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4 Kinds of People

4 Kinds of People

Imam Askari (A.S): The most pious among the people is the one to stop ( action ) in doubts , the most worshiping is the one to perform the obligations , the most austere is the one to leave the unlawful , and the most striving is the one to leave sins. (Tohaf Al_Okool , P.519) Read More »

What is meant by a Young Person?

What is meant by a Young Person?

Imam Jafar Sadiq (A.S) said to a man: “What is meant by a young person [Al-Fata] in your estimation?” The man replied, “A youth.” The Imam (A.S) replied, “No, the young person [Al-Fata] is the true believer. Surely the Companions of the Cave [Ashab Kahf] were all old people, however Allah, Glory and Greatness be to Him, called them youth who believed in Him.” Al-Kafi, Volume 8, Page 395 and ... Read More »

The Condition of a Hospitable Believer on the Day of Judgement

The Condition of a Hospitable Believer on the Day of Judgement

Imam Ali (A.S) says: “On the Day of Judgement a hospitable believer will arise from his grave in such a condition that his face will be shining like the disc of the moon. The people will wonder and think within themselves as to whether he is a Prophet. However, the angel accompanying him will introduce him and say`: “He is the man who was hospitable and entertained hid guests and ... Read More »

What is the most important point before worshipping God?

What is the most important point before worshipping God?

Imam Ali (A.S) said: First of all place the knowledge and recognition of the one you are worshipping in your heart, soul, spirit and life. Find out fully who you are worshipping so that all the actions you do with all of your body parts and senses can be counted as your prayers and worship in order that all those prayers can benefit you, otherwise prayers without recognition of the ... Read More »

Remembrance of Allah

Remembrance of Allah

Imam Al-Baqir (peace be upon him) has said: “Allah’s remembrance of ‘people who pray’ is greater and superior to their remembrance of Him. Do you not observe that He has said (in the Noble Qur’an): {Remember Me and I shall remember you.}”‌1 Biharul Anwar, Volume 82, Page 199 Note: 1. The Noble Qur’an, Surah Baqarah, Verse 152. Read More »

Favoring One’s Father

Favoring One’s Father

Imam Javad (A.S): Favoring One’s Father imam javad (a.s) Bakr the son of Salih narrates the following story: My son in law wrote Imam Javad (PBUH) a letter which included the following: “My father has great animosity with Prophet Muhammad’s progeny (PBUT). His belief is corrupted, and he mistreats me to a great extent. My Master, I first like to request your prayer on my behalf, and second to ask ... Read More »