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How Jesus Christ described the Glory of the Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.)

How Jesus Christ described the Glory of the Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.)

We present here some traditions attributed to prophet Jesus (may peace be upon him), in which that great prophet talks about the Chief of all Prophets, Hazarat Muhammad (may God bless him ever more). The traditions are naturally in the form of prophecies, since the Prophet Jesus lived before the time of our Prophet Muhammad.

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Position of Ahlul Bayt (A.S.) on the Day of Judgement

Position of Ahlul Bayt (A.S.) on the Day of Judgement On the Day when the oppressed shall bite their hands (in fear); when the oppressors shall be gathered in humiliation and lowliness, remembering their disgraceful and shameful deeds:

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The General Life-Style of the Holy Ahlul Bayt (A.S.)

The General Life-Style of the Holy Ahlul Bayt (A.S.) The other members of the Ahl al-Bayt (AS) are the perfect examples of the education and training of the Holy Prophet (SA). Their characters and life-style resemble the character of the Holy Prophet (SA).

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The Glorious Qur'an and the Holy Ahlul Bayt (A.S.) cannot be separated from each other

The Glorious Qur'an and the Holy Ahlul Bayt (A.S.) cannot be separated from each other Among the arguments put forward from the Ahl' ul-Sunnah to justify the adallah (justice) of the sahaba is that they complied the Qur'an. To question their trustworthiness is to question the authenticity of the Qur'an. Hence even if the sahaba are in the wrong, we must interpret in such a way to protect their integrity (even if it means degrading the position of Prophethood. (Examples of this exist in the chapter on the will of the Prophet (saw) for such an example.)

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The Greatness of the Holy Ahlul Bayt(A.S.)

The Greatness of the Holy Ahlul Bayt(A.S.) The Holy Book tells us about the Words of Allah, the Great and Almighty, concerning them: " Allah only desires to keep away uncleanness from you, O members of the House! and to purify you a (thorough purification)." (XXXIII:33)

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The Rewards of Mourning for Ahlul Bait (A.S)

The Rewards of Mourning for Ahlul Bait (A.S) The Holy Prophet (S.A.W.) (said to Syeda Fatimah (A.S.): On the Day of Judgment, you shall intercede for the ladies and I shall intercede for the men; every person who has wept over the tragedy of Hussain (A.S.), we shall take him by the hand and lead him into Paradise.

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What the Holy Prophet of Islam (PBUH) Said About Imam Hassan (as) and Imam Hossein (as)?

What the Holy Prophet of Islam (PBUH) Said About Imam Hassan (as) and Imam Hossein (as)? Hakim ascribed this Hadith to abu-Horayra: “The Prophet came out to us with Hasan and Hosein on his shoulders, kissing them alternatively until he came to the point where we were standing; a man then said, “O Messenger of God, do you love them? He replied, “Yes, whosoever loves them has loved me and whosoever hates them has hated me".

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Wilayah of Ahlul Bait [A.S]

Wilayah of Ahlul Bait [A.S] He said: Abul Qasim Ja'far b. Muhammad - may Allah bless him with mercy, reported to me from his father, from Sa'd b. Abdillah, from Ahmad b. Muhammad b. Isa, from Muhammad b. Sinan, from Abdul Karim b. Amru and Ibrahim b. Rahah al-Basri, who both reported from Mayassar, who reported that:

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The Last and Final Messenger of God [P]

The Last and Final Messenger of God [P] Muhammad bin `Abdulla-h is the last and final messenger of God. The message he brought from God is known as “al-Isla-m,” and the scripture he was given by God is known as “al-Qur’a-n.”

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Love of Ahlul Bait leads to Paradise

Love of Ahlul Bait leads to Paradise He said: Abu Ja'far Muhammad b. Umar al-Zayyat informed us that Ali b. Ismail reported to him from Muhammad b. Khalaf, who reported from al-Husain al-Ashqar, who reported from Qais, from Laith b. Abi Sulaim, from Abdul Rahman b. Abi Laila, reporting from Al-Husain b. Ali, peace be upon him, that ....

