Islamic Revolution of Iran, A Model for Muslim Nations + PIC|
The anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Iran is celebrated in February every year. It was on February 1, 1979, that the Iranian Muslims' defiance of the shah and his regime culminated in Imam Khomeini (r.a.) arriving in Tehran, where he was greeted by enormous crowds, from Paris to take over the country's governance. The shah of Iran had flown the country on January 16. On February 11, the Iranian army announced that it was halting its attempts to suppress the Muslims who had come into the streets to fight the shah's government, and was returning to its barracks.
The Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran|
In the name of God, the compassionate, the merciful We have sent Our apostles with veritable signs and brought down with them scriptures and the scales of justice, so that men might conduct themselves with fairness".
The Younger Zainab|
From the plains of Karbala emerged a legacy of timeless heroes from the most honorable martyr, Imam Hussain (peace be upon him) to the eloquent messenger of Karbala, Lady Zainab to the 72 men of God who stood defiantly in the face of unparalleled tyranny. Neglected however, in the yearly mourning gatherings of thousands of believers, is Lady Umm Kulthum (peace be upon her). Who was Lady Umm Kulthum? What was her role during the tragedy of Karbala and its heart-breaking aftermath?
Lady Zainab, the Greatest Messenger of the Hussaini Revolution|
Her Holiness became famous for her knowledge of the Holy Qu'ran and virtuous life.In her character she reflected the best attributes. In seriousness and serenity she was likened to Umm-al-Mumineen Hadrat Khadija (A.S.), her grand-mother, in chastity and modesty to her holy mother Hadrat Fatima (A.S.) and in eloquence to her holy father Imam Ali(A.S.).
The Definition of Islam in Words of Imam Ali (A.S)|
In his Peak of Eloquence, Imam Ali (as) gives a most wonderful definition of the word Islam. Amongst many other immaculate sayings, I believe this one in particular deserves another look at
Jesus through Shia Narrations|
What is offered here is a fairly comprehensive selection of the narrations pertaining to Jesus said to have been reported by the Shí‘í Imams, peace be with them.
Jesus (AS) Rediscovered|
Every year the 25th of December, celebrated in the western world as Christmas, affords us the chance to focus on one of the five greatest Messengers of God, Prophet Jesus (AS).
Sheikh Abbas Qomi|
Tammar Means Date Seller + PIC|
Meesam-e-Tammar used to take lessons from Imam Ali (as) and Imam Ali (as) acquainted him with a good many secrets of the faith. Imam Ali (as) taught him many branches of knowledge which included ilm-e-Manaya wal Balaya (the knowledge of death and future calamities) and ilm-e-Taweel (Interpretation and exegesis of Glorious Qur'an). At times with the permission of his master, Meesam-e-Tammar used to acquaint the public about the deep secrets learnt by him. At times on account of the frank speech of Meesam-e-Tammar people used to think that Meesam had lost his head. They could hardly understand the depth of his words.
Any illness has its own cure in nature based on Holy AhlulBayt sayings
Ayatullah Reyshahri in a meeting with members of traditional medicine association said cure of all diseases exists in nature.
The Historical Occasion of the Triumphant Victory of Islam over Christianity|
24th Zilhajj 10th Hijrah is celebrated as the Eid al-Mubahila. On this historical occasion, Islam emerged triumphantly against Christianity.
Islam Has Given Women Honorable Rights: Grand Shia Cleric|
Top Shia Cleric, Grand Ayatollah Lotfollah Safi Golpayegani, issued a message on Tuesday saying that Islam has given women honorable rights.
The Martyr of his Belief|
Agnelli was the victim of a Zionist plot to prevent a Muslim from inheriting all the wealth of the Agnellis.
Why ARE so many modern British career women converting to Islam? + PIC|
Tony Blair’s sister-in-law announced her conversion to Islam last weekend. Journalist Lauren Booth embraced the faith after what she describes as a ‘holy experience’ in Iran.
Imam Khamenei's Message to Hajj Pilgrims (1431 A.H.) / Hajj Symbol of Monotheism
World Shia Leader, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, has described the annual Hajj pilgrimage as a symbol of monotheism and spirituality.
Imam Khamenei’s fatwa of respect, and unity|
Early last month, Imam Seyyed Ali Khamenei, Rahbar (Leader) of the Islamic Revolution in Iran, issued a fatwa of far-reaching importance for the unity and solidarity of the Ummah. It was immediately welcomed by leading scholars in the Muslim world, including the Rector of Al-Azhar University in Egypt. In his fatwa, the Rahbar said disrespect or insult to the Sahabah (Companions), or wives of the noble Messenger (pbuh) is haram (forbidden).
Mindful of Our Return|
Every soul shall taste death. You and everyone you know will die; probably some of the people you have known have already died.
Fall Season: the Mark of a Fresh Start|
It's that time of the year: the fall season, when dead leaves on trees are waiting to fall, waiting for the wind to bring them down so that they can start a fresh beginning – a new phase of growth and development. Subhan'Allah, it is divine grace and coordination which triggers the wind to blow and knock down the dead leaves to the ground at a specified time in the year!
Hajj and its Meaning|
"And proclaim among men the pilgrimage; they will come to you on foot and on every lean camel, coming from every remote path, that they may witness advantages for them and mention the name of Allah during stated days." (Qur'an 22:27)
Friday Prayers: A Few Reminders|
The Friday Prayer (Jum'a) is an important weekly event in the Islamic calendar, containing an important socio-religious aspect of the Muslim community.
Think Outside the Bylaws|
These days we see them popping up everywhere – Islamic centers, community centers, youth groups, or organizations of all kinds. Don't get me wrong, the more the merrier! Anything that promotes the pure Islam and sheds a positive light in the modern world is a good thing.
Fairest in Works|
"…That He might try you (to see) which of you is fairest in works." (Qur'an 67:2) We all know that we face many tests and trials in life.
The Asanas of Prayer|
Yoga is one of the most popular forms of exercise these days. Aimed at nurturing the physical body whilst also calming the mind and spirit, it seems to be the perfect answer to relieving the stress-filled schedules we follow in our modern-day lives.
Religious status of Islamic Revolution protects nation, Islamic system
The Leader of Islamic Revolution, Imam Seyed Ali Khamenei, has said that the religious status and origin of the Islamic Revolution has maintained and protected the Iranian nation and the sacred Islamic system against the enemies' attacks.
Facebook acknowledges apps transmitted user data to tracking companies, violating site's rules|
Your Facebook identity may be easier to track then what you thought possible. Many of the top Facebook ‘apps’ have been transmitting identifying information which provides access to user’s names and their friend’s names to dozens of advertising and Internet tracking companies – breaking Facebook security rules.