The Scholarly Jihad of the Imams (1) The period under discussion (95-148 A.H /712-765 A.D.) began and ended in the times of the Vth and VIth Imams. The persecutions of the Shi'is continued unabated...
Who Was Imam Hadi (PBUH)? (6) Two Companions of the Imam  One of the most distinguished of all the companions of Imam ‘Ali an-Naqi was ‘Abdul ‘Azim al-Hasani (a descendant of Imam Hasan) whose grave...
Who Was Imam Hadi (PBUH)? (4) What authors say about him  11. Aagha Buzurg at-Tahrani : This great researcher says, ‘Imam al-Hadi (a.s.) was the best of his brothers. He inherited the knowledge and...
Who Was Imam Hadi (PBUH)? (4) The Alawids’ Reverence Towards him  All the Alawids agreed on revering and honoring Imam al-Hadi (a.s.) and acknowledging his leadership and virtue. Among them was the...
Who Was Imam Hadi (PBUH)? (3) His Upbringing  Imam al-Hadi (a.s.) grew up in a family different from all families in its noble conducts, high morals, and lofty virtues. Their young revered the old...
Who Was Imam Hadi (PBUH)? (2) His Epithets His epithets expressed the high qualities he possessed. His epithets are as follows:  1. An-Nasih (loyal); he was called so because he was the sincerest...
Who Was Imam Hadi (PBUH)? (1) Imam al-Hadi (a.s.) was a pure branch from the tree of prophethood, and a shiny bough from the tree of Imamate. By him and his father’s Allah has consolidated Islam and...
Do We Need School of Ahlul-Bayt? (2) Shaikh Muhammad Abu Zahrah who was one of the outstanding Sunni contemporary Scholars said: "The Muslim Scholars of various Islamic Schools never agreed...
Do We Need School of Ahlul-Bayt? (1) The purpose of this article is merely to demonstrate that Shia views about the special importance and the leadership of Ahlul-Bayt do not come out of the blue. In...
Who Was Imam Muhammad Taqi Al-Jawad? (4) Preaching and Guidance His speech used to be very attractive and effective. Once, during Haj period, standing amongst the congregation of the Muslims he...
Who Was Imam Muhammad Taqi Al-Jawad? (3) Manners and Virtues In respect of his manners and qualities, Imam Muhammad Taqi (AS) occupied that lofty position of humaneness that is the distinguished...
Who Was Imam Muhammad Taqi Al-Jawad? (2) Mamun got a cushion placed by his side for Imam Muhammad Taqi (AS) The seat of Yahya bin Aktham was opposite to that of the Imam (AS). There was pin-drop...

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