Category: Raafezi

  • Imam Mahdi (a.t.f.s.) & Ziyaarat of Arbaeen

    Reading Time: 2 minutes The second among the four special deputies of His Eminence Imam Mahdi (may Allah hasten his noble reappearance), Muhammad Ibn Usmaan Ibn Saeed al-Amri (may Allah have mercy upon him) was asked: “Have you seen the master of this affair viz. Imam Mahdi (may Allah hasten his noble reappearance)?” He replied: “Yes, my last meeting […]

  • The Ehraam of Ziyaarah

    Reading Time: 2 minutes The great companion Muhammad Ibn Muslim (r.a.) narrates that I asked Imam Ja’far Sadiq (peace be upon him):   “When we set out to visit your father (viz. Imam Husain (peace be upon him)) are we in a state of Hajj?”   Imam (peace be upon him) replied, “Yes.”   I further asked, “Then does […]

  • Our Duties Towards Azadari

    Reading Time: 3 minutes Download as PDF 1. Talk to Imam Husain (peace be upon him) Specify a time during your day or night where you converse with Imam Husain (peace be upon him). Say salaam to him. Make some covenant with him and respond to his call (labbayk). 2. Regularly pray any one of the Ziyarat of Imam […]

  • Promise of Imam Reza (a.s.) to his Pilgrims

    Reading Time: 2 minutes A believer always strives to achieve proximity to Allah the Almighty through the medium of sincere and heartily inclination to each of the holy infallibles (peace be upon them) and provide the means through the visitations of the holy infallibles (peace be upon them) to achieve quick fulfilment of his supplications and desires. The best […]

  • The Real Reason behind the destruction of Jannat al-Baqi

    Reading Time: 6 minutes The hatred, malice, and enmity towards the Ahlul Bait (peace be upon them) is such an incurable illness, due to which a person loses his intellect in this world and Paradise in the Hereafter and the only reason for this is ‘jealousy’. But those who are jealous completely ignore the fact that the position and […]

  • The Similitude of Holy Kaaba

    Reading Time: 5 minutes The epochal incident of the Red Sea parting at the instance of Prophet Musa (peace be upon him) paled in comparison when the impregnable walls of Holy Kaaba split to make way for Lady Fatema bint Asad (peace be upon her) so that she can deliver her child who was named Zaid by his father […]

  • Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.) informed about the Martyrdom of Fatima Zahra (s.a.)

    Reading Time: 3 minutes Ibn Abbas narrates that the Messenger of Allah (s.a.w.a.) informed us about his daughter Fatima Zahra (s.a.) in a lengthy tradition: “My daughter Fatima, is the chief of the women of the worlds, from the first till the last ones. She is a part of me, the light of my eyes and the coolness of […]

  • Muharram – Month of Mourning or Joy?

    Reading Time: < 1 minute Imam Ali Ibn Moosa al-Reza (a.s.) exclaimed: “Muharram was a month in which the bloodshed was considered unlawful by the pre-Islamic pagan Arabs but our blood was shed in this month, our sanctity was violated, our children and women-folk were taken as captives, our tents were set ablaze and whatever was found therein was looted […]

  • How Ibn Muljim planned the martyrdom of Ameerul Momineen (a.s.)?

    Reading Time: 2 minutes The night of 19th Maah e Ramadan is one of the most heart-wrenching nights for the lovers of Ahle Bait (a.s.). It was this dreadful night in the year 40 A.H. when the accursed Abd al-Rahmaan Ibn Muljim al-Muraadi struck the fatal blow on the blessed head of Ameerul Momineen Imam Ali Ibn Abi Talib […]

  • Rationale of the Two Qiblahs

    Reading Time: 2 minutes Imam Hasan al-Askari (peace be upon him) narrates about why Allah the High ordered the changing of the direction of prayers (the Qiblah) from Bait al-Maqdis in Jerusalem to the Holy Kaaba in Mecca. In reply, Imam (peace be upon him) first quoted the verse of the Holy Quran which explains this very question, وَمَا […]