Relationship Between Imam Khomeini and Ayatullah Khoei

This is a translation from the third volume of the book titled Jurayee az Darya [A Drop from the Sea], page 672-673 – which possesses a collection of small talks given by Ayatullah Sayyid Shubeyri Zanjani on various stories from the lives of scholars. I had previously translated a few stories from volume 1 and Read more about Relationship Between Imam Khomeini and Ayatullah Khoei[…]

Ayatollah Khamenei’s Letter to the Youth of the West

In the name of God, the Beneficent the Merciful   To the Youth in Europe and North America,   The recent events in France and similar ones in some other Western countries have convinced me to directly talk to you about them. I am addressing you, [the youth], not because I overlook your parents, rather Read more about Ayatollah Khamenei’s Letter to the Youth of the West[…]

Ayatullah Fazel Sharbiaani & Muhammad Hassan Mamqani

The next set of stories are quoted by Ayatullah Shubeyri Zanjani in his book a Drop From The Sea regarding two scholars. The first scholar is Fazel Sharbiaani (born around 1833 and died on November 25th, 1904). He became  a renowned scholar and possessed mastery over Hadith and its sources. He also left behind a Read more about Ayatullah Fazel Sharbiaani & Muhammad Hassan Mamqani[…]

Everything Has Accountability

Another story quoted by Ayatullah Shubeyri Zanjani in his book A Drop From The Sea – Volume 2 [page 675]. The previous post was regarding his fearlessness. — This story has been narrated by many different individuals, one of them being Aqa Syed Muhammad Hashehmi Isfahani – who was a close friend of Haaj Ahmad Read more about Everything Has Accountability[…]

Fearlessness of Ayatullah Khomeini

Translated from the book A Drop from the Sea, Volume 2 – Page 675-676, by Ayatullah Shubeyri Zanjani. — Ayatullah Sheikh Muhammad Hussain Bahari Hamedani said: Aqa Haaj Sheikh Abdul Kareem held a majlis and there were women present in that gathering as well. Two young boys were giving out tea in that congregation, one was Read more about Fearlessness of Ayatullah Khomeini[…]

Kiss The Hands of Sheikh Hadi Tehrani

Sheikh Hadi Tehrani was born on 20th of the month of Ramadhan, 1253 Hijri (December 18th, 1837), in Tehran. His father’s name was Muhammad Amin, but was famously known as  Waa’iz. He began his studies in Isfahan, which was the largest Hawzah in Iran at the time, after which he went to Najaf and benefited Read more about Kiss The Hands of Sheikh Hadi Tehrani[…]

The Announcement of Mullah Ali Qaarpuz Abadi’s Death

Mullah Ali Qazwini Qaarpuz Abadi Zanjani (ملاعلی قزوینی قارپوز آبادی زنجانی) was born in Qazwin in the year 1209 Hijri (around 1794) and passed away in 1290 Hijri (1873). He used to live in Zanjan and was from the same time era as Sheikh Ansari. He spent 15 years in Isfahan as a student of Sheikh Read more about The Announcement of Mullah Ali Qaarpuz Abadi’s Death[…]

Syed Ali Tabatabaee and the Attack of Wahhabis on Karbala

Another translation from the book A Drop From the Sea – A collection of Papers and Discourses on Shiite Personalities and their Bibliographies by Ayatullah Sayyid Musa Shobeyri Zanjani. The Ayatullah uses the term owner of al-Riyadh (lit.), referring to the author of the book al-Riyadh. I have translated it as author of al-Riyadh and have not Read more about Syed Ali Tabatabaee and the Attack of Wahhabis on Karbala[…]

Titles of Allamah Baqir Majlisi

This has been translated from Volume 2 of the book A Drop From the Sea – A collection of Papers and Discourses on Shiite Personalities and their Bibliographies by Ayatullah Sayyid Musa Shobeyri Zanjani (page 317 and 322). The Origin of  the title “Majlisi” for Allamah Baqir Majlisi People narrate various different and incorrect reasons Read more about Titles of Allamah Baqir Majlisi[…]

Praise of Ali ibn Babawayh by Imam al-Askari (a)

Translation of an article, composed off of a talk Ayatullah Shubeyri Zanjani gave. The letter that is being referred to in the article can be read here. — Chaotic political circumstances during the time of Imam Hasan al-Askari (as) and the strangulation of his activities by the ruler of the time, was a reason that Read more about Praise of Ali ibn Babawayh by Imam al-Askari (a)[…]