Explaining the incident of Be’sat 

It is narrated from Imam Hasan al-Askari(a.s)  that when the Prophet(s.a.w.a) reached the age of 40 years, the Almighty Allah made him, absolutely humble and sincere and found him to be the most obedient to Him. So He created a light in his eyes and when He issued the command, the doors of the heavens…

Wilayah of Imam Ali(a.s)

Muhammad ibne Yaqub said: Ali ibne Muhammad has narrated from some of our people from Ibne Mahbub from Muhammad ibne Fudayl who has said : “asked Imam Ali Al-Hadi (a.s.) about the words of Allah,the Most Majestic, the Most gracious: “It gives more certainty to the people of the Book”¹ The Imam (a.s.) said, “They…

The Miraculous Fish

One of the companion narrates he once met Imam Hasan Al-Askari(a.s.) and asked him,”Can you please show me a miracle which I can see with my eyes and relate to the people?” I requested the Imam(a.s.) thrice, sudddenly I saw Imam(a.s.) went beneath the earth and disappeared, in another minute I saw him appear from…

Refuting a Monk |Concealed Knowledge of Imam(a.s.)

Once, people suffered from a terrible drought. Al-Mu’tamid, the Abbasid caliph, ordered people to go out in the open air for three days in order to offer the prayer for rain. They did, but no rain fell down. Christians as well went out with whom there was a monk who whenever stretched his hand towards…

Test for the Shiite

Muhammad bin al-Hasan bin Maymun said, ‘I wrote to my Master Imam Hasan al-Askari (a.s.) complaining of poverty, and then I said to myself: has Abu Abdullah (Imam as-Sadiq) (a.s.) not said, ”Poverty with us (the Ahlul Bayt) is better than wealth with our enemy, and being killed with us is better than living with…