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Husaynism Pride – Pride of Imam Husayn (a.s.)

Husaynism Pride – Pride of Imam Husayn (a.s.) The main axes of the subject: 1- Total submission to Allah 2- Humility toward Allah and meekness toward his servants 3- Humility toward Allah alone and no one but Allah (The Exalted) 4- Examples of the pride of lord of the martyrs ...

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Lessons from the Nahjul Balagah

Lesson Six The Continuity of Prophethood Continuity is one of the main points in the discussion of prophethood. In the first Sermon of the Nahj-ul-Balagha, the Commander of the Faithful aims at picturing the line of prophethood as a consistent and continuous line in the course of history extending to ...

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Light Within Me

Rules of Attaining Spiritual Perfection Allamah Muhammad Husayn Tabatabai To be able to advance on this spiritual path it is necessary for a spiritual traveler to appoint some righteous man his preceptor (spiritual guide). The preceptor must have passed away from self and reached the station of ever lasting abode ...

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Our Philosophy – Ayatullah Muhammad Baqir as-Sadr

The Tragedies of the Capitalistic System If we wished to present the links in the chain of social tragedies that resulted from this system, which is neither well studied, nor philosophically based, there would be no room for doing so in the space designated for the present discussion. Because of ...

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Loving Daughters is rewarding – Prophet’s Love to Zahra’a (pbut)

Loving Daughters is Rewarding – Prophet’s Love to Zahra’a (s.a.a.w) The main axes of the subject: 1- Desperate look 2- Your God’s chosen 3- Daughter shields from hell 4- Fatima, my flesh and blood Purpose: The daughter holds a special attribute that does not lessen than that of the son; ...

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Migration to the Prophet (s.a.a.w.): “Migration of Body and Soul

Migration to the Prophet (s.a.a.w.): “Migration of the Body and Soul The main axes of the subject: 1- A great Prophetic migration for change 2- Persistent Migration 3- Two kinds of migration 4- Beware of the counter migration Purpose: We will learn about the greatness of the prophetic migration with ...

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Khadija Daughter of Khuwaylid – Wife of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)

INTRODUCTION: If you wish to research the life of this great lady, and if you do not have al-Majlisi’s voluminous [110 Vol.] encyclopedia titled Bihar al-Anwar, the best references are: al-Sayyuti’s Tarikh al Khulafa, Abul-Faraj al-Isfahani’s Aghani, Ibn Hisham’s Seera, Muhammad ibn Ishaq’s Seerat Rasool-Allah, and Tarikh al-rusul wal muluk ...

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Guardianship and Disassociation

Guardianship and Disassociation The main axes of the subject: 1- Guardianship and disassociation 2- The almsgiver while bowing is Ali (a.s.) 3- The story on that verse 4- Summary Purpose: We will examine the guardianship verse and learn in general the conditions and reasons for its revelation coupled with its ...

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Lessons from the Nahjul Balagah

Lesson Four How are Prophets chosen? What are the Prophets’ responsibilities towards God? What is the social, cultural and intellectual background in which the Prophets appear? To answer these questions, we analyze the following statements of the first Sermon of the Nahj-ul-Balagha. „From his progeny (Adam), God chose (istafa) Prophets ...

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Tafsir Al-Mizan- 1. Al-Fatiha, Verse 1-5

40 CHAPTER 1, VERSES 1-5 In the name of Allãh, the Beneficent, the Merciful (1) . All praise is due to Allãh, the Lord of the Worlds (2) . The Beneficent the Merciful (3) . The Master of the Day of Judgement (4) . Thee do we worship and Thee ...

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