Abuṭālib was born eight decades before Hijrah and 35 years before the ʻĀm al-FīlHis father was ʻAbdulmuṭṭalib and his mother was Fatimah, the daughter of ʻAmr ibn ʻĀ’idh al-Makhzūmī. Abuṭālib and the Prophet’s father, Abdullah, were both born to the same father and mother.
Given the pivotal role of the Prophet of Islam (s) in the history of Islam, all of the junctures of his life as well as his actions, reactions, and words have been studied numerous times by historians and other experts. One of the important junctures in the Prophet’s life was his marriage with Khadījah, daughter of Khuwaylid; according to history, their wedding was held on Rabīʻ al-Awwal 10th and this is the day of their wedding anniversary.
When discussing the biography of the Prophet of Islam (s) and talking about his ancestry, one of the influential people who must necessarily be talked about is the Prophet’s venerable grandfather, ʻAbdulmuṭṭalib.
According to the verses of the Quran, traditions, as well as fatwas, it is safe to conclude that Islam takes wars to be military confrontations only between armed forces, hence the use of lethal weapons of mass destruction that indiscriminately kill large numbers of people is strictly prohibited.
The Imam assumed the divinely appointed position of Imamah in the year 148, when his father was martyred, making him the seventh Shiite Imam. He himself was martyred in either the year 183 Hijri or 186 Hijri.
The strictest laws which prohibit the production, buying and selling, and using narcotics exist in the teachings of Islam. Based on these teachings, it is incumbent upon all Muslims to refrain from buying, selling, or using narcotics.
Based on the statistics published by the International organizations, around 43 to 50 million people in the world have deserted their native countries and fled to other countries due to racial or religious discrimination or social or security threats.
In developed countries,... children face more complicated sorts of problems. Children in developed countries are constantly exposed to the inappropriate contents of numerous mass media and computer games which can cause them considerable psychological damage.
Parents are not merely the origins of our biological life and existence. They are our first and most important teachers who rather responsibly took on the duty of our upbringing, making every sacrifice for us without expecting anything in return, from the time we were born until we came of age.
One of the particularities related to the Night of Destiny is its close association with Imam Ali ('a). It is as if Allah wanted to open the doors of his mercy on this particular night and allow for the intercession of Imam Ali ('a) amongst his worshipful servants.
The Mina calamity was a tragedy which caused the deaths of thousands of Ḥajj pilgrims from many different Islamic countries, including more than 460 Iranian pilgrims. This tragedy showed the depths of the incompetence and lack of management of the Wahhabi led Saudi government. This tragedy also showed us how necessary it is to change the management in charge of the Two Holy Shrines.
The prevalence of various social problems has placed the ideal which we strive towards in our social lives at great risk. There are many problems which we are faced with in this regard. Through studying the various aspects of the life of Imam al-Jawad (ʿa) in regards to this field, we can create better policies which will help resolve these issues, particularly those related to marriage.
The scientific debates and discussions held by Imam ʿAli ibn Musā al-Rida (ʿa) are not a historical matter which only pertains to the past; they are rather a main source which should be utilized today for the comprehensive defense of Islam.
The flames of war will not be restricted to Muslim countries. Today’s world has turned in to a global village, hence, it is impossible for one country to be in a deep state of insecurity and other countries remain safe and secure. An example is the terrorist attacks and crimes in Paris following which panic reigns in Europe. Of course if nothing is done immediately to uproot terrorism completely, such terrorist attacks will spread to regions other than Europe as well.