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The Holy Prophet's (S.A.W.) Endeavors in Introducing Imamat

The Holy Prophet's (S.A.W.) Endeavors in Introducing Imamat

Some people have this absurd and obstinate passion of viewing all Islamic teachings from the microscope of the so called 'modern thinking'. Usually, these people are of the opinion that "what is the point in discussing as to who was the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.)'s successor, a controversy that existed fourteen hundred years ago?

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Imam Ali bin Abu Talib (A.S.),His Life, Achievements, and Merits

Imam Ali bin Abu Talib (A.S.),His Life, Achievements, and Merits

Ali bin Abu Talib (A.S.) was the cousin and son-in-Law of Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.). It is outside the scope of this presentation to record the numerous achievements and merits of Imam Ali (A.S.). His exalted personality is such that even the most learned scholars are at a loss to fathom his greatness.

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The First Holy Imam

The First Holy Imam

Amîru ’l-Mu’minîn ‘Alî —upon whom be peace— was born in the holy Ka’bah. ‘Abbâs bin ‘Abdu ‘l-Muttalib and others were sitting by the Ka’bah when they saw Fâtima bint Asad come to the Ka’bah and prayed to God to make her pregnancy easy for her. No sooner had she finished the prayer when the wall of the Ka‘bah split by a solemn miracle and Fâtima entered inside the Ka‘bah and the split area of the wall returned to its normal position.

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Imam Ali's Distinguished Place in Literary History

Imam Ali's Distinguished Place in Literary History

“Ali deserves a distinguished place in literary history,” Devenport remarks, “in as much as he had cultivated his mind with an ease and assiduity unusual in his age and country. He left many collections of sentences, proverbs and poetical pieces. Goblin and Latté published fragments of these sentences, the former at Leiden in 1629 and the latter in 1746.

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Imam Ali (a.s.) ,First Youth To Accept Islam

Imam Ali (a.s.) ,First Youth To Accept Islam

Ali was born some thirty years after the birth of the Holy Prophet (PBUH). He belonged to the most respectable family of Quraish, the Banu Hashim. His father "Abu Talib" was the real uncle of the Holy Prophet who brought him up after the death of the Holy Prophet’s grandfather.

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An Introduction to the Second Infallible Hazrat Imam Ali (a_s)

An Introduction to the Second Infallible Hazrat Imam Ali (a_s)

On the 13th of the month of Rajab, twenty-three years before the migration of the Prophet (P.B.U.H.) a child was born in the family of Abu Talib, the light of whom kindled the whole World. Kunaab Mecci narrates about his birth: ...

Imam al-Mahdi
Muhammad al Mahdi (Peace Be Upon Him)

Muhammad al Mahdi (Peace Be Upon Him)

There Existed a good deal of harmony and uniformity between the aspects pertaining to the births of Prophet Muhammad, the last Apostle of Allah and Imam al-Mahdi, the last Apostolic Imam. Just as the coming of the Holy Prophet was prophesied well in advance by the preceding prophets, similarly the impending news of the gracious birth of Imam al-Mahdi was foretold by the Holy Prophet.

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Hadith Al-Tafdhil, is ‘Aishah Really the best of the Ummah?

Hadith Al-Tafdhil, is ‘Aishah Really the best of the Ummah?

Officially, Abu Bakr is the best of this Ummah, after its Prophet, sallallahu ‘alaihi wa alihi, according to the Ahl al-Sunnah. ‘Allamah al-Albani (d. 1420 H) for instance submits:     قلت: وكون أبي بكر رضي الله عنه أحب الناس إليه صلى الله عليه وسلم هو الموافق لكونه أفضل الخلفاء الراشدين عند أهل السنة I say: the fact that Abu Bakr, may Allah be pleased with him, was the most beloved of mankind to him (i.e. the Prophet), peace be upon him, is consistent with the fact that he was the best of the rightly guided khalifahs in the view of the Ahl al-Sunnah.1

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A Strange Cruelty on an Orphan Girl and Hazrat Ali's (A.S) Judgement Therein

A Strange Cruelty on an Orphan Girl and Hazrat Ali's (A.S) Judgement Therein

It has been stated by Kulaini and Sheikh Suduq as incorporated in Sahih Bukhari on the authority of Hazrat Imam Jafar Sadiq (a) that a slave girl was brought to the court of Hazrat Omar (r) with the accusation that she had not proved loyal to her master.

Imam Ali
The Battles of Siffina and Nahrawan

The Battles of Siffina and Nahrawan

Mu’awiyah made preparations for the war and set off towards Imam Ali's area with forty thousand soldiers. They got at a place called Siffeen between Syria and Iraq. Mu’awiyah arrived there earlier than Imam Ali (s) and occupied the bank of the river. He closed the way to the watering place that no one else could get water except his followers.

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