Aga Mir Sayyed Muhammad Bahbahaani narrates through a student of the Sheikh. It was midnight in Karbala and I came out for a bath (in the Hammam). I had a lamp in my hand to dispel the darkness. I saw a man in the distance and recognized him to be Sheikh Ansari (a.r.). As I […]

Sayyed b. Taoos

Sayyed b. Taoos (r.a.) was extremely conscious of his family history, about which he has written with great reverence. And rightfully so – since, on his father’s side, his family roots reach Imam Hasan (a.s.) and from his mother’s side, they reach Imam Husain (a.s.). It is due to this distinction that some scholars have […]


The status and position of a believer before his Imam (a.t.f.s.) is equal to the importance and prominence accorded by the believer to his Imam (a.t.f.s.).’(Kamaaluddin, vol. 2, pg. 400)The reality of human existence can be grasped from the subtlety of the soul that Allah created as perfect, pure and free from all blemishes. The […]