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Eid al-Mubahila, its historic perspective

Glorious Quran Chapter 3 Verse 61 says: And unto him who disputeth with thee therein after the knowledge hath come unto thee, Say! (O’ Our Apostle Muhammad!) ( Unto them ) come ye, let us summon our sons, and ( ye summon ) your sons, and ( we summon ) our women and ( ye ) your women, and ( we summon ) ourselves and ( ye ) yourselves and then let us invoke the curse of God on the liars !

Ali (AS) knew he had not come to pray … a poetic tribute on Imam Ali's martyrdom

Sleep reigned over the Kufan town,
As from the mosque came a godly sound.
The call for prayer filled the sky,
Moving the air with a gentle sigh.
Awakening Muslims with a gentle prod,
“O people come, and pray to God.”
And in the silent mosque, Ali (AS) stood alone,
Gazing at every wall and stone.

Last Will of Imam Ali (A.S.) after Dharbah on Ramadan 19

In the 40th year of Hijri, in the early hours of the morning of 19th Ramadan, Imam Ali (AS) was struck with a poisoned sword by a Kharijite Ibn Muljim (may the curse of Allah be upon him) while leading prayers in the Masjid of Kufa.

Twelfth petal of Zahra (AS)'s flower

The twelfth Imam, Hujjat Ibn Al-Hasan Al-Mahdi (God’s greetings be for him and his ascending) opened his eyes to the world at the start of the dawn of the day Thursday 15 of Sha‘ban month, of the year 255 H.L, correspondent with the July 28, 869 after Christ, in the City of Samarra, at the eleventh Imam‘s house.

Miracles of Al-Imam Al-Mehdi (AS)

Although there are a plenty number of the miracles of Imam-e-Zaman but we point out two of them as under:

Mourning for Zahra (pbhu)

......The people, on seeing this sad scene began to cry. By what Fâtemeh had demanded from Ali, he announced to his friend Abuzar:" Tell these people that the funeral has been postponed…"

Hazrat Fatimah"s sermon - after Fadak was snatched

Praise be to Allah for that which He bestowed (upon us); And thanks be to Him for all that which He inspired; and commended in His Name for that which He Provided: Form prevalent favors which He created, And abundant benefactions which He offered and perfect grants which He presented; (such benefactions) that their number is much too plentiful to compute; Bounties too vast to measure; Their limit was too distant to realize; He recommended to them (His creatures) to gain more (of His benefaction) by being grateful for their continuity; He ordained Himself praiseworthy by giving generously to His creatures; I bear witness that there is no God but Allah Who is One without partner, a statement which sincere devotion is made to be its interpretation; hearts guarantee its con­tinuation, and illuminated in the minds is its sensibility. He who can not be perceived with vision; neither be described with tongues; nor can imagination surround His state.

High merit of seeking knowledge in sight of Imam al-Baqir (A)

The fifth infallible successor of holy Prophet Muhammad, peace be on him and his holy progeny, Ima`m Muhammad Abu` Ja'far (al-Ba`qir), peace be on him, enlightened the world with his birth on Rajab 1. He talked very much about the importance of knowledge and urged Muslims to seek knowledge, for it is the first pillar on which the lives of nations and peoples depend. He, peace be on him, praised the virtue of scholars, for they are the source of culture and guidance for the community. The following are some of what has been reported on his authority in this respect:

Before birth talked to her mother ... a lyrical tribute to Hazret Zahra (AS)

Sayeda-tu Nessa-el Aalameen, or the Mistress of the women of the world, Hazart-e Fatemah Zahra (S.A) was the dear daughter of the Prophet Mohammad (S.W). She was born on 20th of Jamadi-us-Sani, 5 th A.H. By the God’s will, prophet (S.W) named her “FATEMAH”. She also had some other appellations like: Zahra, Batool, Uzraa, Taherah, Raziah, Maryam-e Kobra, and Seddiqah.

Maxims of Imam Zayn-ul Abideen (AS) on Tragedy of Karbala

Once a man came to Imam Ali Ibn al-Husain Zayn-ul Abideen (AS) and said that years have passed on Karbala Tragedy but you still weep. You should stop weeping now. You and your forefathers themselves said ‘martyrdom is our inheritance’ then if your father, uncle, brothers and companions of your father were martyred, why you weep?

