The lofty rank of the Lady Maʿṣūmah in the world of the Unseen is not only because of her being the child of Imam Mūsā ibn Jaʿfar (ʿa) and the sister of Imam al-Riḍā (ʿa); it is also related to her own characteristics and spiritual greatness.
Those who have not been able to subjugate the Muslims through war and sanctions have now proceeded to create doubts in order to influence the masses (and particularly the youth).
The ignominious defeat and downfall of the self-proclaimed Daesh state was an edifying lesson to those who are busy conspiring against the Muslim world and who recruit and send mercenaries from all around the world to destabilize and break up various Muslim countries.
We extend our congratulations to the entire world for the downfall of the rootless Daesh state.
These rallies will bring about unity and solidarity of people on the national scale, and the liberation of Palestine and the overthrow of the Zionist regime on the international scale.
Indeed, our people will be even more determined in the fight against the Takfīrī terrorists, and they will not rest until all of these atrocious Takfīrī groups are obliterated from the face of the earth
The rulers of Bahrain have caused a new tragedy, out of their blind allegiance to Saudi Arabia and the United States, by their cowardly raid on the house of the great cleric and scholar, Ayatollah Shaykh Isa Ghāsim. In this raid, they have kidnapped the great Shia cleric, and killed, wounded, and arrested a large number of innocent people. By so doing, the rulers of Bahrain have indeed added another dark page to their dark history, and planted the seeds of hatred and animosity all throughout that country.
Saturday 1396/03/06 SH is the first day of the holy month of Ramadan
It is quite pleasing to know that such a center is active in Germany, that is to say at the heart of Europe, and a number of our brothers and sisters are busy there studying Islamic sciences. We hope that such centers are also established in other areas and they expand their activities in scope.
I condole with the great Egyptian Nation and I pray to Allah the Almighty to grant the bereaved patience and fortitude, and the wounded the restoration of their health.
‘I remember two of his remarks from last year’s meeting; the first sentence was that terrorism has turned into an unsolvable problem for Europe’; however, we believe that there are no problems which cannot be solved. In order to eliminate this problem, the following three steps must be taken: first, the ideological roots of terrorism must be destroyed, second, political negotiations must be conducted, and third, those who are guilty of committing acts of terrorism must be brought to justice. Only by following these three guidelines will the problem of terrorism be definitely eliminated.
Due to the repeated requests sent by the followers of Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi to his eminence’s office, the necessary measures have been taken for those of his eminence’s followers who live in other countries to be able to pay their religious taxes with ease.
Two factors caused the revolution of the Messenger of Allah (ṣ) and his newly-established government to fall in the hands of those who were not worthy of it and who sought to undermine it.
The US has planned to play the Muslim countries off against each other and make them destroy each other, just as it previously enticed some Muslim countries to ravage Syria and Yemen. In so doing, it pursues two goals at the same time: it seeks to make the Muslim countries destroy each other with their own hands and, at the same time, it will be selling off its junk arms.
The Āl-Khalifa must learn a lesson from the fate of the Shah of Iran and that of Gadhafi. The day will come that you will be held accountable for the innocent bloods that you have spilled
You should pay extra attention to the youth in your region; today, the enemies are working at their full capacity to lead the youth astray and lead them towards indecencies and corrupt beliefs. However, we can protect the youth by means of the Islamic culture and teachings.
They are trying to somehow make up for their failure and defeat in Aleppo. Fortunately, the world has become cognizant of their deception and hypocrisy and no one will fall for their crocodile tears. The truth of the westerners hypocritical and largely contradictory policies has now been exposed and the world knows what is actually behind their words and deeds.
Two teams of researchers in the Islamic Seminary School in Qum began investigating the roots of the evil and wicked phenomena of terrorism and Takfīrīsm. After much research it was proven through conclusive evidence that Takfīrīsm and other similar extremist ideologies have been born out of the Wahhabi ideology which has been developed and promoted by Saudi Arabia. The book in question has been published in the Farsi language and is currently being translated into Arabic, English, and Urdu in order to be made available to all the people of the world.
There are elements in play who desire to further the fire of conflict, war, and bloodshed among the various Islamic schools. The Muslims must not allow the enemies to be successful towards this end.
We are ready for any kind of cooperation with our Muslim Indonesian friends/our Indonesian brothers must be careful about the spread of Takfiri Wahhabism in their country; today, Indonesia enjoys a state of security and peace.
After a careful and meticulous examination of its contents, his eminence's English book of Practical Laws of Islam (Tauḍiḥ al-Masāil) has been released and is now available to his followers.
Imam al-Rida ('a) played an integral role in guiding the intellectual progress of the Muslim Ummah and defending the Islamic beliefs against the encroachment of un-Islamic ideological currents. As the Muslim Ummah’s borders expanded, it came in to contact with the ideas and beliefs of many various nations and religions.
These were hearts and minds which had been locked by the darkness of deviation and straying and it was the Prophet (s) who helped open them to guidance and salvation.
The Lady Zaynab is narrated to have said to Imam al-Sajjad (a): In this land in the future, a flag will be raised over the tomb of your father, Imam al-Husayn (ʿa), which will never become old or faded. With the passing of time, it will not be damaged and no matter how much the leaders of disbelief strive towards effacing it, it will only grow in grandeur and greatness day by day.
Through his perseverance, resistance, lack of submission, and delivery of fiery sermons in Kufah and Damascus, Imam al-Sajjad (ʿa) was able to turn the public opinion against Yazīd and turn a formerly safe environment in to an unsafe one for the Umayyads.
There is hope that in the world of today, the oppressed nations will take lesson from the story of Karbala and rise up, crushing their oppressors once and for all.
We must be careful never to become like those who sell their religion, neither for much worldly wealth, nor for little. In this issue, we must follow one who was faced with the greatest of tests but never sold his religion irregardless of its personal cost.
One of the main problems facing humanity during our time period is that of the oppressive superpowers and their destructive goals and policies. The aim of Imam al-Husayn (ʿa) was nothing but fighting against these oppressive and tyrannical powers.
Indeed, the ceremonies held on Arbaʿīn are one of the noblest traditions of the religion of Islam. These ceremonies have deep roots within the religion itself and they were handed down to us from the Imams of the Ahl al-Bayt (ʿa) themselves. In spite of all the years which have passed since the great uprising of Karbala, perhaps it is still too soon for us to truly understand the profound reality of Imam al-Husayn (ʿa)’s sacrifice.