• Forty Hadith, An Exposition
    by: Ayatullah Sayyid Imam Ruhallah al-Musawi al-Khomeini

    Detailed commentary on 40 selected traditions narrated through the Prophet (S) and his Ahl al-Bayt (a) on topics of ethics and spirituality, including jihad al-nafs.

    Second revised edition.

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  • Anthologie des Clés des Paradis, Mukhtârât Min Mafâtîh al-Jinân
    by: Sheikh Abbas Qommi

    « L’anthologie des Clés des Paradis » (Mukhtârât Min Mafâtîh al-Jinân), préparé par Abbas Ahmad al-Bostani est une compilation choisie des invocations et des prières les plus répandues, extraites du livre « Mafatîh al-Jinân » (Les Clés du Paradis.) Cette anthologie regroupe la traduction intégrale en français des extraits choisis avec le texte arabe original et sa transcription phonétique.

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  • Light Within Me
    by: Allamah Sayyid Muhammad Husayn at-Tabataba'i, Ayatullah Sayyid Imam Ruhallah al-Musawi al-Khomeini

    Introduction to Irfan, stages of the spiritual journey, guidance and perfection, Interpretation of Sura al-Hamd, and the Invocation of Sha'baniyah.

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  • Lantern of the Path
    by: Imam Ja'far al-Sadiq ('a)

    A collection of Hadith by the sixth Imam (as) on knowledge, behavior, remembrance, prayer, and fear of God.

    Comments: 1 Total views: 8,370
  • Our Philosophy- Falsafatuna
    by: Ayatullah Sayyid Muhammad Baqir As-Sadr

    A collection of basic notions concerning the world and our way of considering it. Divided into two investigations: one concerned with the theory of knowledge, and the other, with the philosophical notion of the world.

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  • Questões para se refletir
    by: Syed Hassan Bokhari

    Ghulam Hussain Naeemi de Sahiwaal era um sunita que se tornou xiita devido a questões para as quais ele não encontrou respostas satisfatórias dentro da escola sunita. Algumas destas questões são listadas neste artigo.


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  • Istikhara: Seeking the Best from Allah (swt)
    by: Muhammad Baqir Haideri

    A detail explanation of the true meaning of Istikhara & its proper usage.

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  • Philosophy Of Islam
    by: Sayyid Muhammad Husayni Beheshti, Muhammad Jawad Bahonar

    Fundamental Islamic topics such as principles of religion, man, Iman (faith), definitive knowledge, monothesim of the Qur'an, name and attributes of God, guides of humanity, evolution, history, self-making, family, economy and social system.

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  • Sufism and Islam
    by: Mulla Bashir Rahim

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  • Ain-Al Hayat, The Essence of Life
    by: Allamah Muhammad Baqir Al-Majlisi

    ‘Ain-Al Hayat عين الحياة
    The book begins with the biographical descriptions of some of the truest Companions of The Prophet (S), namely, Salman Farsi, Abu Dharr Ghifari and Miqdad Al-Aswad.

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  • A Divine Perspective on Rights

    A detailed commentary on the Treatise of Rights as narrated by our fourth Imam, Ali bin Husayn (as). This commentary contains further references from the Qur'an and ahadith confirming and shedding light on what has been narrated by our fourth Imam in The Treatise of Rights.

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  • La Preghiera Nell' Islam

    Composto da: La Preghiera compilato a cura del Gruppo di Traduzione “Islam Shi°ita” e Soaring to the Only Beloved di Abu Muhammad Zaynul ‘Abidin

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  • Isti'adha: Seeking Allah's Protection from Satan
    by: Ayatullah Sayyid Abdul Husayn Dastghaib Shirazi

    An explanation of Istiadha through its five aspects namely, piety, remembrance of Allah, resignation on the wishes of Allah, honesty of purpose and humility in supplication.

