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Ep. 54 The Forties – Teaching the Pathways to Guidance

Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 54 – Teaching the Pathways to Guidance عَنْ أَبِي جَعْفَرٍ ع قَالَ: مَنْ‏ عَلَّمَ‏ بَابَ‏ هُدًى‏ فَلَهُ مِثْلُ أَجْرِ مَنْ عَمِلَ بِهِ وَ لَا يُنْقَصُ أُولَئِكَ مِنْ أُجُورِهِمْ شَيْئاً وَ … Read more

Ep. 53 The Forties – The Reward for Establishing a Good Practice

Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 53 – The Reward for Establishing a Good Practice أَبِي جَعْفَرٍ ع قَالَ: أَيُّمَا عَبْدٍ مِنْ عِبَادِ اللَّهِ سَنَّ سُنَّةَ هُدًى كَانَ لَهُ أَجْرٌ مِثْلُ أَجْرِ مَنْ عَمِلَ بِذَلِكَ مِنْ … Read more

Ep. 52 The Forties – The Reward for Looking at the Quran

Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 52 – The Reward for Looking at the Qurān   عَنْ إِسْحَاقَ بْنِ عَمَّارٍ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ الله (عَلَيهِ السَّلام) قَالَ قُلْتُ لَهُ جُعِلْتُ فِدَاكَ إِنِّي أَحْفَظُ الْقُرْآنَ عَلَى ظَهْرِ … Read more

Ep. 51 The Forties – The Reward for Reciting the Quran

Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 51 – The Reward for Reciting the Qurān عَنِ الْحُسَيْنِ بْنِ عَلِيٍّ ع قَالَ: مَنْ قَرَأَ آيَةً مِنْ كِتَابِ اللَّهِ عَزَّ وَ جَلَّ فِي صَلَاتِهِ قَائِماً يُكْتَبُ لَهُ بِكُلِّ حَرْفٍ … Read more

Ep. 50 The Forties – Blessing the House with the Recitation of the Quran

Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 50 – Blessing the House with the Recitation of the Quran عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ع قَالَ قَالَ أَمِيرُ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ ع‏ الْبَيْتُ الَّذِي يُقْرَأُ فِيهِ الْقُرْآنُ وَ يُذْكَرُ اللَّهُ عَزَّ … Read more

Ep. 49 The Forties – The Sunnah for Recommended Fasts

Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 49 – The Sunnah for Recommended Fasts   زُرَارَةَ قَالَ: قُلْتُ لِأَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ع بِمَا جَرَتِ السُّنَّةُ مِنَ الصَّوْمِ فَقَالَ ثَلَاثَةُ أَيَّامٍ فِي كُلِّ شَهْرٍ الْخَمِيسُ فِي الْعَشْرِ الْأَوَّلِ … Read more

Ep. 48 The Forties – A Fast That Equals One’s Entire Life

Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 48 – A Fast That Equals One’s Entire Life قَالَ أَمِيرُ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ ع‏ صِيَامُ شَهْرِ الصَّبْرِ وَ ثَلَاثَةِ أَيَّامٍ فِي كُلِّ شَهْرٍ يَذْهَبْنَ بِبَلَابِلِ الصُّدُورِ وَ صِيَامُ ثَلَاثَةِ أَيَّامٍ فِي … Read more

Ep. 47 The Forties – Benefiting from the Night of Qadr

Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 47 – Benefiting from the Night of Qadr أَبِي جَعْفَرٍ ع قَالَ: إِنَّ النَّبِيَّ ص لَمَّا انْصَرَفَ‏ مِنْ‏ عَرَفَاتٍ‏ وَ سَارَ إِلَى مِنًى دَخَلَ الْمَسْجِدَ فَاجْتَمَعَ إِلَيْهِ النَّاسُ يَسْأَلُونَهُ عَنْ … Read more

