Responses to Misconceptions

  • A Shi'ite Encyclopedia
    by: Ahlul Bayt Digital Islamic Library Project Team

    A vast collection of information that addresses Shi`a/Sunni inter-school related issues. An effort of the Ahlul Bayt Digital Islamic Library Project Team

    Comentarios: 3 Total views: 23,622
  • Muta', Temporary Marriage in Islamic Law
    by: Sachiko Murata

    A description of the legal situation of mut'a / mutah in Shi'ism and the origin of this divergence between Sunni and Shi'i law on temporary marriage

    Comentarios: 0 Total views: 19,663
  • The Shi'ah are the real Ahlul-Sunnah
    by: Muhammad al-Tijani al-Samawi

    An inquiry of an explorer of the truth into the delicate yet essential question of: "Who is best qualified to the claim of being a follower of Islam's Prophet in spirit and in practice?"

    Comentarios: 0 Total views: 8,628
  • A Probe into the History of Ashura'
    by: Dr. Ibrahim Ayati

    A history of the events leading to and including the tragedy of Karbala, and its aftermath.

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  • To Be With the Truthful
    by: Muhammad al-Tijani al-Samawi

    An extension of the book "Then I was Guided" by the same author, with the purpose of elaborating with further evidence on the truthfulness of Shia beliefs.

    Comentarios: 0 Total views: 6,201
  • A Shi'ite Anthology
    by: Allamah Sayyid Muhammad Husayn at-Tabataba'i

    A collection of sayings, sermons, prayers and writings that cover the three basic dimensions of Shi'ite tradition: 1. The Unity of God 2. The political, social and moral teachings and 3. The spiritual life. Translated by William Chittick, and Introduction by Seyyed Hossein Nasr.

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  • The World Finally Speaks At Karbala Tribunals
    by: Dr. Hatem Abu Shahba

    This text presents the heartbreaking historical facts of the tragedy of Husayn ibn 'Ali (as) for the first time in a courtroom setting and proposes the idea of establishing an international court tribunal to try his killers and the perpetrators of the massacre of Karbala. The author, Dr. Hatem Abu Shahba, presents a mock trial where the evidences in the form of historical documents, statements, and authentic facts are presented to allow for a fair verdict, with the hope that this idea can become a reality one day.

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  • Arbaeen of Imam Husayn
    by: Shaykh Saleem Bhimji

    What follows in this piece is a brief look at the “Arba‘een” [the commemoration of 40 days after the tragic events of Karbala] of Imam al-Husayn, peace be upon him. The article concludes with the Arabic text of Ziyarat Arba‘een with full English translation and a brief exposition on certain passages of this powerful and moving visitation. Insha-Allah, a more comprehensive understanding of this ziyarat will be presented in the future.

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  • Understanding Karbala
    by: Allamah Sayyid Sa'eed Akhtar Rizvi

    This text is basically a collection of articles published in different periodicals over the years and a radio speech, but they were arranged by the author himself in this present book form and published originally in Urdu.

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  • The Uprising of Ashura and Responses to Doubts
    by: ‘Ali Asghar Ridwani

    A detailed account of the life of Imam Husayn (a) and his personality, the tragedy of Karbala and the sacrifice of the Imam (a) and his companions, and a detailed analysis of Shi’i behaviours, like mourning and crying to refute the doubts of being un-Islamic.

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  • Mikesha Ya Peshwaar
    by: Sultanu ‘l-Wa’idhiin

    Kitabu kilichoko mikononi mwako ni tarjuma ya kitabu cha Kiingereza kiitwacho, Peshawar Nights. Asili ya kitabu hiki ni cha lugha ya Kifarsi kwa jina la, Shab’ha-ye Peshawar. Sisi tumekiita, Mikesha ya Peshawar.

    Comentarios: 0 Total views: 2,606
  • Spurious Arguments about the Shia
    by: Abu Talib at-Tabrizi

    Shias have been accustomed to receiving accusations and having to put up with them. The accusations against Shias started on the death of our Prophet (blessings and peace be upon him) and thus, Shias were made the adversary in the history of Islam. As the adversary, Shias had to bear the persecution and torture of the ruling authorities and the accusations, annoyance, and hurt from people across the ages. In this text, the great scholar Abu Talib At-Tabrizi presents a collection and analysis of some of the arguments which the Shias face.

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  • Amani na Jihadi Katika Uislam
    by: Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi

    Kijitabu kilichoko mikonono mwako ni tarjuma ya Kiswahili kutoka Kiingereza. 'Amani na Jihadi' ni mada ambayo imetumiwa nje ya muktadha wa Kiislamu dhidi ya Uislamu na vyombo vya habari visivyo amini (Uislamu) vya mlengo wa kulia, wanasiasa na pia wanahistoria.

    Comentarios: 0 Total views: 2,345
  • Brief Commentary On Hadeeth Al-Kisaa (Tradition of the Cloak)
    by: Jerrmein Abu Shahba

    This text presents a brief commentary for the valuable and well-known Hadith Al Kisaa’ that is commonly narrated by all schools of thought. The author, Jerrmein Abu Shahba, attempts to analyze each event and statement in this authentic tradition in order to extract the obvious and latent meanings and better appreciate its significance which marked the revelation of the Purification Verse (Ayat At-Tatheer) in honor of the purified AhlulBayt of the Holy Prophet (SA).