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  • Self-knowledge
    by: Mohammad Ali Shomali

    This book is an invitation to a journey, an interior journey of discovery in quest of a lost treasure containing the most precious jewels of the whole of creation. The map which shows the way is to be found in the final message of Allah for mankind, a way which is also indicated by the internal compass in every heart. We begin our journey with an inquiry into the nature of the spirit and its virtues and vices, and we are led to an understanding that man has the potential to be the representative of God on earth.

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  • The Significance of Self-control and Self-purification
    by: Mohammad Ali Shomali

    A short text on the topic of the importance of self-discipline and purification of the soul in the light of the Qur'an and traditions as a means of attaining proximity to Allah, the Most High.

    Comments: 0 Total views: 3,587
  • Self-Recognition for Self-Improvement
    by: Ayatullah Muhammad Taqi Misbah Yazdi

    In this book, Ayatullah Muhammad Taqi Misbah Yazdi goes into the enlightening subject of self-development and acquiring spiritual perfection through the tool of self-knowledge and introspection. As the Holy Quran mentions (59:19), forgetting one's soul is a requisite for forsaking Allah (swt).

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  • Muhammad in the Mirror of Islam
    by: William C. Chittick, Seyyed Hossein Nasr

    Islam and other religions, importance of the individual, Islamic world view, equality, realism, knowledge and wisdom, and the spiritual path.

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  • The Mystery of Life
    by: Allamah Muhammad Taqi Ja'fari

    This book deals with a myriad of subjects related to human life: philosophy, mysticism, anthropology, cultures, arts, history and much more.

    Comments: 1 Total views: 2,904
  • Man and Faith

    This text authored by Martyr Ayatullah Murtadha Mutahhari aims to shed light on the relationships between man and animal, knowledge and faith, and explain the distinctions of religious faith, kinds of ideologies, and where Islam stands in that respect.

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  • Discourses On Patience
    by: Ayatullah Sayyid Ali Khamene'i

    This text analyzes the topic of patience in light of traditions, Islamic code, and history while shedding light on the advantages and effects of patience.

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  • Islam and the Contemporary Man
    by: Allamah Sayyid Muhammad Husayn at-Tabataba'i

    This text titled "Islam and the Contemporary Man" discusses how Islam is a universal religion that can be applied in the modern day. Key topics and questions are addressed such as nature of man, philosophical and scientific problems, creation and resurrection, and essence of existence.

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  • Jihad and Shahadat
    by: Ayatullah Sayyid Mahmud Taleqani

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  • Islamic Thought (Ma‘arif Islami) Book One
    by: Muhammad Sa‘idi-Mihr, Amir Divani

    This text is the first book presented surrounding Islamic thought and theological topics and the concept of resurrection.

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  • Elements of Islamic Studies
    by: Allamah Sayyid Sa'eed Akhtar Rizvi

    A greatly beneficial text book for students of all ages who wish to learn or review the basic fundamentals of Islamic studies. This booklet is based mostly on the lessons of Maulana Sayyid Sa’eed Akhtar Rizvi, though at the time of editing he has added some lessons from the 'Book of Salat' (Majlis-ul-Muslimeen, Karachi), and 'Diniyat' (Rah al-Najat Office, Karachi), with necessary adaptations.

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  • Ultimate Questions in Philosophy of Religion
    by: Shaykh Mansour Leghaei

    Shaykh Mansour Leghaei, in this book delves into the philosophy behind several intrinsic faith matters such as belief in God, free-will or predeterminism, the question of evil and much more.

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  • Les Croyances du Chiisme
    by: Mohammad Redhâ al-Modhaffar

    Ouvrage concis, d’une grande richesse spirituelle, et qui se lit très facilement. Il clarifie des aspects qui ont fait l’objet de désinformation, en mettant en avant une argumentation sans faille, claire, concise, évidente. Un bon ouvrage pour prendre connaissance du chiisme dans ses grandes lignes ou pour revoir ses bases religieuses.

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  • Taqwa : Part 1

    In this paper, the author demonstrates the importance of taqwa, or self-restraint, as put forth in the Qur’an and Nahj al-Balaghah through explaining its definition, meaning, value, and effect.

