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September, 2018

  • 28 September

    Applied Family Law in Islamic Courts: Shari’a Courts in Gaza

    Written from an ethnographic perspective, the book, Applied Family Law in Islamic Courts: Shari’a Courts in Gaza, investigates the socio-legal aspects of Islamic jurisprudence in...

  • 22 September

    In commemoration of martyrdom of imam Sajjad +Books

    4th Imam Martyrdom

    Imam Ali b. al-Husayn al-Sajjad (a.s) is the fourth Imam. His father was Imam al-Husayn b. Ali (a.s) and his mother was a noble Persian known as Shahrbanu. Imam Ali b. al-Husayn al-Sajjad (a.s) was born on the 5th of Shaban in the year 38 A.H. Imam al-Sajjad (a.s) is referred to in ...

  • 19 September

    Formerly, Pakistani Sunnis Joined Shias in Imam Hussain’s Mourning

    Every year, an elderly man from a Sunni family sets up a sabeel (stall offering cold drinks and water) along the route of the first Muharram procession in predominantly Shia neighbourhood of Kocha Sardar in...

  • 18 September

    Who is Hussain is a movement in over 60 cities worldwide

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    From helping the homeless and feeding the hungry, to donating blood to save lives. In 2012 a small group of young Londoners from different backgrounds came together with one common objective, to tell the world about an inspirational man. A man who lived 1400 years ago, but whose legacy lives on until today. A man ...

  • 17 September

    Shia Scholars’ Fatwas on Tatbir

    Tatbir is amongst a set of bloody rituals that are performed by some Shia Muslims in commemoration of the great tragedy of Karbala, when the family of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (s) was massacred by a group of....

  • 7 September

    Ayatollah Sistani’s Advices to Public Speakers in the Month of Muharram 1440

    The orator and public speaker should take into consideration the intellectual and the cultural level of the direct and the indirect audience and he should not mention anything from religion except those things which match the intellectual standards of the listeners and reply to their objections and give clarifications for ...

  • 4 September

    Tadwīn al-Ḥadīth: Introduction and Preliminary Discussions

    The following is a lightly-edited selection from baḥth al-khārij (advanced jurisprudence) lectures of Sayyid Aḥmad Madadī, a respected jurist and student of Sayyid Abū l-Qāsim al-Khūʾī and SayyidʿAlī al-Sīstānī. He resides and teaches in the holy city of...

  • 1 September

    17th Annual Conference of the Council of Shia Muslim Scholars of North America Held in US+Photos

    The Council of Shia Muslim Scholars of North America holds a conference annually, that brings together scholars from across Canada and the United States. The topic of the 17th Annual Conference, held this year in the Washington DC metropolitan area, was “Ingenuity, Cooperation, and Mediation.” Clerics, preachers, and imams came ...

August, 2018

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