Monthly Archives: April 2014

Fatima Zahra in Suratul Kawthar

The virtue of studying this chapter In regards to the virtue of the recitation of this chapter, a tradition from the Noble Prophet says: مَنْ قَرَأَهَا سَقَاهُ اللهُ مِنْ أَنْهَارِ الْـجَنَّةِ وَ أَعْطي مِنَ الأَجْرِ بِعَدَدِ كُلِّ قُرْبَانٍ قَرَّبَهُ الْعِبَادِ فِي يَوْمِ عِيدٍ وَ يَقْرَبُونَ مِنْ أَهْلِ الْكِتَابِ وَ” الْمُشْرِكِينَ” …

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AIM course on death conducted by Shaykh Amin Rastani

This week AIM has been running an 8-hour structured course entitled ‘Death and Resurrection: Understanding life beyond the grave’ in London. More than 50 students attended the course and benefitted from an array of different subjects related to the topic of death according to Islam. Teaching the course is Shaykh …

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Nine Rules For Happiness By Imam Ali (as)

Everyone aspires to be happy in his life. Imam Ali (as) provides you with a nine-point canon to reach this goal thus: قَوَاعِد الْسَّعَادَة الْتِسع لِأَمِير الْمُؤْمِنِيْن عَلِي عَلَيْه الْسَّلَام: Nine rules for happiness by the Commander of the Faithful Ali : أولاً: توكل على الله في السراء والضراء FIRST: …

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The Sun Behind the Clouds

Al-’Allama al-Majlisi ’s Thoughts on the Ahadith Identifying the Twelfth Imam as “The Sun Behind the Clouds”. Translated by Afzal Sumar One of the common narrations relayed to convey the role of Imam Mahdi (AS) during his occultation is the analogy of the ‘Sun behind the Clouds’. In this text, …

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Lady Fatima, the Night of Power

Lady Fatima, the Night of Power Lady Fatima, one of the purest of women in all of the earth Little will we ever know about her true worth The Prophet (pbuh) called her Umme Abiha, the mother of her father not any ordinary father, a father who got closer than …

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