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  • Our Belief
    by: Ayatullah al-`Uzma al-Hajj ash-Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi

    This text presents a summary of the Islamic principles and commandments emphasizing some specialties on the Shi'a sect. Theism and monotheism, the mission of prophets, the divine books, resurrection, and Imamate are discussed.

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  • Islamic Thought (Ma‘arif Islami) Book Two
    by: Ali Reza Amini, Mohsen Javadi

    This text is the second of two books and it analyzes the concept of prophethood and Imamate.

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  • Society and History

    This text authored by Martyr Ayatullah Murtadha Mutahhari serves to present the Islamic approach to society and history. The author combined these two areas of study as the discussion of the problems that deal with society and history are closely related and this analysis reveals Islam’s profoundness in dealing with various issues.

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  • Discursive Theology Volume 1
    by: Dr. ‘Ali Rabbani Gulpaygani

    This text deals with a set of ideological and scholastic questions based upon Islamic theology from the perspective of Shī‘ah Imāmiyyah school of thought. Reason and revelation have been the final reference and arbiter in decisions and evaluations. A series of lessons surrounding recognition of God is presented.

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  • Religion of Mercy
    by: Ayatullah al-`Uzma al-Hajj ash-Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi

    This text presents commentary discussions by the honorable Marja' Grand Ayatullah Makarim Shirazi which examines the religion of Islam and highlights the concepts of clemency which is are analyzed in light of the Holy Qur'an, authentic narrations, and practices of religious leaders.

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  • Il Concetto di Valore e la Dignita dell'Uomo
    by: Ayatullah Muhammad Taqi Misbah Yazdi

    Questo testo dell'Ayatullah Misbah Yazdi introduce il concetto di valore e dignità dell'uomo secondo un'ottica islamica.

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  • Spirituality of the Shi‘ism and Other Discourses
    by: Allamah Sayyid Muhammad Husayn at-Tabataba'i

    This text presents a series of twenty-one discourses related to the spirituality of Shi'ism and various key interesting topics in Islam.

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  • Life under the Grace of Ethics
    by: Ayatullah al-`Uzma al-Hajj ash-Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi

    This text which is authored by Ayatullah al-Uzma Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi, sheds light on how life would look under the grace of ethics. The topics of morality and ethics, its hygiene, principles and how social life is affect is thoroughly discussed.

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  • Risalah Al- Wilayah, Vicegerency
    by: Allamah Sayyid Muhammad Husayn at-Tabataba'i
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  • L'Islam e la questione della violenza
    by: Seyyed Hosseyn Nasr

    Nonostante la presenza della violenza in molte regioni del mondo a partire dall’Irlanda al Libano fino al bacino del Pacifico e coinvolgente molte religioni dal Cristianesimo all’Induismo, il mondo occidentale associa l’Islam, più di ogni altra religione, con la violenza. La conquista musulmana della Spagna, le Crociate – che non furono cominciate dai Musulmani – e la dominazione ottomana dell’Europa orientale hanno prodotto un ricordo dell’Islam legato alla forza e al potere.

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  • On the Plight of the Oppressed People
    by: Ali Shariati

    On the Plight of the Oppressed People

    I confide in you personally, it is because I want to share a personal experience with you. It concerns me because it relates to my class, community, country and history.

    I am familiar with the thoughts of educated people. My predecessors, of the remote past where they disappeared in the flow of history, were poverty-stricken people. I, personally, am related to the nobles but not to those whose nobility is the product of silver and gold.

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  • Fear and Hope
    by: Sayyid Mujtaba Musavi Lari

    This text analyzes the two human instincts of fear and hope, their relationship with each other, its combination, the weakness of will, and courage in a wider sense. It also presents hypocrisy as an expression of fear.

