Category: Snippets

  • Most Important Supplication at the time of Iftaar

    Reading Time: 2 minutes There are many traditions narrated by the Ahlul Bait (peace be upon them) concerning supplicating at the time of breaking the fast (Iftaar) in the blessed month of Ramadan. His Eminence Imam Hasan al-Mujtaba (peace be upon him) says: أَنَّ لِكُلِّ الصَّائِمِ عِنْدَ فُطُورِهِ‏ دَعْوَةً مُسْتَجَابَةً “For every fasting person there is an accepted (guaranteed) […]

  • Are we fulfilling Almighty Allah’s Covenant?

    Reading Time: < 1 minute His Eminence Abu Abdillah Imam Ja’far Sadiq (peace be upon him) said: الْقُرْآنُ عَهْدُ اللهِ إِلَى خَلْقِهِ فَقَدْ يَنْبَغِي لِلْمَرْءِ الْمُسْلِمِ أَنْ يَنْظُرَ فِي عَهْدِهِ وَ أَنْ يَقْرَأَ مِنْهُ فِي كُلِّ يَوْمٍ خَمْسِينَ آيَة “The Holy Quran is Allah’s covenant unto His creation. So, it is appropriate for a Muslim man to look at his […]

  • Question of Holy Prophet (s) to his Ummah on the Day of Judgement

    Reading Time: < 1 minute His Eminence Imam Muhammad Baqir (peace be upon him) narrates that Holy Prophet (peace be upon him and his holy progeny) said: “I shall be the first to arrive on the Day of Judgement in front of the Majestic and Powerful (Lord) and after me His Book and my progeny. Then my nation (Ummah) shall […]

  • Three Books of Records for every person on the Day of Judgement

    Reading Time: 2 minutes Yunus Ibn Ammar narrates that Abu Abdillah Imam Jafar Sadiq (peace be upon him) said: “On the Day of Judgment, there will be three books of records: the book of the record of the bounties, the book of the record of the good deeds and the book of the record of the evil deeds. The […]

  • The Noblest of all Actions

    Reading Time: < 1 minute إِنَّ أَشْرَفَ أَعْمَالِ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ فِي مَرَاتِبِهِمُ الَّتِي قَدْ رُتِّبُوا فِيهَا مِنَ الثَّرَى إِلَى الْعَرْشِ الصَّلَاةُ عَلَى مُحَمَّدٍ وَ آلِهِ الطَّيِّبِينَ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِمْ وَ اسْتِدْعَاءُ رَحْمَةِ اللهِ وَ رِضْوَانِهِ لِشِيعَتِهِمُ الْمُتَّقِينَ وَ اللَّعْنُ لِلْمُتَابِعِينَ لِأَعْدَائِهِمُ الْمُجَاهِرِينَ الْمُنَافِقِينَ His Eminence Imam al-Hasan al-Askari (peace be upon him) said: The most noble of the actions of believers […]

  • Jabir Ibn Abdullah Ansaari – The First Visitor of Arbaeen

    Reading Time: 4 minutes A’amash relates from Atiyyah al-Kufi, who was a slave of Jabir Ibn Abdullah Ansaari (r.a.), that he says, “I accompanied Jabir Ibn Abdullah Ansaari for the pilgrimage to the grave of Imam Husain Ibn Ali Ibn Abi Talib (a.s). When we entered Karbala, Jabir went towards the river Euphrates, performed the ritual bath (Ghusl), wrapped […]

  • Respecting the soil of Karbala – Incident of brother of Muhaddith Noori (r.a.)

    Reading Time: 2 minutes Shaikh Abbas Qummi (r.a.) in his famous and accepted book Mafaateeh al-Jinaan under the chapter on the benefits of the soil from the holy grave of Imam Husain (a.s.) records an incident that his teacher, the most reliable scholar of Islam (Thiqah al-Islam), Mohaddith Noori (r.a.) has penned in his book, Daar al-Salaam: One day […]

  • Imam Reza (a.s.) commands cursing Yazid

    Reading Time: 2 minutes Whatever the family of Imam Husain (a.s.) was subjected to in Karbala, the tortures of Kufa and Syria were much more severe. Ibn Ubdoos narrates from Ibn Qutaibah from Fazl Ibn Shazaan who said that I heard Imam Reza (a.s.) say: “When the severed head of Imam Husain (a.s.) was brought to Syria, Yazid – […]

  • How often should a person go for Ziyaarat?

    Reading Time: 2 minutes In a lengthy tradition, Ibn Qulawayh quotes that Muhammad Ibn Abdillah Ibn Ja’far al-Himyari narrated from his father from Ali Ibn Muhammad Ibn Saalim from Muhammad Ibn Khaalid from Abdullah Ibn Hammaad al-Basri from Abdullah Ibn Abd al-Rahmaan al-Asamm from Safwaan al-Jammaal who narrates that he asked Imam Ja’far Sadiq (a.s.), “After a person returns […]

  • Sending someone for Ziyaarat – Sunnah of Imam

    Reading Time: 3 minutes The Ziyaarat of Imam Husain (a.s.) is such a great worship whose reward being mentioned in multitudes of traditions highlight the emphasis of this visitation by the Ahlul Bait (a.s.). The importance of this Ziyaarat is further highlighted by them not only encouraging their followers through their narrations but also visiting Karbala themselves. In fact […]