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Imam Baqir (a.s.) And Fruits Of Heaven

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SHAFAQNA-Once a Christian asked our 5th Imam, Imam Baqir (a.s.), how it could possibly be true what the Imam Baqir (a.s.) had said about the fruits of Heaven not reducing when they were eaten? Imam Baqir (a.s.) told him not only was it true…

The Birth Anniversary Of Imam Mohammad Baqir (AS)

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Mohammad Baqir (Pbuh) was born on 1st of Rajab or 3rd of Safar, 57 A.H. in Medina. Both from mother and father side of the family, he was descended from Hazart-e Ali (Pbuh) and Fatemeh Zahra (Sa). As Imam Sadiq (Pbuh) said, her…

Fountainhead of Divine Knowledge

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SHAFAQNA- The 3rd of Safar, which according to a narration is the birth anniversary of the Prophet’s 5th infallible successor, Imam Mohammad Baqer (AS). Although a blessed occasion we do not celebrate the 5th Imam’s birthday…

Theological Matters Discussed by Imam al-Baqir(A.S.)

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SHAFAQNA- Ima`m Abu` Ja'far (al-Ba`qir) researched many theological matters during his lectures. He was asked about the most complicated matters in this science. He answered them. Worth mentioning, the time of the Ima`m was the most sensitive…

The Fifth Imam, Muhammad Ibn ‘Ali al-Baqir (as)

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SHAFAQNA- • Harassed by the Ummayad Government. • Some sayings of the Imam. Born in Madina on Ist Rajab 57 Hijri, died in Madina on 7th Zilhijja 114 Hijri (31.1.733AD) at the age of 57 years. Period of Imamate 19 years. On the…

Imam Mohammad Baqer (A.S.) "Baqer al-Uloum", "The Splitter and Spreader of Sciences"

SHAFAQNA- Compiled By: Syed Ali Shahbaz The 3rd of the month of Safar, which although the birthday of an Infallible Imam, we do not mark it with celebrations out of respect for the tragedy of Karbala and its equally tragic aftermath, which…

Imam Baqir (A.S.): "The Founder of the Cultural Revolution in Islam

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Baqir (A.S.): "The Founder of the Cultural Revolution in Islam Imam Baqir (A.S.) has said,�Learn the knowledge from the knowledgeable and teach it to your brothers in faith, as the knowledgeable have taught you (1)�. Imam…

Martyrdom of Imam Muhammad al-Baqir(A.S.)

SHAFAQNA- Ima`m Abu` Ja'far (al-Ba`qir), peace be on him, had carried out his immortal message: he had spread knowledge and Islamic manners among people. Then Allah chose him to be His neighbor. He wanted him to enjoy the shade of His mercy…

Imam Muhammed Al-Baqir (A.S) Conversation with a Christian Scholar

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Sadiq (A.S) said, "one day I and my father came out of the assembly of Hisham. We happened to pass by a place where a group of Christians had come to ask questions from their scholar. We too went there to see what the affair…

Imam Muhammed Al-Baqir (A.S) Conversation with a Christian Scholar

SHAFAQNA- Imam Sadiq (A.S) said, "one day I and my father came out of the assembly of Hisham. We happened to pass by a place where a group of Christians had come to ask questions from their scholar. We too went there to see what the affair…

Imam al-Baqir's Commandments to his Shias

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SHAFAQNA- Ima`m Abu` Ja'far (al-Ba`qir), peace be on him, and all the Ima`ms of the members of the House (ahl al-Bayt), peace be on them, took great care of their Shi'ites. They wanted them to follow their guidance and behavior. They wanted…

The Features of Imam Muhammad al-Baqir(AS)

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SHAFAQNA- The Birth of Imam Muhammad al-Baqir(AS) The members of the House (ahl al-Bayt), peace be on them, received the baby with much rejoicing and pleasure. They were very happy with him, for he was in whom the elements of the two grandsons…

Imam Baqer (as): A Perfect Example of Behavior and Moral Aspects

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  SHAFAQNA- Allah (SWT) would never appoint a person as an Imam and make him His decisive proof upon people unless the person has earned the position and has reached perfection in his virtues, sayings, and deeds. Such a person would…

Revealer of Knowledge

SHAFAQNA- Unfortunately, not many of us know a lot about all of our Imams (peace be upon them).  Sure, we may know a few facts about Imam Ali, Imam Husayn, and … well, thats about it. Unfortunately, not many of us know a lot about all…