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Mubahila: Manifestation of the Truth

It was the 10th year of Hijrah, the religion of Islam had now become well-established in the Arabian subcontinent. The Prophet (s), however, was still determined to spread the religion

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Ghadeer: Perfection and Protection of Islam

“O Messenger! Deliver what has been revealed to you from your Lord; and if you do it not, then you have not delivered His message, and Allah will protect you

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The First Defender of Husayn

When the ninth of Dhu al-Hijjah comes by, we commemorate the occasion of the Day of Arafah where pilgrims from all over the world perform their Hajj rituals. However, many

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The Fifth of the Scintillating Lights

Imam Muhammad al-Baqir is the fifth of the scintillating lights of the AhlulBayt (as). He was known as al-Baqir al-uloom, the one who splits knowledge, meaning to disperse and share

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A Successful Union

It goes without saying that the marriage of Imam Ali (as) and Sayyida Fatima (as) was a perfect union from the time of its inception until their fateful deaths. The

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Spiritual Snippets: God as One’s Ear, Eye, Tongue, and Hand

It’s always a concern that many of us have: How can we reach a spiritual state where we are no longer bothered by worldly concerns and pestered by sensual thoughts? 

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The Philosophy of Supplication

In our ordinary and ritualistic way of life, we often find ourselves in a state of confusion with respect to supplication. A spiritual life implies practicing the five daily prayers,

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Eid: A Day of Return

The word eid has its origin in the Arabic term ‘awd’ which means to return. In this sense, Eid is the day of return of man towards his Lord. After

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Imam Ali (a) – Success on the Nights of Qadr

“By the Lord of the Kaaba, I am successful”. These were the profound words uttered from the mouth of the beloved Imam Ali (a) upon being fatally struck by the

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Night of Power

The blessed month of Ramadan is so abundant in the blessings that it is difficult, or impossible, to enumerate them. Among the many blessings in it is the night of