Ep. 46 The Forties – The Merits of the Month of Ramadan

Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 46 – The Merits of the Month of Ramadan أَبِي جَعْفَرٍ ع قَالَ: خَطَبَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ ص فِي آخِرِ جُمُعَةٍ مِنْ شَعْبَانَ فَحَمِدَ اللَّهَ وَ أَثْنَى عَلَيْهِ ثُمَّ قَالَ أَيُّهَا … Read more

Ep. 45 The Forties – The Gifts of God to Those Fasting in Sha’ban

Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 45 – The Gifts of God to Those Fasting in Sha’ban قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ ص وَ قَدْ تَذَاکَرَ أَصْحَابُهُ عِنْدَهُ فَضَائِلَ شَعْبَانَ قَالَ شَهْرٌ شَرِیفٌ وَ هُوَ شَهْرِی وَ حَمَلَهُ … Read more

Ep. 44 The Forties – The Fast of Rajab is More Valuable Than All the Gold on Earth

Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 44 – The Fast of Rajab is More Valuable Than All the Gold on Earth قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ ص‏ أَلَا إِنَ‏ رَجَباً شَهْرُ اللَّهِ‏ وَ شَعْبَانَ شَهْرِي وَ رَمَضَانَ شَهْرُ … Read more

Ep. 43 The Forties – Reward For Fasting While Others Are Eating

Spotify | Google Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. حَدَّثَنَا أَحْمَدُ بْنُ زِيَادِ بْنِ جَعْفَرٍ الْهَمَدَانِيُّ رِضْوَانُ اللَّهِ عَلَيْهِ قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا عَلِيُّ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ بْنِ هَاشِمٍ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنِ الْحُسَيْنِ بْنِ يَزِيدَ النَّوْفَلِيِّ عَنْ إِسْمَاعِيلَ بْنِ أَبِي زِيَادٍ عَنِ … Read more

Ep. 42 The Forties – Part 2: God’s Mercy in Rewarding His Servants

Spotify | Google Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 42 – God’s Mercy in Rewarding His Servants مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ الْحُسَيْنِ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ سِنَانٍ عَنْ عِمْرَانَ الزَّعْفَرَانِيِّ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ مَرْوَانَ قَالَ … Read more

Ep. 40 The Forties – Allah Will Expose the Show-Off

Spotify | Google Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 40 – Allah Will Expose the Show-Off عُمَرَ بْنِ يَزِيدَ قَالَ: إِنِّي لَأَتَعَشَّى مَعَ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ع إِذْ تَلَا هَذِهِ الْآيَةَ- بَلِ الْإِنْسانُ عَلى‏ نَفْسِهِ بَصِيرَةٌ … Read more

Ep. 39 The Forties – Seeking Praise from Others

Spotify | Google Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 39 – Seeking Praise from Others أَبِي جَعْفَرٍ ع قَالَ: سَأَلْتُهُ عَنِ الرَّجُلِ يَعْمَلُ الشَّيْ‏ءَ مِنَ‏ الْخَيْرِ فَيَرَاهُ‏ إِنْسَانٌ‏ فَيَسُرُّهُ ذَلِكَ فَقَالَ لَا بَأْسَ مَا مِنْ أَحَدٍ … Read more

Ep. 38 The Forties – Reaching the Reality of Sincerity

Spotify | Google Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 38 – Reaching the Reality of Sincerity قَالَ ع‏ إِنَّ لِكُلِّ حَقٍّ حَقِيقَةً وَ مَا بَلَغَ عَبْدٌ حَقِيقَةَ الْإِخْلَاصِ حَتَّى لَا يُحِبَ‏ أَنْ‏ يُحْمَدَ عَلَى شَيْ‏ءٍ مِنْ … Read more

Ep. 37 The Forties – The Signs of a Showoff

Spotify | Google Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 37 – The Signs of a Show-off قالَ أَمِيرُ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ ع‏ ثَلَاثُ عَلَامَاتٍ‏ لِلْمُرَائِي‏ يَنْشَطُ إِذَا رَأَى النَّاسَ وَ يَكْسَلُ إِذَا كَانَ وَحْدَهُ وَ يُحِبُّ أَنْ يُحْمَدَ … Read more

