Moon Sighting


The first day of the month of Dhul-qa`adah has been confirmed to be Friday, August 05, 2016




The Shia of Al-Baqir
Imam Muhammad al-Baqir (peace be upon him) was born on the first day of Rajab, in the year 57 AH. As Shias, we take great pride in the religious and academic contributions of our Imams, in particular Imam al-Baqir, who laid the foundation for Shia jurisprudence in the holy city of Medina and served. . .


Abraham: A Role Model and Guide for Mankind
In Abraham's life, we find something that can inspire all human generations regarding how to be submissive to God and at the same time how to treat people with care, mercy and love and how to be like a father for everyone while remaining totally devoted to God. . .


The centrality of the Prophet Muhammad(s) to Islamic spirituality
Although modern western societies might be more alienated from religion than most, they tend to regard with greater reverence the mystical paths of religion. Buddhism for example, came to be known to the West through the oriental martial arts, Zen poetry, and even through fiction. Hinduism is. . .


Islam and Racism
Islam treats mankind as one great family of brothers and sisters. Islam has brought people and peoples together, freeing them from the trammels of division and difference, and calling them to establish the bases of accord and agreement in a society of brotherhood which is the natural state of man. . .


'Read, in the name of your Lord!'
The emphasis on literacy that began with the Prophet continued with the classical scholars, who saw writing as the foremost means of preserving and transmitting knowledge. This is reflected in the fact that major Islamic centres of learning, such as the Dar al-Hikma in Abbasid Baghdad, began collecting, translating and copying manuscripts on a near-industrial scale. . .


Prayer Timming

  Prayer Timing
Monday August 29th, 2016
25 Dhul-qa`adah 1437
  Imsak: 4.58
  Fajr: 5.03
  Sunrise: 6.39
  Zuhr: 1.35
  Sunset: 8.29
  Maghrib: 8.43
     

Words of Wisdom


  25 Dhul-qa`adah 1437
 

Restrain yourself from what is harmful before you breathe your last. And make efforts to ensure the freedom of your soul just as you make efforts to earn your livelihood because your soul is under the influence of your actions and it cannot be freed without your efforts  Imam Jaffer Sadiq (as) {Wasa'ilush Shi'ah, vol.II, p.40}

Duas


  • Dua Iftitah
    Du' al-Iftitah was taught by the Twelfth Imam Imam Mehdi (as) to recite every night during the month Ramadhan. The Du'a is excellent for moulding man's attitude towards his Creator, as it discusses many aspects of the wretchedness of the human being, and the grace of Allah.
  • Dua Joshan Kabir
    This supplication has 100 sections and each section contains 10 names of Allah (swt). An effective supplication with numerous merits -highly recommended to be recited on these auspicious nights.
  • Imam Ali Library
    Ahlulbayt TV visit one of the most famous public libraries in Najaf, established in the holy shrine of Imam Ali (as). We learn how students and researchers benefit from the message of the Ahlulbayt in this librray in the holy shrine.
  • Modesty in all faiths
    A documentary exploring the way in which modesty is defined throughout history, culture and religious background, primarily Islam, Christianity and Judaism.

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