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AIM is a Shia Islamic organisation empowering people through educational and recreational activities.

Why Does Allah Subject People To Tests?

Question: Allah says in the Holy Qur’an: Who created death and life that He may try you — which of you is best in deeds…1 Now the question is that testing is required by one who is not aware of something and one who is not aware of the result. While …

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Short stories from the life of Imam Hassan Al-Askari (as)

Imam Hassan Askari (as) and fear of Allah (SWT) in His childhood: The Ahlul Bayt (as) who carries the most wisdom and knowledge of the seen and unseen are they who most fear Allah (SWT) and pass their every second in life reflecting and pondering about the most important subjects. …

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The Signs of a Person With Character

عَنِ الصَّادِقِ: ثَلاَثَةٌ تَدُلُّ عَلـى كَرْمِ الْـمَرْءِ: حُسْنُ الْخُلْقِ وَ كَظْمُ الْغَيْظِ وَ غَضُّ الْبَصَرِ [Imam Ja’far b. Muhammad] as-Sadiq (as) has said: “There are three things which show the character of a person: good etiquette; swallowing one’s anger and lowering the eyes [to that which one is not permitted …

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What Imam Ali (a) said to Kumail

Narrated in Shaykh Al-Mufid’s Al-Amali, Imam Ali (a) highlights the importance of knowledge and learning to his companion, Kumail ibn Ziyad Al-Nakha’ee. In his advice, the Imam (a) reproaches those who misuse knowledge or are misled from its pursuit by worldly pleasures. Once I was with Amirul Mu’mineen in the …

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Young Muslims urged to give blood during Muharram

Young British Muslims are being urged to mark the holy month of Muharram by giving blood in Manchester. Muharram is a period of mourning to commemorate the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of the prophet Muhammad. In an extreme demonstration of their faith, devout Shi’a Muslims makes themselves bleed on …

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I Learned From Husain…

Once upon a time a man by the name of Ghandi testified that, “I learned from Husain how to be oppressed and gain victory.” To that I add…I learned from Husain that dying with dignity in support of your divine principles and truthful beliefs is much better than living with …

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