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  • The Position of Women from the Viewpoint of Imam Khomeini (r.a.)

    This text comprehensively outlines the Position of Women from the viewpoint of Imam Khomeini (r.a.). Starting with acknowledging the Great Women of the World, such as Hazrat Fatima Zahra, the compilation then covers the status and rights of women in Islam as well as the role of women in their families, and the Jihad of a woman, specifically giving examples from women during the time of the Islamic Revolution.
  • Pearls of Wisdom Stories and Sayings of Infallibles (as) and their Noble Companions

    Short stories about the lives of the Ahlul Bayt (a) and their noble companions.
  • Virtue Prevails

  • Two Women and a Man

  • Short Stories

  • The Prayer of a Mother

    The man at the door was a stranger, and a traveller, from a far away place. He asked to be received by the young host. He invited him in. As they were busy with their conversations, the young man would ask permission to be excused for a while. He would disappear for a moment or two and would return to attend to the guest. It happened many times. The guest asked of his excuse for these frequent disappearances. The young man informed him that he had an old, fragile mother in the next room, to him he needs to attend frequently. The guest requested that he be allowed to visit the old woman. Request was granted. An old, weak and helpless woman was in bed. No sign of strength anywhere in her being. The only thing that was moving was her mouth, without any words coming out of it. The guest said to the young man that the mother had something to say. The young man nodded. The quest inquired what it was that she was asking. The young man said, 'from a young age, she has always
  • Poem: Benefits of Attending Madrasah

    Going to Madrasah Has helped us a lot, Giving us knowledge By all we've been taught Learning to pray And recite the Qur'an, Studying Islam While increasing our Iman Prophets and Imams In the lives they have led, Have given Hadiths Like this one, the Prophet has said: The heart gathers rust Just like iron, Remove this rust By reciting Qur'an The young and the old All learn to recite, The very holy book Helping us see light Going to Madrasah Has made me realize, I'm not the only Muslim To whom the Ibadah applies Surrounded by Muslims Making other friends, Sharing my thoughts And starting new trends Practising Islam together And teaching each other things, Laughing and talking What happiness it brings By going to Madrasah I've learnt to read Qur'an well, I've also learnt Arabic How to read, write and spell Now I understand Who is Aleem and Kareem, I know how to join verbs And what some surahs mean Many of us pray Not
  • Marriage, A Gift for the Youth

    Islam's Emphasis on Marriage The institution of marriage has been given tremendous importance in Islam. Generally, in the terms of jurisprudence it is highly recommended, but in many cases due to extraordinary circumstances, it becomes obligatory and a religious duty. For instance, marriage becoming obligatory when there is a chance of adultery or any other similar sin. Thus, the Holy Quran commands: “And marry those among you who are single and those who are fit among your male slaves and female slaves. If they are needy, Allah will make them needless out of His Grace ...” (Noor : 32) For one's life to be pleasurable and successful, animal instincts play a very important and vital role. This instinct, due to its severity, is considered to be very strong and powerful. If not directed properly it can create a tremendous turmoil among both men and women. The institution of marriage is such that it leads to immediate attraction and both the spouses try to gain utmost
  • Kumayl bin Ziyad

    Biography of the companion of Imam 'Ali (a).
  • Mukhtar al-Thaqafy

    Biography of the companion who took revenge on the killers of Imam Husayn (a).
  • Maytham al-Tammar

    Biography of the companion of Imam 'Ali (a).
  • Habib b. Mudhahir

    Biography of the devoted friend of Imam Husayn (a).
  • Abu Talib b. Abdul Muttalib

    Biography of the uncle of the Prophet (s), Hazrat Abu Talib (as).
  • Stories of Bohlool

    A biography and stories from the life of Bahlool, the companion of the 7th Imam (a), who in order to hide his love for the Imam acted as if he was insane.
  • Bilal's Bedtime Stories

    Bedtime (or anytime!) stories on Bilal, the companion of the Prophet (s), and other events from the lives of the Prophets, Imams and companions.
  • Islamic Systems

    Short introductory summaries of the various systems involved in the governance of a nation according to the Islamic perspective.
  • A Muslim in Society

    A concise introductory text about the appropriate behaviour of Muslims and their conduct with others in society.
  • The Characteristics of a Muslim

    Simple accounts of good morals and behavior, God's love, parents, and how to be a good Muslim.
  • Prophet Muhammad [s] - A Brief Biography

    Simple account of the life of the final Messenger (s).
  • Imam Hasan bin Ali

    Biography and character of the 2nd Imam (a).