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The Four Special Deputies of Imam Mahdi (AS)

After the martyrdom of Imam Hasan Askari (AS) the mantle of Imamate fell on the young shoulders of Imam Mahdi (AS). Due to the severe restrictions imposed by the reigning Caliph, Imam Mahdi (AS) was forced to conceal himself from the eyes of the people. In the initial stages of the minor occultation, some very special and selected people among …

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Birth of Imam Mahdi (AS) in Ahle Sunnah

A number of traditions have been narrated from the Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H) of Islam and the truthful Imams of Ahle-bayt (AS), regarding the uprising of Qaem-al-Mahdi towards the end of this world and his overthrowing the unjust and tyrant rulers and filling the earth with justice and fair play. Hence the unjust Abbasi caliphs were very much afraid of the …

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Birthday of Imam al-Mahdi (AS)

In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. And we desired to bestow a favor upon those who were deemed weak in the land, and to make them the Imams (Leaders of mankind), and to make them the heirs. (Quran, 28:5) At dawn, on the 15th Sha’ban 255 A.H., the rays of the illuminating world shone with a powerful …

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Hazrat Zahra’s Birth and Features

When Hazrat Fatima”s (S.A.) birth was to take place, the Prophet (P.B.U.H.) told Khatija (S.A.) “Jabriel has given me the good news that this child which is going to be born is a daughter and all the infallible Imams will be from her generation. Hazrat Fatima Zahra (S.A.) was born on Friday the 20th of Jamadi ussani, the fifth year …

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The Birthday of Hadrat Fatima Zahra(A.S.)

 Hazrat Fatima Zahra (A.S.): Leader of the Women of Paradise The Only Daughter of the Holy Prophet of Islam(S.A.W.) The Mother of the Leaders of Youth of Paradise:(Imam Hasan(A.S.) and Imam Husain(A.S.) Name : Fatima Title : Az-Zahra Kunyat : Umm-ul-Aimma Born : Friday 20th of Jamadi-ul-Akhar in Mecca Father’s Name : Holy Prophet Muhammad Ibn-e-Abdulla (S.A.W.) Mother’s Name : …

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Condolence on the death of Fatima (sa)

The Holy Prophet said: ” Whoever injures (bodily or sentimentally) Fatima, injures me; and whoever injures me injures Allah; and whoever injures Allah practices unbelief. O Fatima! If your wrath is incurred, it incurs the wrath of Allah; and if you are happy, it makes Allah happy too.” Fatima, the only daughter of the Holy prophet of Islam, was born …

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Fatima is Fatima

Why Not Ali? Everything becomes clear. Why had the Prophet upon his return from his last pilgrimage and prayer at Ghadir Khom introduced Ali in front of all of the groups of Mos¬lems who had accompanied him to the gathering and have them admit that the leadership of Ali was the same as his leadership? Why was it that when …

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Repentance

The first step on the path of affinity to God is repentance (istighfar or tawbah). Repentance is a characteristic of the human being that sets it apart from animals. The human being possesses certain high aptitudes and distinctive qualities not found in animals. One of these is the ability to repent or ask Allah’s forgiveness. It does not mean only …

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Some of the Major Sins (Gunah-e-Kabira)

Some of the Major Sins (Gunah-e-Kabira) “And if anyone earns sin, he earns it against his own soul: for God is full of knowledge and wisdom.” (Holy Qur’an 4:111) Islamic Laws help us protect ourselves from dangerous or harmful effects. The harm doesn’t have to be to you alone, it could also be to those around you. If we deliberately …

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