Monthly Archives: August 2007

Imam Al-Mahdi Al-Muntadhar (a)

The promised Mahdi, who is usually mentioned by his title of Imam-i ‘Asr (the Imam of the "Period") and Sahib al-Zaman (the Lord of the Age), is the son of the eleventh Imam. His name is the same as that of the Holy Prophet. He was born in Samarrah in …

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Muhammad (s) in the Mirror of Islam

Islam is based on two realities: the blessed personality of the Prophet Muhammad, who was chosen exactly fourteen lunar centuries ago to deliver God’s message and to be the leader of mankind; and the Quran, the Book from God which is the Prophet’s enduring miracle and which contains God’s words …

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The Beginning of the Prophetic Mission

Finally the appointed moment arrived, the moment which had been foretold by previous Prophets to their followers. At the age of forty, the orphan son of Abdullah attained the exalted station of messengerhood. It was he alone that time had prepared for guiding the world with his message for only …

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CRISIS ALERT: Nigerian Shia Muslims under Attack

The current human rights situation and extensive use of state violence against innocent civilians in Sokoto, Nigeria has reached melting point, as the Sokoto state government has demolished the local Shia Centre, schools and a clinic belonging to the Shi’ite community in addition to setting ablaze hundreds of residences belonging …

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