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  • God in Islamic Traditions: A Glance at Al-Tawhid by Shaykh Al-Saduq

  • Thematic Approach to Qur'an Exegesis

  • The Truth about the 'Companions'

    The present study aims to critically asses the tradition ascribed to the Holy Prophet known as Hadith al-Nujum that narrates the following: “My Companions are like the stars; whoever among them you follow, you will be rightly guided.”
  • Ghadir as Narrated by Ahlul Bayt (a.s.)

    The present work is about the event of Ghadir as Narrated by the Ahlul Bayt (a.s.). It studies briefly the Ghadir narrations in Shiite works compiled by Shiite Mujtaheeds.
  • Fabricated Traditions

    The author discusses traditions about caliphs relating their names in order; he proves that such traditions are fabricated and forged by studying various chains of these kinds of traditions available in Sihah al-Sitta and other credible Sunni sources.
  • A Distortion in Thaqalain Tradition

    Thaqalain tradition is a famous and well-known tradition that is reported by [both] Sunnites and Shiites. Hundreds of prominent narrators have narrated this tradition. Some self-interested figures have fabricated the tradition of adherence to Book (Quran) and Tradition (Prophet's Tradition) [instead of Quran and Prophet's Progeny] as two weighty things. This book studies this tradition and its reporters, critically examines them and shows the truth to those who seek it.
  • 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.
  • Forty Ahadith on Salat

    40 selected traditions narrated through the Prophet [s] and his Ahl al-Bayt [a] on the topic of Salat/Prayer.
  • Pearls of Wisdom: A Selection of hadiths from the Prophet Muhammad

  • The Shi‘i Approach to the Interpretation of the Qur’an: Two Classical Commentaries

  • The General Pattern of Islamic Thought in The Qur'an

    This book is a collection of speeches delivered by Ayatollah Khamene’i in 1974, 1353 AH. The author tries to give a general picture of what is meant by Islamic thought quoting different verses of the Quran.
  • A Lecture on Nahjul Balagha

    This book aims to clarify some of the misunderstandings shown by some people about Nahjul Balagha.
  • Mahdi in the Quran According to Shi‘ite Quran Commentators

    In this book, author has explored the belief in Mahdi and the Messianic ideas implicit in the Qur’an in the light of both classical and contemporary Shi'ite commentaries on the Qur'an.
  • A Probe into the History of Hadith

    Sayyid Murtadha al-Askari, the renowned scholar, has very ably made a probe into the History of the delicate institution of Hadith and very ably unveiled the picture of the institution of Hadith in such a superb manner that every line and contour of its countenance becomes distinctly clear. His scholarly and unbiased analysis of the subject invites the attention of the Muslims all over the world to view the subject dispassionately and try to differentiate and dissociate the authentic from the unauthentic and fabricated Hadith. In this way it will be a great service to Islam to introduce it in its true colours and contours through the help of reliable and authentic Hadith.
  • Tadwin al-Hadith Part 3

    This is third and last part of the article on Tadwin al-Hadith. It deals with some of the issues related to the writing and documentation of Hadith and takes up extensively the issues in scholarly manners. It is an enjoyable amount of reading for people interested to know about Hadith in the Islamic literature.
  • Tadwin al-Hadith Part 2: A Historical Study of the Writing and Compilation of Hadith

    This is second part of the article on Tadwin al-Hadith. It deals with some of the issues related to the writing and documentation of Hadith and takes up extensively the issues in scholarly manners. It indeed is an enjoyable amount of reading for people interested to know about Hadith in the Islamic literature.
  • Tadwin al-Hadith Part 1: Documentation and Recording of Hadith in Written Form

    This is first part of the article on Tadwin al-Hadith by Rasul Ja'fariyan. It deals with some of the issues related to the writing and documentation of Hadith and takes up extensively the issues in scholarly manners. It indeed is an enjoyable amount of reading for people interested to know about Hadith in the Islamic literature.
  • Uyun Akhbar Ar-Ridha Volume 2

    This is the second volume of the book Uyun Akhbar Ar-Ridha, which is not only a detailed account of the Biography of our Eighth Imam Abul Hassan Ali ibni Musa Ar-Ridha a.s. and a narration of the life-story of the Imam AS’ but it gives an insight into the erudition and holiness of the Imam AS. and the narration of His ahadith which has gone down in history as “Al-Silsilatul Dhahabiyyah” (The Golden Chain) that is transmitted from Imam to Imam from The Prophet SAWW. The second volume starts from chapter 31 and ends at chapter 69, each of which treats a certain topic related to the Imam AS. The Imam AS brilliant expose on Imamah and the difference between ‘itrah’ and ‘ummah’ are recorded in this book.
  • Uyun Akhbar Ar-Ridha Volume 1

    This is the first volume of the book Uyun Akhbar Ar-Ridha, which is not only a detailed account of the Biography of our Eighth Imam Abul Hassan Ali ibni Musa AR-Ridha a.s. and a narration of the life-story of the Imam AS’ but it gives an insight into the erudition and holiness of the Imam AS. and the narration of His ahadith which has gone down in history as “Al-Silsilatul Dhahabiyyah” (The Golden Chain) that is transmitted from Imam to Imam from The Prophet SAWW. The text is divided into thirty chapters, each of which treats a certain topic related to the Imam AS. Chapter One gives a rationale of the name Ar-Ridha. The book describes Imam Ar-Ridha’'s appointment to Imamah by his father. It carries detailed accounts of the debates that took place on the Infallibility of prophets and the legitimacy of the immediate successorship of Imam Ali AS in which Ma’moon also argued in favor of Imam Ali AS’ legitimate immediate succession after The Prophet SAWW. The Imam AS brilliant expose on
  • Nahj Al-Fasahah, Height Of Rhetoric

    The Height of Rhetoric or the noble book entitled “Nahj Al-Fasahah” is an unparalleled treasure of the eloquent wise sayings of the Holy Prophet of Islam (P.B.U.H.). It was first collected by the late Abulghasim Payande and published in 1957 A.D. as an Arabic-Persian edition, containing traditions. It has been widely in use by both the public and the elite since then for deriving guidance from the Holy Prophet’s ocean of lore to pave the rocky paths of man’s life.