Then came al-Mansur (13S158/754-775) whose only aim in life, it seems, was to kill every descendant of 'Ali. The Shi'is in general, and the 'Alawites in particular, were persecuted more brutally than...
Importance of Hajj in Islam Hajj is one of most important pillars of Islam and it is one of greatest religious duties. Holy Qur’an says in a short and meaningful sentence: وَ لِلّه عَلَى النّاسِ...
Imam Mahdi an Imam for all Times (4) Textual Proof for the Necessity of the Imamate Mr. Hoshyar: All that we have said is further attested in the traditions reported on the authority of the ahl al-...
The Words of prophet Jesus (PBUH) Through Shia Traditions (3) Pride of the Sanctimonious 33. Jesus ('a) said: O group of Apostles! How many lamps the wind has put out, and how many worshippers pride...
The Quality of Rubbing the Head and Feet Another controversial issue in the ablution is the quality of rubbing the head. The Shia rub only the front part of the head, while most Sunnis rub most or...
The Attributes of a Real Shia Muslim Based on Narrations (2) (16) The company of the suspicious Imam Sadiq (a) said: He who sits to the suspicious people is suspicious. (17) The Nasibi is he who...
The Attributes of a Real Shia Muslim Based on Narrations (1) The Progeny of the Prophet (PBUH&HP) as the appointed Imams by Almighty Allah has guide their real followers to how to be the real...
Free Will and Fatalism in Shia and Sunni Views 2 THE SHIA AND THE QUESTION OF DESTINY Now, for the Shia's opinion on Free Will and Fatalism: Dr. al-Tijani has met with the Great Scholars of the...