Lessons from Imam Kadhim's Imprisonment
The Abbasid caliph Harun al-Rashid imprisoned Imam al-Kadhim and inflicted many forms of torture upon him. The oppression and torture brought upon the Imam is countered with the Imam's desire to connect with Allah without distractions. Recognizing the good and bad of a given situation lies in knowing our purpose in this life. . .

Abraham: A Role Model and Guide for Mankind
In Abraham's life, we find something that can inspire all human generations regarding how to be submissive to God and at the same time how to treat people with care, mercy and love and how to be like a father for everyone while remaining totally devoted to God. . .

The Prophet and Prophetic Tradition - The Last Prophet and Universal Man
First of all the Prophet possessed the quality of piety in its most universal sense, that quality which attaches man to God The Prophet was in that sense. . .

Islam and Racism
Islam treats mankind as one great family of brothers and sisters. Islam has brought people and peoples together, freeing them from the trammels of division and difference, and calling them to establish the bases of accord and agreement in a society of brotherhood which is the natural state of man.

Truth Fights Falsehood
And when there came to them a Book from Allah verifying that which they have, and aforetime they used to pray for victory against those who disbelieve, but when there came to them (Prophet) that which they did not recognize, they disbelieved in him; so Allah's curse is on the unbelievers...Holy Quran

Journeying to GOD
Alexander Khaleeli explores the mindset that pilgrims to God's House should cultivate to make the most of this sacred journey. . .

Hajj and its Meaning
Hajj - the central pillar of the Ummah's unity and Islam's strength - is obligatory for all Muslims who are able to afford it. Hajj is a hope for salvation in this global society of corruption and moral pollution. We know that the world in which we live in man's spiritual assets are being plundered. The sublime spiritual virtues, being the only source of human dignity and a criterion for humanity, have lost their value and are gradually being removed from man's life.