Imam Ali and the Hereafter

(ترجمه فارسی) Imam Sajjad AS narrates: Imam Ali AS was preparing a group for war. An old man approached him and said: “I am old but I have come from Sham (Syria). I have heard a lot about your virtues and believe you will be killed soon. Please teach me a bit of your sciences.... Continue Reading →


Knowing your imam (معرفت امام)

(ترجمه فارسی) Imam Baqer AS: Anybody who worships God and undergoes difficulties in this way, while still he does not know about the Godly-assigned leaders, his endeavor will not be accepted by God, and he will be confused and misled, like a sheep that gets lost and wanders about in the fields in search for... Continue Reading →

يَا أَيُّهَا الْعَزِيزُ

(ترجمه فارسی) O you dear, we and our family have been afflicted with loss, and we have come to you with so little to provide. So please have full mercy upon us and give us alms, because God loves those who give alms. Yusuf, verse 88. يَا أَيُّهَا الْعَزِيزُ مَسَّنَا وَأَهْلَنَا الضُّرُّ وَجِئْنَا بِبِضَاعَةٍ مُّزْجَاةٍ... Continue Reading →

Imam Sajjad’s Law Thesis

(Explanatory note: the use of the male pronoun is due to the fact that in Arabic language and Grammar, when there is only one male person in a group of people, the pronoun which should be used is a male pronoun, but the opposite is not true; meaning, that when there is only one female... Continue Reading →

Imam Ali Describing Fate

Imam Ali AS was asked: How did you recognize God? He replied: By the cancellation of decisions and the failure of ambitions. So many ambitions I planned that were suspended, and so many decisions I made that were contradicted by fate. Then I realized that there is a more powerful will overriding my will. Elm-ul-Yaghin,... Continue Reading →

Angels or Humans?

(ترجمه فارسی) Abdullah bin Sanan asked Imam Sadeq AS: Are angels better or the humans? Imam Sadeq narrated from Imam Ali AS and replied: God created angels with intellect, but without lust; and animals with lust, and without intellect. Now, if anyone possesses more intellect than lust (has been able to restrain his/her lust), that... Continue Reading →

Imam Sadeq and Shiites

(ترجمه فارسی) Abdullah bin Yahya Kaboli approached Imam Sadeq AS and asked him for a doa during his travels. He said: Sometimes when I travel, and in my way, I face a wild animal, and I am much frightened. Imam replied: Do as I will tell you, and no danger will harm you. When you... Continue Reading →

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