Martyrdom Imam al-Sajjad (PBUH)

Attention to One’s Self

After the incident of Ashura one of the key educational efforts of Imam Sajjad was to educate his followers in virtues and moralities, focusing on their behavior and language, which impacts one morality. His advise to protect the thoughts and

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Protecting the Borders

Protecting the geographic borders of Islam is as important as guarding the ideological boundaries. Therefore, Muslims should use all their strength to protect their geographic borders from any possible penetration of outsiders. First and foremost, they should equip the soldiers

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Travel Provision

Ibrahim Adham narrates that: “I was traveling in the desert with a caravan. I decided to make a short expedition alone, and I separated from the caravan. Then I suddenly came across a kid that was walking. I said Subhan

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The Essence of Deeds

Every deed one performs has certain characteristics which define the value of that deed. Among these characteristics, there is one which is referred to as “the essence of the deed” due to its utmost importance. This characteristics is usually knows

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The Exemplar of the Lovers

“O Lord! Extend my life for as long as it is spent in obeying You…” (Sahifah Sajjadiah, Supplication 20, Part of Phrase 5) The blessed life of Imam Sajjad (PBUH) exhibited spectacular examples of obeying Allah (SWT). He demonstrated a

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Hidden Charity

The Holy Quran has repeatedly reminded us about helping the poor, and it has taught us that our help should be only for the sake of Allah (SWT). Muslims are told that when giving in charity, they must not follow

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Death or Life?

It might have happened for all of us that things get terrible to an extent and the life becomes miserable and unwanted. In such cases many people hope for death. Is death something desirable, and is it counted as success?

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Father’s Last Will

The consistent and powerful oppositions of Imam Sajjad’s (PBUH) against Hisham Ibn Abd al-Malik (the tenth Umayyad caliph) had increased Hisham’s hatred toward Imam Sajjad (PBUH).  Furthermore, the increasing popularity the Imam had found amongst the people, especially those of

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The Son of Mina (1)

“O! My dear son! Be aware that it is your life and nothing else, that fades away as the hours pass by; and also do know that you will not achieve a blessing, unless you are separated from another blessing.

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