RAMADAN

Imam Ali(as),Unique Leader in the History of Mankind

The history of mankind has witnessed many leaders over the ages. Many of these leaders achieved leadership through might or inheritance and some were chosen as leaders because of certain outstanding qualities that they possessed. Among the latter group there have also emerged some leaders whose works and contribution to humanity cannot be limited to any particular time or place; …

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The Last Will And the Testament

The following is one piece of advice offered to his sons, Imam Hasan (pbuh) and Imam Hussain (pbuh), as well as to his people, the nation and coming generations: “I advise you to fear Allah, and not to run after (the pleasure of) the world, even if it may run after you. Do not be sorry for anything from it …

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Imam Ali`s Martyrdom

On the 19th of Ramadan month (Mah-e-Ramazan) of the year 40 A.H, Imam Ali came to the mosque in Kufa for his morning prayers. Imam Ali (pbuh) gave the call for prayer (Azaan) and became engaged in leading the congregation. Abd-al-Rahman ibn Muljam pretending to pray, stood just behind Imam Ali (pbuh), and when Imam Ali (pbuh) was in a state of prostration, Abd-al-Rahman ibn Muljam …

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Imam Hassan ibn Ali (A.S), the Leader of the Youth of Paradise

Among the many blessings associated with the month of Ramadhan, is the auspicious date of the 15th which marks the birth anniversary of our Holy 2nd Imam, Imam Hassan Ibn Ali (A.S). This scion of noble birth, the first born child of Ali (A.S) and Lady Fatima (S.A) was the pride and joy of both, the noble parents as well …

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Holy Qur’an Verses Revealed about Hazrat Khadijah

It is pertinent here to narrate some verses of the Holy Qur’an which are said by the exegetes to have been revealed about Hazrat Khadijah or are related to her. Khadijah, the Chosen and Purified “And when the angels said: O Mary! Surely Allah has chosen you and purified you and chosen you above the women of the world.”‌ (3:42) …

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In Memory of Hazrat Khadijah (S.A)

Imam Ali (A.S) used to talk in memory of Hazrat Khadijah (S.A) on various occasions. He once referred to the Prophet (PBUH) defending Khadijah: “One day the Prophet (PBUH) cried in memory of Khadijah while he was among his wives. …”‌ The Prophet also frequently said: Khadijah was the first woman to believe in me. Last Piece of Property Hadrat …

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The Holy Prophet and Khadijah’s Death

Khadijah, the kind and devoted wife of the holy Prophet of Islam, passed away in the month of Ramadhan in the 10th year of hegira at the age of sixty-five. The holy Prophet conducted the funerals personally and laid her to rest at the Abu Talib Cemetery in Hujun (Mecca). The agony of her death extremely bereaved the Prophet and …

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A Brief Account of Hazrat Khadijah’s Life

Hazrat Khadijah (S.A) became ill three years before the migration or journey of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and his followers from Mecca to Medina in 622 CE. Prophet Mohammad (Peace by upon him) paid a visit to her and said, “O Khadijah! Do you know that God has made you my wife in the heaven, too?”‌ Then he soothed her …

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Forty Hadiths on Ramadhan

Introduction: The Holy Prophet (peace be upon him and his progeny) has said: “Those people from amongst my ummah, who memorize forty Hadiths (traditions) pertaining to those issues of religion, which they are in need of, Allah shall resurrect them on the Day of Judgment as jurisprudents and scholars.” (Bihar al-Anwar, vol. 2, pg. 156; Al-Ikhtasaas, pg.2)   Hadith No. …

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