Introducing Islam

Treatise On Rights (Risalat al-Huquq)

Imam Zayn al-'Abidin's `Treatise on Rights' is the only work attributed to him other than supplications or relatively short sayings and letters.

Facts about the Qur'an

Facts about the Qur'an

Simple facts about the Qur'an, including the importance of its daily recitation.

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What is the Qur'an?

What is the Qur'an?
By Anwer Ali.
Preface to the Holy Qur'an.

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Forty Ahadith on Parents

40 selected traditions narrated through the Prophet [s] and his Ahl al-Bayt [a] on the topic of Parents and their high status in Islam.

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Islamic 'Hijab' For Men

Islamic 'Hijab' For Men

Compiled and Translated by Saleem Bhimji

Islamic Teachings in Brief

This book, written in a relatively simple language, presents a summary of the teachings of Islam.

Sunan An-Nabi

This book presents a collection of narrations on the conduct, customs, and actions of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (S), those that he always performed and those that describe his way of life.

A Shi'ite Anthology

Especially selected for the Western reader by the renowned Islamic scholar Tabataba'i, a collection of sayings, sermons, prayers and writings that represent cross section of Shi'ite religious thoug

Inquiries about Islam

An exchange of letters that took place between the Muslim scholar, Imam Muhammad Jawad Chirri, and Dr. Wilson H. Guertin, that led Dr. Guertin to accept Islam. Writes Dr.

An Introduction To The Rights And Duties Of Women In Islam

This book addresses issues on the status and standing of women, their social, political, and cultural activities, housewifery, art, freedom, lifestyle, natural and acquired rights, and other issues

An Introduction to Islam

An Introduction to Islam
by Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi

Woman’s Dignity in the Words of Amir ul-Muminin Ali ibn Abi Talib

Woman’s Dignity in the Words of Amir ul-Muminin Ali ibn Abi Talib (a.s.)

An Interview with Abbas Ali Shameli

The Qur'an in Islam, its Impact and Influence on the Life of Muslims

The book, although short, distills many volumes into its pages and is like the synopsis of a major commentary.


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.

180 Questions Enquiries About Islam Volume One: The Practical Laws

The first of three volumes containing detailed answers to inquiries about the philosophical and historical aspects of certain rules in Islam and prominent events that occurred during the life of th

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Elements of Islamic Studies

A greatly beneficial text book for students of all ages who wish to learn or review the basic fundamentals of Islamic studies.

180 Questions Enquiries About Islam Volume Two: Various issues

The second of three volumes containing detailed answers to inquiries about the philosophical and historical aspects of certain rules in Islam and prominent events that occurred during the life of t

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A New Perspective: Women in Islam

"A New Perspective" is a dialogue between an Islamic scholar and a Muslim woman.


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Question: What is the teaching of Islam about pork?

Seeking the Straight Path: Reflections of a New Muslim

Common challenges and issues faced by converts,the reasoning behind conversion, analysis from a Western view of many controversial or misunderstood topics in Islam, and basic information needed by

Prophethood and the Prophet of Islam

This book discusses about general prophethood and particularly to the prophethood of The Holy Prophet Muhammad (S) and the description of his proclamation as well as a sketch of his character and l

Invitation to Islam

An excellent introduction to 'What is Islam?', the main Islamic beliefs and practices, religious texts, as well as other Islamic issues such as marriage, social life, women and law.

The Last Journey, Translation of Manazil Al- Akhirah

The Last Journey is an amazing book that explains in an extensive manner the processes involved in the act of death and their meaning.

Self-Recognition for Self-Improvement

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.

Muhammad in the Mirror of Islam

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

Discovering Shi'i Islam

Discovering Shi’i Islam is a brief introduction to main issues related to Islam in general and Shi’i Islam in particular.

Contemporary Topics of Islamic Thought

The essays presented by the author here were written in Iran over a period of about ten years (1989-1999).

What Everyone Should Know about Islam

This book focuses on the principles of religion which are relevant to the thought and soul of human beings, reason and intellect follow it, and deeds and movement of human beings spring forth from

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 problem

Islam and the Contemporary Man

This text titled "Islam and the Contemporary Man" discusses how Islam is a universal religion that can be applied in the modern day.