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  • La Purificazione dell'Anima
    by: Seyyed Jafar Hosseyni

    Nel Nome di Allah, il Clemente, il Misericordioso

    Per comprendere meglio cosa s’intenda per “purificazione dell’anima”, è prima necessario spendere qualche parola sulla questione dell’arbitrio umano, dal quale dipende la crescita e il declino spirituale dell’essere umano.

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  • Taqwa (Piety) Advice of Ahl al-Bayt
    by: Sayyed Hussain Sheikh al-Islami Tooyserkani

    Examples of Taqwa (Piety) in the Holy Quran and the Sunnah of Ahl al-Bayt (as)

    Comments: 0 Total views: 977
  • Editorial Volume 10, Number 1, Spring 1430/2009
    by: Mohammad Ali Shomali

    This issue has coincided the birth anniversary of the Prophet Muhammad (Peace be with him and his household) and the Week of Unity. This also comes after unfair and unprecedented attacks against the character and the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad (S) in the last few years in some media in certain western countries.

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  • Il Jihad contro se stessi
    by: Imam Khomeini

    Traduzione di un discorso del defunto Ayatullah al-Odhma Imam Khomeini riguardo alla jihad an-Nafs, la lotta contro i propri desideri e passioni.


    La nostra nazione e patria deve essere ricostruita e la ricostruzione spirituale deve avere la precedenza su tutto. Lo sforzo per la ricostruzione deve partire dagli individui stessi, la lotta dell'essere umano contro il demone interiore è preminente e deve aver luogo prima di ogni altra forma di Jihad (sforzo).

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  • Editorial Volume 11, Number 4, Winter 2011/1432
    by: Mohammad Ali Shomali

    In this paper, the author examines the first three months of the Islamic Lunar Calendar 1432 i.e. Muharram, Safar and Rabi‘ al-Awwal.

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  • Tasawwuf (sufismo): il punto di incontro di Tashayyu e Tasannun
    by: Wahid Akhtar

    Tasawwuf (sufismo): il punto di incontro di Tashayyu e Tasannun
    di Wahid Akhtar, Docente di Storia della Filosofia Islamica presso l’Università di Aligarth (Pakistan)

    Pubblicato in inglese su: Al Tawhid, Vol V, # 3 & 4.

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  • Islam e Libertà
    by: Allamah Sayyid Muhammad Husayn Tabatabai

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  • Fortitude, the Bridge to Victory
    by: Sayyid Mujtaba Musavi Lari

    This text presents the character trait of fortitude to be the bridge and path to attaining victory. The author, Sayyid Mujtaba Musavi Lari, discusses the principles of life, lessons of failure, means of perfection and steadiness in friendship with respect to fortitude.

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  • Editorial Volume 11, Number 2, Summer 2010/1431
    by: Mohammad Ali Shomali

    In this paper the author has coincided with the third three months of the Islamic Lunar Calendar i.e. Rajab, Sha‘bān and the holy month of Ramaḍān.

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  • Fudhail
    by: Mahwash Hirmendi

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  • La Moschea e La Fede
    by: Yahya Alawi

    La Moschea e La Fede

    Comments: 0 Total views: 771
  • Editorial Volume 10, Number 2, Summer 2009/1430
    by: Mohammad Ali Shomali

    This article is the editorial of the Message of Thaqalayn journal, Volume 10, Issue number 2, released in summer of 2009. It discusses the contents of the proceeding articles in this journal which have been listed below.

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  • Quanto è importante lo sviluppo della propria personalità?

    Come è essenziale prestare la dovuta attenzione allo sviluppo di un carattere forte e virtuoso!

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  • Fundamentals of Islamic Thought: God, Man and the Universe

    In this text Ayatullah Mutahhari discusses Islamic thought on topics such as "Man & Faith", “The Worldview of Tawhid”, “Philosophy” & "Spiritualism" to clarify matters and resolve problems and contradictions as no other system of thought can.

