Martyrdom of Imam Hassan – (Peace Be Upon Him)

November 30, 2014

Hassan was named al-Hassan because Allah keeps the skies from falling on earth with his beneficence. Ali and Hassan are both names with derived from Allah’s name and Hussein is derivative of Hassan. The above were two narrations from holy prophet of Islam, our master prophet Muhammad (SAWS). Prophet,peace and blessings be upon him, had […]

Why Shias Wear Black?

November 29, 2014

Shia Muslims wear black when mourning and when attending the majalis (gatherings) of Imam Hussein (a) and Ahlulbayt (family) and attending mosques.  Shias are known to wear black and many question why Shias wear black and in fact some such as Salafis and Wahabis accuse Shias of innovations or being like Jews! To address such falsehood against […]

Islam from a Woman’s View

November 28, 2014

“I remember discovering Islam and realizing that what Islam does is to protect the innocents and essence of a person! “ Above is a quote from our convert sister in faith Rebecca Masterton who at UK based Ahlulbayt TV. She expresses her views on Islam and her reasons of becoming Muslim. We like to share the video because […]

The 5 Signs of a True Believer; Observing Arbaeen

November 26, 2014

In these times of mourning and remembrance of our master Imam Hussein (a), grandson of our owner (sahib) prophet Muhammad (saws), it is important to remember that Imam Hussein (a) and his companions gave  their lives in order to preserve Islam and traditions of prophet Muhammad (saws) so it could be passed on to next […]

World’s Largest Pilgrimage!

November 25, 2014

Arbaeen is the World’s Largest Pilgrimage That You (May) Have Never Heard Of! Find out Why by Ali Reza This article was inspired by article by Sayed Mahdi al-Modarresi’s article on Huffington Post. The article has similar title except that I give my own opinion about why you may not have heard of this large […]

Human Rights in Islam;

November 24, 2014

It is sad when one sees so much of human rights are being abused and violated in the so called Muslim world and among the muslims. It is very sad because Islam stands for fairness and human rights even for non-Muslims. Early days of Islam, prophet Muhammad (SAWS) was known to be a very fair, […]

Planning the Future; An induction in the thoughts of Imam Seyed Mohammad Al-Shirazi

November 21, 2014

By: Dr. Hussein Al-Rumaithi   Absolutely, no one is able to tell the future, and this is fact known to all humans. However, people have tried to come up with methods to predict the future or establish a set of rules and realities to prefect their predictions. Therefore, by implementing these sets of rules and […]

Historical & Contemporary Lessons from Karbala

November 21, 2014

Below is a nice English video produced by Ahlulbayt TV on an interview with Sheikh Sayed Saleh Al-Qazwini on historical & contemporary lessons one can learn from Karbala and martyrdom of Imam Hussein (a). The video is quite long, over 47 minutes which we invite you to watch when time permits.  However the first 8 […]

Who Killed Imam Hussein? (Sunni Source)

November 17, 2014

There are a lot of confusion among Sunnis on who killed Imam Hussein (a) and why was Imam martyred! Throughout the Islamic history Sunnis and their scholars have done justice in telling the story of Imam Hussein and all the crimes that were committed by Muawia and his Son Yazid. The reason for this indenial is […]

Necessity of Mourning for Imam Hussein(a) – Video Transcription

November 16, 2014

Ayatullah Seyed Sadiqh Shirazi, is one of the well known and well versed grand-scholars (marja) among Shia Muslims who currently lives in Qom, Iran. Among his teachings, he emphasizes greatly on events of Ashura and message of Imam Hussein (a), which is about true Islam. In the short video below, he discusses importance of remembering […]

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