At-Tawhid or Monotheism

A book that delves into the several dimensions and depths of Tawhid (Oneness of God): the central and core concept of Islam.

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

Resurrection (Ma’ad) in the Quran

Discussions on Resurrection and life after death from Islamic perspective.

82 Questions

This text attempts to answer modern challenges to Islamic positions; it begins with an exposition of the five Usool-e-deen (roots of religion) and continues by giving answers from the Islamic tradi

Knowing God

Perfection of faith, seeking God, God and reason, acceptance of the unseen, and materialism.

Discursive Theology Volume 1

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.

Islamic Thought (Ma‘arif Islami) Book One

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

Eternal Life (Life After Death)

What happens when we die? Is that the end of everything or is that the beginning of everything? What does Afterlife, Purgatory and the Day of Judgement mean?

Knowing God

This book is part of ideological collection of “Youths and Truths” by Ayatullah Ibrahim Amini based on years of delving into religious texts and sources, constant contact with the young generation

A History of Muslim Philosophy Volume 1, Book 2

A Compendium of articles on the History of Muslim Philosophy. In this book: Advent Of Islam, Fundamental Teachings Of The Qur'an

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The Divine Wisdom of Prophet Muhammad

The book which is translated by Ihtijaj al-Tabarsi presents a compilation of debates of Holy Prophet Muhammad (S) with scholars and representatives of other religions including Judaism, Christianit

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What A Muslim Should Know and Believe

This text, although brief and simple, is a comprehensive and detailed exposition of the main articles of Faith and all the dos and don’ts of Islam.

Society and History

This text authored by Martyr Ayatullah Murtadha Mutahhari serves to present the Islamic approach to society and history.

Alphabetical Index to the Holy Quran

This book is a presentation of the Holy Quran not by chapter but by the themes and subjects it contains.

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An Introduction to Islam

An introductory text describing the basic tenets of the Islamic faith

The Status of Women in Islam

This book What is a series of three articles which, based on Quranic statements, claim that the question of the system of rights for women in the home as well as in society should once again be ass

Religion of Mercy

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

Our Belief

This text presents a summary of the Islamic principles and commandments emphasizing some specialties on the Shi'a sect.

The Prophet Muhammad, a Mercy to the World

Along the years lots of books have been written about the life of our beloved Prophet Muhammad (S) but not one more comprehensive and of average length as this one.

Islamic Way of Life

This book presents in a simplified manner what the Islamic way of life should be, how to build a life following the shari'a and the Qur'an, how the spiritual, economic and political life should loo

Life under the Grace of Ethics

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.

A Study of Polytheism and Idolatry in the Qur’an

This text presents an analysis of polytheism with respect to God and idols, using the Holy Quran as reference.


In This Extraordinary compelling and powerful read, we see without a shadow of a doubt the horrific true nature and extreme ill consequences of Alcohol on the human body.

The Perfect Role Model: The Prophet of Islam

This book introduces the Noble Prophet of Islam (s) as the role model for all of mankind and the best example for Muslims of all ages.

Justice of God

A short text on the nature of Allah's attribute of `Adl (Justice) where the author discusses philosophical issues about its seeming incompatibility with events like natural disasters as well as wit

The Politics of Using the Qur’an

The Politics of Using the Qur’an

Arsh, Throne of Allah

Arsh, Throne of Allah
Shaykh Bahmanpour

The Qur’an and Hadith

This text is an extensive examination that starts off by explaining what revelations mean, how they happened at the time of the Prophet sawaws and how they happened at the time of the Jewish and th

Lessons from the Nahjul Balaghah

This is a precious book presented to the world of Islam as a brief introduction to the vast phenomenon of Prophethood as it appears in the Nahjul Balaghah of the Commander of the Faithful, ‘Ali, pe

Prophecies About The Holy Prophet of Islam

A short text shedding light on the prophecies predicting the arrival of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH&HP) in older scriptures of different faiths.

Commentary on Sermon 80 of Nahjul Balaghah

An eye opener and intriguing read, this booklet explains and puts into perspective the famous and widely misunderstood sermon given by Amir al-mumineen Imam Ali bin Abi Taleb (as) with regard to th

A Brief Introduction to Islam

A Brief Introduction to Islam

Islam is the only religion in the world that says that its precepts are natural. The Holy Quran says:

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Repentance: The Cradle of Mercy

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.