Ep. 36 The Forties – Showing Off Prevents the Acceptance of Deeds

Spotify | Google Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 36 – Showing Off Blocks the Acceptance of Deeds وقال صلى الله عليه وآله: وقد سئل فيم النجاة؟ قال: أن لا يعمل العبد بطاعة الله يريد بها … Read more

Ep. 35 The Forties – The Sign of Sincerity

Spotify | Google Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 35 – The Sign of Sincerity أشار ص بقوله‏ يَا أَبَا ذَرٍّ لَا يَفْقَهُ‏ الرَّجُلُ‏ كُلَ‏ الْفِقْهِ‏ حَتَّى يَرَى النَّاسَ أَمْثَالَ الْأَبَاعِرِ فَلَا يَحْفِلُ بِوُجُودِهِمْ‏ وَ لَا … Read more

Ep. 34 The Forties – Seeking Attention Is to Remove One’s Self from Allah’s Servitude

Spotify | Google Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 34 – Seeking Other’s Attention Is to Remove One’s Self from Allah’s Servitude عَنْهُ عَنِ الْحَسَنِ بْنِ مَحْبُوبٍ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ الْقَاسِمِ الْهَاشِمِيِّ قَالَ سَمِعْتُ أَبَا عَبْدِ … Read more

Ep. 33 The Forties – A Valley for the Showoffs in Hellfire

Spotify | Google Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 33 – A Valley for the Showoffs in Hellfire وَ قَالَ ص‏ اسْتَعِيذُوا بِاللَّهِ مِنْ جُبِّ الْخِزْيِ قِيلَ وَ مَا هُوَ يَا رَسُولَ اللَّهِ قَالَ وَادٍ فِي‏ … Read more

Ep. 32 The Forties – Sincerity Dictates the Value of Ones Deeds

Spotify | Google Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 32 – Sincerity Dictates the Value of One’s Deeds عَنْهُ عَنْ عِدَّةٍ مِنْ أَصْحَابِنَا عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ أَسْبَاطٍ عَنْ يَحْيَى بْنِ بَشِيرٍ النَّبَّالِ عَمَّنْ ذَكَرَهُ عَنْ أَبِي … Read more

Ep. 31 The Forties – Attaining Fame Through Worship

Spotify | Google Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 31 – Attaining Fame Through Worship عَنْهُ عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ الْعَلَوِيِّ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ أَحْمَدَ الْمُكَتِّبِ عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ الْكُوفِيِّ عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ الْحَسَنِ بْنِ … Read more

Ep. 30 The Forties – Saving Your Deeds by Keeping Them Concealed

Spotify | Google Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 30 – Saving Your Deeds by Keeping Them Concealed الإختصاص عَنِ الْعَالِمِ ع قَالَ: الْمُسْتَتِرُ بِالْحَسَنَةِ لَهُ سَبْعُونَ ضِعْفاً وَ الْمُذِيعُ لَهُ وَاحِدٌ وَ الْمُسْتَتِرُ بِالسَّيِّئَةِ مَغْفُورٌ … Read more

Ep. 29 The Forties – Protecting A Good Deed is More Difficult than Performing It

Spotify | Google Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 29 – Protecting a Good Deed is More Difficult than Performing it عِدَّةٌ مِنْ أَصْحَابِنَا عَنْ سَهْلِ بْنِ زِيَادٍ عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ أَسْبَاطٍ عَنْ بَعْضِ أَصْحَابِهِ عَنْ … Read more

Ep. 28 The Forties – Sincerity: A Necessary Condition for Interacting with God

Spotify | Google Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 28 – Sincerity: A Necessary Condition for Interacting with God النَّضْرُ بْنُ سُوَيْدٍ عَنِ الْقَاسِمِ بْنِ سُلَيْمَانَ عَنْ جَرَّاحٍ الْمَدَائِنِيِّ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ع: فِي قَوْلِهِ … Read more

