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The Fifth Imam, Muhammad ibn Ali Al-Baqir

This is an account of the Imam who was in charge (al-qai’im) after Abu Ja’far Muhammad b. Ali, peace be on them, (including) who his mother was, the date of his birth, evidence for his Imamate, his age, the period of his succession (to the Imamate), the time of his …

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The Second Imam, Hasan ibn Ali Al-Mujtaba

This is an account of the Imam after the Commander of the faithful, peace be on him, the date of his birth, the evidence for his Imamates the period of his succession, the time of his death, and the place of his grave. It also provides a brief outline of …

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The Fourth Imam, Ali ibn Al-Husayn Zayn Al-Abideen

This is an account of the Imam after al-Husayn b. Ali, peace be on them, the date of his birth, the evidence for his Imamate, the age he reached, together with the period of his succession, the time and cause of his death, the place of his grave, the number …

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Introduction to Islam

Islam is the modern or latest version of the message sent by God through Adam, Noah, Abraham, Moses and Jesus. Islam was sent to mankind through Prophet Muhammad. Islam is "modern" in the sense that it has come to complement the teachings which were introduced through Moses and Jesus.

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Islamic Teachings in Brief

Islam means the active submission to the one God. It is strictly a monotheistic religion since it restricts worship to the one supreme Lord who is the Originator and Creator of the universe. Peace (the root from which the word Islam is derived) is attained through complete obedience to the …

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Biography of Ayatollah Al-Khoei

yatullah Abul-Qasim al-Khoei was born on Rajab 15, 1317 A.H. (November 19, 1899) at Khoei in Iranian Azerbaijan, heartland of many great Shi’a thinkers and sufis, ascetics. Even in his early childhood, al-Khoei was versed in religious Persian and Arabic poetry and languages, and in Turkish as well. It was …

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About Allah

The concept of God (Allah) in Islam is enunciated by God Himself in His revelation, the Holy Qur’an. It is expanded upon by the Final Prophet of God, Muhammad [peace upon him and his household] and further clarified by the successor to the Prophet, the Imam Ali.

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