Words of the Week X

The health of the heart/soul in Hadiths   Imam Baqir (a) said: “There is no knowledge like seeking health, but there is no health like the health of the soul/the heart.” (Tuhaf-ul-Uqul 286) In Islam, medicine is very much encouraged, because it helps us gain good health. However the health of the soul is much […]... Read More

Words of the Week VIII

Spirituality as combat with the self The reason spirituality is sometimes described as combat is because in the Qur’an itself and in the hadiths the term jihad is used. According to a hadith narrated by the Prophet (s) (Al-Kafi, volume 4, page 5), military jihad is called minor jihad and struggling with the un-purified soul […]... Read More

The Risalat Summer Course 2016

The International Institute for Islamic Studies( IIIS) in association with the Risalat International Institute(RII)is pleased to offer an scholarly course in December 2016 with the title “Islamic Belief System & Imamah and Wilayah.” For more information please contact the coordinator M. A. Farajian via email: mrfarajian@gmail.com or visit the below link: Summer Course Application  ... Read More