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Islamic Insights – العقائد

The Book on Virtue of Knowledge

Chapter 2 Chapter on the quality of knowledge its virtue and the virtue of the scholars H 44, Ch. 2, h 1 Muhammad ibn al-Hassan has narrated from Ali ibn Muhammad from Sahl ibn Ziyad from Muhammad ibn ‘Isa from ‘Ubaudallah al-Dihqan from Durust al-Wasiti from Ibrahim ibn ‘Abd al-Hamid ...

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The book of Intelligence and ignorance

H 1, Ch. 1, h 1 Abu Ja’far Muhammad ibn Ya’qub has narrated from a number of our people of whom one is Muhammad ibn Yahya al-‘Attar who narrated from Ahmad ibn Muhammad from Hassan ibn Mahbub from ‘Ala’ ibn Razin from Muhammad ibn Muslim from abu Ja’far (a.s) who ...

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the Holy Family – المعتقدات

Man and Animals Man himself being a kind of animal, has many things in common with other animals. At the same time he has many dissimilarities which distinguish him from other animals and make him superior to them. The main and basic features distinguishing man from other living beings, on ...

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The Book on Virtue of Knowledge

Chapter One Chapter on the necessity to seek knowledge and the recommendations to learn   H 35, Ch. 1, h 1 Muhammad ibn Ya‘qub has narrated from Ali ibn Ibrahim ibn Hashim from his father from al-Hassan ibn abu al-Hassan al-Farisi from ‘Abd al-Rahman ibn Ziyad from his father from ...

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What is in al-Kafi?

 What is in al-Kafi? The contents of al-Kafi are precious gifts from Ahl al-Bayt (the fourteen infallible family members of Prophet Muhammad, (Divine Supreme Covenant Body) to their followers. Each piece is as valuable as the wealth of the whole world. In this volume (vol. 1 of 8) there are ...

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The book of Intelligence and ignorance

H 9, Ch. 1, h 9 Ali ibn Ibrahim has narrated from his father from al-Nawfali from al-Sakuni from abu ‘Abdallah (a.s) who has said the following. “The holy Prophet said, “If you would hear good things about a man, you should examine how good his intelligence is, because he ...

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Death and Burial of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

Three days before the Prophet’s death, ‘Umar ibn al­Khattab and other companions were present by his side. The Prophet said, “Now let me write something for you whereby you shall not go astray after me.” ‘Umar said, “The Prophet is overcome by illness; you have the Qur’an, the Book of ...

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Ali (A.S), Who Praised by the Prophet

No one in the history of Islam shares the words of praise that the Holy Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H&H.P) used for Imam Ali (A.S). For example he said: “If all the trees were pens, if all the seas were ink, if all the jinn and men wrote them down, even then ...

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Who were the companions of Imam Hussein (A.S)?

They were the faithful friends, helpers and companions of Imam Hussein (A.S). Some were old like Habib ibn Madhahir; others like Wahab al Kalbi were young. Some were noblemen like Zuhayr ibn Qayn, others like Jawn bin Huwai were slaves. Some like Salim and Amir came from towns like Kufa ...

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