Tag: <span>Al Kafi</span>

Our Duties – Acquiring Knowledge during Occultation

The present era, the period of the occultation of our Last Imam (as) is quite different from all other periods in the journey of human excellence. Man has made more progress in the last four hundred years than the entire human history. And this progress has not been limited to any one facet of life. It has spanned and encompassed the entire human life from all aspects.The intellectuals of the present century have coined phrases like “era of knowledge”, “age of science and technology” etc. Numerous inventions of this century have made our lives comfortable. (more…)

Imam Mahdi (as) and Night of Decree

Shabe’ Qadr or The Night of Decree is regarded as the most important and sacred night in the Islamic calendar. Among all nights and days of the year, this night holds the highest position. Holy Quran has declared it better than a thousand nights i.e. worship in this night is better than that of a little over 83 years. (more…)

Our Duties – Helping / Pleasing Pious Shiahs and Friends of Imam (as)

This duty mentioned separately in traditions and hence it is also discussed as a separate duty. For example, in Man La Yahzarul Faqih, Imam Sadiq (as) is reported to have said, One who could not do good to us, he should do good towards our righteous Shiahs and friends, he shall get the reward of helping us. And those who could not visit us should visit our righteous friends, they shall get the reward of our Ziyarat (visitation). (more…)

Holy Quran, Chapter 88 Verses 1-4

هَلْ أَتَاكَ حَدِيثُ الْغَاشِيَةِ  وُجُوهٌ يَوْمَئِذٍ خَاشِعَةٌ  عَامِلَةٌ نَّاصِبَةٌ  تَصْلَى نَارًا حَامِيَةً

“Has not the news of the overwhelming (covered) event come to you? (Some) faces shall he downcast on that day, toiling, appointing, entering the blazing fire” (more…)