Imam Ja'far al-Sadiq (AS) is one of the most influential figures in Islamic sciences in such fields as Fiqh (jurisprudence), Quran interpretation, ethics, geography, economics, astronomy, medicine and mathematics and whose students created a great capacity in the development of religious sciences all over the...Read More »
Imam al-Sadiq, a Man of Knowledge, Struggle for Forming Islamic Rule
From the perspective of Ayatollah Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, delineating and promoting the issue of Imamate and the existence of a politico-ideological network are two important components that Imam Sadiq (a.s.) used in order to implement his plan – namely, an open uprising to establish the...Read More »
Imam Ali, A Great Unique Man in the History of Islam
In this study, we aim to portray the magnificent personality of the great unique man of Islamic history by expressing a brief point of the virtues of...Read More »
Imam Ali and Citizens’ Rights
The main claim of this paper is that Imam Ali (599-661), the most revered religious scholar among Shiite Muslims, made the first explicit attempt to conceptualise rights in the history of...Read More »
“The Candle of Bayt al-Māl”, Ruholamin’s New Artwork Honors Imam Ali’s Martyrdom Anniversary
Iranian artist Hassan Ruholamin has commemorated the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Ali (AS) with his new canvas entitled “The Candle of Bayt al-Mal....Read More »
The Differences between Imam Hassan’s Peace and Imam Hussain’s Uprising
One interpretation, according to Martyr Motahhari, is that when Imam Hussain (pbuh) was martyred, he was both protesting and at the same time encouraging what is right and forbidding what is wrong. He rose up against an oppressive ruler, because the ruler was committing oppression, acting.....Read More »
Why Does the Imam al-Mahdi Not Write a Book to Guide People during the Occultation?
At present we are living in the period of Greater Occultation which is the period of “general deputyship”. That is, guidance of the Shiites is an obligation as well as a responsibility of the grand jurists and prominent religious scholars who bear the necessary qualifications and the...Read More »
Does Imam al-Mahdi (aj) Have a Spouse and Children?
Although it is possible for the imam (as) to have a spouse and children, and such a matter is in no way in conflict with his occultation, nevertheless, there isn't any substantial hadithic reasoning that proves anything regarding this subject. It can be said that just as how Allah (swt) wished for...Read More »
Is it Mandatory to Know the Imam of the Time?
It is mandatory to know the Imam of the time, that people are not helpless in the matter of discarding the obedience of the true Imam, that the one who dies without knowing the Imam of his time will die a death of...Read More »
The Characteristics of Those Who Wait Imam Mahdi (A.S.)
The utopia of those who wait possesses many constituents, one of which is knowledge. It suffices for the significance of knowledge that it counts as the criterion of deciding what is invaluable or worthless. With knowledge one can acquire supremacy, and without it one will have no...Read More »