Ep. 27 The Forties – Sincerity of the Limbs

Spotify | Google Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 27 – Sincerity of the Limbs Hadith #26: Imam Kāẓim (a) says: ‘Alī (a) said regarding the verse of the Qurān: وَأَنَّ الْمَسَاجِدَ لِلَّهِ فَلَا تَدْعُوا مَعَ … Read more

Ep. 26 The Forties – Seeking Contentment of People in Religious Acts

Spotify | Google Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 26 – Seeking Contentment of People in Religious Acts عَنْ زُرَارَةَ وَ حُمْرَانَ عَنْ أَبِي جَعْفَرٍ ع قَالَ: لَوْ أَنَ‏ عَبْداً عَمِلَ‏ عَمَلًا يَطْلُبُ بِهِ وَجْهَ اللَّهِ … Read more

Ep. 25 The Forties – Penalty for Showing Off

Spotify | Google Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 25 – The Penalty for Showing Off قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ ص‏ سَيَأْتِي فِي‏ أُمَّتِي‏ زَمَانٌ‏ تَخْبُثُ فِيهِ سَرَائِرُهُمْ وَ تَحْسُنُ فِيهِ عَلَانِيَتُهُمْ طَمَعاً فِي الدُّنْيَا لَا يُرِيدُونَ … Read more

Ep. 24 The Forties – Showing Off is Polytheism Manifested Through Deeds

Spotify | Google Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 24 – Showing Off is Polytheism Manifested Through Deeds وَ فِي رِوَايَةِ أَبِي الْجَارُودِ عَنْ أَبِي جَعْفَرٍ ع قَالَ‏ سُئِلَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ ص عَنْ تَفْسِيرِ قَوْلِ اللَّهِ … Read more

Ep. 23 The Forties – Concealing Deeds from People

Spotify | Google Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 23 – Concealing Deeds from People قَالَ أَبُو عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ع‏ مَا عَلَى‏ أَحَدِكُمْ‏ لَوْ كَانَ‏ عَلَى‏ قُلَّةِ جَبَلٍ حَتَّى يَنْتَهِيَ إِلَيْهِ أَجَلُهُ أَ تُرِيدُونَ تُرَاءُونَ النَّاسَ إِنَّ … Read more

Ep. 22 The Forties – Showing Off Nullifies the Rewards for Good Deeds

Spotify | Google Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 22 – Showing Off Nullifies the Rewards for Good Deeds وَ قَالَ ص‏ إِنَّ أَوَّلَ النَّاسِ يُقْضَى يَوْمَ الْقِيَامَةِ عَلَيْهِ رَجُلٌ اسْتُشْهِدَ فَأُتِيَ بِهِ فَعَرَّفَهُ نِعَمَهُ فَعَرَفَهَا … Read more

Ep. 21 The Forties – Showing Off is Minor Polytheism

Spotify | Google Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 21 – Showing Off is Minor Polytheism وَ قَالَ ص‏ إِنَّ أَخْوَفَ مَا أَخَافُ عَلَيْكُمُ الشِّرْكُ‏ الْأَصْغَرُ قَالُوا وَ مَا الشِّرْكُ‏ الْأَصْغَرُ يَا رَسُولَ اللَّهِ قَالَ الرِّئَاءُ … Read more

Ep. 20 The Forties – Intentions: The Criteria for Evaluating Deeds

Spotify | Google Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 20 – Intention: The Criterion for Evaluating Deeds رَسُولِ اللَّهِ ص أَنَّهُ قَالَ: إِنَّمَا الْأَعْمَالُ بِالنِّيَّاتِ وَ إِنَّمَا لِامْرِئٍ مَا نَوَى فَمَنْ‏ كَانَتْ‏ هِجْرَتُهُ‏ إِلَى اللَّهِ وَ … Read more

