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…

Knowledge of the Unseen

It is known that like the other Imams(a.s), Imam Askari(a.s) possessed Ilm al-Ghayb i.e. Knowledge of the Unseen  and helped the people who came to him. Due to the Knowledge of the Unseen , he would answer to some of their queries and problems before even them asking about it. Mulla Jami writes that a…