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Translator’s Preface Introduction by First Publisher

Translator’s Preface Introduction by First Publisher Translator’s Preface The martyred scholar, Murtadha Mutahhari was born in 1918 in the village of Fariman of Mashad in Khorassan. He studied for 16 years at the Divinity College of Qum in the branches of literature, philosophy, jurisprudence and some other Islamic subjects, Then, ...

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STORIES OF THE PROPHETS

Habil and Qabil   Adam had two sons called Habil and Qabil. Adam thought that Habil, the younger son, should take over after him. But Qabil didn’t like this idea and was very jealous. To settle the argument Adam thought of an idea. He told his sons to think of ...

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A Study in the Philosophy of Islamic Rites

Ayatullah Muhammad Baqir al-SadrTranslated by Yasin T. Al-Jibouri Rites enjoy an important role in Islam. Their injunctions represent an important part of jurisprudence and a worshipping conduct which formulates a noticeable phenomenon in the daily life of the pious. The system of rites in Islamic jurisprudence represents one of its static ...

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STORIES OF THE PROPHETS

Prophet Adam (a) Allah made the mountains and the seas. He made all the animals. He made the heavens and the stars. He made the sun and the moon and he made the angels. The angels were like Allah’s servants and did everything He ordered. Then Allah decided to make ...

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Al Kafi: The book of Intelligence and ignorance3

The book of Intelligence and ignorance H 8, Ch. 1, h 8 Ali ibn Muhammad ibn ‘Abdallah has narrated from Ibrahim ibn Ishaq al-Ahmar from Muhammad ibn Sulayman al-Daylami his father who has said the following. “Once I mentioned a certain person’s intelligence, worship and religion before Imam abu ‘Abdallah ...

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Akhlaq- Islamic Spirituality-Discourse on Patience

DISCOURSE ON PATIENCE In the Name of God the Merciful the Compassionate Lectures of :Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamene’i PREFACE 01 One of the most brilliant, gifted and worthy sons of Islam of our age — a great scholar, thinker, philosopher, jurisprudent, writer of great erudition and penetration, the defender of ...

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Who are the Ahlulbayt?

“Ahlulbayt” literally means “People of the House” (‘Ahl’ means “people”, while ‘bayt’ means “house”). Its meaning in context of Islamic vernacular is “members of the household of the Prophet”. The Ahlulbayt are one of the two most important sources of Islamic guidance after the demise of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH&HP). ...

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Chapter 3: Religious Faith

The foregoing discussion has made it clear that without having an ideal and faith man cannot pass a healthy life nor can he render a fruitful service to humanity and human culture. A man not having an ideal and faith will either be submerged in self-seeking or will be converted ...

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Al Kafi:The book of Intelligence and ignorance 2

The book of Intelligence and ignorance H 2, Ch. 1, h 2 Ali ibn Muhammad has narrated from Sahl ibn Ziyad, from ‘Amr ibn ‘Uthman, from Mufaddal ibn Salih from Sa‘d ibn Tarif from Asbagh ibn Nabatah, from Ali (a.s) who has said the following. “Once Jibril came to Adam ...

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Chapter 2: Knowledge and Faith

Relation Between Knowledge and Faith We have studied the relation between man’s humanity and his animality, in other words, the relation between man’s cultural and spiritual life and his material life. It is now clear that man’s humanity has an independent existence and is not a mere reflection of his ...

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