What's New

  • A Woman of Paradise: The Rebellious Queen of Pharaoh Part 1

    In this paper, we hope to provide a brief biographical sketch as well as an analysis of the verses related to Lady Asiyah from classical Sunni and Shi’i commentaries of the Qur’an.
  • The Spirit and the Word: of the Command of My Lord

    This text discusses the meaning of the term Ruh (Spirit) in the Qur’an analyzing several verses where this term has appeared.
  • The Koran

    The Koran Sachiko Murata
  • Quran strategy on its Own Preservation, Part 2

    This second part of the article explores the Qur’an’s easy and accurate memorization, omission of details, and scientific ambiguity.
  • Allamah al-Hilli on Imamate in his Kashf al-Murad, Part 5

    This part of the articles series expands on Imam Ali’s close relationship to the Prophet, expounds on well-known hadiths on the Imam’s faith and merits, and his immeasurable services to Islam.
  • Pursuing Excellence, The Guide to Memorising The Holy Qur’an

    This text explores the importance of Memorising the Holy Qur'an in light of the Holy Books itself and many traditions of the Holy Prophet (S) and the Pure Imams of the Ahlul Bayt (as). It gives also many practical suggestions that will help anyone who would like to start memorising the Holy Book at any age.
  • Sciences of Hadith

    The present text is a collection of lectures presented in front of a classroom regarding the hadith. What is the hadith? Why is it important for us to know its significance? How to recognize the real hadith? Who were the most known ahadith fabricators? What are the conditions that a narrator had to comply to be deemed credible? These questions find relevant answers in this book.
  • The Invaluable Book, A Brief Commentary on the Nahju ‘l-Balaghah

    In this text the author speaks about the Nahju ‘l-Balaghah which is a precious collection of the sermons, letters, invocations, advices and the sayings of Amiru ‘l-Mu’minin, Imam ‘Ali bin Abi Talib (upon whom be peace), about the author that compiled the book and about Imam Ali's Hadiths, how many were recorded, how they were transmitted and how they are perceived today.
  • Book Review - scripture, poetry and the making of a community: Reading the Qur'an as a literary text

  • Quran strategy on its Own Preservation, Part 1

    This paper explores the practical measures taken to ensure the Qur’an’s survival as an unadulterated text, exploring the following areas to display these strategic stylistic methods
  • The Glorious Qur’an, translated with Commentary of Divine Lights Set 5

    The Glorious Qur’an, translated with Commentary of Divine Lights by Ali Muhammad Fazil Chinoy Set 5, Manzil 5, from Surah ash-Shuara’ (26) to the end of Surah Ya-Sin (36)
  • The Glorious Qur’an, translated with Commentary of Divine Lights Set 6

    The Glorious Qur’an, translated with Commentary of Divine Lights by Ali Muhammad Fazil Chinoy Set 6, Manzil 6, from Surah As-Saffat (37) to the end of Surah al-Hujurat (49)
  • The Glorious Qur’an, translated with Commentary of Divine Lights Set 7

    The Glorious Qur’an, translated with Commentary of Divine Lights by Ali Muhammad Fazil Chinoy Set 7, Manzil 7, from Surah Surah Qaf (50) to the end of the Holy Quran, Surah Surah an-Nas (114)
  • Mizan al-Hikmah (Scale of Wisdom)

    This text is a collection of narrations from the honourable Prophet of Islam and the Twelve Imams (a.s.). This compendium of Shi'a hadith aims at traditions which are central to understanding the teachings of the Holy Qur’an and the ethical foundations of Islam. The ten-volume edition, for which the present volume serves as an abridged edition, was first published in March 1983 in Arabic.
  • Hadiths Regarding Reading Quran PPT

    Hadiths Regarding Reading Quran. Form the book “Forty Hadith: The noble Quran” by Majid Adili. See full book at: https://www.al-islam.org/forty-hadith-noble-quran-majid-adili
  • The Best....

    The Best... Source: Bihar Al-Anwar, Vol. 77, p. 113 In the Name of God; the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful Al-Sheikh Al-Sadooq through his chain of narrators, narrated from Imam Ali (a.s) that the Messenger of God (s.a.w) said: 1. The best of the worshippers are those who offer the obligatory. أعبَدُ الناس مَن أقامَ الفرائض.2. The best of the generous people are those who have paid the zakat of their wealth. وأسخى الناس مَن أدّى زكاة ماله.3. The best of the detached people from dunya are those who are detached from Haraam. وأزهدُ الناس مَن اجتنب الحرام.4. The best of the pious people are those who tell the truth be it for or against themselves. وأتقى الناس مَن قال الحقّ فيما له وعليه.5. The best of the just people are those who like for people what they like for themselves
  • Inscriptions of the Gates of Paradise & Hell

    Inscriptions of the Gates of Paradise
  • Hadith Unwan al-Basri

    Hadith Unwan al-Basri حدیث عنوان البصری In the Name of Allah Instruction of Imam Sadiq (as) for the wayfarers towards Allah Translated by Ali Alsamail Source: Bihar Al-Anwar, vol.1 p.226 ***** Al-Sheikhul Baha’i (may the mercy of Allah be upon him) has narrated in his Kashkul: روى الشيخ البهائي (رحمه الله) في كشكوله:Al-Sheikh Shamsul Din Muhammad ibn Makki said: ‘I have transcribed from the writings of Sheikh Ahmad al-Farahani, (may the Mercy of Allah be upon him), who narrated from Unwan al-Basri, an elderly man of 94 years, who said: “For a number of years, I frequently visited Malik ibn Anas, and so when Ja’far al-Sadiq (as) came to Madina, I also visited him frequently as I wished to learn from him in the same way I learned from Malik. قال الشيخ شمس الدين محمد بن مكي: نقلت من خط الشيخ احمد الفراهاني رحمه الله: عن عنوان البصري وكان شيخا كبيرا قد اتى عليه اربعون وتسعون سنة قال كنت اختلف الى مالك بن انس سنين فلما قدم جعفر الصادق (ع) المدينة اختلفت اليه واحببت ان
  • Allamah al-Hilli on Imamate in his Kashf al-Murad, Part 4

    This part of the text expands on the proofs for his authority over the companions that qualify him for leadership such as his extraordinary courage, deep insight, matchless asceticism and devotion, and boundless patience.
  • Unclear (Mutashabih) Verses According to Ibn Shahr Ashub

    This article offers an account of Mutashabih al-Qur'an wa Mukhtalafuh by Ibn Shahr Ashub; the work offers both his ideas and notable scholars' ideas and examples to explain the three groups of equivocal verses and the philosophy behind them.