Ep. 19 The Forties – Weighty Rewards for Sincerity

Spotify | Google Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 19 – Weighty Rewards for Sincerity وَ عَنِ الْعَسْكَرِيِّ ع‏ لَوْ جَعَلْتُ‏ الدُّنْيَا كُلَّهَا لُقْمَةً وَاحِدَةً لَقَّمْتُهَا مَنْ يَعْبُدُ اللَّهَ مُخْلِصاً [خَالِصاً] لَرَأَيْتُ أَنِّي مُقَصِّرٌ فِي حَقِّهِ … Read more

Ep. 18 The Forties – The Best Rewards are Given in Return for Sincerity

Spotify | Google Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan institute. This is episode 18 – The Best Rewards are Given in Return for Sincerity قالت مولاتنا الزهراء (عليها السلام): من أصعد إلى الله خالص عبادته أهبط الله إليه أفضل مصلحته … Read more

Ep. 17 The Forties – Awe and Fear A Consequence of Sincerity

Spotify | Google Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 17 – Awe & Fear – A Consequence of Sincerity عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ع قَالَ: إِنَّ الْمُؤْمِنَ يَخْشَعُ لَهُ كُلُّ شَيْ‏ءٍ وَ يَهَابُهُ كُلُّ شَيْ‏ءٍ ثُمَّ … Read more

Ep. 16 The Forties – Showing Off: A Highwayman

Spotify | Google Transcript: Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 16 – Showing Off – A Highwayman حَدَّثَنَا عَلِيُّ بْنُ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ الْوَرَّاقُ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُ قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا عَلِيُّ بْنُ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ مَهْرَوَيْهِ الْقَزْوِينِيُّ قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا … Read more

Ep. 15 The Forties – Sincerity Correlates with Perfection in Faith

Spotify | Google Transcript: Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 15 – Sincerity Correlates with Perfection in Faith عَنْهُ عَنِ الْحَسَنِ بْنِ مَحْبُوبٍ عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ رِئَابٍ عَنْ أَبِي عُبَيْدَةَ الْحَذَّاءِ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ع … Read more

Ep. 14 The Forties – Sincerity – A Trust in a Muslim’s Heart

Spotify | Google Transcript Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 14 – Sincerity – A Trust in a Muslim’s Heart 3- حَدَّثَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ مُوسَى بْنِ الْمُتَوَكِّلِ رِضْوَانُ اللَّهِ عَلَيْهِ قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا عَلِيُّ بْنُ الْحُسَيْنِ السَّعْدَآبَادِيُّ … Read more

Ep. 13 The Forties – Under the Shadow of God’s Throne

Spotify | Google Transcript Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 13 – Under the Shadow of God’s Throne عَنْهُ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ سِنَانٍ عَنْ خَضِرٍ عَمَّنْ سَمِعَ أَبَا عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ع يَقُولُ قَالَ‏ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ ص‏ … Read more

Ep. 12 The Forties – Sincerity – A Condition for Validity of Worship

Spotify | Google Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 12 – Sincerity – The Condition for Validity of Worship قَالَ وَ تَصْعَدُ الْحَفَظَةُ بِعَمَلِ الْعَبْدِ أَعْمَالًا بِفِقْهٍ وَ اجْتِهَادٍ وَ وَرَعٍ لَهُ صَوْتٌ كَالرَّعْدِ وَ ضَوْءٌ … Read more

Ep. 11 The Forties – Wisdom and Insight are the Result of Sincerity

Spotify | Google Transcript: Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 11 – Wisdom and Insight the Result of Sincerity وَ بِإِسْنَادِهِ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ ص‏ مَا أَخْلَصَ عَبْدٌ لِلَّهِ عَزَّ وَ جَلَّ أَرْبَعِينَ‏ صَبَاحاً إِلَّا … Read more

Ep. 10 The Forties – Sincerity is the Greatest Blessing

Spotify | Google Transcript: Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 10 – Sincerity is the Greatest Blessing وَ عَنِ الصَّادِقِ ع‏ مَا أَنْعَمَ‏ اللَّهُ‏ عَزَّ وَ جَلَ‏ عَلَى‏ عَبْدٍ أَجَلَ‏ مِنْ أَنْ لَا يَكُونَ فِي قَلْبِهِ … Read more