Lessons about Allah, Prophethood and the Prophet of Islam, Justice, Leadership (Imamate) and Resurrection

This text contains important lessons on the fundamental beliefs of Islam that should be the bases of Islamic knowledge of our youth: God, Prophethood and the Prophet of Islam, Justice, Leadership (

The Prophet’s Attitude towards Children and Youth

A text on Prophet Muhammad’s (S) attitude towards children and youth.

Justice, Peace and Prophet Muhammad

A short text on the topic of Islamic emphasis on justice and peace between peoples of differing backgrounds and religions, as seen through Qur'anic verses and the honorable treatment of his opponen

Ramadhan With The Holy Qur’an, 30 Lessons in 30 days

Thirty lessons for youth written as an easy but comprehensive guide throughout the Holy Month of Ramadhan in order to give them a gist of the great religion of Islam and its teachings produced fro

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Introduction to Islam

Introduction to Islam

by Masooma Beatty

Social Relations In Islam

In what way does Islam shape the social relationships? How does it limit them and why?

The Status of Mothers in Islam

Islam believes in an extraordinary worth of a mother, and has drawn the people’s attention to this matter in various remarks.

An Introduction to Islam

An Introduction to Islam
by Dr Liyakatali Takim

Obligations and Prohibitions in Islamic Divine Law

This book presents the issues the society is confronted with, in a brief and simple language, both in the field of thought and practice.

Some Questions Related To Women’s Rights in Islam

This text discusses about some important points concerning women, their treatment, their rights and issues related to them.

Islam versus Feminism

What is feminism? What does it have in common with Islam? What is the position of the Islamic law regarding the feminist issues? What is considered oppression from Islamic point of view?

Al-Abrar, The Righteous Ones

Al-Abrar is a collection of stories for character building and ethical guidance for young readers.

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Al-Ilahiyyat Volume 1

This book elaborates on concepts such as recognition of Allah (SwT), His names, and operative and descriptive attributes.

Shafa’at, Intercession

This book explains the concept of Intercession in the light of the Holy Quran and Narrations.

Teach Yourself Islamic Ideology

Teach Yourself Islamic Ideology contains various lessons with the aim of getting a better and thorough understanding of Islamic Ideology at 360° degrees.

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The Role Of Islamic Scientists In The Advancement Of Science

This text offers us a short and comprehensive history of how Muslims Scientists have made a contribution to the advancement of science.

Was Muhammad (S) a Prophet of Terror?!

Was Muhammad (S) a Prophet of Terror?!
Sheikh Mansour Leghaei

A Brief Introduction to Islam

A Brief Introduction to Islam

by M.A. Shakir

Taken from: Islamic History

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Ancient Prophets for a Modern World - The True Story of Jesus (P)

In this text the writer eloquently underlines the importance of the Christian-Islamic dialogue.

Is Prophet Muhammed (s.a.w.a.) In the Bible?

The Holy Bible contains many prophecies both in the Old and the New Testament about the coming of a great prophet of God.

Repentance as Demolition and Reconstruction

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

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A Journey To The Fact

This book tries to answer some serious questions and respond to related doubts concerning faith and belief in God. It also discusses the reasons why some religious people let others go astray.

Who is the Law Maker?

This study aims to provide a clear vision and present in its true perspective the thought and position of the Muslim individual about the law and the law maker.

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Search for Truth

This text contains the detailed minutes of a Muslim lecturer's discussion with Mr.

Human Rights

This text authored by Ayatullah Tashkiri focuses on human rights and their conceptual development, and compares the texts of the universal and Islamic declaration of human rights.

Islamic Views On Human Rights: Viewpoints of Iranian Scholars

Today's world, plagued by war and greed, and media are inundated by the issues pertaining to human rights.

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Ownership in Islam

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 c

What is Ghuluw?

What is Ghuluw (غُلُوّ)?
By: Seyyid Mohsen Rizvi

Fasting in Ramadhan: A Simple Guide To Ritual, Social & Spiritual Dimensions

A collection of articles written & speeches given by Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi on the various dimensions and significance of the Holy month of Ramadhan.

