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  • The Shia Imams and Muslim Unity Part 2

    This is the second part to a series of articles that will outline the stance of the Shia Imams with respect to Muslim unity. This present part continues by touching on the advent of exaggeration (ghuluw) and the forging, infiltration, and distortion of traditions. The section concludes by referencing the main topic of the series by noting that the Ahl al-Bayt stuck firm to the foundations of seeking unity.
  • The Voice of Unity Part 3: Roots of Division

    This is the third of a series of talks delivered in 1991 by Muhammad Wa’iz-Zadeh Khurasani. The first two were printed in previous issues of the English Taqrib journal. The present article focuses on the issue of the division and its roots.
  • Editorial, Number 7, November 2010

    Editorial about the Unicity of God. Dhu al-Hijjah 1431/ November 2010
  • Tolerance in the Teachings of the Great Prophet and in Liberalism: A Contrastive Analysis

    This paper addresses the issue of tolerance in Islam and the teachings of the holy Prophet (S) in this regard and the fundamental differences between the views of Islam and liberalism regarding tolerance will be contrastively analyzed.
  • Religion And The World

    Our daily life is undoubtedly related and filled with religious decisions. The view of the world from religion point of way when properly interpreted in a reasonable manner is effective in producing a balanced ethical refinement - that includes the blessings of self-respect, a noble outlook, prosperity, and good relations within society. When, however, it is misinterpreted, it becomes the cause of stupefaction and complete abandonment of the senses; the source of all kinds of misfortune, helplessness and individual and social misery.
  • God in the Quran, A Metaphysical Study

    The present work is a thesis written based on the subject of the existence of God. The work explains the existence of God, the attributes of God from philosophical point of view and the point of view of the Quran. 
  • An Introduction to Islamic Precepts

    A very short introduction to the Islamic Principles of Islam Shi'a Itha-'Asheri and its sources
  • Arsh, Throne of Allah

    Arsh, Throne of Allah Shaykh Bahmanpour A short discussion about the Arsh, the Throne of Allah in light of the Holy Qur’an and Traditions. ***** بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيمِIn our discussion of the last verse of Surah Taubah; فَإِن تَوَلَّوْا فَقُلْ حَسْبِيَ اللَّهُ لَا إِلَٰهَ إِلَّا هُوَ عَلَيْهِ تَوَكَّلْتُ وَهُوَ رَبُّ الْعَرْشِ الْعَظِيمِ“But if the turn away, say, Allah is sufficient for me, (None has the right to be worshipped but Him). In Him I put my trust and He is the Lord of the Mighty Throne” (9:129) • We came to the concept of Arsh at the end of the Surah and as I said it really deserved an independent discussion to verify what the Arsh means in the Qur’an and the Hadith. • Of course people have given different views about reality and the quality of the Arsh. • What I will mention here is mainly taken from Al Mizan of Allama Tabatabai. • His views of course are in line of Shia Ulama and completely different from the line of the Sunni
  • Basic Teachings Of Islam

    A very short introduction to the Islamic Principles of Islam Shi'a Itha-'Asheri and its sources
  • 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.
  • Righteousness is the Elixir of Eternal Happiness

    This text attempts to interpret that the attractive world and its wonderful creations on earth created by Allah (s.w.t) will give temporary happiness to a believer unless he walks on the path of righteousness and serves God to attain perpetual happiness.
  • The Greatest Blessing of God by Shaykh Saleem Bhimji

    Id ul-Ghadeer "The Greatest Blessing of God" Recited by Shaykh Saleem Bhimji Thursday, October 1st, 2015 18th Night of Dhul-Hijjah 1436 ISIA Edmonton, AB www.jammat.org
  • The Doors of The True Faith by Shaykh Salem Bhimji

    Birth of Imam An-Naqi (A) "The Doors of The True Faith"  by Shaykh Saleem Bhimji Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 16th Night of Dhul-Hijjah 1436 ISIA Edmonton, AB www.jammat.org
  • 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 Ahlul Bayt (as).
  • A small collection of Ahadith (Traditions)

    A small collection of Ahadith on various topics.
  • Nurturing a Culture of Unity

    This article lists ten practical ways in which a culture of unity can be nurtured and developed. These include expanding the boundaries of tolerance, not focusing on detailed points of disagreement, and reaching out across ethnic boundaries.
  • The Concept of Imamat [Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi] [Oct-Dec 2007]

    A series of lectures delivered by Hujjatul Islam Maulana Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi on the concept of Imamat (Divinely-ordained leadership) in Shia Islam
  • How Does God Test Us, And Why? [Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi] [December 18th, 2014]

  • Imam Khumayni’s Vision of Islamic Unity

    This article attempts to delineate the aims, objectives and scope of Imam Khumayni’s vision of Islamic unity. It also describes some of the practical steps Imam undertook in order to achieve this vision.
  • The Voice of Unity Part 2: Islamic Brotherhood

    As the second in a series of talks regarding the subject of unity, the present article focuses on the concept of Muslim brotherhood and its relation to a united Ummah