    Comentarios: 0 Total views: 2,311
  • Imam Husayn's Revolution: An Analytical Review
    by: Yusuf Fadhl

    This survey of the unique revolution of Imam Husayn (as) is analytical in essence, its purpose is to give a qualitative rather than quantative account. The following account is only a person's viewpoint which is not necessarily the complete answer, nevertheless, it is based on the most popular and trustworthy authorities on the subject.

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  • Introduction to Kitab al-Irshad
    by: Muhammad Rida Ja‘fari

    This text is an introduction to Kitab al-Irshad written by Shaykh al-Mufid which covers the topics of Imamate and the different Shi'ah Sects.

    Comentarios: 0 Total views: 1,876
  • Yazid Hakuwa Amiirul-Muminin
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  • When Power and Piety Collide
    by: Sayyid Moustafa Al-Qazwini

    An in-depth study and analysis of the early Islamic history and caliphate and personalities of the first three caliphs based on Sunni sources in order to understand the difference between Shi’a and Sunni schools of thought.

    Comentarios: 0 Total views: 1,742
  • Al-Murâÿa‘ât (Las Referencias)
    by: Saiid ‘Abdul Husain Sharafuddin

    Al-Muraya‘ât es la compilación de correspondencia de más de 3 años y medio entre dos grandes sabios, Shaikh Salim Al-Bishri de la escuela de pensamiento Sunita en Cairo y Sai’id Abdul-Hussain Sharafud-Din Yabal ‘Amili de la escuela de pensamiento Shiíta en el Líbano, que se dan sin más deseo y propósito que el de buscar la verdad.

    Comentarios: 0 Total views: 1,692
  • La filosofia del sacrificio dell'Imam Husayn (a) e le nostre cerimonie di lutto (Azadari)
    by: Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi

    La filosofia del sacrificio dell Imam Husayn (a) e le nostre cerimonie di lutto (Azadari)La filosofia del sacrificio dell Imam Husayn (a) e le nostre cerimonie di lutto (Azadari)

    Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi

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  • Eid al-Ghadir: festa religiosa o culturale?
    by: Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi

    Eid al-Ghadir: festa religiosa o culturale?Eid al-Ghadir: festa religiosa o culturale?
    Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi

    Comentarios: 0 Total views: 1,194
  • The Recognition of Imam al-‘Asr: Significance and Obligations

    This text discusses the significance and obligations of the recognition of the Imam of our Time, Imam Mahdi. It sheds light on the topics of belief, disbelief, deviation, Imamate, and duties and responsibilities towards our Imam.

    Comentarios: 1 Total views: 1,191
  • The Quran And Mourning for Hussain
    by: Jafar Ali Asil

    This booklet answers why we will not allow the suppression of the commemoration of Hussain’s martyrdom, for Hussain (pbuh) was the epitome of love and devotion to Allah.

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  • The Event of Taff, The Earliest Historical Account of the Tragedy of Karbala’
    by: Abu Mikhnaf

    This revised edition is the research and editing of [Abu Mikhnaf’s] work by Shaikh Muhammad Hadi al-Yusufi al-Gharawi.

    Comentarios: 0 Total views: 1,032
  • The Golden Era of Reappearance

    This text addresses topics discussed in an exhibition concerning the originality and belief in the Mahdawiyat, establishment of justice and equity, and many other relevant topics.

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  • The Role of Holy Imams (a.s.) in the Revival of Religion Vol. 1
    by: Allamah Sayyid Murtadha Askari

    The series of lectures delivered by Allamah Sayyid Murtadha al-Askari on discussion of the principle matters concerning veracious Islam.

    Comentarios: 0 Total views: 832
  • The Role of Holy Imams (a.s.) in the Revival of Religion Vol. 3
    by: Allamah Sayyid Murtadha Askari

    The series of lectures delivered by Allamah Sayyid Murtadha al-Askari on discussion of the principle matters concerning veracious Islam.

    Comentarios: 0 Total views: 743
  • The Role of Holy Imams (a.s.) in the Revival of Religion Vol. 2
    by: Allamah Sayyid Murtadha Askari

    The series of lectures delivered by Allamah Sayyid Murtadha al-Askari on discussion of the principle matters concerning veracious Islam.

    Comentarios: 0 Total views: 665
  • La realidad tal cual es
    by: Ya’far Al-Hadi

    La necesidad de mutuo conocimiento entre los musulmanes y sus escuelas ideológicas, es base a la unidad y comunicación para su cooperación mutua. El desconocimiento, aversión y división entre los musulmanes han sido las mayores causas para la caída de la existencia de esta comunidad única de gran legado cultural que dejaron las enseñanzas monoteístas del Islam.

    Comentarios: 0 Total views: 549
  • Completion of Argument
    by: Maulana Sayyid Saeed Akhtar Rizvi

    This book covers almost all the major objections that scholars of Ahlul Sunnat on Shia Beliefs and and customs.

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