This book is an excellent tool in understanding the Qur'an in the light of Nahjul Balagha (the words of Imam Ali (as)). It takes the reader into how the subject of understanding the Qur'an, how to interpret it in today's society and the cultural barriers to understanding it properly.
This text offers a brief insight into the challenges and sufferings of Imam Ali (as) before and after the passing of holy Prophet (saw), the battles he faces and during the time of the holy Imam's caliphate. Source of the hadith: Al Khisal (sheikh Saduq), volume 2, page 365 and Bihar al Anwar, volume 38, chapter 62, page 180
The concept of ownership prevails under various cultural, socio economic set-ups, be it feudalism, capitalism, socialism and non-secularism (religious), the issue of ownership and its connotation carry much weight. Its propriety, manner (either individual or public), devolution of the means of ownership to individuals or their centralization in the hands of the government is being discussed in the present book. The topic of this book is essentially, ownership. The discussion incorporates the problem of value which comprises divine ownership, its origin and extent, man's ownership, its origin, extent and types (individual ownership and its types, collective ownership and its types) and the effects of ownership as expressed in the right to possession, right to cede and its compulsory transfer. An in-depth attitude is being adopted while treating the sensitive areas of man's ownership and also the effects of such ownership expressed in terms of the right to possession and its
The present book is a remarkable attempt to underline the importance of man's contribution to society. By going through some of the Hadith from the Ahlul Bayt (as) the author tried to render justice to the need of each individual for the help of other people and the need of other people for his help.
The issue of human rights has been a permanent feature in the life of man since his beginning. There have been proofs found regarding human right issues dating 2000 years BC. The most comprehensive human rights system is the Islamic one, even though the western world wants to claim it as its own. This book succeeds in underlining that the best human right laws stem from the Islamic laws and that UN and other human rights organizations fail to implement the human rights laws due to their lack of understanding the importance of religion in this matter.
A Tribute to Sheikh Al-Tusi الطوسي الحسن بن محمد شيخ Yasin T. Al-Jibouri The present text is a succinct and compact attempt to present in short the life and achievements of the great Sheikh at-Tusi. It also contains a list of his most important works. ************ The reader will come across the name of Sheikh (or Shaikh) al-Tusi in the three volumes of this translation/research; therefore, we have decided to acquaint him with this great personality: https://www.al-islam.org/sites/default/files/styles/thumbnail/public/field/image/sheikh-Tusi_0.jpg?itok=hk1mBelS Shaikh al-Tusi, “Abu Ja’far” Muhammed ibn al-Hassan (385 -460 A.H./995 -1068 A.D.), is one of the greatest literary figures in Islamic history, a scholar the scope of whose knowledge encompassed Islamic history, fiqh and hadith. He is called “Tusi” after his birthplace, the city of Tus, Khurasan, Iran. After Tusi’s demise, Tus expanded in area, gradually becoming a center of knowledge and culture especially
This book provides a detailed biography of the life of the fifth Imam, Muhammad Baqir (as): the splitter of knowledge. It takes the reader into enlightening details of his birth, youth, his works and quotes, his respected family, socio-political conditions during his time and how he left this world.
This book presents the history of Islam and Arabian Peninsula before the advent of Islam and up till the death of the Prophet Muhammad. It starts giving an overview of the political, social and religious situation Arabian peninsula before the advent of Islam, then it provides an extensive biography of the birth and life of the Prophet Muhammad and the impact of his preaching to the Arab population, the oppositions and wars against the spreading of Islam, the Hijrah (great migration), up till the establishment of Islam as main religion of Arabian Peninsula, and text concludes the narration with the description of the The Farewell Pilgrimage and the political and religious implications of it and the description of the demise of the Prophet.
A detailed story of the life of Muhammad Shams Al-Din, known as Al-Shahid Al-Awwal Faqih Al-Sarbidaran During these difficult times of war and tragedies the truth is often very hard to be unearthed. Should we really look at the Western world as our golden goal? Is it the solution to resolve the problems plaguing the Islamic countries? Or is the answer found in our own history and with our own high respected personalities? "Meeting the Pious" series is a practical attempt to return to our genuine identity, through introducing the biographies of the beacons of Islamic thought, those stars whose scientific horizons may inundate the leaders of other ideological dogmas and creeds, and other well-known thinkers. One of the most sensitive facts that disturbs the West and robs its sleep, is the serious return of the Islamic nation (Ummah) to its real identity, to its leading figures ... to those who managed in paving the hard way of Islam through their concerted efforts and honest
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The Battle at Karbala is a well-known tragedy in human history. It is not fiction or legend but a historical fact. Imam Husayn ibn ‘Ali (a.s.), the grandson of the Most Noble Messenger Muhammad (S), was martyred along with his family members and his companions.
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