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A Brief Biography of Imam Ali (as)
...While returning from the last pilgrimage, the Prophet openly and clearly introduced Imam ‘Alī at Ghadir Khumm to thousands of Muslims who had accompanied him to hajj and declared that: “Whosoever’s master am I, this ‘Alī is also his master.” ...

A Brief Biography of Imam Ali (as)
...While returning from the last pilgrimage, the Prophet openly and clearly introduced Imam ‘Alī at Ghadir Khumm to thousands of Muslims who had accompanied him to hajj and declared that: “Whosoever’s master am I, this ‘Alī is also his master.” ...

A miraculous birth (story)
When our 1st Imam, Imam Ali (A) was about to be born. his mother Lady Fatima bint al-Asad went to the Ka'ba and prayed to Allah that the baby she was going to have would

A miraculous birth (story)
When our 1st Imam, Imam Ali (A) was about to be born. his mother Lady Fatima bint al-Asad went to the Ka'ba and prayed to Allah that the baby she was going to have would

Beware of the poor!
Beware! Fear God when dealing with the problem of the poor who have non to patronize, who are forlorn, indigent and helpless and are greatly torn in mind -victims of the vicissitudes of Time...

Complaint against Husband (story)
During the days of his Caliphate, Emir al-Mumenin, Imam Ali (AS) used to personally listen to the grievances and complaints of the people. Once, the days were hot and people did not venture out of thei

Event of Mubahalah
In the south of Arabia, there is a place called Najran. There lived the Christian tribe of Najran who staunchly believed that Prophet Jesus (as) was the son of God. The Prophet invited them to accept Islam. In response to that, a delegation of their priests and elders came to Madina in order to discuss religion with the Holy Prophet Prophet Muhammad (S).

Faith Versus Disbelief (story)
ud, who was known for his strength, courage and art of fighting managed to get across the ditch. All the Muslims were terrified to fight him and only Imam Ali (A) came forward to fight this man...

Fascinating discourses from Imam Ali (as)
Forty Traditions from Imam Ali (as)

Generosity but Not Wastage (story)
One day a man came to the Imam (A) and begged him to give him according to the extent of his kindness. The Imam (A) said: "I cannot afford that." So he said: "Then give me according to mine," whereupon the Imam (A) asked his servant to give the man two hundred dinars. The reason why the Imam (A) did not give the man according to the extent of his own kindness, was ...

Ghadir in The Holy Qur’an
One of the most challenging and controversial subjects is the issue of caliphate and successorship of the Holy Prophet Mohammad (S). The main question in this regard is whether the Holy Prophet himself appointed his successor or he relegated it to Moslem community to select the caliph and choose their Imam (leader) themselves through elections...

Imam Ali (as) as Viewed by the Holy Prophet (S)
...With that said, a question may arise here that while there were too many companions of the Holy Prophet (s) who could claim to be entitled to this important position, why was Ali (as) chosen as the successor of the Prophet (s)?

Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib (AS) and taking care of the poor
Amir al-Mu'minin, Imam Ali (AS), during his Caliphate, would often undertake tours to survey the markets. He used to walk in the markets alone, with no escort, no serva

Imam Ali's Advice to His Son; Imam Hassan
He wrote this letter for al-Hasan ibn 'Ali 1 (his son - peace be upon them), when Amir al-mu'minin encamped at al-Hadirin on his way back from Siffin...

Imam Ali's Advice to Kumayl Ibn Ziyad An-Nakha'i
Kumayl ibn Ziyad An-Nakha'i 34 has related: Amir al-mu'minin, peace be upon him, caught hold of my hand and took me to the graveyard. When he had passed through the graveyard and left the city behind, he breathed a deep sigh and said:...

Imam Ali's Great Companion
In the past I had a brother-in-faith [1] and he was prestigious in my view because the world was humble in his eyes, the needs of the stomach did not have sway over him, he did not long for what he did not get...

Imam Ali's Letter to Malik al-Ashtar Part 1
Written1 for (Malik) al-Ashtar an-Nakha'i, when the position of Muhammad ibn Abi Bakr had become precarious, and Amir al-mu'minin had appointed al- Ashtar as the Governor of Egypt and the surrounding areas; it is the longest document and contains the greatest number of beautiful sayings.

Imam Ali's Letter to Malik al-Ashtar Part 2
Written1 for (Malik) al-Ashtar an-Nakha'i, when the position of Muhammad ibn Abi Bakr had become precarious, and Amir al-mu'minin had appointed al- Ashtar as the Governor of Egypt and the surrounding areas; it is the longest document and contains the greatest number of beautiful sayings.

Imam Ali's sermon on getting ready for the next world and following Allah's commandments
Imam Ali's sermon on getting ready for the next world and following Allah's commandments.

Imam Ali's Sermon on the Virtues of the Pious
It is related that a companion of Amir al-mu'minin called Hammam1 who was a man devoted to worship said to him, "O' Amir al-mu'minin, describe to me the pious man in such a way as though I see them."