Bearing The Difficulties Of Life

Bearing The Difficulties Of Life

If we look at people all around the world from the very rich to the very poor, the one thing which we all have in common is that we all go though times of extreme hardship and difficulty. One of the questions that people ask, especially those who are religious, is why...
Day of ʿArafah

Day of ʿArafah

Eid ul-ʿAḍḥā is the celebration that marks the completion of the Ḥajj pilgrimage on the 10th of Dhul Ḥijjah in Mecca. This pilgrimage is an obligatory one upon every able Muslim, where Muslims of every race and color from all over the world unite at the Kaʿbah (the...
Eid ul-Fiṭr

Eid ul-Fiṭr

The word Eid has its origin in the Arabic term ‘awd’ which means to return. In this sense, Eid is the day of man’s return towards his Lord. After passing through the month of Ramaḍān, during which a believer purifies his soul, he may find his original fiṭrah, or...
Why Imām ʿAlī ̇(ʿa)?

Why Imām ʿAlī ̇(ʿa)?

One may ask, what is wilāyah (guardianship)? What does it have to do with me? Why do I need to concern myself with what happened after the death of the Messenger of Allah (ṣ)? Why do I need to follow someone after his death when I can just follow his traditions? ...
Death Of A Great Friend

Death Of A Great Friend

When the Muslims Met the Byzantines in Battle: the Story of Jaʿfar ibn. Abī Ṭālib Since the dawn of Islam when the Prophet Muhammad (ṣ) first received revelation from Allah, the world was hostile towards him (ṣ) and Allah’s religion. From the beginning of his...