Ahl al-Bayt

Glimpses of the Holy Prophet’s Conduct

“Certainly you have in the Messenger of Allah, an Excellent Exemplar…” (Holy Qur’an 33-21)Perfect Family ManThe multi-dimensional personality of Prophet Muhammad (SAWA) shows us that he was a paragon of virtue in all fields including manners, etiquette, sincerity, generosity, forbearance, courage, wisdom, worship, magnanimity, simplicity of daily life, state affairs, …

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The Causes of Martyrdom of Imam Ali (A.S.) Part 2

The Fatal Sword Blow that ended the Rule of Justice On 19th Ramazan is that tragic day in history when the Supreme Symbol of Justice was fatally wounded while engrossed in the Morning Prayer. As a matter of fact, the Grand Man, after spending the first of the three Grand …

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The Causes of Martyrdom of Imam Ali (A.S.)

Salaam, and heartfelt condolences to you all on the tragic days of Ramadhan that we are passing through. These are the days when the Ummah of Prophet Mohammad (SAWA) became orphan for the second time. The first time was the passing away of the Prophet in 11 AH, and this …

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Some Examples of the Struggles of the Infallible Holy Imams (A.S.)

Claiming the Imamate and inviting the people to accept the Imamate is observed in every aspect of the Imams’ lives, which is a sign of their struggle. There are numerous traditions in this regard. For instance, the traditions titled: “Al A’imma Nurullah” (“The Imams are the Divine Light”) in the …

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The Traditions about the Twelve Caliphs

From the traditions which the knowledge of every researcher and student seeks, rather which is obligatory on every Muslim to be acquainted with it and not to transgress it till he comprehends its contents and knows its matter thoroughly, is the successive traditions concerning the number of caliphs and Imams …

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Imam al-Hasan al-‘Askari (A.S.)

Imam al-Hasan al-‘Askari (A.S.) Compiled by: Ayatullah Shaheed Murtadha Mutahhari It is the night of Imam al-Hassan al-‘Askari’s birthday. It is a night of celebration. It is a night for which we should all congratulate the holy existence of Sahib al-Amr, the Imam of the Time (may Allah hasten his …

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Learning and imparting the knowledge of the Holy Imams (A.S.)

Learning and imparting the knowledge of the Holy Imams (A.S.) Ee learn one of the best ways of acquiring this virtue, which the Imams (a.s.) themselves have determined for us. Indeed this is one of the most important necessities and a sign of Imam’s (a.t.f.s.) recognition in his occultation Imam …

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