A poetic tribute to Imam Sajjad marking his martyrdom anniversary

How painful to grieve upon you,
It is full of sorrow, full of rue.
You: the Best of the Worshippers,
You: The Lord of the Worshippers.
One died, one took birth
Stars of your prostrations on the earth.

Ghadir - the greatest feast

Today I have perfected your religion and completed my favor upon you, and I was satisfied that Islam be your religion. (Quran 5:3)
When Noah was appointed, he called upon his people and told them: Allah has called upon you to have faith in Him, and to follow His messengers. After me, there shall be a prophet who will bring the complete religion. He is the last prophet that will be sent from Allah.

Zainab Al-Kobraa (peace be on her) - "The patient princess"

Oh, I know about Damascus
"Zainab" glorious daughter of "Ali"
Who has nursed humanity
From Karbala throughout times
To keep Islam alive

Miracles of Imam Ali Ar-Reza (a.s) – a poetic tribute

Imam Ali bin Musa Ar-Reza (a.s.) was born on 11 Dhol-Qada … he was the eighth infallible successor of Prophet Muhammad (s.w.w.). Holy city of Mashhad, Iran, houses his holy shrine.

A brief history of Imam Reza's holy shrine

Hamza ibne Qahtabah, the Abbasid army commander who had led the war against the Ommayids was appointed by Mansur and Al-Mahdi, the Abbasid caliphs as the Governor of Khorasan. He made a big garden between Noughan and Sanadan and erected a palace which stood up to the beginning of the 4th century AH. Haroon, who had come to Tus to suppress the Khorasan rebellion, became ill and resided in the garden during his ailment. But he died in 193 H. And was buried inside the palace. Upon his tomb a shrine was built.

Imam Ja’fer as-Sadiq (AS) queries stunned Hindu physician

Al-Imam Ja’far as-Sadiq (peace be on him) was martyred on Shawal 15, according to some traditions while some other say it was Shawal 25 when the sixth infallible descendant of the holy Prophet Muhammad (peace be on him his holy progeny) kissed martyrdom.

Scholarly attainments of Hazrat Imam Jafer Sadiq (AS)

As a child, Ja'far Al-Sadiq studied under his grandfather, Zayn al-Abidin. After his grandfather's death, he studied under and accompanied his father, Muhammad al-Baqir, until Muhammad al-Baqir died in 733.

History of Imam Ali b. Abi Talib, peace be on him, shrine

The Prophet Abraham had come to this place along with Isaac; there had been many earthquakes in the vicinity, but while Abraham remained there, there were no tremors. On the night, however, when Abraham and Isaac went to a different village, and sure enough Najaf was visited with another earthquake. When they returned, the people were most eager for them to make Najaf their permanent dwelling-place. Abraham agreed to do so on condition that they would sell him the valley behind the village for cultivation. Isaac protested and said that this land was neither fit for farming nor grazing...

Imam Ali (A.S.) Last Will after Dharbah on Ramadan 19

In the 40th year of Hijri, in the early hours of the morning of 19th Ramadan, Imam Ali (AS) was struck with a poisoned sword by the Kharijite Ibn Muljim (may the curse of Allah be upon him) while leading prayers in the Masjid of Kufa.

Bouquet of fragrance … Welcome Mahdi (AS)

On that unforgettable morning,
snow white and sky blue;
The golden rays of the sun,
riding on a gentle breeze, they flew!
Passed many plains and gardens,
roses and lilies,
covered with morning dew,

Seven miracles of Imam Sahibul Amr (ATF)

Muhammad bin Kufi has reported from (Hazrat) Imam Jafar e Sadiq (AS) that seven men will demand miracle from my son (Hazrat) Sahibul Amr (ATF):

Hazrat Imam Mahdi (ATF) in light of Prophet (S) sayings

The 12th Imam - co-name and co-filial appellation of the prophet of Allah (SAWW) - Hazrat Mahdi bin Hassan bin Ali bin Muhammad bin Ali bin Moosa bin Ja’far bin Muhammad bin Ali bin Al Hussain bin Ali bin Abi Talib bin Abdil Muttalib (peace of Allah be upon them)

Love for Ali ibn Abi-Talib (AS) in Prophet (S) words

The Prophet of Islam Muhammad Al-Mostafa (Peace be on him and his holy progeny) said regarding love for Imam Ali b. Abi Talib (peace be on him):

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