdhal! Just consider the constitutional trait of animals! They hide themselves when dying just like people when they bury their dead. The carcasses of the beasts and animals are not seen. They are not so little to be overlooked….

Hurr, who chose to be free

Originally posted on WARRIORS + POETS:
light is breaking its way through gentle night with the reddened tones of a blood sunrise through the tents of Hussain on Ashura a morning breeze in deep sorrow sighs those who have just spent the night in prayer prepare now to face the battle call bidding farewell to the ones…