Authentic sayings of Mahatma Gandhi on Imam Hussain (as)

I was going through the quotes of all the great leaders who had praise the goal and aim of Imam Hussain (as), then I stumble upon the quote of Mahatma (Great Soul) Gandhi, this made me eager to dig more about the authenticity of his quote. I was searching for his saying on Imam Hussain from any book or letter source, unfortunately all that was available online was mere a quote not a reference was mentioned, this made me more curious to find out whether all his saying are legit or are they all forged. Then I happened to find the website, which have authentic letters of Mahatma Gandhi in a Book form, which is named as 'The Collected Works Of Mahatma Gandhi' and it is in 100 Volumes. It is on their website which says, "A one-time authentic documentation of Gandhiji’s available writings was carried out meticulously, and conscientiously under the CWMG project of the Government of India in 1956." And after going through this book, I ha

Near Death Experience in Shia aHadeeth

Before we talk about Near death experience in our hadeeth, let us see what is Near Death Experience (NDE) According to wikipedia, A near-death experience (NDE) is a personal experience associated with impending death, encompassing multiple possible sensations including detachment from the body, feelings of levitation, total serenity, security, warmth, the experience of absolute dissolution, and the presence of a light In 1968 Celia Green published an analysis of 400 first-hand accounts of out-of-body experiences. This represented the first attempt to provide a taxonomy of such experiences, viewed simply as anomalous perceptual experiences, or hallucinations. These experiences were popularized by the work of psychiatrist Raymond Moody in 1975 as the near-death experience (NDE). Researchers have identified the common elements that define near-death experiences. Bruce Greyson argues that the general features of the experience include impressions of being outside one's ph

Imam Reza's(as) Nature and Lifestyle: Succession to the Throne

Here are some authentic hadeeth on the reason why Imam Reza(  عليه السلام ) accepted the caliphate from Al-Ma'mun and how he dealt with the humiliating plans of al-Ma'mun. al-Ma'mun was one of those Abassid Caliph whose motive was to humiliate Imam Reza(  عليه السلام ) among his people, In order to do that al-Ma'mun forced him to accept the Throne of caliphate so that he can continue his oppression and tyranny under the rule of Imam Reza(  عليه السلام ) Caliphate, which will ultimately leads to humiliation of Imam Reza(  عليه السلام ). Imam was given option either to get killed or accept caliphate. Imam chose to accept the caliphate under various condition. Reason for his Succession 2 - حدثنا أحمد بن زياد بن جعفر الهمداني رضي الله عنه قال: حدثنا علي بن إبراهيم بن هاشم عن أبيه، عن الريان بن الصلت، قال: دخلت على علي بن موسى الرضا عليهما السلام فقلت له: يا بن رسول الله الناس يقولون: إنك قبلت ولاية العهد مع إظهارك الزهد في الدنيا؟ فقال عليه السلام: قد علم الله ك

Imam Reza's(as) Nature and Lifestyle: Worship

Assalaamualeykum, Since I have participated in International Razavi Weblog Festival , I will be writing post on Imam Ali bin Musa al-Reza(عليه السلام) who is our 8th Imam. You can also participate in  this contest by registering on their website, you can read further rule on their website click here . Inshallah! I will be posting authentic hadeeth on Imam Reza's(عليه السلام) Nature and Lifestyle every week, which will cover various topic on Tawheed, Imamate, Miracle etc. Imam Reza's(as) Nature and Lifestyle: Worship 18 - حدثنا محمد بن الحسن بن أحمد بن الوليد رضي الله عنه قال حدثنا محمد بن الحسن الصفار عن أحمد بن محمد بن عيسى عن محمد بن إسماعيل بن بزيع قال رأيت أبا الحسن عليه السلام إذا سجد يحرك ثلاث أصابع من أصابعه واحدة بعد واحدة تحريكا خفيفا كأنه يعد التسبيح ثم يرفع رأسه قال ورايته يركع ركوعا أخفض من ركوع كل من رايته يركع كان إذا ركع جنح بيديه Muhammad ibn Al-Hassan ibn Ahmad ibn al-Waleed ( رضي الله عنه ) narrated that  Muhammad ibn Al-Hassan al-Saffar quote