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  • Provisions for the Journey (Mishkat), Volume 1
    by: Ayatullah Muhammad Taqi Misbah Yazdi

    The hadith discussed in the text is one of the most comprehensive and rewarding exhortations of the Noble Prophet (S) to one of his most eminent companions by the name of Abu Dharr.

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  • Autoconocimiento
    by: Mohammad Ali Shomali

    La necesidad del autoconocimiento y la purificación del corazón por medio de la servidumbre y la adoración a Allah, el ser humano se puede percatar de su verdadera nobleza y valor.

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  • Las Virtudes Morales del Profeta del Islam y de la Gente de su Casa
    by: Baqir Shareef al-Qurashi

    Este libro trata de enseñar al ser humano como perfeccionar las mas elevadas virtudes atraves de los inumerables ejemplos de la vida de el Profeta (s.a.w.) y la de los Imames de la Recta Guía (a.s.) de la descendencia del Mensajero de Dios (s.a.w.).

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  • Risalat al Huquq, El Tratado de los Derechos
    by: Imam Ali Zaynul 'Abidin

    El Tratado de los Derechos atribuido a Imam Zayn al-'Abidin es la unica obra que se le atribuye aparte de algunas súplicas o cartas y dichos relativamente cortos en la cual desarrolla un dicho muy conocido del Profeta: “Tu Señor tiene derecho sobre ti, tu alma tiene derecho sobre ti y tu esposa tiene derecho sobre ti”. El Imam explica allí lo que significa “todos los que poseen un derecho” mencionado en el hadiz anterior. A lo largo de su trabajo, proporciona ejemplos específicos, basándose en el Corán, la sunna y las acciones y los dichos de Imames anteriores.

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  • Brothers
    by: Mahwash Hirmendi

    In the name of Allah, the Beneficient, the Merciful

    He had pondered a long time. He had heard that attending weddings was an act stressed by the Prophet (PBUH&HF). If one was observing a voluntary fast, one was to break the fast and join the wedding.

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  • Are you Free or Slave?
    by: Muhammad Rayshahri

    “Are you Free or Slave?” covers the foremost factor “belief” and the ground of its formation in men, is the outcome of lectures that the esteemed author has delivered in the session of a group of university and theology school students.

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  • Repentance as Demolition and Reconstruction

    This book explores the true meaning of repentance and guides on how to achieve it.

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  • I Livelli della Purificazione
    by: Imam Khomeyni

    I Livelli della Purificazione
    Tratto dal testo: "Adab-us-Salat" (Discorso II, Argomento II, Capitolo II) dell'Imam Khomeyni


    Comments: 0 Total views: 610
  • Repentance: The Cradle of Mercy
    by: Allama Husayn Ansariyan

    This book before you is a memorandum of more than twenty meetings filled with moral teachings from those Tuesday nights, nights that bring good and beautiful memories. I hope you will be lucky to make full use of the discussions of this book that address us with new forms in the circle of repentance and go deep into our consciences to move the feelings of goodness in our souls.

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  • Provisions for the Journey (Mishkat), Volume 2
    by: Ayatullah Muhammad Taqi Misbah Yazdi

    The hadith discussed in the text is one of the most comprehensive and rewarding exhortations of the Noble Prophet (S) to one of his most eminent companions by the name of Abu Dharr.

    Comments: 0 Total views: 560
  • Human Rights in Islam
    by: Ayatullah Sayyid Ali Khamene'i

    Human Rights in Islam

    By: Ayatollah al-Uzma Sayyid Ali Husaini Khamenei, Supreme Leader of Islamic Revolution

    Delivered on the occasion of the 5th Islamic Thought Conference 29-31st January, 1997


    The issue of human rights is one of the most fundamental human issues and also one of the most sensitive and controversial. During the recent decades, this problem was more political than either ethical or legal.

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  • Love and Hate for God’s Sake
    by: Mujtaba Sabouri

    This text explore the phenomenon of cussing and malediction and its status from the Islamic point of view by delving into the relevant sources: the Qurʾan, the Prophetic traditions (ahadith) and the conduct of the Muslims.

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