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Birthday of Imam al-Mahdi (AS)

In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. And we desired to bestow a favor upon those who were deemed weak in the land, and to make them the Imams (Leaders of mankind), and to make them the heirs. (Quran, 28:5) At dawn, on the 15th Sha’ban 255 A.H., ...

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Imam Al-Mahdi Training for the Mission

Now we come to the third question as to how the preparation of the Awaited Saviour for his mission was completed, as he was only about five years old when his father, Imam Hasan al-Askari died. This age is the time of early childhood and the child is not old ...

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Imam Mahdi’s Modus Operandi Now we come to the last question which is about the method which the Mahdi is likely to adopt to achieve his…

Imam Mahdi’s Modus Operandi Now we come to the last question which is about the method which the Mahdi is likely to adopt to achieve his objective of the final victory of justice and of the complete eradication of injustice. A definite answer to this question depends not only on ...

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A talk between Hajjaj and a fasting shepherd

They say: Once Hajjaj bin Yusuf Thaqafi was on a journey to Yemen to rule from there. He had all the royal facilities with him. Wherever he camped, his servants erected tents and his cooks got busy in preparing royal dishes. At one of such halts, the climate was very ...

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God’s Greeting and Good Tiding for Khadija (S.A)

There are a number of Islamic traditions on the status and dignity of Mother of Believers Hadrat Khadija (S.A). Some of these traditions are mentioned below. 1. The Holy Prophet said: Gabriel came to me and said: O, Messenger of God! This is Khadija, when comes to you, greet her ...

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Imam Ali‌ (A.S) and Presence of Heart in prayer

The presence of heart means that the heart and attention of the one who offers his prayer is with God during the pray. The presence of heart is more profound than mere attending the meaning of the words of prayer, although this may be a good start to reach the ...

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The Qur’an and History The expectation of solace, which forms the subject of the present study, is a question which is philosophical and…

The Qur’an and History The expectation of solace, which forms the subject of the present study, is a question which is philosophical and social as well as religious and Islamic. As mentioned earlier, it has a Qur’anic basis. Hence, before an attempt is made to describe the nature of this ...

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To Pay Charity for Imam Mahdi

To Pay Charity for Imam Mahdi We should give charity for Imam Mahdi. You might ask if Imam Mahdi needs us to give charity for him?! Who are we to give charity for someone like Imam Mahdi?! This is very right. He does not at all need our charity or ...

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