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

Islam and the Modern Age

Monotheism (Tawhid) as an outlook of human existence, implies the equality and unity of all human beings in their relation with God. He is the Lord of all human beings. No one has any special relationship with Him denied to others. He is not the God of a specific community …

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AhlulBayt (a): Its Meaning and Origin

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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Ashura Procession Handouts

During this year’s successful Ashura procession, many volunteers were involved in spreading the message of Imam Hussain (as) to the general public by means of handouts. AIM would like to take this opportunity to thank all those involved and wish them success in their future endeavours. Whilst the overwhelming majority …

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Monotheism as an Outlook of Human Existence

Monotheism (Tawhid) as an outlook of human existence, implies the equality and unity of all human beings in their relation with God. He is the Lord of all human beings. No one has any special relationship with Him denied to others. He is not the God of a specific community …

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An Introduction to Social Justice in Islam

Men of science assume two types of evolution for man: one of which is biological evolution, about which you may have read in biology and know that man is considered as the most perfect animal and the last link in the natural evolution of animals. But the historical or social …

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The Spiritual Aspects of Hajj

The genuine value of Hajj and its reforming effects on the soul and behavior does not lie in mechanically routine practice, devoid of any meaning or value beyond what is seen, but in the awareness of the pilgrim and his spiritual and ideological awareness of every action he practises, every …

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Stories from the Life of Imam Muhammad Al-Baqir (a)

Imam Muhammad Al-Baqir (the word Baqir meaning he who cuts and dissects, a title given to him by the Prophet) was the son of the Fourth Imam and was born in 57/675. He was present at the event of Karbala when he was four years old. After his father, through …

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Religion and Its Role in Human Life

To understand what religion is and what is its role in the life of men, we should first of all know its definition. Religion (din) is an all-round movement in the light of faith in Allah and a sense of responsibility for the formation of thought and belief, for the …

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Islamic Faith and Human Perfection

What is that faith which is spoken of in Islam and referred to throughout the Qur’an, as an axis around which all questions revolve? It refers to faith in God in the first place. In the second place, it connotes faith in angels, holy books, prophets, Resurrection, etc. In Islam, …

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The Life & Scholarly Jihad of Imam Al-Sadiq (a)

Imam Ja‘far as-Sadiq, the sixth holy Imam, was born in 83 AH. Imam Ja’far al-Sadiq was brought up by his grandfather, Imam Zaynul-Abideen in Medina for twelve years and then remained under the sacred patronage of his father Imam Muhammad al-Baqir for a period of nineteen years. The Imamate of …

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The Miracle in the Defence System

The way of learning from al- Sadiq and discussing for evidence was not as the way we find today in the Islamic theological centers. Rather, his students, except some of them, believed in his Imamate. As we have mentioned earlier, the Imamis believe that the knowledge of the Imam did …

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The Promised Dawn and Expectation of Relief

The idea of the final victory of the forces of righteousness, peace and justice over those of evil, oppression and tyranny, the complete and all-round establishment of high human values, the formation of a utopian and an ideal society and lastly the accomplishment of this ideal at the hands of …

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