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30 Dhu al-Qada

On the last day of Dhu’l-Qa’dah 220 AH, Imam Muhammad ibn Ali al-Taqi al-Jawad (عليه السلام) was martyred. He was poisoned by Al-Mu’tasim Bi’llah, the ‘Abbasid ruler. That was only two years and a half after the death of al-Ma’mun, the ‘Abbasid ruler. The Imam (عليه السلام) himself had predicted so when he said, “Relief […]

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25 Dhu al-Qadah

This night is called Laylat Dahw al-Ard (the night at which the earth was spread on the water where the Holy Ka’bah is now situated). Being distinctively honorable, on this night the mercy of Almighty Allah is poured on people. A great reward is obtained by those who practice acts of worship on this night. […]

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23 Dhu al-Qadah

On the twenty-third of Dhu’l-Qa’dah, AH 200, Imam Alī ibn Mūsā ar-Riḍā (عليه السلام) departed life, according to some narrations. Hence, it is familiar to visit his tomb on this day whether from nearby or from far off. In this respect, Sayyid Ibn Tawus, in Iqbal al-A’mal, says that he has seen in the book […]

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15 Dhu al-Qadah

The fifteenth night of Dhu’l-Qa’dah is a blessed night at which Almighty Allah observes His faithful servants with the eye of mercy. According to a tradition that is reported from the Holy Prophet (صلى الله عليه وعلى آله وسلم), one who practices acts of worship at this night will have the reward of one hundred […]

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1 Dhu al-Qadah

The month of Dhu’l-Qa’dah is the first of the Sacred Months to which Almighty Allah has referred in the Holy Qur’an. Sayyid Ibn Tawus defines this month as the month of responding to the prayers in hardships. The Holy Prophet (صلى الله عليه وعلى آله وسلم) is reported as having mentioned a great reward for […]

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