Spirituality

Light Within Me

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

Self Building

A detailed description of special deeds as performed by God's most devoted sincere servants during their lives, the self-restraint and asceticism practiced by them during these worships, and the sp

Hajj (The Pilgrimage)

Underlying philosophy of every stage of Hajj. A wonderful spiritual preparation for those intending to perform the Pilgrimage

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Mi’raj, The Night Ascension

Mi'raj in the Qur'an, physical ascension, traditions relating the events which occurred during Mi'raj.

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Islamic Teachings in Brief

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

One Hundred And Fifty Lessons For Life

In this wonderful book compiled by Ayatullah Nasir Makarim Shirazi, the reader learns many beautiful and beneficial narrations from the Ahlul Bayt (as) that teach us how to live a successful life b

Jihad al-Akbar, The Greatest Jihad: Combat with the Self

The internal struggle. Recommendations for religious students and seminaries. Importance of purifying the soul. Knowledge and faith.

Jami' al-Sa'adat (The Collector of Felicities)

Meaning and Origin of Akhlaq, Moral Virtues and Vices, Diseases of the Soul and their Treatment, and Vices of Power and Passion.

A Shi'ite Anthology

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 Elixir of Love

Spiritual lessons on the love of Allah (swt) from the life of the 20th century spiritual exemplar, Shaykh Rajab Ali Khayyat.

Anecdotes of The Ahlul Bayt

This text is a compilation of incidents, narrations and teachings from the lives of the 14 infallibles which help us in living our lives in total accordance with the laws of Islam.

Ethics and Spiritual Growth

Man's struggle for perfection, spiritual needs, duties, and road to success.

Forty Hadith, An Exposition, Second Revised Edition

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.

Lantern of the Path

A collection of Hadith by the 6th Imam on knowledge, behavior, remembrance, prayer, and fear of God.

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.

Al-Siraj: The Lantern on the Path To Allah Almighty

A guide for spiritual wayfarers on ethics and ways to strengthen one's faith, with the goal to reach Allah (swt).

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

Imam Khomeini, Ethics and Politics

The volume is a discussion on ethics and its relation to politics from the viewpoint of Imam Khomeini. The discussions in this book are presented in three parts.

Discourses On Patience

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.

Wilayah, the Station of the Master

This text is a detailed study of the different meanings of the word Wilayah.

An Approach to the Understanding of Islam

The transcript of two lectures by Dr.

The Final Conclusion- Your Journey to Certainty

This text is directed to everyone; those who are looking for the Right Path, those who are lost and who need spiritual guidance, and also those who have already identified the true path but would l

Du`a Kumayl, A Translation & Commentary

Arabic text, English translation, commentary, and audio recitation of this famous supplication that Ameer al-Mu'mineen Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib (a) taught to his companion Kumayl ibn Ziyad (r).

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Spirituality of the Shi‘ism and Other Discourses

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

Commentary On Kumayl Supplication

This book presents a detailed commentary- phrase by phrase- of Dua (Supplication of ) Kumayl taught to the esteemed companion Kumayl ibn Ziyad by Imam Ali (AS).

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.

Isti'adha: Seeking Allah's Protection from Satan

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.

Death: a beautiful Gift for a believer

Death: a beautiful Gift for a believer

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Eternal Manifestations: 80 Stories from the life of Allama Tabatabai (ra)

A collection of eighty spiritually uplifting stories from the life of Allama Tabatabai (ra) showing his dedication to Islam and his striving at attaining nearness towards Allah.

Ahmad Luqmani 3,232 0

Resurrection (Ma’ad) in the Quran

Discussions on Resurrection and life after death from Islamic perspective.

The 15 Whispered Prayers of As-Sahifa al-Kamila as-Sajjadiyyah

The Whispered prayers, is a collection of 15 Intimate conversations with God extracted from the book Sahifa Sajjadiya, known famously as the Psalms of Islam.

