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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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Our Philosophy – Ayatullah Muhammad Baqir as-Sadr

IV The Dispossession Theory This is the theory of the Islamic philosophers in general. It can be summarized in the division of the mental conceptions into the following two kind:: primary conceptions and secondary conceptions. The primary conceptions are the conceptual foundation of the human mind. (p. 69) These primary ...

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Imam Mahdi’s Superhuman Role We come to a question. The question is whether a single individual, howsoever great he may be, can accomplish…

Imam Mahdi’s Superhuman Role We come to a question. The question is whether a single individual, howsoever great he may be, can accomplish such a great task, when it is known that a great man is only he whom the circumstances bring forward to be in the forefront of the ...

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Hazrat Zahra (S.A)

Jabir ibn Abdullah al-Ansari has narrated: Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H&H.P) had not eaten anything for several days. Hunger was making him suffer. He went to the houses of his wives, but found nothing there to eat. He then went to the house of Fatimah Zahra (S.A) and told her, “O my ...

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Our Philosophy – Ayatullah Muhammad Baqir as-Sadr

III The Empirical Theory This theory states that only sense perception supplies the human mind with conceptions and ideas, and that mental power is that which reflects in the mind the various sense perceptions. Thus, when we perceive a thing, we can have a conception of it – that is, ...

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Our Philosophy – Ayatullah Muhammad Baqir as-Sadr

11 The Rational Theory This theory was adopted by a number of prominent European philosophers, such as Descartes, [26] Kant [27] and others. It can be summarized in the belief that there are two sources of conceptions. One of them is sense perception. Thus, we conceive ‘heat’, ‘light’, ‘taste’ or ...

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Pilgrimage to Karbala: Commemorating a Past Sacrifice and Preparing for a Future Revolution

Certain names bear a significance that far transcends the particular persons, places, or objects they denote. A prime example of such a name—arguably, the most outstanding example—is Husayn. Husayn is more than just the given name of the third imam of the Shia faith. Husayn exemplifies an ideology, a way of ...

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Imam Mahdi (AS) In Ahadith

The Views of Muhyi-ad Din Ibn Arabi on the Infallibility of Imam Mahdi (AS): Ibn Arabi in his works “Futuhat Al-Makkiya” (The Meccan Revelations) says: “Mahdi (AS), during his time is the sign of Allah for the people of the world. His position is like that of the Prophets’ (Peace ...

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Our Philosophy – Ayatullah Muhammad Baqir as-Sadr

Conception and Its Primary Source By the term ‘primary’, we mean the real source of simple conceptions or simple knowledge. The human mind contains two kinds of conceptions. One of them is simple conceptual ideas, such as the ideas of ‘existence’, ‘unity’, ‘heat’, ‘whiteness’, and similar single human conceptions. The ...

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Supreme Leader’s Meeting with Outstanding Youth

In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful All praise is due to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds, and peace and greetings be upon our Master Muhammad and upon his immaculate household The dear youth sometimes write certain things – like the pieces of papers that they show ...

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