Imam Hasan [a] faced all the attempts of Mu’awiyah to corner him, before the start of the war, with a lofty, sublime spirit; the spirit which knew nothing but the truth and would never...
The Qurʾanic Biography of Imam Husayn: A Translation of Sayyid Ali Naqi Naqvi’s “Hussain (ʿa) and the Qurʾan”
In this short treatise, Sayyid ʿAlī Naqī Naqvī gives a Qurʾanic biography of the Lord of Martyrs, Imam Ḥusayn (ʿa), and sheds light on the causes of the event of Karbala...
In this article Nebil Hussain examines more than a dozen laws that classical Sunni and Twelver Shi‘i jurists characterized as specific to the Prophet’s progeny and...
Imam Ali ibn al-Husayn accomplished his role as a guide and benefactor by teaching Islamic principles, emphasizing the concept of Imamate, resisting moral corruption, looking after the needy, and..
The presentation of a sound interpretation of religion, stemming from a correct safeguarding of the prophetic teachings was at the heart of Imam Husayn’s struggle says....
Severe and tragic ordeals befell Imam Musa, peace be on him, who was similar to ‘Isa b. Maryam in fear of Allah, piety, and...
The present work is about the event of Ghadir as Narrated by the Ahlul Bayt (a.s.). It studies briefly the Ghadir narrations in Shiite works compiled by...
The talents and genius of Imam Abu Ja‘far (al-Baqir), peace be on him, resulted in great abilities of knowledge that included all sciences, such as the tradition, philosophy, theology, jurisprudence, high maxims, and.....
It is unlikely that those who lived at the time of Lady Ma'sumah - the daughter of the seventh Twelver Shi'a Imam, Musa al-Kazim - anticipated the effect she would have on tens of millions of people after...
Allah (SWT) speaks of some people being oppressed who will be the Imams and leaders of the people and will rule over them. Verse 5 and a part of Verse 6 of Chapter al-Qasas read: وَ نُريدُ أَنْ نَمُنَّ عَلَى الَّذينَ اسْتُضْعِفُوا فِي الْأَرْضِ وَ نَجْعَلَهُمْ أَئِمَّةً وَ نَجْعَلَهُمُ الْوارِثين ...