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Is Imam Al-Hassan (a.s.) a pacifist?

Some people might think that Imam Al-Hassan(a.s.) was a pacifist. And some might even say that he was a weak person who did not respond to challenge. But those people have come to such conclusions because they studied the truce he made, but did not study what was before it.

Imam Al-Hussein (a.s.)'s march: The means and the goals

When we want to study the march of Imam Hussein (a.s.), we have to take it as a whole. We have to study how he made peace as well as when he made war. In both cases, he was a revolutionary. To engage in a revolution does not mean only fighting in a direct way; you might fight with when you hold your sword in your hand, as well as when it is on your side. In many cases, you might fight by preparing the circumstances, and the base that could face the challenges. Such a war might be more effective in the beginning than resorting to arms.

Imam Al-Hadi (a.s.): A life full of knowledge and Jihad in confronting deviation

Imam Al-Hadi (a.s.) lived a short life. He died in Samarra when he was forty-one years old. He was born in the mid of Zul Hijja 212 H at 'Surba', a village founded by Imam Al-Kazim (a.s.) that is three miles far from Median. Al-Hadi (a.s.) was quite knowledgeable and a scholar in various fields, which made him enrich the Islamic culture. He used to teach people, even scholars, to the extent that his narrators had reached one hundred and eighty five narrators, knowing that during that age, the narrator used to represent an advanced scholar position. Historians stated that his reliable narrators included: 'Ahmad bin Hamza bin Al-Yasaa, Saleh bin Muhammad bin Al-Hamadani, Muhamad bin Gizal Al-Jammal, Yaacoub bin Yazid Al-Katib, Abu Al-Hassan bin Hilal, Ibrahim bin Ishaaq, Khairan Al-Khadim, An-Nadir bin Muhammad Al-Hamadani. Ja'far bin Sahil As-Saqil was one of his representatives, while his companions included: Dawood bin Yazid, Abu Suleiman Zankan, Al-Hussein bin Muhammad Al-Madai'ni, Ahmad Ismael bin Yakten, Bachir bin Bachar An-Naichabori Ash-Shazani, Saleem bin Jaa'far Al-Marozi, Al-Fatih bin Yazid Al-Jarjani, Muhammad bin Saeid bin Kalthoom, Mouawiya bin Hakim al-Koufi, Ali bin Ma'ad bin Al-Baghdadi and Abu Al-Hassan Ibn Raja Al-Abirtaii.'

Questions about the occultation of Imam Al-Mahdi (a.s.).

His Eminence, the Religious Authority, Sayyed Muhammad Hussein Fadlullah, talked about Imam Al-Mahdi, highlighting the following points: The occultation of Imam Al-Mahdi and its practical benefits, the authority of Imam Al-Mahdi (a.s.), and the signs of his appearance

The philosophy of the occultation of Imam Al-Mahdi (aj)

When considering the advantages and benefits behind having an absent Imam, two points must be taken into consideration: First, we must consider the case of the Imamate which lives with the people and is directly related to their lives. The second point to consider is establishing justice on Earth which is the objective of the Imam’s message. It is our mission to stand up for the oppressed against the oppressor, whether a Muslim or a non Muslim

Ahl El-Beit (a.s.) are our guide to knowledge, piety and freedom

Allah says in the Glorious Quran “And Allah only wishes to remove all abomination from you, ye members of the Family, [Ahl el-Beit] and to make you pure and spotless.

The master of the pious: Reconcile between believers

The Commander of the Faithful, Imam Ali (a.s.), says in his will: “I advise you, all my children my relatives, and whosoever receives this message, to be conscious of Allah, The Most Exalted ’s message to be conscious of Allah, remove your differences and strengthen your ties...

The birth anniversary of Imam Al-Hussein (a.s.): The responsibility to adhere to rightness

Allah says in His Glorious Book: “Allah only wishes to remove uncleanness from you, members of the Family, and to purify you.” (33:33)

On the anniversary of Ali (a.s.)’s martyrdom

God says in His Glorious Book: “There are those among people who give their lives to seek God’s pleasure. God is affectionate to His servants”.

Imam Jaafar As-Sadiq (a.s.): A life of piety and of educating others

Tomorrow, the 25th of Shawal, is the anniversary of the death of the Imam Jaafar As-Sadeq (a.s.), the Imam whose education and culture extended to all people; whether followers or not. He was the Imam who spread the Prophet (p.)’s knowledge and that of the Imams before him. His truthfulness was never doubted. He was so spiritual that non-Muslims used to describe him as a spirit that is revered by all those who meet him.

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