Spirituality

Death: a beautiful Gift for a believer

Death: a beautiful Gift for a believer

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Forty Hadith, An Exposition, Second Revised Edition

Islamic scholars, motivated by a tradition from the Prophet Muhammad, which promises Divine Rewards for scholars who collect forty traditions, compile hadith narrations in groups of forty.

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

Ali Shariati 29,737 1

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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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

Islamic Teachings in Brief

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

Lantern of the Path

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

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.

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

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.

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.

Ethics and Spiritual Growth

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

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.

Reflections on Dua Jawshan Kabir

Reflections on Dua Jawshan Kabir

Mohammad Ali Shomali

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.

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.

A Journey from Darkness towards Light Part 1

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

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 12,170 0

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).

Husein A. Rahim 11,825 0

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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I’tikaf, The Spiritual Retreat

I’tikaf, The Spiritual Retreat

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.

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

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).

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).

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

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).

Resurrection (Ma’ad) in the Quran

Discussions on Resurrection and life after death from Islamic perspective.

Perspectives on the Concept of Love in Islam

This work is an introduction to the subject of love.

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

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.

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Spiritual Discourses

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

Reflections on the Supplication of Al-Iftitah

Reflections on the Supplication of Al-Iftitah

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.

Reflections on the Supplication of Kumayl

Reflections on the Supplication (Dua) of Kumayl
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

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.

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.

Reflections on the Supplication of Abi Hamzah al-Thumali

Reflections on the Supplication of Abi Hamzah al-Thumali

Mohammad Ali Shomali

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

Mujtaba Sabouri 3,939 0

In the Presence of the Beloved

We live in a world in which the fight for the material is omnipresent.

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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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.

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

Part 1: The Divine Plan for Human Salvation

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.

Reflections on Munajat Sha'baniyyah

This paper is based on a lecture delivered by the author in the Shrine of Lady Masumah (a) in Qum on 15th June 2013 and another in the Hawzah Ilmiyyah of England in London on 20th May 2016.

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

Indicators of Piety Part 1

This series of articles elucidates the merits and consequences of piety as seen in the Qur’an, hadith, and the lives of the Ahlul Bayt, and introduces indicators by which one can examine one’s own

Good-Naturedness in Islam: Its Signs and Effects

The present article offers a glimpse into the concept of good-naturedness as defined and emphasized in the Qur’an, hadiths, and as practiced by believers.

Indicators of Piety, Part 2

This series of articles elucidates the merits and consequences of piety as seen in the Qur’an, hadith, and the lives of the Ahlul Bayt, and introduces indicators by which one can examine one’s own

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

Arifa Hudda 1,707 0

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.

Marzieh Sadeqi 1,702 0

The Metaphysics of Interfaith Dialogue: Sufi Perspectives on the Universality of the Qur’anic Message

This comprehensive paper is a presentation of the key verses relating to the universality of the Quranic message from a particular point of view, that adopted by those most steeped in the spiritual

The Core of Action: Sincerity of Intention

Intention is the orientation of one’s whole being.

Tawus Raja 1,297 0

Indicators of Piety, Part 4

This part further defines the faithful as those who will achieve true success and offers an illustration of who the faithful are, and what they will achieve in this world and the next.

The Phenomenon of Emotion in the Normative Conduct and Precedents of the Noble Prophet

In this text the author examines the way the Noble Prophet used his emotions and feelings to perfect and strengthen his belief in God and acting all the time upon these beliefs.