Ep. 9 The Forties – The Rejection of Insincere Deeds

  Spotify | Google Transcript: Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 9 – The Rejection of Insincere Deeds عَنْهُ عَنْ عُثْمَانَ بْنِ عِيسَى عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ سَالِمٍ قَالَ سَمِعْتُ أَبَا عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ع يَقُولُ‏ قَالَ اللَّهُ … Read more

Ep. 8 The Forties – You Are Either with Allah or with Shaytan

Spotify | Google Transcript: Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 8 – You Are Either with Allah (swt) or with Shaytan عَنْهُ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَمَّنْ رَفَعَهُ إِلَى أَبِي جَعْفَرٍ ع قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ ص‏ يَا … Read more

Ep. 7 The Forties – A Sound Heart is Empty of Other Than Allah

  Spotify | Google Transcript: Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan institute. This is episode 7 – A Sound Heart is Empty of Other Than Allah وَ بِهَذَا الْإِسْنَادِ قَالَ: سَأَلْتُهُ عَنْ قَوْلِ اللَّهِ عَزَّ وَ جَلَّ- إِلَّا مَنْ أَتَى … Read more

Ep. 6 The Forties – Keeping an Act Pure is More Difficult Than Performing It

Spotify | Google Transcript: Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute.              This is episode 6 – Keeping an Act Pure is More Difficult Than Performing It عَلِيُّ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنِ الْقَاسِمِ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنِ الْمِنْقَرِيِّ عَنْ سُفْيَانَ بْنِ … Read more

Ep. 5 The Forties – Sincerity: The Greatest Worship

Spotify | Google Transcript: Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 5 – Sincerity: The Greatest Worship   وَ قَالَ مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ عَلِيٍّ ع‏ أَفْضَلُ‏ الْعِبَادَةِ الْإِخْلَاص‏ Hadith #4: Imam Jawad (a) has said: The best of … Read more

Ep. 4 The Forties – Sincere Worship & Cleansing our Intentions

Spotify | Google Transcript: Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 4 – Sincere Worship and Cleansing our Intentions عَلِيُّ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ عِيسَى عَنْ يُونُسَ عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ مُسْكَانَ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ … Read more

Ep. 3 The Forties – Types of Worshipers

Spotify | Google Transcript: Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. This is episode 3 – Types of Worshipers. عَلِيُّ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنِ ابْنِ مَحْبُوبٍ عَنْ جَمِيلٍ عَنْ هَارُونَ بْنِ خَارِجَةَ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ع قَالَ: إِنَّ … Read more

Ep. 2 The Forties – Sincerity (Ikhlas)

Listen on Spotify   Transcript: Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. In this episode, we’ll be introducing this podcast series and what we hope to cover during it. This is episode 2 – Sincerity or Ikhlas. Just to recap, … Read more

Ep. 1. The Forties – All of Goodness is in Four Words

Listen on Spotify Transcript: Al-Salam ‘Alaykum, this is Syed Ali Imran – and you are listening to the Forties podcast, brought to you by Mizan Institute. In this episode, we’ll be introducing this podcast series and what we hope to cover during it. The practice of memorizing and compiling 40 ḥadīth most likely was inspired … Read more

The Absence of the Prophet (p) From Our Lives

The Absence of the Prophet (p) From Our Lives An interview given for Truthful Vision Radio. Sayyid AliSayyid Ali Imran studied in the seminary of Qom from 2012 to 2021, while also concurrently obtaining a M.A in Islamic Studies from The Islamic College of London in the summer of 2018. He continued his seminary studies … Read more

Covid-19: An Online Discussion

Covid-19: An Online Discussion   Facebook Video April 5, 2020. Panelists: Sayyid Ali is finishing his 8th year of studies in Qom. He is currently doing a Masters in Islamic Philosophy and as well as attending advance classes in Fiqh and Usul. He is also the founder of Iqra Online. Syed Hadi started his hawzah studies … Read more