News and Articles

Maulana Kalbe Sadiq Dies In Lucknow Hospital

Earlier, the hospital said that Sadiq was suffering from colorectal cancer with metastasis with severe pneumonia, UTI and septic shock with acute kidney shutdown with paralytic ileus. People transcending caste, community, religion and sect barriers trooped out on the road to bid adieu to their ‘dear maulana sahib’, cleric Kalbe Sadiq during his last journey

Book: Lessons from the Holy Prophet of Islam (S)

The present work is a collection of excerpts from Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei’s statements about the personality, characteristics and Be’that of the Holy Prophet of Islam (S). The excerpts have been selected from among the speeches delivered from Khordad 1368 to Shahrivar 1391. The following are the main features of the book: The lessons contained

Zionists’ anti-Islamic policies the main reason behind insulting Prophet (pbuh)

The following is the full text of a statement issued on September 8, 2020 by Ayatollah Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, in response to insults made by a French weekly against the Holy Prophet of Islam (pbuh). In the Name of Him, the Exalted One The grave and unforgivable sin committed by

Why is insulting the Prophet of Islam permissible, but doubting the Holocaust is a crime?

Following recent flagrant insults to the Holy Prophet of Islam in France, the strong support of the French President and the Cabinet of that country for these malicious actions under the guise of “freedom of expression,” and also the role played by that government in spreading Islamophobia, Imam Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution

He was an ardent supporter of Islamic Revolution in Iran:Agha Mahdavipour

Condolence Message of Ayatullah Mahdavipour on passing away of Muhib Ali Nasser In the Name of Allah, the all-Compassionate, the all-Merciful انا لله و انا الیه راجعون The news of the heavenly departure of the great personality Janab Mohib Ali Roshanali Nasser have deeply grieved us. Marhum during his lifetime rendered great services to the
ayatullah sistani

Ayatollah Sistani: Any transaction that benefits Israel not permissible

Iraq’s prominent Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has advised against trading goods that bring about benefits to the occupying Israeli regime The top Iraqi cleric was asked whether it is allowed to sell goods to or buy them from the companies that allocate part of their income to supporting Tel Aviv. “It is not
Syed Shahsawar Ali Shah Mansoori (Ibn ar-Reza)

The Great Arif (Gnostic) from Deccan, India who kept fasting for forty years in Holy City of Mashhad, Iran

Syed Shahsawar Ali Shah Mansoori (Ibn ar-Reza), the Great Arif (Gnostic) from Deccan who kept fasting for forty years in Holy City of Mashhad was the great grandson of Syed Burhanuddin Shah Khaleelullah, the only son of Syed Shah Nuruddin Nimatullah Wali buried in Mahan near Kerman in Iran. Shah Nuruddin Nimatullah Wali was the

From Attachment to a Sacred Figure to Loyalty to a Sacred Route: The Walking Pilgrimage of Arbaeen

The present article aims to discover the different social and psychological reasons for pilgrims’ feelings of attachment to Imam Hussein and to the Arbaeen pilgrimage route. Around 20 million Shia pilgrims shape one of the world’s biggest pilgrimages in Iraq, called “Arbaeen,” many of whom walk long distances to Karbala city as a part of

The Qurʾanic Biography of Imam Husayn: A Translation of Sayyid Ali Naqi Naqvi’s “Hussain (ʿa) and the Qurʾan”

In this short treatise, Sayyid ʿAlī Naqī Naqvī gives a Qurʾanic biography of the Lord of Martyrs, Imam Ḥusayn (ʿa), and sheds light on the causes of the event of Karbala. Sayyid ʿAlī Naqī Naqvī was widely considered to be the most prolific and influential mujtahid in the Indian subcontinent of the twentieth century. Originally

