Imam Musa al-Kazim's Commandments

200px-No_image_available.svg Imam KadhimAllah the Elevated protends good to the people of reason and understanding in his Book. He says: Give the glad news to those of Our servants who listen to the words and only follow the best ones. Tell them that they are those whom Allah has guided. They are the people of understanding. Holy Qur'an(39:17-18).O Husham-bin-Al-Hakam, Allah the Majestic has certainly submitted his arguments to people perfectly through minds, explained everything completely to them, and led people to His godhead...

Imam Musa al-Kazim The Innocent Holy Imam

200px-No_image_available.svg Imam KadhimImam Reza(A.S.) lived under the wing of his father, Imam Musa al-Kazim, peace be on him, for twenty five years and some months. He witnessed various kinds of ordeal and misfortune which befell his father, who worried and frightened the 'Abbasid government, for he was the focus of the attention of the Muslims and the place of their hope for saving them from the ruling 'Abbasid band, who went too far in wronging the people and forcing them (to do) what they disliked. In addition to this is that...

Ascension from the Loneliness of Jail

200px-No_image_available.svg Imam KadhimImam Musa bin Jafar (A.S.) said: “A wise person would never promise something that he is incapable of doing; he would never hope something for which he would be reproached for; and would never take action for something that he fears he may fail in.”One year Harun al-Rashid (the Abbasid caliph) entered Medina before going to Hajj. It was not long after his arrival that he ordered his companions to arrest Musa ibn Jafar (A.S.). They arrested Imam Musa ibn Jafar (A.S.) while he was in the mosque...

The Paradigm of Patience and Gentleness

200px-No_image_available.svg Imam KadhimSufyan ibn Nazaar narrates:Once when we were in the presence of Ma’moon, he asked us: “Do you know whom I learned the Shia faith from?” Everyone said they do not know. Ma’moon then continued, “I learned it from my father Haroon al-Rashid.We asked: “How is that possible, when Haroon would actually kill this group?Ma’moon replied: “He would kill them solely for the purpose of power and kingship, so he would not lose his position. However, it was in one of his trips to Hajj in that I came to this...

Imam Musa Kazim's Knowledge

200px-No_image_available.svg Imam KadhimImam Kadhim (A.S.), the seventh Imam from the lineage of Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.), was born on the seventh of Safar of year 128 (A.H). He was born in a house located between Makkah and Madinah named as “Abva”; and he was named “Musa”, but was also referred to as “Abul-Hassan”. His lifetime was contemporary with the government of the Abbasid caliphs. During his lifetime, he suffered greatly from the oppression and torture of the caliphs in his time. He was put in prison for many years of his...

A Brief Look into the Life of Imam Musa Kazim

200px-No_image_available.svg Imam KadhimHis Parents and BirthHis mother, Umme Hamida was a slave girl who was brought to Madina and bought by the fifth Imam for his son for 17 dirhams. The first thing that he told her was : "You are Hamida (the praised one) in this world and Mahmuda (praiseworthy) in the hereafter".When the women of Madina used to come to the sixth Imam to ask masails he used to send them to Umme Hamida saying: "Her answers will be those given by me".Imam Musa Al-Kadhim (A.S.) was born in Abwa (a place between Makkah...

(Imam Mousa Kadhim (pbuh

200px-No_image_available.svg Imam KadhimCelebrating Imam Kadhim Birthday7 Safar is an auspicious day. It was on this day that the 7th infallible Imam of the Prophet"s Household was born in the city of Abwa between Mecca and Medina in the year 128 AH (745 CE). But since the birth anniversary of Imam Mousa Kadhim (pbuh) falls in the traditional mourning season, the faithful refrain from any act of rejoicing. It is the period immediately after the tragic martyrdom of Imam Hossein (pbuh). It is the shocking period when humanity had sunk...

Imam Musa al-Kadhim Words of Wisdom

200px-No_image_available.svg Imam Kadhimimam al-kadhim1 - The nafilas are the offertories of every believer to Allah. 2 - Hajj is the jihad of every weak. 3 - Everything has its tax and the tax of the body is the recommendable fasting. 4 - After the acknowledgment of Allah, the best worship is expecting the Relief. 5 - He who supplicates to Allah before he praises Him and blesses the Holy Prophet(S.A.W.) is as same as throwing an arrow without the existence of a string.6 - He who is certain of the reward will give generously. 7 - The...

The Imamate of Imam Musa Kazim

200px-No_image_available.svg Imam KadhimWhatever the Holy prophet has said about the Imamat, has already been mentioned in the previous chapters. Every Imam has mentioned about his successor. Just as Imam Ali Amirul Momeneen appointed Imam Hasan as his successor, Imam Hasan appointed Imam Husain, Imam Husain appointed Imam Zainul Abedin, Imam Zainul Abedin appointed Imam Muhammad Baqir, Imam Muhammad Baqir appointed Imam Ja’far Sadiq, Imam Ja’far Sadiq appointed Imam Musa Kazim , Imam Musa Kazim was appointed Imam during the lifetime...

The Infallibles: Imam al Musa al Kazim

200px-No_image_available.svg Imam KadhimShaykh al-Mufid:AUTHORS(This is) an account of the Imam who undertook (the office) (al-qa'im) after Abu Abd Allah Ja'far ibn Muhammad, peace be on them, (describing) who gave birth to him and the date of his birth. (It includes) the evidence for his Imamate, the age he reached and the period of his succession (khilafa), his death, its cause, and the place of his grave.As we have mentioned before, the Imam after Abu Abd Allah...
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