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  • Children in the Qur’an and Sunnah

    This book is an authentic collection of Ayahs of Qur'an and over 500 Hadiths on children. The topics include preparations by parents before the birth of child, taking their care after birth and naming them to the detailed description of utmost care in the training of children from Islamic perspective.
  • Islam and Nationalism: A Theoretical Point of View, Part 1

    In this paper, the author examines the position of nationalism in Islam and whether or not it prevents Islam from fulfilling its role in developing a just society. He highlights the fact that nationalistic biases never stemmed from religion itself; rather, its followers possessed prejudices that often led to disputes.
  • Status of Women in Islam: A Critical Analysis on a Matter of Equality

  • Forty Ahadith on Parents

    40 selected traditions narrated through the Prophet [s] and his Ahl al-Bayt [a] on the topic of Parents and their high status in Islam.
  • The Role of the Women of Ashura

    This article offers an account of the women's unwavering support of Imam Husayn and his cause before Ashura, in the Battle of Karbala, and after the massacre.
  • Raising Children

    Ten lessons on the Islamic way of raising children. The lessons are derived from Islamic sources originally written in Farsi on the subject.
  • Features of the Community of Ahlul Bayt (a) [Dr. Mohammad Ali Shomali] [Muharram 1435 / Novemeber 2013] [Islamic Centre, Stanmore, UK]

    Lecture Series by Dr. Muhammad Ali Shomali in Muharram 1435H. In these lectures, he talks about the features and characteristics of the community of Ahlul Bayt(a) including justice, moderation and balance, knowledge and intellect, unity, enjoining good and forbidding evil, safety, establishing prayer and others.
  • A Probe into Wilayah and its Social Dimensions

  • Editorial Autumn 2009, Vol. 10, No. 3

    This article is the editorial of the Message of Thaqalayn journal, Volume 10, Issue number 3, released in Autumn of 2009. It discusses the contents of the proceeding articles in this journal.
  • Search for Truth

    This text contains the detailed minutes of a Muslim lecturer's discussion with Mr. Joseph and his teacher and mathematics professor about the basic doctrines of Christianity as well as about Islam. The object of this publication is to arm young Muslim minds with the truth so they can defend the unreasonable criticisms against Islam.
  • Bright Moon: A Collection of Poems of Imam Husayn (as)

    Most of people know Imam Husayn (as) as the Imam who lived 57 years, 10 years of which were of his leadership and Imamate or think to know only the last 10 days of his life. Yes, perhaps, he is the most unknown Imam among people, even Shi’ites. This book is a compilation of some of the poetry of Imam Husayn (as) from authentic historic texts in order show his(as) intimate soul, another artful gentle emotional aspect of his great personality.
  • Wilayat (Guardianship)

    Six speeches by Sayyid Ali Khamene'i about the various aspects of Wilayat and its deep meaning in light of the Holy Qur'an and traditions.
  • Investigations And Challenges

    The link between the theological seminary and the university is a blessed phenomenon which bears significant and numerous wholesome fruits. Along this line, for more than a year, a number of concerned and committed scholars in the university has set up a center with the aim of holding cultural activities. One of its activities is to hold monthly sessions in the presence of Ayatullah Misbah Yazdi. In these sessions, the distinguished professor tackles issues suggested by the other professors. Nine of these lectures are presented in this book.
  • Youth and Spouse Selection

    This book suggests to the youth, solutions to only one of the burning problems of the day, marriage, from an Islamic perspective and viewpoint. The learned author, Mr. Ali Akbar Mazaheri, has put in a great deal of hard and sincere endeavour to illustrate Islamic solutions to this aspect of human life, particularly, the innocent youth of today, who are being misguided, confused and perverted by the immoral techno-propaganda of the imperialists, who have their own axe to grind to achieve their selfish and nasty objectives all around the globe. We hope that this useful book will be a guide for the perturbed youth and an answer to a part of their quest.
  • The Status of Mothers in Islam

    Islam believes in an extraordinary worth of a mother, and has drawn the people’s attention to this matter in various remarks. It considers the attainment of the last phase of perfection, namely paradise, dependent on the mother’s satisfaction, and says “Heaven lies beneath the feet of mothers”.
  • The Role of Women towards the System of Wilayat

    Why do you need a System of Wilayat? What are the effects of a Fironic system on a society? What current system are you living your live? Can you secure your end by being indifferent to the system in which you are living? What role women have to play in establishing a system of wilayah in a society? This book addresses these questions in an elegant and easy to understand manner. This book is a translation of the Urdu Seminar "Nizam-e-Wilayat" delivered by: Hujjatul Islam Sayed Jawad Naqvi. It is an eye opener for us that makes us realize our faults and our responsibilities towards the society in which we are living our lives.
  • The Role of Women in Karbala

    The Role of Women in Karbala` A lecture delivered at Hannans Rd Public School, on 1/6/1997 (25/1/1418) Sheikh Mansour Leghaei ***** In the Name of God; the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful “Whoever works evil will not be requited but by the like thereof, and whoever works a righteous deed whether man or woman and is a believer such will enter Paradise, therein will they have abundance without measure.” 40:40 Why Did Imam Husain Take His Family? One of the questions regarding the story of Karbala is why did Imam Husain take his family to Karbala, knowing he along with his companions would all be martyred; knowing his wife, sister, daughters and other girls and ladies would be taken as captives? In general, when we go for a trip we usually don`t take our family with us, especially young children and babies, if we are expecting some difficulties. The question then arises as to why did the Imam take his family with him? To answer this question, I`m going
  • The Religion of Al-Islam and Marriage

    Marriage is one of the most sacred bonds between a man and a woman, and this text explains in details the various issues concerning marriage in the light of Islamic Laws and Ethics
  • Principles of Sociology in Islam

    This valuable and interesting book, familiarizes the esteemed reader, in the background of Islamic unity and brotherhood, with the humble but firm advice and commands of the holy verses and honorable traditions of the Holy Prophet (S) and the infallible Imams of his household (a.s.), and puts at his disposal the original text of many of these verses and traditions also so he presents, as well, examples of interesting and effective actions of these leaders. In this way, he gives worthy help to the direction of the esteemed readers development on this road to unity. The reader is able to strengthen himself in the direction of human development, once, every few days, for a few minutes, put the common every day problems out of yours, for mind and in a moment of rest and comfort, repeat the study of this book and put your spirit at heavenly prompting and pure verses and traditions disposal.
  • A Guidebook for Women on Rites of Hajj

    This is a guidebook from a series of Guidebooks that aim to answer all the questions a woman would have in relation to Islamic issues in order to help them gain more Ma'rifat and Spirituality in their religious acts. This guide is according to the rulings of Grand Ayatollah Ali AI-Husayni Al-Seestani.