The Role of Faith in Facing Crises:Agha Mahdavipour

Agha Mahdi Mahdavipour, the Representative of the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran Ayatullah al-Uzma Sayyid Ali Khamenei in India on Sunday 27 September, 2020 in his keynote address to the Valedictory Session of the International Webinar titled “The Role of Faith in Facing Crises: (What Religion can offer to the Post-Covid World)

History of the Shi‘a in the Time of Imam Sajjad (a)

Imam Ali ibn al-Husayn was a living embodiment of ‘Ashura as he witnessed his father, brothers, and companions cruelly massacred on the plains of Karbala. While having to live in such sorrow, the Imam lived through a difficult era as he strove to mend the socio-political conditions of his society. Throughout these events, Imam Sajjad

The Excuse of ‘Freedom of Expression’ to not Condemn Insulting Prophet Is Unacceptable, Demagogic

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei condemned the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo for the “unforgivable sin” of insulting the Great Prophet of Islam (PBUH). The following is the full text of a statement issued on September 8, 2020, by Ayatollah Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, in response to

Ayatollah Khamenei is Hussain of the Time: Sheikh Isa Qassim

Ayatollah Shaykh Isa Qassim, the Bahraini member of the supreme counsel of the Ahl al-Bayt (a) World Assembly called for support of Wilayat al-faqih and said that the Leader of the Islamic Revolution is Hussain of the time. In a speech among the people of Zanjan, on the occasion of Muharram, he said that the

Disinformation Politics against Iran

The word “distortion” means turning words around and changing their meanings from their original places. The opposite of “distortion” is “correction.” One of the most important methods the party of falsehood has always used against the party of truth has been the use of the tool and technique of “distortion.” Today, the development of the

Forty Hadiths in Praise of Imam Hussain (A.S.) and Azadari

The Heat of Hussaini Love The Holy Prophet (S.A.W.) said: Surely, there exists in the hearts of the Mu’mineen, with respect to the martyrdom of Hussain (A.S.), a heat that never subsides. Mustadrakal‑Wasa’il vol 10 pg. 318 Ashura ‑ A Day of Grief Imam Reza (A.S.) said: The one for whom the day of Ashura

Normalization with Israel to Encourage more Israeli Aggression: Al-Aqsa Mosque Preacher

Former Grand Mufti of Jerusalem al-Quds, Sheikh Ekrima Sa’id Sabri, has denounced attempts by a number of Arab states to normalize diplomatic relations with Israel, warning that such measures would encourage the Tel Aviv regime to further press ahead with its criminal acts of aggression against the Palestinian nation. “We were not surprised by the agreement

Significance of the Months of Muharram and Safar in Islam

The months of Muharram and Safar offer the yearly opportunity to commemorate the martyrdom of al‑Husayn ibn `Ali (A), the grandson of the Prophet (S) and the third Imam of the Shiite Muslims, at Karbala’ on the tenth of Muharram in the year 61. The tragedy and heroism of the event, the resistance and self‑sacrifice
protest against Netanyahu in al-Quds

‘Your time is up’: 10,000 protest against Netanyahu in al-Quds

Thousands of Israelis rallied outside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s residence in Jerusalem on Saturday as anger mounted over corruption allegations and his handling of the coronavirus crisis. “Your time is up”, read the giant letters projected on to a building at the protest site, as demonstrators waved Israeli flags and called on Netanyahu to resign

Talents and Genius of Imam Muhammad al-Baqir (as)

The talents and genius of Imam Abu Ja‘far (al-Baqir), peace be on him, resulted in great abilities of knowledge that included all sciences, such as the tradition, philosophy, theology, jurisprudence, high maxims, and standard morals. Moreover, it included the events the Imam had predicted before they occurred. Then they happened on the arena of life.

Hajj Is a Manifestation of the Hard and Soft Powers of the Islamic Ummah

The following is the full text of a message delivered on July 29, 2020, by Ayatollah Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, on the occasion of the arrival of Hajj season. In the message, His Eminence points to the inability of many Muslims to participate in this year’s hajj ceremony due to the