Precedents to succession

Judaism, Christianity and Islam share common origins, possess a scripture that is central to their internal view of history and faith, and are associated with key personalities who served as founders, reformers and transmitters of tradition and the will of God 1- Armstrong, K. (1993). A history of God. New York: [...]

By |2021-07-31T13:48:40+04:30July 31st, 2021|Eid al-Ghadir|Comments Off on Precedents to succession

The Birth of Our Master

Ahmad Ibn Hanbal, the leader of the Hanbali sect says, "The caliphate was not an ornament for Ali, but rather he was the ornament of the caliphate."

By |2020-03-07T14:41:27+03:30March 7th, 2020|Birth Imam Ali - Amir al-Mu'minin (PBUH), Imam Ali - Amir al-Mu'minin (PBUH), Occasional Letters|Comments Off on The Birth of Our Master

Destruction of Baqi: A New Cult

Eighty nine years have passed from that tragic incident; one whose bitter consequences still affect the Muslims… After occupying Mecca, they attacked Medina; but the defenders of the city did not have the power to face them. They occupied the city of Medina as well. Then, they entered the cemetery of [...]

By |2019-08-09T21:10:00+04:30February 18th, 2019|Occasional Letters, Other Occasions|0 Comments

On the Occasion of Insult to Prophet Muhammad (PBUH&HP) and Desecration of the Holy Shrines

O Lord! It is hard on us to experience the absence of our Prophet, the occultation of our master and Imam, the abundance of our enemies…, and the severity of our trials.  (Phrases from Iftitah supplication)  News about the insulting caricatures naturally shocked and disturbed us. We found ourselves asking the [...]

By |2019-08-09T21:08:22+04:30February 18th, 2019|Occasional Letters, Other Occasions|0 Comments

The Prophets and Ka’ba

Pilgrims who circumambulate the house of Allah enter a mosque in which the Ka'ba is located. They must begin circumambulating the Ka'ba from the same spot all monotheists throughout history agreed upon. Prophet Adam (PBUH), father of mankind, (2) learned the rituals of Hajj with the help of Gabriel, and experienced [...]

By |2019-08-09T21:06:41+04:30February 18th, 2019|Occasional Letters, The Festival of Hajj|0 Comments

Practicing Obedience

"O, you who believe, fasting is compulsory for you, similar to the peoples prior to you, may you become pious." (The Holy Quran 2:183) There are verses in the Torah and the Bible about fasting(1). There are contemporary Jews and Christians that fast some days in different variations during a year. [...]

By |2019-08-09T21:04:44+04:30February 18th, 2019|Occasional Letters, The Holy Month of Ramadan|0 Comments

Lessons of Freedom

There are many who expound libertarianism, and encourage others to freedom; however, they are, obliviously, enslaved and bounded, and do not have any determination by themselves. Many who violate others’ freedom and rights for the sake of their desires, and count themselves as the sole ruler of nations and societies are [...]

By |2019-08-09T21:03:40+04:30February 18th, 2019|Occasional Letters, The Holy Month of Ramadan|0 Comments
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