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  • Music and its Effects

    In this booklet, the author discusses the detrimental effects of music on our lives. He talks about the origin of music and its effects from various points of views. He also discusses what the Qur'an and narrations of the Ahlul Bayt have to say on this matter.
  • From Marriage to Parenthood The Heavenly Path

    The information in this manual is based on the authentic and original sources of the teachings of the Prophet (s) and his Ahlul Bayt (as), on the topics of marriage, sexual etiquette and the proper steps in order to conceive and raise good Muslim children. The book has plenty more tips including akhlaqi tips and advice on how to instill love for Allah and the Ahlulbayt in our children.
  • Principles of Upbringing Children

    Advice for parents, supported by the Hadith and Quran, on the upbringing and training of Children.
  • 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. The `Treatise on Rights' elaborates on a well-known saying of the Prophet, which has been transmitted in a rather large number of versions, because he repeated it in many different contexts.
  • The Human Cycle, 18 Lessons with Sayyid Muhammad Husayn Jalali

    This text is a compilation of the notes that the author collected during lessons with Sayyid Muhammad Jalali regarding the training and upbringing of children.
  • Supplication In the Eyes of the Ahl al-Bayt (as)

    This text begins introducing the Definition of Prayer, and its importance. The author explains how prayers are accepted, and what acceptance of prayer can lead to in a believer's life. Beyond the literal recitation of the prayer, in this text we can find the etiquettes of prayer, and other aspects we must take into consideration.
  • Spiritual Journey of the Mystics (Suluk al-Arifan)

    Etiquette and codes of special deeds performed by Allah's most sincere servants during the Holy Month of Ramadhan; the self-restraint and asceticism practised by them during these worships and the self-purification achieved by them.
  • Friendly Letters

    These letters deal with common ideological problems of young Muslims. Sisters Wafa and Raja and sisters Zahra and Asma exchange letters on their personal problems and seek each other’s advice.
  • The Ritual Ablutions for Women

    Knowing the laws regarding the monthly periods and pre or post-natal bleeding is an essential duty of every Muslim woman. This book consists of three parts (1) Menstruation (2) Irregular Bleeding (3) Post-natal Bleeding.
  • Pork

    Question n.1 Question: What is the teaching of Islam about pork? Answer: Pig is absolutely unclean and eating its meat, and fat etc., as well as using its skin or any other parts is strictly forbidden. Allah has said in various places in the Holy Qur'an: حُرِّمَتْ عَلَيْكُمُ الْمَيْتَةُ وَالدَّمُ وَلَحْمُ الْخِنْزِيرِ …. "Forbidden to you (for food) are: dead meat, blood, the flesh of swine . . ."(Qur'an, 5:3) Question n.2 Question: I, being a Christian, have no difficulty in eating pork. I often wonder why Muslim brethren have not been allowed to enjoy this tasty food, as we Christians do? Answer: This question is somewhat astonishing because, according to the Scriptures, even the Christians are not allowed to eat pork. Question n.3 Question: How can you say this? Answer: Well, let us see what the Bible says about pork: "And the swine,... . he is unclean to you. Of the flesh shall ye not eat, and their carcase shall ye not touch; they are unclean to you
  • Sexual problems of Youths

    In this book, the author has explained the reasons for the sexual problems being faced by the Muslim youth. He talks about the impediments to marriage and the sexual perversions that result in the youth being unmarried. Lastly, he presents advice on how to deal with this problem.
  • Sexual Ethics in Islam and in the Western World

    Islam and traditional sexual ethics, sexual freedom, sexual ethics in modern world, love, sexual discipline, and chastity.
  • Hijab, The Muslim Womens Dress,Islamic or Cultural?

    Understanding what Hijab is through the Quran, Hadith and Muslim culture. An expanded version of a talk given on the November 1st 1997 episode of the Islam in Focus television program.
  • Islamic Family Life

    In this book, the author talks in detail about the importance of a family and expounds on the merits and demerits of the joint as well as the nuclear family. He also discusses the rights and duties of a person vis-a-vis his or her family, and finally concludes with a couple of sections on dealing with relatives and neighbours.
  • Islamic Family-life Ethics

    This book is a presentation of 24 illuminating talks given by Ayatullah Hussein Madhahiri to highlight the concept of the home and family in Islam; a concept that is based on faith and love.
  • Islamic Political Theory (Legislation): Volume 2

    The second of two volumes of the renowned and comprehensive text on Islamic political theory by Ayatullah Misbah Yazdi, dealing with the importance of recognizing Islam as the basis of any just political theory, methods of implementing such a theory by the government, and comparing and contrasting this Islamic system with the system predominant in most Western ans secular nations.
  • Islamic Political Theory (Legislation): Volume 1

    The first of two volumes of the renowned and comprehensive text on Islamic political theory by Ayatullah Misbah Yazdi, dealing with the importance of recognizing Islam as the basis of any just political theory, methods of implementing such a theory by the government, and comparing and contrasting this Islamic system with the system predominant in most Western ans secular nations.
  • Contemporary Man and the Social Problem

    This full-length text is, as stated by the author himself, dedicated to answering the following question: "What is the system that suits humanity, the one through which humanity achieves a happy social life?" The author critically analyzes the most prominent systems known today, namely Capitalistic Democracy, Socialism and Communism, and then presents the Islamic system as opposed to these and describes how Islam can solve the social problem through its religious message.
  • Secrets of Success

    A book for the youth on how one can be successful in reaching their goals. Illustrated using examples from lives of great men from the East & West.
  • Qualities of an Ideal Scientist : An Islamic Perspective

    Qualities of an Ideal Scientist : An Islamic Perspective Mohsen Reza Haydari, MD, PhD Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences. Scientists are individuals with several extraordinary qualities. However, these qualities differ among scientists from various disciplines and depend on the nature and type of research a scientist is engaged in. The impact of scientific research is reflected in a society and the entire humanity at large and scientific research can make human life better or even bring a disaster for human beings. Thus, it is important to consider various qualities of scientists and their impact on a scientist’s research and its consequences. The qualities In this article, qualities of a good scientist are mentioned in italics throughout the text. The Arabic words are in brackets [], written in italics. of an ideal scientist can be broadly divided in three main categories: behavioral or spiritual, mental or intellectual and physical qualities. In this article