Islamic Culture and Religious Education (For pupils)

This book is a compilation of lessons children learn that connect them both to the science and religious fields of knowledge.

Monotheism for Young Adults

Monotheism for young adults is a very comprehensive book which sheds light on the issue of “Tahwid”. The book contains a dialog between two friends, Mohammad and Mehdi regarding Monotheism.

Can Science Dispense With Religion?

This text comprises eight questions and answers on the subject of whether or not science can or not be completely separated from religion.

Understanding God’s Mercy Part 2

In this paper, the author examines the infiniteness of God’s mercy and His aim in creating man as seen in His qualities and actions, in divine sayings, and in the supplications and hadiths of the A

Medical Ethics in the views of Imam Khomeini (ra)

Medical Ethics in the views of Imam Khomeini (ra)
Dr Mohsen Reza Haydari MD PhD

The Koran

The Koran

Sachiko Murata & William C. Chittick

Foundations of Human Rights in Islam

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.

Does Science Offer Evidence of a Transcendent Reality and Purpose?

In this paper, the author elaborates on several crucial theological problems which have to do with the role of science in providing some evidence for the existence of God and purpose in nature.

Values and Ethical Issues in Science and Technology: A Muslim Perspective

In the past, ethical considerations were a concern of all believing scientists, both in the Islamic and the Western world. This perspective has dramatically changed in our age.

Man and Society

The present book is a remarkable attempt to underline the importance of man's contribution to society.

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Jesus as Kalimat Allah, The Word of God

This text explains why Jesus, peace be upon him is named Kalimat Allah, the Word of Allah. It also goes to explain the notions of people of the Book and the gospels (Injeel).

The Status of Knowledge in Islam

This article will present a brief look at the importance of knowledge in Islam, as well as the high status educators and scholars enjoy as a result.

Science for Humanity: an Islamic Perspective

This paper deals with the ethics of Science concluding that Science has to serve humanity and moral ethics in order to improve human condition and should not be used as a mean of domination and des

Stages of the Hereafter, the Path to Eternity

This text, based on the book Manazil al-Akhira by the Late Marhoom Abbas al-Qummi will take the reader step by step from the moment the soul departs from the body up to the gate of either Paradise


A short but comprehensive text by Ayatullah Sayyid Abul Qasim al-Khui concerning all the aspects of fasting: physical, spiritual and ethical and concludes with a list of the most important rulings

Prayer, Worship and Education

The aim of the text "Prayer - Worship and Education" is to make the readers become better acquainted with the significance of the prayer and its marked influence on psychological, social and ethica

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Lady Khadija (s.a.): The Perfect Woman

Lady Khadija (s.a.): The Perfect Woman


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The Verdict about Intoxicants in Islam

We always hear about the fact that alcohol is prohibited in Islam but many know not the reasons behind this prohibition.

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The Religion of Human Rights and Other Religions Are They Compatible?

The Religion of Human Rights and Other Religions Are They Compatible?

Adl- Justice and Decree

This text explains notions like: divine justice, individual choice, individual justice, family justice, social justice and Islamic justice through examples from the Holy Quran and ahadith from the

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Religion And The World

Our daily life is undoubtedly related and filled with religious decisions.

Quench Not Thine Own Light

Quench Not Thine Own Light

W. B. Basbir Pickard (B.A. Cantab)

Divine Purpose

Divine Purpose
By Syed Nadeem Ahmed Jafri

A Few Words on Knowing Allah

This text presents Islamic introduction regarding Allah, the ways of knowing Allah, the Oneness of Allah in the Holy Qur’an and the individual and social effects of monotheism.

The Morals and Ethics of the Quran

The Holy Quran is the criterion of improving ethics and morals. Anything that is against the Holy Quran verses is not from Islam.

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Aspects of Religion in Nahjul-Balaghah

In this text the author explains several aspects of Shi'a Faith in the light of the words of Imam Ali (as) examining the Nahjul Balaghah.

Basic Teachings Of Islam

A very short introduction to the Islamic Principles of Islam Shi'a Itha-'Asheri and its sources

A Living Religion with Exalted Teachings

A Living Religion with Exalted Teachings

Translated by: Mr. Mahmood Dahavati

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