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34) Imam Sajjad's Supplication when Afflicted
His Supplication when he was Afflicted or saw Someone Afflicted with the Disgrace of Sin

36) Imam Sajjad's Supplication upon Hearing Thunder
His Supplication when he Looked upon Clouds and Lightning and Heard the Sound of Thunder

38) Imam Sajjad's Supplication in Asking Pardon
His Supplication in Asking Pardon for Misdeeds to God's Servants and for Falling Short in their Rights and that his Neck be Set Free from the Fire

Before speaking, ask yourself three questions!
...One day an acquaintance met the great scholar and said, "Do you know what I just heard about your friend?" the scholar replied: "Before telling me anything I'd like you to pass a little test. It's called the Triple Filter Test."...

Did the Prophet commit sin?
Infallibility of the Prophet is one of the beliefs for which different rational arguments have been put forth and lengthy discussions have taken place around it in theology. In addition to rational arguments, there are also some Quranic verses which indicate that the Prophet is infallible and that he does not err...

Did the Prophet commit sin?
Infallibility of the Prophet is one of the beliefs for which different rational arguments have been put forth and lengthy discussions have taken place around it in theology. In addition to rational arguments, there are also some Quranic verses which indicate that the Prophet is infallible and that he does not err...

Divine Trials and tribulations of Prophet Job (Ayyub)
...But then, he became the object of Divine trials - not for having committed any sin but rather for raising his rank and status - such that Allah (SWT) took back all the bounties that He had given him and afflicted his body with an

During ziyarah, why do the Shi‘ah kiss the tombs of the shrines of awliya’ and seek blessings {tabarruk} whereby?
d this act but also past prophets (‘a) used to do it. Below are the proofs provided by the Qur’an and Sunnah concerning the legitimacy of seeking blessings through the remnants (and symbols) of the awliya’.

Exessive Joking Around
...Prophet Muhammad (SAW) also said: "I tell jokes, but never tell jokes excessively and never say what is not right."...

Gambling as Viewed by Islam
element of gambling in it. But why do people become interested in such games of chance (gambling addiction), be it cards, billiard ball or chess at casinos and gambling dens? A number of reasons could be put forward for this...

Gambling is a sin in Islam
element of gambling in it. But why do people become interested in such game of chance (gambling addiction), be it cards, billiard ball or chess at casinos and gambling dens? A number of reasons could be put forward for this...

Greed and Aspiration (story)
The Abbasid Caliph Haroon al-Rashid desired that any one who had seen the Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW) in his lifetime be brought before him. After some time a very old woman was brought before the Caliph Haroon Rashid...

How do I ask forgiveness for my sins?
You do not need to ask for forgiveness with a difficult language or eloquent words. Speak easily and spontaneously and say what is inside your heart in any way you can...

Islamic Sayings about the Tongue and its Evils
Protection of tongue is such an important task of a man that the great religious leaders had paid much attention to it. This is because most of our sins are committed through our tongues, such as backbiting, telling lies...

Islamic Sayings about the Tongue and its Evils
Protection of tongue is such an important task of a man that the great religious leaders had paid much attention to it. This is because most of our sins are committed through our tongues, such as backbiting, telling lies...

Lying in Islam
There are as many advantages for truthfulness as there are disadvantages for lying. Truthfulness is one of the most beautiful traits and lying one of the ugliest. The tongue translates man's external feelings to the outside. Therefore, if lying stems...

Raj'at (The return)
usly departed from the world, to return to this world in order that they may be partners in the reward and glory of assisting him (a.s.) and in witnessing Allah's rule over the entire world; He shall also cause the most obstinate enemies to return in order to extract revenge from them...

Repentance, an invitation to more sins or a door to rectifying one's mistakes?
One of the teachings of Islam -and indeed of all religions of heavenly origin-is that sinners always have the possibility of repentance before them. When a man is genuinely remorseful in regard to his sins, and his spirit turns him towa

Repentance, an invitation to more sins or a door to rectifying one's mistakes?
One of the teachings of Islam -and indeed of all religions of heavenly origin-is that sinners always have the possibility of repentance before them. When a man is genuinely remorseful in regard to his sins, and his spirit turns him towa

Repentance, an invitation to more sins or a door to rectifying one's mistakes?
One of the teachings of Islam -and indeed of all religions of heavenly origin-is that sinners always have the possibility of repentance before them. When a man is genuinely remorseful in regard to his sins, and his spirit turns him towa