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42) Imam Sajjad's Supplication upon Completing a Reading of the Qur'an
O God, Thou hast helped me complete Thy Book, which Thou sent down as a light and appointed as a guardian over every book Thou hast sent down, preferring it over every narrative which Thou hast recounted,...

An Outline of Quranic Teachings on Slavery
When the holy Quran commands Muslim not to keep the captives rather they can be freed without any sort of ransom, It shows that Islam opposes slavery basically but

Different aspects of the Qur'an's miraculous nature
Apart from the literary miracle of the Qur'an there are some other manifestations of its miraculous nature. If the literary miracle of the Qur'an can only be grasped by one who has some mastery in the Arabic language, the other miraculous qualities can, fortunately, be grasped by everyone...

Different aspects of the Qur'an's miraculous nature
Apart from the literary miracle of the Qur'an there are some other manifestations of its miraculous nature. If the literary miracle of the Qur'an can only be grasped by one who has some mastery in the Arabic language, the other miraculous qualities can, fortunately, be grasped by everyone...

Do the Shi‘ah believe in the tahrif (distortion) of the Qur’an?
Renowned Shi‘ah scholars are of the opinion that the Holy Qur’an is free from any kind of tahrif {distortion}, and the version of the Qur’an which is in our hands today is the same as the heavenly book which was revealed to the Holy Prophet (S) and it has been subject to no deletion or addition. In order to clarify this point, let us consider pieces of evidence that follow:...

Do the Shi‘ah believe in the tahrif (distortion) of the Qur’an?
Renowned Shi‘ah scholars are of the opinion that the Holy Qur’an is free from any kind of tahrif {distortion}, and the version of the Qur’an which is in our hands today is the same as the heavenly book which was revealed to the Holy Prophet (S) and it has been subject to no deletion or addition. In order to clarify this point, let us consider pieces of evidence that follow:...

Do the Shi‘ah believe in the tahrif (distortion) of the Qur’an?
Renowned Shi‘ah scholars are of the opinion that the Holy Qur’an is free from any kind of tahrif {distortion}, and the version of the Qur’an which is in our hands today is the same as the heavenly book which was revealed to the Holy Prophet (S) and it has been subject to no deletion or addition. In order to clarify this point, let us consider pieces of evidence that follow:...

Hijab in the Qur’an
When we look at the Holy Qur’an we find that it has addressed the issue of hijab in about ten verses and in none of these verses does Allah (s.w.t) introduce hijab as a new command. Islam did not introduce hijab for the first time; rather, Islam tries to remind us of that which has always existed and ensure that we understand and practice it in its proper way...

How can we explain the verses which ascribe bodily attributes to God?
There is a group of attributes mentioned in the Qur'an and Hadith like attributing possessing hand and eyes and ... to God that cannot be understood any other way than by means of traditional, transmitted knowledge (naql)...

How do the Shi‘ah view the Sahabah {Companions}?
History has recorded the names and descriptions of more than 12 thousand people as the Companions of the Prophet (S) including people of various personalities. The station of companionship of the Prophet is, without doubt, a great honor granted to a certain group. We should also confess that the companionship of the Prophet of God is not an alchemy that transforms man's disposition, ensures his pi...

How do the Shi‘ah view the Sahabah {Companions}?
History has recorded the names and descriptions of more than 12 thousand people as the Companions of the Prophet (S) including people of various personalities. The station of companionship of the Prophet is, without doubt, a great honor granted to a certain group. We should also confess that the companionship of the Prophet of God is not an alchemy that transforms man's disposition, ensures his pi...

Insights into the Hadith of Thaqalayn
...The fact that the prophet had left among Muslims two weighty things; the Quran and his household, and that as long as people hold on to them both, they will not go astray. This shows that these two things must always be in

Is the Holy Qur'an Distorted?
In some books of Hadith and Qur'anic exegesis, there are certain narrations which have given grounds for the idea that some alteration of the Qur'an has in fact taken place, but the following points should be borne in mind...

Is the Holy Qur'an Distorted?
In some books of Hadith and Qur'anic exegesis, there are certain narrations which have given grounds for the idea that some alteration of the Qur'an has in fact taken place, but the following points should be borne in mind...

Is the Holy Qur'an Distorted?
In some books of Hadith and Qur'anic exegesis, there are certain narrations which have given grounds for the idea that some alteration of the Qur'an has in fact taken place, but the following points should be borne in mind...

Is the Qur’ān not Sufficient?
The Qur'ān is the fundamental basis for every kind of Islamic concept. The credibility and prestige of other religious foundations rest on it. But, on the basis of the proofs we shall give, one cannot be content with the Qur'ān alone to solve the problems of leadership, the differences which crop up in Islamic society, or to satisfy the needs of the Muslims people...

Islam is a Religion of Peace and Tolerance
Referring to the holy Quran and the tradition of the holy Prophet Muhammad (P) we find out that not only Islam is not opposed to the existence of other religions but also e

Islamic Unity in the Quran and the conduct of the Prophet (S)
The Holy Qur'an invites all human beings to unity—Muslims, Christians, Jews, etc. — and this invitation is not exclusive for the time of the Prophet (S) or a certain group of the People of the Book {Ahl al-kitab}...

Kauthar (story)
Lady Fatima Zahra (A.S.) was born to Lady Khadija (A) and the Prophet (S). Before her birth, the Prophet (S) had had two sons, Qasim and Tahir, but both boys had died when they were very young. The Prophet (S) had started teaching the message of Islam and had made many enemies. As a result, some of the unbelievers began to mock him at the death of his sons, calling him "Abtar"...

Lady Fatima (as) and the Revelation of Sura al-Kauthar
Before the birth of lady Fatima (as), the Prophet had two sons, Qasim and Tahir, but both boys had died when they were babies. The Prophet had started teaching the message of Islam and had made many enemies. As a result, some of the unbelievers began to make fun of him at the death of his sons, calling him "Abtar"...