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Tasawwuf the Meeting Point of Tashayyu and Tasannun

This text introduces the idea that Sufism is the meeting point of the Shia and Sunni schools of thought, suggesting unity of these sects.

Inner Secrets of The Path

A valuable resource for the students of Irfan (Gnosis). Discusses how spiritual travellers should walk on the path taking to their Lord using the Sharia (Law).

Lubb al-Lubab (The Kernels of Kernels) - A Short Treatise on Wayfaring

This treatise (entitled Risaleh ye lubb ul­lubab dar sayr wa suluk e uli al albab) is based on the lectures on practical 'irfan of 'Allamah Sayyid Muhammad Husayn Tabataba'i, quddisa sirruh, the gr

Kitab Al-Mumin, The Book of the Believer

An elaborate text that describes the nature of Belief (eeman) and Believers (mu’minoon) in the light of traditions of the Ahl al-Bayt, emphasizing on the consequences of belief and the rights the b

I’tikaf, The Spiritual Retreat

I’tikaf, The Spiritual Retreat

Fear and Hope

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.

Provisions for the Journey (Mishkat), Volume 2

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.

Spiritual Discourses

Criteria for humanity, spiritual freedom, nobility, worship and prayer, repentance, migration and jihad, and belief in the unseen.

Inner Voice

Allamah Sayyid Sa'eed Akhtar Rizvi aptly explains the need for man to understand his purpose in life and to be able to ponder over some of the important aspects of our journey in reaching nearness

Fortitude, the Bridge to Victory

This text presents the character trait of fortitude to be the bridge and path to attaining victory.

Love and Hate for God’s Sake

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 th

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Ziyaarat Aale-Yaasin, A Brief Commentary

A brief explanation of the Ziyaarat al-Aale Yaasin, the profound and meaningful salutation from Imam al-Mahdi (a.t.f.s.).

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Reflections on Dua Jawshan Kabir

Reflections on Dua Jawshan Kabir

Mohammad Ali Shomali

Reflections on the Munajat of Imam Ali in the Mosque of Kufa

Reflections on the Munajat of Imam Ali (a) in the Mosque of Kufa
Mohammad Ali Shomali

'Amal for The Last Jumu`ah and the Last Three Days of the Month of Sha`ban

'Amal for The Last Jumu`ah and the Last Three Days of the Month of Sha`ban

A Journey from Darkness towards Light Part 1

A Journey from Darkness towards Light: the Quranic Perspective on the Concept of Light - Part 1

Different Treatments of Spirituality

This article studies the ways the Qur’an and hadiths have treated the process of self-development and described man’s effort and struggle to achieve piety and spirituality.

Reflections on the Supplication of Al-Iftitah

Reflections on the Supplication of Al-Iftitah

Reflections on the Supplication of Kumayl

Reflections on the Supplication (Dua) of Kumayl
Mohammad Ali Shomali

Reflections on the Supplication of Abi Hamzah al-Thumali

Reflections on the Supplication of Abi Hamzah al-Thumali

Mohammad Ali Shomali

Spiritual Dimensions of Mourning for Imam Husayn (a) Part 1

Part 1: The Divine Plan for Human Salvation

Spiritual Dimensions of Mourning for Imam Husayn (a) Part 3

Part 3: How True Mourning Can Lead to the Goodly Life

Spiritual Dimensions of Mourning for Imam Husayn (a) Part 2

Part 2: The Role of Hardship and Suffering in the Spiritual Progress

Justice as a Virtue of the Soul

This article explains the idea of justice as a virtue of the soul and as the supreme virtue in ethics, as opposed to justice as a mere social action.

Forgiveness in the Munajat Sha‘baniyyah

This paper gives a glimpse of the concept of forgiveness in the whispered prayer, and a description of its various forms: the various types of seeking forgiveness and accepting an apology, as well

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Love for the Ahlul Bayt and its Outcomes

This article offers the effects of having love for the Ahlul Bayt in this world and in the next.