Islamic Articles

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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Biography of Ayatollah Sistani

Ayatullah Sayyid Ali Husaini Sistani was born on 9th Rabi Al-Awwal 1349 A.H. in the holy city of Mashhad. He was named Ali after his grandfather. He was brought up into a family known for its religious background. He learned theological and rational sciences from many eminent and well-known religious …

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Biography of Imam Khomeini

Imam Khomeini was born in the town of Khomein, about 350 kms south of Tehran in the central province, on the 20th of Jamadi-Al-Thani, the year 1320 L.H., (September 24, 1902). Also the birth anniversary of Fatima Zahra, the daughter of Prophet Mohammed (peace be upon him). He was named …

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The Day of Resurrection

The Holy Qur’an teaches us that on the Day of Resurrection, after our bodies have decayed and decomposed, the Al-Mighty Allah will not only reassemble our bones but even our very fingertips will be reconstructed, with their unique prints. It is easy for Allah.

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What does Islam say about …

Today, Islam is coming under increasing spotlight from all the four corners of the globe and its views on matters such as Abortion, Terrorism, Parenthood and others are often points of interest. This short piece looks to surmise the Islamic view on the various topics by quoting verses from the …

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