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Event of Mubahila

Event of Mubahila In the early days of Islam, Najran was a large centre of people who had changed from idol worship to Christianity. The Holy Prophet (S) had sent letters to the heads of different countries inviting them to Islam. One such letter was addressed to the Christians of Najran. It read as follows:

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Jannat al-Baqi Cemetery in the Holy City of Madinah

Jannat al-Baqi Cemetery in the Holy City of Madinah Jannat-al-Baqi is the famous burial place of great personalities without whom the history of Islam is incomplete, in fact, some of them wrote the history of Islam with their deeds and achievements. The Prophet's companion Usman bin Mazoon was the first companion to be buried there on instructions by the Prophet (SA). The Prophet's son, Ibrahim, who died in infancy (and was very dear to the Prophet) was also buried there. Then the Prophet's beloved grandson Hazrat Imam Hasan (AS), was also laid to rest in al-Baqi. Al-Baqi has the graves of three more stars of the Prophet's family, his grandsons, Hazrat Ali ibn Imam Husain, Hazrat Muhammad Baqir ibn Ali ibn Imam Hussain, and Hazrat Jafar Sadiq ibn Muhammad Baqir ibn Ali ibn Imam Hussain.

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The Traditions on the Twelve Infallible and Immaculate Holy Imams (A.S.)

The Traditions on the Twelve Infallible and Immaculate Holy Imams (A.S.) In some books of the Traditions, the power of Islam is referred to as being a pawn in the twelve caliphs and in others, the survival and life of religion are in the hands of a group of them until the Day of Resurrection and all are from the Quraysh. 

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Ahlul Bayt (`a): Its Meaning and Origin

Ahlul Bayt (`a): Its Meaning and Origin The term “ahl” signifies the members of a household of a man, including his fellow tribesmen, kin, relatives, wife (or wives), children, and all those who share a family background, religion, housing, city, and country with him. “Ahl” and “al” are both the same term with the exception that “al” is exclusively used for human beings and should come before the family name, but such a condition is not existent in the case of “ahl”.

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1st Day of the month of Safar (Entry of the Household (Ahlulbayt a.s.) into Syria)

1st Day of the month of Safar (Entry of the Household (Ahlulbayt a.s.) into Syria) The author of Kamile Bahai relates the narration of Sahl bin Sa'ad briefly and says that he said, that I saw the heads mounted upon the lances while the head of Abbas bin Ali (a.s) was in the forefront. The head of Imam Husain (a.s) followed them while the women of the Prophet's family were behind the head. The head displayed magnificent awe while light emanated from it. A round beard, which had a few white hair in it and was dyed with Wasmah, seemed very much attractive. His eyes were large and dark, and eyebrows were joined together. His forehead was wide, nose long, while his lips were smiling raised towards the heavens, and his eyes were gazed towards the horizon. The wind was whirling his beard towards the right and left and it was as if he was the Commander of the faithful (Ali).

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All Solutions are with the Holy Prophet’s Progeny

All Solutions are with the Holy Prophet’s Progeny This was the title that I chose for the lecture I gave two years ago in the mosque of my Sunni brothers in the city of San Francisco, California, the United States of America. That day, there was a great crowd of men and women from different nations and countries - people from Africa, Turkey, Afghanistan, and Egypt attended the lecture and most of them left satisfied after a free and purposeful debate.

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A Brief Account of the Twelve Successors of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.)

A Brief Account of the Twelve Successors of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.) The First Imam Amirul Momineen Ali (a.s.) Father: Abu Talib bin Abdul Muttalib bin Hashim. Mother: Fatimah bint Asad bin Hashim bin Abd Munaf.

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During Yazid's Rule According to Maudoodi's Khilafat wa Mulikiyyat

During Yazid's Rule According to Maudoodi's  Khilafat wa Mulikiyyat The legacy of placing politics over Deen and violating the Shariah for the sake of power politics that started during the rule of Hadrat Muawiya (r) reached a critical low during the rule of his own appointed heir, Yazid. Three specific things during his rule stunned and appalled the entire Muslim world.

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Prophet Nuh (A.S.), the Great Messenger of Allah Almighty

Prophet Nuh (A.S.), the Great Messenger of Allah Almighty The verses in Quran descended about the prophecy of Nuh a.s (Noah) which described the head of the infidels from the tribe of the Nuh a.s said: We believe you a human being like ourselves not more than that. The people who follow you are the poor and down trodden of the society. In any case we never find you more capable than us and we will not admit you as our prophet from God but we believe that you are a lier.

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Shi'ism, The Creed Of Love

Shi'ism, The Creed Of Love One of the greatest marks of distinction of Shi`ism over other sects is that its-foundation and its bedrock is love. Right from the time of the Prophet who laid the basis of this sect there has been the whispering of love; when we hear from the words of the Prophet the sentence:

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